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Title:  Electrical/Mechanical Assembly Technician

Requisition ID:  18074-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  Negligible

Overall Position Summary

Responsible for the cost effective assembly of packaging machinery ranging from average to above average complexity using safe work methods.  Other responsibilities include fostering teamwork, on time deliveries, promote safety work environment, high standard of quality and continuous improvements. 

Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Utilize SOP's. Demonstrate to others using SOP's, the correct selection and application of fasteners, fittings and components.
  • Utilize all necessary documentation including bill of materials, assembly drawings, schematics, EAR's, NCMR's, move tickets, maintain punch lists, estimate hours to completion and monitor performance to estimate.
  • Identify non-conforming parts and recommend modifications or possible redesign of existing or new parts.
  • Provide input for assembly procedures and product improvement.
  • Ensure all machines are assembled to the data sheets.
  • Assist customers demo's and check out's.
  • Communicate and resolve production and technical problems on a daily basis which arise from in-house capabilities and print discrepancies. 


  • Follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Recognize unsafe working conditions and report them immediately to the Group Leader or Supervisor. Actively resolve unsafe conditions within their working area.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and safe working conditions; operate equipment in a safe manner using proper personal protective equipment.
  • Safely operate all hand tools and power tools necessary for machine assembly.
  • Safely operate and debug machinery.
  • Perform H S & E audits, meetings, and Job Observations as required. 


  • Complete knowledge of service guidelines and company procedures.
  • As assigned, primary communication contact of the service team to the customer, contractor, and GPI service and engineering departments.
  • As assigned, responsible for recording keeping of the job; mechanically, electrically, order numbers, carton conditions and completion of the service report.
  • Follow proper procedures for engineering changes and follow through with required documentation after change has been implemented.
  • As required, responsible for coordination of team resources including; working hours, safety rules, mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic personnel. 


  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and teambuilding skills.
  • As required, operate in a Group Leader capacity to include demonstrated ability to train and lead people effectively, providing input for performance reviews and scheduling and allocating technical resources.
  • Work closely with the engineers in problem solving/design/assembly improvements.
  • Other duties as required. 

Required Skills

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Two year technical degree in electrical or mechanical systems or equivalent experience plus five years applicable experience.
  • Self-sufficient and cost effectively perform all required mechanical and pneumatic assembly operations.
  • Complete knowledge and understanding of assembly drawing blueprints at a complex level.
  • Must have extensive knowledge for identification and working knowledge of mechanical and pneumatic components.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, adjust and debug to finalize majority of machine lines required in house or at the customers facility.
  • Ability to perform inquiry and printouts as required in manufacturing and engineering systems.
  • Trained and knowledgeable in Electrical/Mechanical Assembly Standards, Engineering Standards, other applicable procedures and parts flow.

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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