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Title:  Electrical Engineer VI

Requisition ID:  17581-159
Location: 

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required

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 19,000 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 

 

Electrical Engineer VI

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

Using engineering principles and design software, helps to design, develop and maintain electrical control systems and/or components to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability. 

Designs, fabricates, tests, implements and modifies electronic components.  Develops, test and implements engineering change orders (EOCs) for design revisions.  Analyzes and evaluates new or improved electrical components.  May be involved in developing budgets, estimating labor, and material. 

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

  • Oversees the design, development, and modification of electrical components and processes.
  • Reviews component and equipment selections based on analysis of specifications and reliability.
  • Prepares engineering documents including cost estimates appropriation requests, project schedules, design specifications, instruction specifications, purchase requisitions, operating manuals, and technical reports.
  • Approves system requirements and/or necessary modifications with users.
  • Coordinates all work within the scope of assigned projects regarding technical equipment and machines and ensures that objectives are met within budget.
  • Works with corporate engineering and plant management to keep department in line with business plan.
  • Gives expert engineering guidance on group work and to other engineers.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Twelve (12) years previous experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • SAP experience a plus.
  • Continuous Improvement Agility - Improve Safety, Cost, Productivity, Quality & Morale
  • Coachable - willingness to make changes daily as required

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

 

SKILLS:

  • Good interpersonal skills; ability to positively influence people
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to motivate people to perform at higher levels
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork to ensure safe and efficient operations
  • Ability to align with and champion company and mill policies and procedures

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

 

  • General schedule is an M-F assignment, with rotating weekend/night call coverage. Employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so. Schedule includes weekend rotation coverage.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods up to 8 -hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Wear PPE when required:  Hard Hat, safety glasses, hearing protection etc.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.
  • Confined space entry of equipment and vessels during outages.
  • Walking down all process areas and equipment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Planning
  • Managing & Measuring Work
  • Priority Setting
  • Drive for Results
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran 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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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 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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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