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Title:  Maintenance Mechanic

Requisition ID:  12962-159

Asheboro, NC, US, 27203

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN JOB SUMMARY:   Maintain, repair, and install all machinery in the plant. They understand and align business operations and the Department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Preventative maintenance
  • Repairing machinery
  • Machining parts
  • Fabricating parts and install if needed
  • Design machine parts
  • Assemble parts
  • Use of hand tools
  • Troubleshooting (electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic)
  • Make and read prints
  • Work with outside contractors on our equipment
  • Building and grounds keeping 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to pass the pre-employment Mechanical Assessment


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Industrial Maintenance degree or Certifications, additional knowledge in maintenance trade


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Industrial Maintenance Training        

            Company issued Fork Truck Operator’s license.




Employees are required to work  12-hour (2-2-3) schedules including weekends.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to make a pushing and pulling motion when sawing with a hand saw unit; occasionally required to climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, or inclined surfaces when getting or putting away parts from stock room and when getting to shop/plant; rarely required to work above ground when measuring shaft/pulley on any upper level; frequently required to bend over equipment when cutting parts, working on machinery, or dealing with stock; frequently required to crouch and stoop when lifting material from floor to table or when measuring equipment in plant for repair; occasionally required to kneel when measuring equipment for repair or parts; occasionally required to twist and reach when installing and checking parts and equipment in machinery; occasionally required to use eye, hand, and foot coordination when grinding skiving wheels and when milling critical parts; occasionally required to use hand coordination of both hands for fine and gross manipulation, simple and firm grasping, and for wrist rotation.

The employee is continuously required to lift up to 10 pounds, frequently required to lift 10 to 50 pounds and occasionally required to lift over 50 pounds.  The employee is frequently required to carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to carry over 50 pounds.

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier 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 70 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 www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

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