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Title:  Process Control Engineer

Requisition ID:  10391-159

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  94


This technical role will result in multiple assignments throughout the plant and will primarily provide technical support within the multiple departments. This position will work closely with maintenance personal to develop and implement best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction. 

The successful candidate will provide support for various equipment controls and repair projects including but not limited to: providing support for electro-mechanical troubleshooting, support for trials and investigations of innovative technologies.  This position will support the plant’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI) management system as required. 

Candidate must be a self-starter, self-directed, capable of taking initiative to move forward with ideas, committed and able to influence others, as well as capable of collaborating with team members to solve chronic issues.  The ideal candidate must learn quickly and be results driven. 

This position is required to be periodically on-call and able to provide guidance to maintenance personnel. A strong electrical troubleshooting background to support multiple PLC and AC/DC drive platforms is required.

Candidate will also drive best practices in safety solutions and ensure the safety of all operations, maintenance and staff personnel.

Overall, individual must be organized, analytical, decisive, action oriented and a team player. Excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal) and ability communicate effectively with individuals within all levels of the organization.

 Responsibilities include: 

  • Comply with all Company and department safety policies, procedures and programs. Identify safety short falls and strives to eliminate them.
  • Review and provide solutions for chronic downtime issues.
  • Troubleshoot complex electrical and mechanical issues.
  • Train maintenance personnel. 
  • Coordinate communications and efforts with internal and external resources to troubleshoot equipment and to execute repairs, PM’s, and upgrades to equipment and tooling. Participate in planning meetings with Maintenance. Development and execution of CI projects.
  • Perform RCFEs on equipment failures.
  • Updating and creating electrical schematics.
  • Maintain backups software and drawings.



  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving / Technical Skills
  • Drive for Results
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Priority Setting
  • Conflict Management
  • Directing  Others
  • Computer software (i.e. EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT, SAP)
  • PLC Programming/Troubleshooting (Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Lenze)
  • AC/DC Drive Troubleshooting (Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Lenze, Rexroth, Leroy-Somers/Control Techniques)
  • HMI Development (Wonderware, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Maple Systems)



  • 5 years of relative work experience is required.
  • Bachelor Degree - Electrical engineering/ Engineering Technology discipline or equivalate work experience.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office software; AutoCad, SolidWorks, and SAP a plus.
  • Master Electrician License- Preferred  


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.

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