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Title:  Mgr., Engineering II (Mill)

Requisition ID:  18696-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  Up to 100%


The Engineering Manager (Electrical Reliability) role was created to provide technical solutions to the GPI Mill operations.  The key customers are the owners and operators of GPI’s paper machines.  The key deliverables are Best Practices, Electrical technical support, problem solving, risk management and technical support for new projects. This role will provide technical and practical maintenance solutions to the Mill’s operations.  The key customers are mill leadership and maintenance leaders in the GPI mill division.  The key deliverables are best practices in maintaining equipment with a focus on electrical systems, problem solving, risk management, work processes, as well as Predictive and Preventative maintenance of electrical and instrumentation systems. 




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

The overall priority for this position is cost reduction and improved reliability for each of the mills and fostering best practices.

  • This position will manage all activities of the paper center of excellence and responsible for the safe operation of GPI assets, technical support to the mill leadership, development of systems to improve electrical reliability and control systems.  Control systems are broadly defined to include any closed loop control device independent of technology including but not limited to:  DCS, PLC, QCS, Drives, DC and AC motors, PID controllers and associated network, sensors/actuators.
  • This position will provide stewardship for division control systems, including strategic/tactical planning, design, implementation, changes/upgrades, and obsolesce management and support.
  • Other duties as assigned.


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.



  • Preferred BS degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering or 20 years of compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.
  • Must have developed resources and a network that enables problem solving
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to consistently bring value to the bottom line
  • Skilled at using technical tools for problem solving
  • Must be competent at developing work processes



  • Four-year degree Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering preferred or; 20 years of compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.



  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • Ability to lead through influence
  • Resources and network that enables problems solving
  • Success is defined as bringing value to bottom line by bringing forward and implementing solutions
  • Skilled in using technical tools to problem solve
  • Proven ability to deliver results
  • Demonstrated knowledge of criticality based maintenance processes to reduce cost and improve equipment reliability
  • Competent with Microsoft Excel, Work, Powerpoint, and Project
  • Must be highly skilled in demonstrating, teaching, and leading teams in root cause analysis, reliability best practices, reliability KPI’s, and tools like gap planning and pareto analysis.




  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Must be able to travel up to 100% with overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.



  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

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

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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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