Finishing Helper Job at Graphic Packaging International, Wayne, NJ

  • Graphic Packaging International
  • Wayne, NJ

Job Description

We produce everything from the paper cup that may have held your coffee this morning, to the carton that contained your frozen meal last night, to the basket that held your beer or soda bottles last weekend. As one of the world’s largest global producer of fiber-based consumer packaging, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. Is this something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you. A World of Difference. Made Possible. We are seeking a candidate to join our Finishing Department as a Finishing Helper. We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression. These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry. We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation, Sick & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401(k) with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available JOB SUMMARY: Safely and efficiently feeds or removes cartons from gluers JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Verify pallet that comes to Finishing is proper item to be fed and glued
  • Feeds cartons into machine bed
  • Continually keeps machine feed filled with paper cartons while machine is running
  • Communicates with operators/fork lift drivers to ensure there is an ample supply of die cut cartons available to be fed into gluer
  • Picks up cartons from conveyor and stacks it into cases
  • Check cartons for quality and excessive glue
  • Able to clear the line when machine gets jammed with the Carton Pack
  • Verify pallet labels for accuracy
  • Manual sorting for defective jobs
  • Hand pack into corrugated cases
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Manufacturing experience required
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.


* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



* High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required.



* Schedules are up to 12-hour shifts Mondays – Fridays and 8-hour shifts on Saturdays. However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.


  • Standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements
  • Ability to bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb, reach above shoulder level, kneel, balance, push/pull, twist and perform robotic motions continuously
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. continuously and up to 74 lbs. frequently
  • Requires use of both feet on a continuous basis
  • Requires use of both hands for simple grasping, firm grasping, fine manipulation and repetitive actions on a continuous basis
  • Ability to read, write, hear, see, speak and have agility on a continuous basis
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature
  • PPE required: Steel-toed/safety footwear, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Cut resistant Safety Gloves, Hair Net, Beard Net

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work, Day shift, Saturday, Early shift, Monday to Friday,

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