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Title:  Reliability Engineer IV - Electrical and Instrumentation

Requisition ID:  12191-159
Location: 

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Manufacturing Management
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.

 

Reliability Engineer (Electrical and Instrumentation)

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

 

The Reliability Engineer – E&I is a leadership role where the individual is responsible for improving electrical and instrumentation equipment and area reliability in their designated business area.  The individual will be primarily responsible for the safety, efficiency, productivity and reliability of all aforementioned equipment.

 

Specific responsibilities include the continuous improvement of reliability systems including: MOPS, planning, work execution, managing through managers, providing input into and driving all strategic decisions that affect all E&I functional areas of maintenance and giving continuous input and direction to the mill wide budget development. The role also includes developing and execution of the Mill wide five-year reliability improvement and equipment maintenance strategy, development and successful execution of all outages and the annual mill outage.

 

 

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 8 - 10 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:

 

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, MBA desired
  • Ten plus years of relevant maintenance or operations management experience required
  • Supervisory experience (Preferably in both maintenance and production)
  • Thorough knowledge of reliability concepts and application

 

 

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.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem solver

 

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-10 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. Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods 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.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity and Trust
  • Drive for results
  • Problem Solving
  • Action Oriented
  • Priority Setting

 

 

We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  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, Tuition Reimbursement, 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.   

 

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, 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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