Title:  Engineering Technician

Requisition ID:  1376

Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Department:  Engineering
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.



This position is designed to provide drafting support to Menomonee Falls Engineering Department in its mission of providing value added engineering and project management services. The Engineering Technician I will provide support for application and implementation of CAD tools for engineering and design. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in CAD software, GD&T, and Design for Manufacturability. The candidate must be a critical thinker and a problem solver with great attention to detail. Since end user support and teamwork are important aspects of the role, excellent communication and people skills are required.


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

  • Abilities to generate detailed CAD drawings for the Americas Converting Foodservice division for new equipment design and equipment upgrades.
  • Have abilities to follow up hand sketches, verbal description of design changes (ECN's) and implement them into functional part and assembly models.
  • Have proficiency in SolidWorks CAD software.
  • Apply principles of "Design for Manufacturability" to optimize the detail drawings for ease of manufacturing.
  • Understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Learn the Menomonee Falls CAD filing and drafting standards and provide Engineering with SolidWorks and AutoCAD drawings as requested for FSB projects.
  • Assemble and distribute drawing books for new equipment and equipment upgrades.
  • Deliver results within the prescribed development timeline and engineering budgets.
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills and ability to work with teams for drawing creation and detailing.
  • Integrate CAD documents from newly acquired production facilities.



  • Develop detailed mechanical drawings for high-speed converting equipment.
  • 3 years design experience with SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of SolidWorks, PDM (Vault), and AutoCAD software.
  • Experience preparing drawings to engineering specifications.
  • Experience with mechanical assembly and inspection.
  • Work experience with large assemblies in SolidWorks.
  • Experience with GD&T.
  • Familiarity with materials, heat treating, coatings, and surface finishes.
  • Possess a high degree of attention to detail, organizational, debug, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to articulate clearly and concisely.
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, results oriented with a clear focus on quality work output.
  • Understanding of engineering and design processes are necessary.



  • Associates or bachelor’s degree preferred but not required; or equivalent experience in engineering with strong experience in CAD applications particularly SolidWorks.
  • Knowledge of industrial safety standards.



  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent oral/written communication skills, as well as organizational and multi-tasking skills to drive multiple projects to completion.
  • Ideal candidate is experienced in SolidWorks, PDM, and Microsoft products.
  • Ability to review and analyze sketches and ideas and turn those into complete detail drawings.
  • Ability to modify and revise existing older drawings and bring them to current drafting standards.
  • Consult with engineering and fabrications representatives to review and resolve drawing issues.
  • Ability to generate equipment operating manuals and technical documentation needed at the time of releasing equipment to the plants.




  • 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 50 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Attention to detail and disciplined execution of tasks
  • Drive for Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Technical Learning


Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee