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Title:  Manufacturing Maintenance Electrician

Requisition ID:  19271-159

Irvine, CA, US, 92606

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

Perform work involving the Electrical and Mechanical skills to keep all production machines and support equipment in reliable repair.  Duties involve repairing 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.

  • Is an asset to the business in every way.  Promotes great working relationships, is helpful and courteous, and values the contributions of co-workers.  Makes suggestions for improving the best-known methods and acknowledges and supports decisions made by management. 
  • Maintains function and reliability of building systems, manufacturing equipment and support equipment by performing preventive maintenance; by operating and testing systems and equipment; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts.
  • Affects repairs of mechanical and electronic functions by following schematics, diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, internal procedures, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.
  • Interfaces with outside technical support organizations to obtain information, procedures, technical documents, and verbal instructions needed to accelerate resolution to problems.
  • Improves function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by studying performance results; identifying failure root causes, recommending and implementing changes to equipment and procedures.
  • Champions efforts to improve reliability and productivity through leadership and participation in formalized reliability improvement teams. Takes ownership for reliability improvement goals and leads others to achieve successful team results.
  • Trains others in the proper techniques and procedures needed to improve their capabilities and effectiveness in maintenance department responsibilities.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs both verbally and using the company computer information systems.  
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures, complying with legal codes and regulations.

Required Skills

Experience in Equipment and Facilities Maintenance with knowledge of Electrical/Electronics Troubleshooting, Mechanical repair and Building repair.

Knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • PLC controls and troubleshooting. PLC Programming skills a definite plus.
  • Use of dvm, oscilloscope, amp probe, circuit tracers / toners. Understanding of the application of various sensors (optical, proximity, ultrasonic), understanding of encoders.
  • AC and DC motors, and experience with the use and troubleshooting of servos, frequency drives and stepping motors.
  • Refrigeration systems, HVAC and chillers used in industrial applications.
  • House vacuum and compressed air systems.
  • Paper-waste recovery, baler and cyclone systems.
  • Installation and maintenance of AC power including panel boards, transformers, conduit installation and wire sizes and ampacities.
  • Use of machine tools: lathe, mill, grinder, drill press, welders (arc, gas, tig and/or mig).
  • Vibration analysis, oil analysis, and other Pdm methodology
  • Ability to Analyze Schematics, Drawings and Diagrams, to understand functionality, and to repair or replace parts and assemblies as needed to meet specifications.
  • Competent in the use of computers and various programs including MS Word, and Excel. Proficiency with project management software a plus. Proficiency with SAP Plant Maintenance a big plus.


Previous experience in the consumer packaging and printing industry a plus.

Any of the following are a plus: Knowledge of equipment manufactured by KBA, Komori, Bobst, Jagenburg and other Industry equipment. 

We are a union environment, working a 3-2-2- schedule 7P-7A.

Required Experience

Years of Experience:

  5-7 years preferred but will consider based on skill level.

Degree or Formal Training:  

Tech School or college degree a plus but not necessary.

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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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