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Title:  Millwright Mechanic Associate!

Requisition ID:  18167-159
Location: 

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.  

 

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference  

 

The Millwright Apprentice Program is designed to teach and train candidates to Install, maintain, and repair machinery in a safe and productive manner.

You will learn to operate hand, machine and power tools, forklifts, manlifts, and welding equipment as well as maintain lubrication of production machinery in a safe and productive manner

 

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful. 

 

OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join the Augusta Mill Millwright Apprentice Program. We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  These are entry-level skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry.  The Millwright Apprentice Program starting a rate of pay is $24.72. We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.

 

 JOB SUMMARY: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.

Responsibilities

  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, including pneumatic and hydraulic apparatus for appropriate oiling and operation.
  • Maintain all material conveying systems according to manufactures specifications and company
  • Supports Company preventative maintenance program; works as an integral part of the maintenance
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal
  • Perform pipefitting duties.
  • Order parts as needed.
  • Perform precision alignments.
  • Effectively communicates with coworkers when notified of issues.
  • Follows all lockout / tagout, hot work permit and confined space procedures and testing machines for restart.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Report problems as appropriate
  • Troubleshoots more complicated maintenance problems and provides technical direction to other millwrights as required

Required Skills

COMPETENCIES 

Teamwork

Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

 

Quality

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

 

Quantity

Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

 

Safety and Security

Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

 


Required Experience

Qualifications

  • One year certificate from college or technical school.
    • Or minimum two years related Industrial experience.
    • Or two years technical craft training.
    • Or equivalent combination equaling 1,500 hours on the job training and 50 hours classroom time.
  • Must maintain and carry a valid driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines
  • Basic Algebra, Geometry and computer skills including MS Office
  • Demonstrates safe work practices including LOTO, Hot work permits & Equipment Operation
  • Proven ability to follow detailed work instructions.
  • Mechanically inclined.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crawl
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently up to 50 pounds.
  • The employee is occasionally required to smell. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. 
  • The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; explosives; and risk of radiation. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • This job requires wearing eye protection, hearing protection, welding protection, safety shoes, leather or rubber gloves, sleeve protection, and hard hat
  • Work different shifts
  • Complete E-courses






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 www.graphicpkg.com.

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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