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Title:  Journeyman Pipefitter

Requisition ID:  10018-159
Location: 

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The position of journeyman pipefitter is to provide skilled trade expertise along with multi-craft work experience to the Board Mill.  

 EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Journeyman status or greater of pipefitting trade

 DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Proficient welder preferred
  • Ability to thread pipe
  • Repair and replace valves (manual & automatic)
  • Unplugging of lines
  • Layout and fabrication abilities
  • Hydraulic knowledge
  • Rigging skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Willingness to multi-craft
  • Ability and desire to work in team environment

 SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • This is currently a day shift position.
  • Must be able to work flexible and on-call scheduling.
  • Must be able to work rotating weekends.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Standing for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Moving or lifting of equipment, materials, and tools up to 50 lbs repeatedly for an 8 hr. shift.
  • Climbing extension ladders, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or movement within

confined areas.

  • Work in buildings and areas of fluctuating temperature and weather.
  • Job requires exposure to weather, dirt, grease, fumes and heat.

 

 


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.