Title:  Maintenance Tech

Requisition ID:  21060-159

Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.

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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.


GENERAL SERVICE WORKER JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for safely and efficiently Maintain, repair, and install all machinery in the plant. Understand and align business operations and the Department(s) as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.


We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Maintenance Department.  We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry.  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.  

Required Skills

Education - H.S. Education or equivalent preferred.  Computer literate. Technical certifications, associate degrees, and bachelor degrees are a plus.

Experience - Previous maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability – problem solving skills and deductive reasoning skills are essential for the position. Ability to interpret a variety of information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to lift 40 pounds at a time, climb ladders and stairs if needed, stand for long periods of time.

Experience with Bobst cutters, Marquip sheeters, KBA presses, and HVAC a plus.


Required Experience

Strong electrical skills. Must be able to do the following:

  • Read and understand electrical prints, American and European standard
  • Troubleshoot electrical equipment to the component level
  • Repair electrical circuits, soldering will be required
  • Must also be able to cross reference electrical components (drives, fuses, motors, sensors, photo eyes, prox switches, limit switches, ect.) between brands for replacement of discontinued equipment
  • Understand PLC ladder logic
  • Programming abilities are a plus
  • Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code
  • Bearing specs and installation
  • Knowledge of pumps
  • Knowledge of mechanical drive trains
  • Mechanical timing and adjustments
  • Read mechanical prints


Good mechanical skills including the following:

  • Must be able to read parts manuals and create parts list
  • Understanding of hydraulic systems
  • Understanding of pneumatic systems
  • Understanding of air compressors and air dryers
  • Responsible for some predictive maintenance duties (infrared, oil analysis, vibration analysis).
  • Preventative maintenance, perform PM’s on equipment.
  • Work with outside contractors.
  • Strong computer skills. Knowledge of CMMS systems, SAP experience is a plus.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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