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Title:  Engineer, Process - Packaging Machinery

Requisition ID:  11684-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required

This role will be focused on optimizing engineering effectiveness and efficiency by refining procedures and supporting documentation. This position will work closely with the leaders of the Packaging Machinery Division to develop and implement best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction. 

The successful candidate will provide support for process improvement projects including, but not limited to, redevelopment of the ‘engineering manual’, engineering processes, design standards, component standardization, CI projects, metrics and KPIs,

The position requires a self-starter who is self-directed, takes initiative to move forward with ideas, and is committed and able to work with and influence others. The ideal candidate must learn quickly and be proficient at analyzing data.

The position will also provide the path for an engineer to provide benefits to the machinery group while being able to gain knowledge of packaging machines, preparing for them to move into various other roles within the Packaging Machinery Division such as design engineering, sales, or estimating.

 Responsibilities include: 

  • Management of the ‘Engineering Manual’. This is a primary focus for this position. The manual needs continual updating to remain current with our business, safety, technology and other standards. The ‘Engineering Manual’ is a general term that refers to the documentation and systematic distribution of information of all the following items. The term ‘management’ infers tasks of working with others to determine content, composing, training, and electronic distribution of said manual.
    • Management of ‘Engineering Processes’. Processes must align with ISO certification requirements. Must align with Quality Procedures,
    • Management of ‘Design Standards’. Design standards are written for the most common design elements in GPI machinery including safety standards.
    • Management of ‘Component Standards’. Assist with the component standardization task, creating the guidelines for the standardization effort and working with assigned engineers and purchasing personnel on their component groups.
  • Key participant in any CI Project involving engineering
  • Work with engineering management team and Quality Supervisor in developing and managing performance metrics and KPIs. Work as facilitator within engineering to ensure processes and procedures are being followed and according to schedule.
  • Provide training to new hires in engineering processes and standards
  • Assist with data integrity in ‘Manage’ (engineering’s data management system) and ‘Monday.com’ (engineering’s project management system) and assist with system scheme enhancements and changes.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree –Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Packaging Engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • 5 years engineering experience, with a strong preference for machine design experience



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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