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Title:  Reliability Engineer I - Electrical

Requisition ID:  7602-159
Location: 

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Quality and Continuous Improvement
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  E3

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 

 

  

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. 

 

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:  

 

This is a leadership position where the Reliability Engineer I is responsible for improving electrical and instrumentation equipment and area reliability in the designated business area.

 

 

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

 

  • Ensures prompt completion of RCFA’s and corrective actions
  • Tracks equipment related downtime, repetitive failure, and cause data to identify opportunities for improvement, and selling these opportunities to area stakeholders.
  • Maintains reliability improvement plan for departmental electrical assets.
  • Ensures spare parts, equipment and bill of materials are updated in computer maintenance management system (SAP).
  • Ensures reliability improvements are incorporated into routine and major outage work scopes.
  • Provides functional direction and electrical technical support to Reliability, Operations and Maintenance.
  • Improves utilization of predictive technologies to reduce unscheduled downtime.
  • Provides technical support of supervisors and craftsmen as needed.
  • Supports planner work systems and master data improvement efforts such as PM development and store room inventory adjustment recommendations.
  • Develops and implements reliability and precision maintenance standards and procedures.
  • Supports Capital and Repair Projects
  • Champions the elements of safety and reliability with project engineering in all capital and repair projects.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE: 

 

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 year’s reliability experience in a paper mill preferred, with a strong electrical and/or instrumentation background
  • Demonstrated experience with reliability centered maintenance
  • Experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge with PLCs, preferable with Rockwell and Siemens, Controloigix and S7.
  • Experience and ability to read, interpret, and modify schematics for both power and control systems
  • Power systems experience: 13.8kV to 480V motor control centers, switchgear, transformers, DC Motors, relays, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Electronic component diagnostics and troubleshooting skills including PLCs, VFD Drives, DCS systems and computer related controls and programming capabilities.
  • Must have good attention to details, but be able to manage the big picture and have a “make the numbers” mentality.
  • Must be able to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day in and day out basis.
  • Must be able to motivate, communicate and drive continuous improvement.
  • Critical thinker, with excellent analytical abilities.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid planning, scheduling, leadership, and administrative skills.

 

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE: 

 

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering preferred or equivalent electrical experience

 

 

SKILLS: 

  • 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.
  • Strong team player and communicator.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • 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.

 

KEY COMPENTENCIES: 

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran 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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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.


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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