General Laborer

Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Caraustar Industries, Inc., an industry leader in paperboard products, seeks a General Laborer to join our thriving team in Cincinnati, OH. This position requires a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is looking to learn and grow with our company. 

We maintain a stellar reputation in the industry and are enjoying rapid growth. This is the right role to invest your talents as you will have ample opportunity to learn new skills and advance to new opportunities.
For this position, we offer:
- Full-time position with overtime based upon need
- Medical, prescription and dental benefits with employee contribution
- 401(k) with company match
- Vacation time
- Opportunity for personal and professional growth

Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. We aim to be a socially responsible corporation, and remain committed to environmentally sound practices while providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. For more about us, please visit our website at


Entry level position working in a union shop. Non-climate controlled mill environment. Must be able to perform general labor duties as needed. Must be able to train for next job level.
More specific duties are as follows:

   50 lbs - Lifting ,Bending, Standing, Walking
Push or Pull 10lbs
Climb a ladder
Able to drive a forklift, bobcat, and inspect the equipment.
Able to use an overhead crane
Able to proper use of measuring equipment
work as part of a team
maintain a safe work environment
Assist with the discharge of huge rolls of paper
Utilize pole on the trims
Break rolls and ribbons
Operate a bander to band trims
Maneuver ribbons and rolls onto an upender (Skid)
Understand correct storage layout of plugs, skids, sticks, headers and stretch wrap.
Assist in threading the dryer rope
Locate and identify customer’s standards
Read and package products accordingly
Use hose on build up on felts and rolls
 Use of Hammers, wedges, and other tools. 


Must have a high school diploma or, GED
Some Experience on a Fork Lift preferred
Valid Driver License
Good Transportation
Good Communication Skills
Be able to work rotating shifts (Days and Nights)
Work some Overtime when needed
Union Environment

Wages: $18.46/Hr
Medical, Dental , Vision
Union Facility


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