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Title:  Senior Manager, Electrical Engineering

Requisition ID:  10126-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  Up to 75%

The Project Engineering division is seeking an experienced electrical engineer with a background in managing capital and maintenance projects involving upgrading and maintaining equipment in heavy-industrial manufacturing environments. The ideal candidate will possess a self-driven attitude and have a history of both technical and strategic involvement in electrical engineering projects. 

This 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. The incoming associate will perform as a team member of various project teams where capital improvements have been identified against specific business issues and also serves as a coordinator or clearinghouse of ideas for continuous improvement techniques and implementation strategies


Key Competencies:

  • Results-driven with demonstrated ability working in a high-performance, high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to execute concise and effective “mission-based” effective programming in PC/PLC, and VB/data-based (such as industrial SQL) environments
  • Must have good attention to details, but be able to manage the big picture.
  • Must be able to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day-in and day-out basis.
  • Critical thinker, with excellent analytical abilities.
  • Solid planning, leadership, and administrative skills.
  • High energy, demonstrates urgency, purpose, and fast pace.
  • Must be available to travel up to 75%.


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


Required Skills

  • Electronic component diagnostics and troubleshooting skills including PLCs, VFD Drives, DCS systems and computer related controls and programming capabilities.
  • AC/DC drives and motors, and servo control experience
  • PLC and PC based controls and instrumentation experience.
  • Wonderware, Visual Basic, database (SQL), industrial web applications, industrial communications
  • Excellent team skills - as team member and trainer and developer.
  • Thorough understanding of National Electric Code (NEC).

Required Experience

  • 10-15 years of related experience, including 7-10 years of troubleshooting experience with close support of production equipment.
  • 10-15 years capital project management experience.
  • Technical training at various levels of the organization.


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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