Title:  Maintenance

Requisition ID:  4598

Gordonsville, TN, US, 38563

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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.


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Maintenance Technician (multi-craft)


Job Description


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Performs basic electrical/mechanical troubleshooting installations and repairs. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment and facilities as assigned. These tasks are done to ensure that equipment and buildings are maintained to a high level of dependability.

 Daily supervision is required to assure that specific job assignments are completed in a safe and timely fashion. To ensure that work performed is a present skill level and abilities are present to advance to a higher craft level in the future.


  • Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5’s, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  • Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting food safety requirements.
  • Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting customer quality requirements. Works in a safe manner and assures co-workers work in a safe manner. Reports safety hazards immediately to appropriate individual. Continues to expand safety awareness by participating in annual safety training programs.
  • Performs basic electrical/mechanical preventive maintenance to assure minimum machine downtime.
  • Performs electrical/mechanical component replacement, assuring compliance with work order instructions.
  • Resolves electrical/mechanical emergency breakdowns on equipment to minimize downtime.
  • Performs electrical/mechanical installations as directed.
  • Create notifications on work that needs to be completed with parts added.
  • Close out work orders when work has been completed.
  • Review incoming Maintenance Notifications and Revise as needed.
  • Maintains adequate records of work performed on equipment and corrective action taken.
  • Displays good work habits that will set good examples for co-workers. Continually monitors and maintains work areas to keep them clean and well organized.
  • Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety, food defense, and quality policies and procedures including product safety (GMPs)/Sanitation policies and procedures.  Employee must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of 5’s and other company standards.
  • Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  • Perform all other duties as assigned



Required Skills

  • Knowledge of the safe use and care of tools.
  • Knowledge and use of lock out / tag out procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic industrial electricity high and low voltage AC/DC.
  • Ability to read blueprints and technical diagrams.
  • Basic Computer skills, data entry.
  • Practice good housekeeping.
  • Obey all safety rules, regulations, and policies.

Required Experience

  • High school diploma or General Education degree (GED); vocational school; demonstrated mechanical ability; six or more months related experience and training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have knowledge of industrial electricity, pipefitting, water, gas air, and hydraulic lines.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatics.
  • Regularly required to stand for long periods; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.
  • Good hand -eye coordination is essential.
  • Occasionally required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds.
  • Frequently exposed to fumes, or airborne particles.
  • Must work near moving mechanical parts, and occasionally in outside weather conditions.
  • Exposure to extreme heat, cold and humidity for short periods of time.

Job Location

  • Gordonsville, Tennessee, United States

Position Type

  • Maintenance, Technician

Job Description



  • Rotating 3-2-2 Schedule (rotating days of the week)
  • 12-hour shifts (6:00 PM to 6:00 AM)
  • Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends and overtime to fill in for vacations and as needed.




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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.

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