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Title:  Engineer, Process III

Requisition ID:  12076-159
Location: 

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72923

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required

Graphic Packaging International, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a leading global provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products companies. We are one of the largest producers of folding cartons and hold a leading market position in solid bleached sulfate, coated unbleached kraft and coated recycled paperboard. Graphic Packaging’s customers include some of the most widely- recognized companies in the world.


We achieve our vision by delivering value to our customers, building a high-performance culture for our employees and creating superior returns for our shareholders. We strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. 

Graphic Packaging has approximately 17,000 employees working in more than 60 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

 

Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference.

 

 

Process Engineer

 

Location: Fort Smith, AR  

Business Unit/Corporate Function: Consumer Packaging Division

Responsible for all aspects of Lean Deployment and Six Sigma Activities. Responsible for providing technical support for capital improvement projects.  Develops or improves equipment / processes by applying creative and innovative engineering applications to achieve “state-of-the-art” technologies.

Job Functions

Lean Initiatives:

  • Provide leadership to Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Provides technical training and support to management and employees with regards to the plant’s Lean initiatives, including 5S and housekeeping standards.
  • Schedules, develops, facilitates, implements, and tracks Lean events and activities. Includes the development of training materials
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets data related to Lean projects.
  • Executes Six-Sigma / Black Belt projects as assigned (utilizing the formal DMAIC methodology).
  • Contribute to Lean projects at the Divisional level.

Process Engineer Initiatives:

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in equipment improvement projects (Capital and Non-Capital)
  • Assists in the conception, development, design, and performance of various operations and maintenance improvement projects
  • Initiates and supports continuous process improvement efforts for all departments
  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets data related to process improvement projects.
  • Develops cost estimates for maintenance improvement projects
  • Assists with the maintenance of all technical documentation including prints, manuals, and process software

Continuous Improvement Initiatives:

  • Act as change agent to drive continuous improvement of production and service processes to improve quality and increase efficiency, which includes root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Drive cost savings initiatives and track progress towards plant goals.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Quality, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • 5-10 years quality experience preferred including:
  • Lean, Six Sigma, 5S
  • Capital Improvement Projects
  • Manufacturing

 

  • Proficient with MicroSoft Office, Outlook ,and internet research skills
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • Autocad experience preferred
  • Proven track record of identifying opportunities and the ability to recommend and implement improvements
  • Project Management
  • Leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

 

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.


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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