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Title:  Paper Machine Maintenance Superintendent

Requisition ID:  7988-159
Location: 

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  97

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 

 

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

 

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Maintenance Superintendent provides overall maintenance leadership responsibility, technical direction, administrative management, and leadership to the machine maintenance supervisors, planners millwrights and electricians. Actively leads and participates in the plant safety, housekeeping, and continuous improvement efforts.

 

Initially the position will act as a mechanical resource focused on paper machine while working to help develop, design, engineer and build new 220" paper machine. They will transition to day-to-day maintenance reporting activities, reporting to the mill maintenance manager.

 

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

  • Works closely to communicate with machine superintendent
  • Provide direct supervision, technical direction, administrative management, and leadership in maintenance.
  • Responsible for the management of equipment and maintenance.
  • Supports maintenance and capital program maximizing asset reliability, uptime, and cost effectiveness with available resources.
  • Provides support for the facility and equipment needs including capital and major repairs.
  • Supports predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Uses other maintenance disciplines in the development and application of reliability engineering, root-cause analysis and troubleshooting of equipment and processes.
  • Coaches and develops training plans for hourly maintenance employees.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or 5-10 years maintenance experience
  • Computer Maintenance Management Systems use and implementation (SAP a plus)
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Preventative/Predicative/Precision Maintenance

 

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Proven track record of identifying opportunities and the ability to recommend and implement improvements.
  • Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Previous environmental experience is a plus.
  • An expert level of knowledge is needed in equipment servicing, maintenance planning/scheduling, process control, and stream/power operation. A solid /working knowledge is required in project management, industrial engineering, and cost analysis and employee relations. Also, strong interpersonal communications such as recommending, directing, and influencing in a union work force.
  • Troubleshooting skills

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment

 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Managerial Courage
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing through Systems

 

 

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 (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.


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