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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  015468
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60624

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

EEOC Code:                Operative

FLSA Code:                  Hourly

Position Title:             Maintenance Technician                                     

Reports to:                   Maintenance Manager

Location:                      Chicago, IL

Date:                             September, 2020                                   

 

OPPORTUNITY: We are a Food service folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Chicago, IL team. We’re recruiting for multiple positions so be sure you review all of our job postings.  This job posting is for a Maintenance Technician with a pay range of 24.72 to 35.21/hour plus shift differential and progressive pay increases. We continually encourage our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression through our strong promotion from within program. We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, including health spending accounts and a progressive healthy lifestyle program, as well as 401-K with a company matching component and standard supplemental company contributions. 

 

Please review all of our job postings and apply for each position you feel you’re qualified and would like to be considered for.

 

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

  • Installing and repairing all electrical devices within the plant.
  • Performing breakdown repairs, preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, etc. on all production equipment, utilities, building/grounds, etc.
  • Completing parts requisitions, work orders, time sheets, in Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • Electrician disassembles defective electrical equipment, replaces defective or worn parts, and reassembles equipment.
  • Responsible for replacing all fuses, light sockets, bulbs and switches
  • Working independently and on teams.
  • Demonstrating safe work practices.
  • Use PLCs for routine troubleshooting.
  • Understand and complete all associated paperwork.
  • Adhere to preventative/predictive maintenance schedules.
  • Read and work from mechanical and electrical blueprints.

 

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.  Must have working knowledge of basic mechanical fundamentals. Perform tasks per instructions. Work well without supervision when needed
  • Must have experience in identifying basic hand tools.  Printing industry experience a plus.  Prior maintenance/electrical experience necessary. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years hands on experience in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repair of high speed equipment.
  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:
    • Basic working knowledge of machine tools: drill presses, welders, grinders.
    • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • All types of machinery involved in the folding carton industry.  Must have own tools needed to make mechanical and/or electrical repairs.
  • Must be flexible: Able to work overtime, other shifts, and Saturdays/Sundays when needed.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

 

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Schedules are up to 8 or 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.  However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Some Departments/Jobs may run a M-F 8-hour Shift Schedule.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Physical and visual activities that are commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Position is associated with pushing, pulling, climbing, reaching, stretching and working in tight positions.
  • Physical demands commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Must have physical coordination to operate fork lift (to remove and replace extremely heavy parts.
    • Must have the physical ability and coordination to operate machinery (Lathe, Grinder, Drill Press, Handsaw, etc...,) used to make and repair parts.
    • Must have the physical ability and coordination to remove and replace parts from machinery.  To be functional within position person should be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
    • Must have visual acuity at short distance to examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Inside Conditions:  Extremes of heat (100 seasonal), humidity, working in tight areas, noise (from production machinery) and working with various oils, solvents and other related chemicals.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.  Must have working knowledge of basic mechanical fundamentals. Perform tasks per instructions. Work well without supervision when needed
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.

 

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, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

 


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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. 

 


GPI Converting, a subsidiary of Graphic Packaging International, LLC (“GPI”) 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