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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  12388-159

Hamel, MN, US, 55340

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required


(Direct Hire ONLY)

Wage: Starting at $31.02 base $1.00 Shift Differential

Hours: 7:00 pm-7:00 am, on a 6 week rotation

Rotation Schedule:

Front: 6 week schedule: Sunday-Tuesday, Wednesday 4-12 hours
Back: 6 week schedule: Tuesday 4-12 hours, Wednesday-Friday


Performs journeyman level 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 may be 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.


  1. 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.

  2. Troubleshoots and repairs production and support equipment experiencing electrical or mechanical problems

  3. Performs electrical/mechanical component replacement, assuring compliance with work order instructions.

  4. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment as directed.

  5. Resolves electrical/mechanical emergency breakdowns on equipment to minimize downtime.
  6. Performs electrical/mechanical installations as directed.

  7. Maintains adequate records of work performed on equipment and corrective action taken.

  8. 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.

  9. 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 AIB/5’s and other company standards.

  10. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).

  11. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5’s, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.

  12. Performs all other duties as assigned.

  13. Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.

  14. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting food safety requirements.

  15. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting customer quality requirements.

Required Skills

  • High School Diploma/equivalent is required.
  • Preferred: Eighteen- (18) month’s technical training in industrial electricity/electronics and mechanical.
  • Specialized knowledge of voltmeters, ammeters, and ohmmeters is required.
  • Experience in Welding (All)

Physical/Mental Requirements

  • May require overtime, weekend and holiday work.
  • Subject to call-ins at any time of day or night.
  • Working environment may be noisy, odorous, hot, cold, or otherwise uncomfortable. Some jobs involve hazardous materials, gas pressures, or high voltage and may require heavy lifting

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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