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Title:  Electrical and Automation Engineer

Requisition ID:  14850-159

Kenton, OH, US, 43326

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Kenton facility is seeking an Electrical Engineer to help support the manufacturing of paper cups and containers for the Americas Converting Business within GPI, specifically with additional support for the Marion Facility. They will help support ongoing and new projects using his/her skill in electrical engineering. They understand and align business operations and Engineering as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.
• Provide engineering support and project management for capital projects and major repair projects.
• Create, maintain and keep current documentation and electronic versions of all electrical and pneumatic schematics including panel layouts, PLC, HMI and Servo Drives programs.
• Provide expertise in PLC Control Systems and Programming in the development and troubleshooting of Electrical and Automation Control Systems.
• Design circuit and layout drawings of control and power panels in accordance with NEC and corporate standards
• Coordinate with engineering and shop personnel on existing machine control modifications to robotic, electrical and pneumatic systems.
• Assist shop personnel in checking or trouble shooting equipment as required.
• Coordinate project installations with Maintenance and contractors.
• Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.
• Other duties as assigned.

• 5 years industrial Electrical Engineering experience.
• Familiar with NEC Codes
• SolidWorks Electrical and AutoCAD design experience
• Proficient with Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Bosch-Rexroth PLC and HMI Programming
• Experience with Variable Frequency and Servo Motor Drives

• Four-year degree in Electrical Engineering preferred or;
• Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.
• Knowledge of industrial safety standards.

• Hands on technical capability, but good communication skills to delegate assignments
• Strong organization and leadership skills.
• Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project.
• Ability to do wiring tasks.
• General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
• Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

• 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.

• Integrity & Trust
• Action Oriented
• Drive for Results
• Problem Solving
• Technical Learning


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

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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