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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  11880-159

Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

Maintenance Technician – Charlotte, NC

We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking an Maintenance Technician to join our Maintenance Team.  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.  

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

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.

  • Performs mechanical and electrical troubleshooting on plant equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and inspections on plant equipment.
  • Performs major and minor equipment rebuilds as needed.
  • Uses machine shop equipment (mill, lathe, drill press, band saw, welder) to fabricate metal parts
  • Installs electrical circuits for equipment repair or modification.
  • Assists with special projects as directed by M/E Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Installs or repairs machine guards and safety equipment.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in plant maintenance areas
  • Performs maintenance to buildings and grounds as required
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to all GMP, safety, food safety, SQF, HACCP and food defense procedures (training will be provided)
  • Must be able to stand for 8 to 12 hours with short breaks
  • Must be able to safely lift 35 pounds
  • Must be able to work outside, including the roof of the building.

Any other reasonable request from management

Required Skills

Ideally the individual that would be a strong fit for this position would have some of the following knowledge/skills and abilities;

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 5-10 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is regularly exposed to dust, heat, vibrations, toxic conditions, and potential work hazards.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Personal Protective Equipment (hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, hairnet) is required.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to make a pushing and pulling motion when sawing with a hand saw unit; occasionally required to climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, or inclined surfaces when getting or putting away parts from stock room and when getting to shop/plant; rarely required to work above ground when measuring shaft/pulley on any upper level; frequently required to bend over equipment when cutting parts, working on machinery, or dealing with stock; frequently required to crouch and stoop when lifting material from floor to table or when measuring equipment in plant for repair; occasionally required to kneel when measuring equipment for repair or parts; occasionally required to twist and reach when installing and checking parts and equipment in machinery; occasionally required to use eye, hand, and foot coordination when grinding skiving wheels and when milling critical parts; occasionally required to use hand coordination of both hands for fine and gross manipulation, simple and firm grasping, and for wrist rotation.

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

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