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Title:  Process Control Engineer

Requisition ID:  12053-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Information Technology
Travel:  Up to 50%


To expand GPI’s Enterprise Machine Intelligence system across Americas Converting. Working with a team and establishing machine tag management, screens, displays, and alarms using Inductive Automation’s Ignition platform to enable remote monitoring. Responsible to conduct Site Surveys to map out requirements and gaps to connect to operation networks. Work with Infrastructure to scale out process control architecture to tie PLC’s, HMI’s, and various control systems.


JOB FUNCTION: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.


The Process Control Engineer/Integration Technician is responsible for the following functions:

  • Enabling connectivity to GPI’s shop floor systems and machines. Such as PLC’s, HMI, Computer Systems
  • Responsible for Identifying and documenting Manufacturing KPI’s, Tags, components, protocols, systems, wiring, networking
  • System commissioning and troubleshooting
  • Working as an individual or in a team.
  • Collaborate with engineers or software developers to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of system components.
  • Interface with developers and end users to gather application requirements and dependencies.
  • Managing multiple scopes of work in various phases simultaneously
  • Actively participate in technical team design and code reviews and maintain software configuration control and may have some lead responsibilities
  • Mentor team members in areas of expertise and assist in recruiting
  • Other duties as assigned

 - Project Management

  • Ensures all project tasks are executed in accordance to established GPI IT governance practices
  • Foster cross-functional relationships inter- and intra-departmentally for effective project management
  • Execute assigned projects and track the completion of major milestones 



  • Certificate or associate degree in related engineering field preferred
  • 3 years manufacturing experience




Specialized or technical knowledge:

  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Communications experience with Ethernet, Serial communications standards, OPCUA, Kepware, Modbus and other RS232 based communications
  • Ability to take ownership of technical hardware and software issues related to process control and automation systems, including PLC's, monitoring, data historian, communication networks and HMI's
  • Capable of configuration of network related equipment such as layer III switches, routers, and communications backbone hardware
  • PC administration skills with virtual servers and thin client networks
  • A background in electrical / instrumentation will be highly regarded
  • Ability to comprehend and implement detailed project specifications
  • Ability to adapt to various technologies and simultaneously work on multiple projects
  • Experience with at least 1 of the following control systems, Rockwell, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Bosch, TwinCat
  • Strong working knowledge of Process Flow, Statistical Process, and Machine Controls




Other Required Skills:

  • Ignition software and scripting a plus
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a small team
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills and creative thinking skills
  • Knowledge of Agile Development is a plus
  • PLC Programming is a plus
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models


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.

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