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 over 19,000 employees working in more than 100 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.

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Veteran Job Postings

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic/ Technician
Perform work involving the Mechanical, Electrical and Fabrication skills to keep all production machines and support equipment in reliable repair. Duties involve repairing mechanical equipment; installing, aligning and the setup of new equipment along with programming of PLC's, working with ladder logic and motor control systems in a 24/7 production facility.
Production Supervisor (Multiple Locations)
The primary responsibility of the Production Supervisor is to work directly with and supervise a production workforce each shift. This person will have responsibility for the day to day management for all aspects of the production floor, with Safety as a top priority, assuring that work is produced in accordance with operating targets.
Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative (Shelbyville)
The Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative is responsible for conducting, designing, installing, maintaining, testing, adjusting and repairing mechanical and electrical components, performing root cause analysis when issues arise, and planning and laying out of new installations.
Lead Operator Apprentice (Shelbyville)
Industry Leading Wages! As a Lead Operator Apprentice some responsibilities include setting up, operating, changing over, troubleshooting, and maintaining various machines producing paper blanks, cups, or plastic lids for the fast-food industry.