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Title:  Mechanical / Electrical Technician

Requisition ID:  13226-159

Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  Up to 25%


The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job.  The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic.  The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.

Effectively support the growing Graphic Packaging International Foodservice Business’s maintenance, fabrication and rebuild center activities that support the division’s plant operations while working in a safe manner and obeying all safety and conduct rules.

  • Read and work from mechanical, pneumatic and electrical schematics
  • New Equipment: Assemble paper converting equipment that is used for the manufacturing of paper cups, plastic lids and corrugated boxes.
  • Used equipment; disassemble, clean, repair and rebuild paper converting equipment.
  • Identify and correct mechanical or electrical issues during the rebuilding process.
  • Working independently and or as a team.
  • Travel to production plant locations to provide support for machine installation, machine repair and maintenance support. Overnight travel is required.
  • Participate in all safety meetings and required Safety walk thru assessments.


  • Physical and visual activities that are commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Position is associated with pushing, pulling, climbing, reaching, stretching and working in tight positions.
  • Physical demands commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:
    • Must have physical coordination to operate fork lift (to remove and replace extremely heavy parts.
    • Must have the physical ability and coordination to operate machinery (Lathe, Grinder, Drill Press, Handsaw, etc.,) used to make and repair parts.
    • Must have the physical ability and coordination to remove and replace parts from machinery. To be functional within position person should be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
    • Must have visual acuity at short distance to examine form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Inside Conditions: Heat, humidity, working in tight areas, noise (from production machinery) and working with various oils, solvents and other related chemicals.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English. Must have working knowledge of basic mechanical fundamentals. Perform tasks per instructions. Work well without supervision when needed
  • Must have experience in identifying basic hand tools. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of Three years’ hands on experience in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repair of high speed equipment.
  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:
    • Basic working knowledge of machine tools: drill presses, welders, grinders, lathes, milling machines, surface grinder, drills, hoists, man lifts, fork lifts, power tools, parts washers, horizontal and vertical saws, sand and ice blasters, painting equipment, hand tools, precision measuring equipment, wrenches, machining tools
    • Basic computer skills
    • All types of machinery involved in the Foodservice / folding carton industry. Must have own tools needed to make mechanical and/or electrical repairs.
  • Must be flexible: Able to work overtime and Saturdays/Sundays when needed.

Required Skills

EDUCATION REQUIRED: High School diploma or GED

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 3-5 years or Technical Degree in Related Subjects

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.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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