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Title:  Mechanical Engineer- Packaging Machinery

Requisition ID:  20050-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  Negligible

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.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Mechanical Engineer for highly customized packaging machinery.  Our machines are some of the fastest packaging machines in the world with the fastest product changeovers in the industry.  Our customers are among the most highly recognized, global, food and beverage brands.  This position will include the design and development of new machines as well as supporting and troubleshooting machines in the field. 

 Does this sound like the kind of work you would enjoy?

  • Solving problems and concepting mechanical design solutions
  • Collaborating with carton designers to optimize the relationship between a package and the machinery application.
  • Working with the sales department to understand our customers’ needs and offering the best solutions.
  • Collaborating with the technicians that build and debug the machine to ensure flawless operation.
  • Communicating with fabricators to create the most efficient design for piece parts.
  • Collaborating with electrical engineering to design servo controls.
  • Working with customers to understand and solve their problems through innovative design and field support.


Required Skills

If this describes you, and you have the following qualifications, we want to connect!

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering, Drafting, Automation or other related field
  • Proficient in SolidWorks
  • An interest or prior experience with automated machinery design, including dynamic mechanical timed mechanisms
  • Compensation commensurate with applicable experience, all levels of experience will be considered

Required Experience


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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