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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  18888-159
Location: 

Kendallville, IN, US, 46755

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

GPI is a leading provider of paperboard and integrated paperboard solutions to beverage and consumer products multinationals. The primary consumer packaging product printed at the Kendallville location is Cereal Cartons.

 

Position Location: Kendallville, IN

 

Pay Range: $29.11 – 34.93 hour, plus $1.45 shift preimum

 

Work Schedule

Rotating 2-2-5 Schedule (rotating days of the week)

12 hour shifts (6:00PM to 6:00AM)

Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends

 

Benefits

Our employee’s health and quality of life are important to us.  That’s why we offer a benefits program that supports and protects them, their families, and their future. 

 

GPI pays the full cost of certain “basic” benefits, including:

  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Basic Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

Optional benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Attendance Bonus
  • and more . . .

 

POSITION PURPOSE

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems, following specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings, using hand tools, power tools, crane, fork lift, precision measuring and testing instruments, etc
  • Initiates and supports plant downtime reduction
  • Identify equipment and process improvements
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    JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Troubleshooting: Confers with operators and observes, listens for unusual sounds, tests, and evaluates operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction
  • Disassembles machinery and equipment to gain access and remove defective parts, make repairs, and then reassemble
  • Installs, repairs, replaces, changes, adjusts, and aligns components of machinery and equipment
  • Test-runs repaired machinery and equipment to verify adequacy of repairs
  • Performs RCFAs (Root Cause Failure Analysis) on equipment failures
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of equipment and machinery
  • Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
  • Completes daily work orders within the time frame specified on the work order
  • Installs machinery and equipment
  • Performs PDM inspections and reports findings
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate
  • Inspects drives, motors and belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, and performs other maintenance functions, following checklists.
  • Transports machine parts, tools ,equipment and other material between work areas and storage using carts, fork truck, lift, pallet jack, etc
  • Records repairs and maintenance performed
  • Orders or requisitions parts and supplies from catalogs and suppliers, or obtains them from store room
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork
  • Maintenance II & III; Installs, repairs and replaces wiring and electrical components of machinery

  • Required Skills

    • High School Diploma, GED
    • Technical Certificate in Industrial Maintenance at Ivy Tech State College, or equivalent preferred
    • Active Listening Skills – Ability to listen to what others are saying and then ask appropriate questions
    • Speaking Skills – Ability to talk to others and effectively convey information
    • Ability to prioritize assignments and tasks, with equipment downtime taking first priority
    • Ability to work safe in stressful situations
    • Visual Color Discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors
    • Ability to work any shift, including 12 hours, evenings, and weekends
    • Ability to work compulsory mandatory overtime as required


    Required Experience






    At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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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    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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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