Title:  Maintenance Manager "E/I Superintendent"

Requisition ID:  1148

Middletown, OH, US, 45042

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
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.


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

Supervise the work of approximately 9 EI Technicians and coordinate with but not directly supervise General Mechanics;

  • Coordinate with EI Planners to ensure all PM’s are scheduled and completed;
  • Initiate work orders and actions to correct unsafe acts and conditions; attend maintenance planning and coordination meetings to help prioritize scheduled work and efficiently handle “break-in” work as necessary.
  • Provide technical assistance and creative thinking during planning and coordination of meetings to deliver the most cost-effective solutions to mechanical and EI issues;
  • Prioritize work to be performed by EI technicians and consult with Planner or Reliability Engineer on work to be contracted;
  • Work with Reliability group to ensure preventive maintenance programs or permanent electrical equipment modifications are put in place to address the “root causes” of downtime and quality issues.
  • Ensure safety best practices and policies are followed;
  • Help maintain a safe work environment by walking the floor and fostering two-way communication; 
  • Manage and engage EI technicians in accordance with GPI values and business strategy;
  • Schedule work assignments, vacations, and address other personnel issues for EI department maintenance personnel
  • Ensure that plans, schedules, and materials are available to allow for work to be handled effectively and efficiently (daily and outages);
  • Assist in development and execution of “outage” strategy and plan;
  • Collaborate with production operators to understand operational issues as well as process and equipment opportunities;
  • Teach technical fundamentals to EI technicians and operations personnel when appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing or maintenance
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to set expectations and motivate crewmembers toward meeting mill and department goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment. 
  • Candidates with a combination of education and applicable experience in automation and electrical systems will be given preference.
  • Must have a minimum of five years’ experience supporting automation and electrical systems.
  • Experience utilizing a Computer based Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to access and update equipment maintenance records.



  • Technical degree or related experience
  • 5-10 years of electrical maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of electrical safe work practices; NEC and NFPA 70-E Electrical Safety Standard





  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Software, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • SAP Business Software Knowledge preferred
  • The incumbent must provide strong leadership and teamwork to ensure safe and efficient operations


  • General schedule is 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.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends in support of the On-Call rotation to support the 24/7 operational schedule.
  • 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.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Managerial Courage
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati