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Title:  E&I Maintenance Planner & Scheduler

Requisition ID:  15049-159

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required


The E&I Maintenance Planner plans and schedules work for their area(s) of responsibility. Primarily works independently in providing leadership to field supervision, inspection of field work, project management and office administrative duties will be required in support of the functional area of assignment.


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

  • Ensures that proper safety practices are followed.
  • Leads daily/weekly planning and scheduling meetings.
  • Lead the development of the initial screening/scoping process to prioritize work orders to be planned and scheduled.
  • Ensures the work notification has the correct functional location and work type.
  • Generates cost estimates for work orders.
  • Acting as a liaison between internal customers, suppliers, and contractors
  • Responsible to communicate with operations for efficient preventive maintenance and routine job planning, work scheduling and execution to optimize equipment. 
  • Coordinates and manages vendors/contractors.
  • Maintains a minimum of two weeks backlog list of planned work ready for scheduling.
  • Updates and maintains criticality, BOMs, standard tasks, PM03s and spare parts for equipment in area of responsibility.
  • Acts as a back-up supervisor for the E&I maintenance crew in their area of responsibility.
  • Develops/maintains the daily/annual outages plans for their area of responsibility.



  • Skilled in utilization of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), preferably SAP.
  • Multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet deadlines on a continuous basis.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Project, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to estimate man-hours and costs for maintenance work.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot E&I issues with common equipment
  • Must be able to read prints and schematics
  • Strong team player and communicator



  • 7-10 year’s maintenance experience in pulp/paper mill preferred.
  • 7-10 year’s maintenance planning experience preferred with knowledge of recognized maintenance planning practices.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.



  • 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.
  • Work on a rotating weekend coverage schedule
  • 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.
  • Use of ladders and stairs in the mill environment.



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

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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