Title:  Packaging Machinery Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  2981

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Department:  Engineering
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Packaging Machinery Design 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. 


Position Responsibilities:

  • 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.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or associate 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.


Salary Min:   $76,860.00

Salary Mid:   $102,480.00

Salary Max:  $128,100.00


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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta