Title:  Maintenance Sr Manager (Maintenance and Power Manager)

Requisition ID:  675

Middletown, OH, US, 45042

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  Up to 25%

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.



The Maintenance Manager provides overall maintenance leadership responsibility, technical direction, administrative management, and leadership to maintenance supervisors, planners millwrights and electricians. Actively leads and participates in the plant safety, housekeeping, and continuous improvement efforts.

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

  • Managerial responsibility for technical direction, administrative management, and leadership in the maintenance department
  • Responsible for the management of equipment and maintenance.
  • Manages maintenance and capital program maximizing asset reliability, uptime, and cost effectiveness with available resources.
  • Manages plant environmental programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations.
  • Manages the facility and equipment needs including capital and major repairs.
  • Manages predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Uses other maintenance disciplines in the development and application of reliability engineering, root-cause analysis and troubleshooting of equipment and processes.
  • Coaches and develops training plans for direct reports and maintenance employees.
  • Supports mill and department goals in safety, environmental compliance, quality, cost, productivity, and continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Computer Maintenance Management Systems use and implementation (SAP a plus)
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Preventative/Predicative/Precision Maintenance




  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year institution in Engineering or related field and 5-10 years maintenance experience including:
  • Pulp and Paper Industry preferred
  • Lean / Six Sigma


  • Proven record of identifying opportunities and the ability to recommend and implement improvements.
  • Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Previous environmental experience is a plus.
  • An expert level of knowledge is needed in equipment servicing, maintenance planning/scheduling, process control, and stream/power operation. A solid /working knowledge is required in project management, industrial engineering, and cost analysis and employee relations. Also, strong interpersonal communications such as recommending, directing, and influencing in a union work force.
  • Troubleshooting skills


  • 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


  • Strategic Mindset
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness
  • Resourcefulness
  • Builds Effective Teams
  • Business Insights
  • Drives Engagement
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Manages Complexity
  • Being resilient
  • Collaborates


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati