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Title:  Mgr., Maintenance II (Mill)

Requisition ID:  8186-159

Battle Creek, MI, US, 49017

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  96

The Maintenance Manager provides managerial responsibility, technical direction, administrative support, and leadership to the maintenance staff.  They ensure compliance to established safety rules/policies, customer quality and production specifications.  They actively lead and participate in the plant safety, housekeeping, and continuous improvement efforts.

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

This position directly manages a staff of 4 salary personnel and over 35 hourly skilled trades employees, covering all areas of the mill. The incumbent must possess the ability to manage by key performance indicators and actively lead plant safety, housekeeping, 5S and lean manufacturing programs by ensuring goals are met within the department. 


Required Skills

  • Managerial responsibility for technical direction, equipment, administrative management, and leadership in the maintenance department including predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Manages maintenance programs maximizing asset reliability, uptime, and cost effectiveness with available resources.
  • Uses other maintenance disciplines in the development and application of reliability engineering, root-cause analysis and troubleshooting of equipment and processes.
  • Drives safety to Zero injuries and support mill transition to safety focused culture.
  • Develops, plans, and administers material and labor usage, while managing overall costs.
  • Develops, implements, and oversees predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Establishes and provide the operational expertise component of leading and managing our cultural change process, the strategic and forward-thinking capabilities in both the operational and human capital areas of the operation.
  • Develops improved methods for new capital investments, cost reduction and equipment refurbishment.
  • Administers and implements Labor relations (CBA) through consultation with the Human Resources and Operation Managers.
  • Assists in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement.
  • Determines training needs and administer appropriate training programs for salaried and hourly employees within maintenance and planning to function in the most reliable manner.
  • Develops and provides leadership with problem solving strategies that result in the successful execution of key performance objectives.
  • Ensures machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate.
  • Drives mill and department goals in safety, environmental compliance, quality, cost, productivity and continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

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.

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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