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Title:  Electrical Engineering Manager

Requisition ID:  18476-159

Middletown, OH, US, 45042

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Electrical Engineering Manager will manage the plant-wide capital and maintenance project program maximizing effectiveness of capital funds, asset reliability, uptime, and cost effectiveness with available resources. They understand and align business operations and Engineering as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

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

  • Provide direct supervision, technical direction, administrative management, leadership, coaching, and development of personnel in the plant engineering area.
  • Manage plant-wide capital and maintenance project program maximizing asset reliability, uptime, and cost effectiveness with available resources.  Responsibilities include long range planning, budget development, project management, project installation, and reporting.
  • Responsible for the management of all utilities operations, spending and people.
  • Coordinate energy management optimization activities.
  • Evaluation and preservation of automated systems including on machine gauging system and Mill DCS.
  • Identify equipment and process improvements to support waste and/or process costs reductions.
  • Application of NFPA Guidelines including publication 70E.
  • Provide relief maintenance supervision and off-hour plant support for maintenance and process troubleshooting.
  • Consolidation of monthly and annual results with supporting explanations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.




  • 10 year history of successful project management in a manufacturing environment, paper mill experience preferred.
  • Knowledge with PLCs, preferable with Rockwell and Siemens, Controloigix and S7.
  • Experience and ability to read, interpret, and modify schematics for both power and control systems.
  • Power systems experience: 13.8kV to 480V motor control centers, switchgear, transformers, DC Motors, relays, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Electronic component diagnostics and troubleshooting skills including PLCs, VFD Drives, DCS systems and computer related controls and programming capabilities.
  • Must have good attention to details, but be able to manage the big picture and have a “make the numbers” mentality.
  • Must be able to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with pressure on a day in and day out basis.
  • Must be able to motivate, communicate and drive continuous improvement.
  • Critical thinker, with excellent analytical abilities.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Solid planning, scheduling, leadership, and administrative skills.




  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year institution (or equivalent experience) in Engineering or related field and project management experience including:
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.





  • Must be well organized, analytical, decisive, action oriented and a team player
  • Proven Project Manager with a track record of identifying opportunities and the ability to communicate, recommend, and implement improvements.






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



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Process Management
  • Organizing
  • Priority Setting
  • Dealing with Ambiguity


Required Experience

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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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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