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Title:  Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Requisition ID:  19322-159
Location: 

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required

This is a leadership position where the Reliability Engineer is responsible for improving equipment and area reliability in the designated business area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring prompt completion of RCFA’s and corrective actions
  • Tracking PM equipment related downtime data and causes, using this data to identify opportunities for improvement, and selling these opportunities to area stakeholders.
  • Maintaining reliability improvement plan for departmental machinery.
  • Ensuring critical reliability improvement projects are on capital and repair job plans.
  • Ensuring reliability improvements are incorporated into routine and major outage work scopes.
  • Providing functional direction to and technical support to the area Reliability inspectors.
  • Improve utilization of predictive technologies to reduce unscheduled downtime.
  • Providing technical support of supervisors and craftsmen as needed.
  • Supporting planner work systems and master data improvement efforts such as PM development and store- room inventory adjustment recommendations.
  • Support Capital and Repair Projects
  • Engineering Liaison. Develop and handoff capital work to mill engineering
  • Champion the element of “Design for Reliability” in all capital and repair jobs.
  • Facility Plan Development. Support 5 yr repair plan development and provide input for capital planning. 

Required Skills

  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Organizing
  • Priority Setting
  • Drive for results
  • Action Oriented
  • Peer relationships
  • Decision Quality
  • Perseverance

Required Experience

  • BS Degree in Engineering required; mechanical engineering preferred 
  • 5 years reliability experience in an industrial maintenance organization. Paper Machine (Pulp Mill) experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of reliability concepts and application
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem solver






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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