Graphic Packaging International Veteran Employer Profile


GPI employees

Graphic Packaging International (GPI) is committed to hiring military veterans and offers several developmental opportunities and benefits to help our veteran employees grow and advance in their civilian careers.

GPI people are collaborative, creative, passionate high achievers who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our diverse and talented teams make a real difference… in their jobs, their communities and the environment. Learn more about how you can develop your full potential at GPI.

Make a Difference at Graphic Packaging

Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear hair nets and safety glasses. The dedicated men and women at our mills nad plants who are working tirelessly to ensure food gets into homes.

Graphic Packaging supplies ~40% of all the food and beverage folding cartons and ~30% of all the paper cups in North America. So yeah, the #paperboard #packaging industry is kind of a big deal. As our customers ramp up production of food, beverages, medical supplies and other consumer products, we are working hard to make sure these critical items can get where they need to go. #forestproducts #puttingfoodonthetable

What It's Like to Work at GPI

About Us

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the cereal box that may have held your child’s breakfast this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that carried your coffee throughout the day, and the basket of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 80 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Veteran Job Postings

Pipefitter (up to $39.37/hour)
The technical requirements include proficiency in welding (preferred), ability to thread pipe, repair and replace valves, and hydraulic knowledge and rigging skills. The ideal candidate will have leaderships skills and the desire to work in a team environment.
Electrician (up to $39.37/hour)
As an electrician you would be able to provide your skilled trade expertise. Our maintenance team is looking for someone who has the ability to read schematics, experience with a maximum of 4160-volt equipment, knowledge of pneumatic valves, knowledge of hydraulics and basic PLC knowledge. This position gives leadership opportunities in a team environment and has a unique 4 crew DuPont Schedule.
Millwright (up to $39.37/hour)
Our millwright positions are needed to provide basic fabrication and working knowledge of pumps and gearboxes. The technical requirements include practical knowledge of mechanical drawings, installation and removal of bearings, and hydraulic knowledge and rigging skills. The ideal candidate will have leaderships skills and have the desire to work in a team environment. This position also requires someone to be flexible to work a schedule that meets the demand of the current course load.
Paper Technician ($21/hr)
If you are looking for a great entry point and have relevant manufacturing experience, the Tech position is the perfect place to start!