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Packaging Specialist (MFG 2) 3rd Shift

Date: Jan 9, 2022

Location: Lawrence, KS, US, 66044

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 12/14/2021
Job Band / Grade: MFG2.NE
Number of Openings: 8





The Packaging Specialist position reports through the Lawrence Production Center and may be in multiple departments.  Individuals in these departments perform a variety of hand-oriented duties.    This position can be in any department that has work for the MFG2 role based on business need.   


This opening is on 3rd shift (11:30 pm – 8:00 am), Monday through Friday, starting pay $16.23/hr plus shift differential.


The Lawrence Packaging Specialist performs a variety of hand oriented duties that may include any or all of the following:  unloading product (cards, packages, etc.) from a conveyor, table, etc. and placing on a skid, in stock boxes, on fixtures or cartons.  May pull and grip cards from a large sheet or single levels.  May scrap material from large sheets or one-up cards.  May feed batch heads or operate manual equipment.  May assist in production of envelopes by tending the press, feeding envelope blanks and boxing completed envelopes.  May set up and operate label machines to provide a variety of printed labels.  Incumbent is responsible for assisting with make ready, checking for production quality, preventive maintenance and handling required paperwork. 


Responsible for reporting production related information and cleaning the equipment and work area. May assemble and pack various display units. May read and follow store floor plans and merchandising instructions. Positively participates in performance dialogues and other team problem-solving activities to effectively influence how we will accomplish the department goals within shorter periods of time.  Flexibility is key as the incumbent will be expected to learn and perform multiple assignments within this job classification and may be assigned to multiple departments.


In this position you will:

  • Assist with all aspects of the different assignments with a focus on cross-training between departments.  Assist with make-readies and inspect cards. 
  • Assist the operator with maintaining specified production, such as throughput, OEE, etc., by placing cards/stock onto flat skid or in carton boxes or pack wholesale unit into cartons.  Feed envelope blanks, pack envelopes into cartons, stack cartons on a pallet and maintain specified production.
  • Execute Quality System including preflight, checking products for accuracy, sampling plan, and the removal of salvage/spoilage by using a guide, shop sample or other approved methods.
  • Utilize good safety practices.



You must show how you meet basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 
Internal applicants will be considered in seniority order based on skills, qualifications and performance.  You must address how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. In order to be considered for this position:

  • Your performance will be reviewed dating 12-months back from the date the job posting comes down.  You must have been satisfactory in all areas and have no disqualifying CR’s for that full 12-month period in order to be considered. 
  • You must have been in your current job for at least 6 or 12 months, depending on the role.
    • MFG2, MFG3, MFG4 – at least 6 months
    • MFG5, MFG6, MFG7, MFG8, MFGS – at least 12 months

If additional openings become available within 30 days of the posting coming down and the vacancy is still in an open status, applicants will be selected from the original posting. If interested in this job, please apply now.

If you are offered and accept this position, you understand that you will be held within this position for 6 months.  If you are offered a new position once you accept, but have been in your position for less than 6 months you will not be able to move to a new role. 


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.



  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Ability to grasp, lift and carry product weighing up to 30 lbs frequently and 60 lbs occasionally
  • Ability to stand and walk approximately 95% of the time
  • Ability to reach, twist, bend, use repetitive hand/wrist motion and perform fine motor skills approximately 95% of the time
  • Ability to frequently work at or above shoulder level



  • Good math, written and oral communication skills
  • Good planning and organization skills to set up area
  • Ability to understand and follow established safety procedures
  • Ability to accept other duties as assigned
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain knowledge
  • Ability to work in a team environment and positively contribute during problem-solving meetings



  • Work overtime as required during peak seasons.
  • This is a climate-controlled manufacturing environment with normal physical injury hazard. 
  • There is some noise and hearing protection is required by Hallmark.

This position is located in Lawrence, Kansas.  Relocation is not provided.



At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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