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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  19582-159

Gresham, OR, US, 97230

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

Maintenance Technician



Perform work involving the Mechanical, Electrical and Fabrication skills to keep all production machines and support equipment in reliable repair.  Duties involve repairing mechanical equipment; installing, aligning and the setup of new equipment along with programming of PLC's, working with ladder logic and motor control systems in a 24/7 production facility.

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


  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly and operate efficiently.
  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
  • Use tools ranging from hand and power tools, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Dismantle devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, forklifts, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Plan and lay out repair work, using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams.
  • Effectively and efficiently submit part orders and repair reports.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools and metering equipment.
  • Operate cutting torches or welding equipment.




  • Tech School or college degree a plus but not necessary.
  • Maintenance planning and scheduling experience preferred.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of creating and working within spreadsheets. 
  • Experience with SAP a plus.



  • Basic Skills:
    • Active Learning
    • Active Listening
    • Critical Thinking
    • Mathematics
    • Monitoring plant performance
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Writing
    • Complex Problem Solving
  • Technical Skills:
  • Knowledge Required:
    • Equipment Maintenance
    • Properly Utilize Electrical Precision Measuring Devices
    • Equipment Selection
    • Installation
    • Operation Monitoring
    • Operation and Control
    • Operations Analysis
    • Technology Design
    • Troubleshooting
    • Electrical skills
    • Engineering and Technology




  • Must be able to work 8 or 12 hour shifts plus overtime as required.
  • Employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.



  • Standing: 34-66% of time
  • Walking: 34-66% of time
  • Pushing/Pulling: Frequently with a force of 35#. Occasionally with a force of 45#. Rarely with a force of 15#
  • Lifting: Occasionally 10-60#. Occasional front carry and floor to waist lift of 75-100# completed by two people
  • Frequent stair climbing, kneeling, crouching, balance, forward bending/standing, right and left hand coordination.
  • Occasional right and left hand grip, elevated work, repetitive squat, repetitive reaching, step ladder climbing, rotation sitting.
  • Wear PPE when required:  Safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection etc.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office equipment.



  • Action Oriented
  • Planning
  • Priority Setting
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge

Required Experience

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

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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