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Title:  Mgr., Sr. Electrical Engineering

Requisition ID:  10126-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  Up to 75%
Pay Grade:  97

Title: MGR., SR. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Position Purpose

Position is responsible for all electrical/electronic related issues including projects, maintenance support, upgrading/maintaining facilities and equipment as well as leading projects on their own with a focus on safety. Performs as a team member of various project teams where capital improvements have been identified against specific business issues. Also serves as a coordinator or clearing house of ideas for improvement techniques and implementation strategies

Basic Function:

To provide engineering leadership for related electrical systems of all equipment and converting facility processes, capital project management and planning, installation and up-keep of electrical systems or plant systems by performing the following duties.

Principle Functional Responsibilities:

    • Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, and systems, applying principles and techniques of electrical engineering.
    • Leads the development, implementation and maintenance of GPI technology in safety, controls (CAT III intent), instrumentation, motion (drives), HMI and process control/improvement strategy
    • Learns, applies and maintains process knowledge in printing press designs, gluer safety, and other engineering-related processes and programs. Application of formal Risk Analysis in safety designs.
    • Leads installation, operation, process improvement and strategic maintenance of equipment.
    • Power systems experience: 4160V to process loops, motor control centers, switchgear, transformers and relays.
    • Develops motor controls, process logic control systems and schematics
    • Application of NFPA Guidelines including publication 70 (National Electric Code) and ANSI B65
    • Develops project scope of work packages
    • Actively manages, develops and leads all phases of Electrical Capital Projects.
    • Manages and supports electrical project budget development process.
    • Leads specification development of standards for design and purchasing, including RCM requirements such as PM and stringent recommended spare part methodology

Key Competencies:

  • Results driven with demonstrated ability working in a high-performance, high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Electronic component diagnostics and troubleshooting skills including PLCs, VFD Drives, DCS systems and computer related controls and programming capabilities.
  • Ability to execute concise and effective “mission based” effective programming in PC/PLC, and VB/data based (such as industrial SQL) environments
  • Proven experience in process improvement and project management.
  • Must have good attention to details, but be able to manage the big picture and have a “make-the-numbers” mentality.
  • Must be able to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day-in and day-out basis.
  • Must be able to motivate, communicate and drive continuous improvement.
  • Critical thinker, with excellent analytical abilities.
  • Good listening, as well as, written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid planning, leadership, and administrative skills.
  • High energy, demonstrates urgency, purpose, and fast pace.
  • Independent, self-starter with desire for continuous learning and employee development.
  • Ability to navigate complex organization structures to successfully complete assignments.
  • Must be available to travel up to 75%.

Desired Background:

    • 10-15 years of related experience, including 7-10 years of troubleshooting experience with close support of production equipment.
    • Carton, film converting, printing or related industry experience a plus.
    • 10-15 years capital project management experience.
    • PLC and PC based controls and instrumentation experience.
    • Wonderware, Visual Basic, database (SQL), industrial web applications, industrial communications
    • AC/DC drives and motors, and servo control experience
    • Project management and leadership skills.
    • Technical training at various levels of the organization.
    • Excellent team skills - as team member and trainer and developer.
    • Thorough understanding of National Electric Code (NEC).
    • Demonstrated electrical/electronic ability.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Engineering bachelor’s degree with strong electrical curriculum also considered 

Essential Job Functions include the following:

  • General hours of work are Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST). Overtime is frequently required including availability on the weekends to answer calls.
  • Must be able to travel long distances by car and plane.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and verbally respond.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle and feel.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision.
  • Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when walking in the manufacturing area.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the immediate work environment is normally quiet, however requires exposure to a noisy manufacturing environment.

Required Skills

  • 10-15 years of related experience, including 7-10 years of troubleshooting experience with close support of production equipment.
  • Carton, film converting, printing or related industry experience a plus.
  • 10-15 years capital project management experience.
  • PLC and PC based controls and instrumentation experience.
  • Wonderware, Visual Basic, database (SQL), industrial web applications, industrial communications
  • AC/DC drives and motors, and servo control experience
  • Project management and leadership skills.
  • Technical training at various levels of the organization.
  • Excellent team skills - as team member and trainer and developer.
  • Thorough understanding of National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Demonstrated electrical/electronic ability.

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.

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