Title:  Electrical & Instrumentation Journeyman

Requisition ID:  1036

Middletown, OH, US, 45042

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  No Travel Required


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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.



Employees in this classification are required to repair, maintain and install any and all plant electrical, electronic and instrumentation equipment.  Employee must function at high levels of quality and efficiency while maintaining the highest standard of safety.


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


  • Perform troubleshooting duties, which involve checking, testing and inspecting to determine cause of trouble.  Make necessary repair or adjustments to correct defects.  With the aid of blue prints, wiring diagrams, schematics, sketches or verbal instructions perform the installation of, repair to and maintenance of any and all plant electrical, electronic and instrumentation equipment, including .
  • Perform preventative maintenance and safety inspections and walkthrough millwide on each shift and make log entries each shift.
  • Direct the work of apprentices and mill personnel when assigned for a given job.
  • Use  RSLogix 5, 500 and 5000, PanelBuilder, and basic Microsoft Office applications programs to troubleshoot and repair all PLC, digital drive and DCS-based systems in the mill.  Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment associated with these systems. 
  • Design, construct and start up PLC-based systems. 
  • Use software to check out storeroom parts and enter maintenance work orders.
  • Diligently practice good safety and housekeeping techniques in accordance with shop rules.  Must have general knowledge of NFPA 70E.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Manufacturing and or Mill experience strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computer programs using Windows based operating systems. 
  • Must have good general working knowledge of the location of all power sources for all mill equipment. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to identify voltage levels with the use of digital multi-meters.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Certified Electrical Technician and/or equivalent work experience.  




  • Must be able to read and interpret information sheets.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley, MeasureX (MXOpen), and DeltaV systems is desired. 
  • Making decisions under the pressure of continuing production
  • Must be able to work around and climb over the machine while it is in operation.
  • Must be able to operate power tools and equipment.



  • Follows schedule of the plant, generally 1st shift
  • Expected to cover vacancy for absent peer.
  • Work overtime as needed.




  • Must be able to work around and climb over the machine while it is in operation.
  • Climbing extension ladders, working from girders and scaffolding, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or movement within confined areas.
  • Work in all buildings or outdoors in all seasons with areas of fluctuating temperature and weather as well as exposure to dirt, grease, fumes and heat.
  • Standing for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Work involves moving or lifting of equipment, materials, tools. Must be able lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must have knowledge of methods of lifting heavy equipment, which includes the use of chain blocks, rope blocks, slings, hitches and overhead cranes.
  • Required to work on voltage levels up to and including 2300 volt AC and around high voltage equipment.


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati