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Title:  Maintenance Planner III- Paper

Requisition ID:  17328-159

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Maintenance Planner (Papermill) will be assigned to the Maintenance Group in the Augusta Mill and will directly report to the Assistant Superintendent. The position will be responsible for the planning and scheduling of all mechanical maintenance in the Finished Products department. In addition, this position receives and reviews each work order for completeness, validity of the priority, clarity and accuracy of information. Other activities will include estimating maintenance jobs by showing sequence of steps, the number of craftsperson man-hours, and materials required for each task. The position also plans and schedules mill maintenance activities including but not limited to daily work, Field Day Outages, and Annual Outage downtime.


  • Skilled in utilization of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), preferably SAP.
  • Multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet deadlines on a continuous basis.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Project, Excel and Word.
  • Ability to estimate man-hours and costs for maintenance work.
  • Strong leader and team player and communicator. 


  • 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.
  • Use of ladders and stairs in the mill environment.

Required Skills

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

  • Partners with Operations Maintenance Coordinator and Maintenance Supervisor to ensure efficient planning and coordination of maintenance work.
  • Responsible for daily and annual outage maintenance planning in Paper area.
  • Daily effective communication with hourly and salaried maintenance personnel.
  • Directs contractors and ensures compliance with safety and quality requirements.
  • Effectively maintain planned work order backlog to ensure it is greater than two weeks within regular work hours.
  • Create, maintains and modifies equipment BOM’s and area PM’s.
  • Ensures Contracted PM’s and Mill PMs are scheduled and recorded.
  • Ensures all PMs are presented to the MOPs team for scheduling.
  • Participates in Maintenance weekend duty rotation along with being on call one night per week.

Required Experience


  • 3-5 years of maintenance planning experience preferred.
  • 5 years of maintenance experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of reliability concepts and applications
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Proficient in SAP, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office.



  • High School diploma or GED, required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing operations, maintenance or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills


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

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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