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Graphic Packaging Portland, OR
Graphic Packaging International, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a leading global provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products companies. We are one of the largest producers of folding cartons and hold a leading market position in solid bleached sulfate, coated unbleached kraft and coated recycled paperboard. Graphic Packaging's customers include some of the most widely- recognized companies in the world.

We achieve our vision by delivering value to our customers, building a high-performance culture for our employees and creating superior returns for our shareholders. We strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. Graphic Packaging has approximately 17,000 employees working in more than 60 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Finishing Helper I – Entry Level Production

Graphic Packaging International Portland plant is an international supplier of flexible food packaging structures. The plant core processes are continuous web including multi-color flexo-printing, extrusion coating, and water based coatings. Finished products are in roll form and to support this we have a department of finishing equipment dedicated to convert large internal rolls to final customer specifications.

We currently have immediate openings for a career minded individual to join our team as a Finishing Helper. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a company invested in your success. The position will be active in developing a culture of an incident free workplace, continuous improvement, and results-orientated success. The plant is a 24/5 operation. Successful applicants must be available to work all shifts and overtime.

Job requirements:

* 18 years or older

* High School Diploma or GED

* Able and willingness to work all days and shifts, including weekends, holidays, and mandatory overtime

* Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

* Pass post-offer physical

* Manufacture packaging materials with a high speed web process

* Hand pack products for shipment

* Maintain consistent quality

* Perform basic assembly

* Perform repetitive tasks in assembly setting

* Perform other duties as assigned

Skills that would be a plus:

* Experience with Flexo printing or paper converting

* Previous experience in a manufacturing environment

Hourly Rate:

* $16.41/hour

Shift Differential:

12 hour shift schedule

* $0.40/hour Swing shift

* $0.90/hour Nights 8 Hour Shift Schedule

8 hour shift schedule

* $0.30/hour Swing shift

* $0.40/hour Nights

12 hour shift schedule part of the year and 8 hours shift schedule part of the year:

12 hour shifts:

* Days 6:30 am to 6:30 pm - shift pattern 2-2-3

* Nights 6:30 pm to 6:30 am - shift pattern 4-3-3-4

8 hour shifts:

* Days 6:30 am to 2:30 pm

* Swing 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm

* Nights 10:30pm to 6:30 pm


* AWPPW (Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers)


* Medical, Dental, Vision

* Other: 401(k), Life Insurance/AD&D/A&S, Employee Assistance Program, Gym Membership Discount

We are looking for people to help grow our culture to create an incident free work place, using standard work practices to drive out waste and continuously improve equipment reliability all aimed at reducing costs to support our business viability.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All qualified applicants will be screened via a testing process. Post-offer, all candidates must pass a drug screen, physical and criminal background check.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Please apply at