Muskogee, Oklahoma

Company Statement
Graham Packaging is a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging. From the kitchen to the laundry room, Graham Packaging is part of your everyday life. They're the kind of people you want as your friends and neighbors as well as your partners and suppliers. By building strong relationships and creating value for our customers, our employees embody the innovative spirit that's inherent to Graham. We truly are people building a better tomorrow.Overview

Graham Packaging Company is looking for a Packaging Specialist based in Muskogee, OK. This opening is for NIGHT SHIFT, which operates during the hours of 7:00 pm to 7:30 am.start rate $16.63

Packaging Specialists are responsible for general housekeeping of the production area, case making, inspecting, and packing of finished product in accordance with established procedures, specifications and other guidelines. The primary duties of a Packaging Specialist include:
  • Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement projects and other related activities as assigned.
  • Visually inspect finished product for defects before packing to ensure quality.
  • Follow written packing instructions.
  • Notify supervisor or lead of potential problems with finished product and/or machinery.
  • Grind bottles as necessary, checking for contamination before grinding
  • Open and inspect bundles of corrugated material and check for proper printing and defects.
  • Stack case/dividers on carts and feed individual cases and dividers into case forming machine.
  • Use case making equipment in a safe manner.
  • Notify the appropriate coworker or assignee when supplies at the machine need to be replenished.
  • Communicate with incoming shift or line replacement on any problems with quality, machine, and packing configurations.
  • Assist with rework and heldware to ensure effective completion.
  • Assist in the training of regular and temporary workforce in stacking, packing quality, and case machines.
  • Keep work area and other facilities clean, orderly and safe.
  • Complete written documentation as required.
  • Limited travel may be required
Qualifications

Previous manufacturing experience a plus.

Packaging Specialists are required to interact with managers, employees, vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills and proficiencies are also essential requirements of the position:
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance.
  • Computer usage and typing skills are essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Communicates effectively: conveys facts and information clearly both verbally and orally.
  • Collaborates well with others: proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others.
EEO Disclaimer
Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Muskogee, Oklahoma

Who We Are

Green Bay Packaging is a family-owned business in the pulp and paper industry. We employ over 4,000 people in more than 35 facilities, in 15 states. We created a unique company culture, with a supportive team environment and clear expectations, where you can grow in your career. With our single layer of leadership, we are dedicated to employee empowerment and long-term success.   

An Exciting Career Filled with Innovation

Our business provides a wide variety of career opportunities. We are constantly looking to be at the forefront of innovations in the pulp and paper industry. We created an employee-first, decentralized management structure and continually look for ways to provide our team members with the opportunity to apply their entrepreneurial spirit and develop new skills while contributing to the organization.

We are looking for candidates interested in:

  • Engineering, Design, and Product Development
  • Operations, Manufacturing, and Quality Assurance
  • Environmental and Forestry
  • Marketing, Sales
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Occupational Health and Safety

 

Should I Apply?

Many people picture working in manufacturing as only physical labor. But while working in general production means doing some heavy lifting from time to time, a large part of the company’s workforce deals with specific problem-solving, administration, and managerial responsibilities.

Even working in general production doesn’t mainly focus on physical labor — but rather on operating machinery, performing quality checks, and keeping an organized workspace. The main characteristic of a good production team member today is a constant dedication to safety, not just physical strength.

Working in one of the company’s numerous and diverse positions means a chance to develop a variety of career skills — from management and organization to technical knowledge and customer support.

What Happens After I Apply? 

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on a Green Bay Packaging job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on our career page.  To be considered for next steps, please complete the application on our career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once we review your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

 

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