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Title:  Mgr., Maintenance

Requisition ID:  17995 - 159

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Reliability manager will provide strategic and tactical leadership to achieve key Reliability objectives in safety, environmental compliance, production, reliability, precision maintenance, and cost.  The successful candidate will have good command skill, excellent troubleshooting abilities, very good team building and coaching skills, and will manage through systems.  They must have high expectations around all the key components of a world class maintenance organization.  The candidate will have good electrical knowledge and skills from low voltage controls to high voltage power distribution.  Knowledge and high expectations around electrical safety and NFPA70E is a requirement.   


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Drive safety to Zero injuries and support mill transition to safety focused culture.
  • Drive NFPA 70E and all aspects of the electrical safety program
  • Support and drive the mills safety AIP process
  • Build skilled organization with confidence to make decisions at the lowest level.
  • Develop, implement and manage robust reliability training program
  • Develop and drive adherence to improved housekeeping standards
  • Embrace and drive World Class Maintenance initiatives: Planning and Scheduling, Reliability, and employee performance.
  • Drive improvement of productivity and reliability of all areas by focusing on capital utilization, improved training, and maintenance work systems.
  • Drive RCFA and A3 processes to eliminate repeat failures
  • Develop and maintain five-year plan that supports Mill, Division, and Company vision
  • Oversee and require involvement in capital process and capital projects to insure proper return on spending.
  • Ensure spare parts are set up, PMs and PDM routes / rounds on all new systems
  • Plan annual spending for the Reliability department and manage to the set budgets to meet annual goals.
  • Support and drive the countermeasure / T-card system
  • Develop and drive adherence to SOPs and TCCs for effective troubleshooting, safety, performance, and KPI attainment.
  • FIT – total maintenance performance: planning & scheduling, optimization of man hours, reduce contractor reliance
  • Successfully manage day-to-day and strategic Issues/Maintenance (What, Who, When)
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 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 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.
  • Confined space entry of equipment and vessels during outages.
  • Walking down all process areas and equipment.

Required Skills


  • Good reliability systems knowledge
  • Ability to make data driven decisions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to motivate people to perform at higher levels
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills
  • Coachable - willingness to make changes daily as required
  • Continuous Improvement Agility - Improve Safety, Cost, Productivity, Quality & Morale
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to properly prioritize based on Department and Mill Goals/Objectives
  • Ability to effectively develop and manage people
  • Provide prioritized direction to department and support functions
  • Ability to build skills of technicians, supervisors, planners, and reliability engineers through training and coaching.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork to ensure safe and efficient operations
  • Ability to align with and champion company and mill policies and procedures


  • Action Oriented
  • Drive to improve
  • Command Skills
  • Managing through Systems
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Teambuilding


Required Experience


  • Five (5) years’ experience in an Reliability leadership role
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Successful candidate will have the aspiration to advance to roles of greater influence and responsibility



  • BE Engineering preferred (or equivalent demonstrated electrical maintenance experience)
  • Reliability Maintenance Experience preferred / Supervisory experience required – Minimum 5 years

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

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