Title:  Maintenance Associate

Requisition ID:  3787-159

Newton, IA, US, 50208

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, trouble shooting, repair and maintenance of state of the art lithographic printing machinery, die cutters and folder/gluers.


  • Stable work background with a proven track record of working safely.
  • Strong working knowledge and trouble shooting ability in mechanical, electrical and electronics.
  • Good working knowledge of PLC and PLC controlled equipment is strongly preferred
  • Experienced in basic welding as well as mechanical repairs such as gearboxes, electric motor replacements, conveyor belt repairs, pneumatic valve and cylinder repairs, sprocket chain drives, VFD drives, HMIs and other equipment (note: this list is not all inclusive).
  • Willingness to work in an industrial environment with the pressures commonly associated with production plants, such as: minimizing machinery downtime, providing rapid diagnosis and repair of machine down situations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of all Microsoft Office software, Ethernet, Profibus and Devicenet
  • Proven ability to identify electro-mechanical issues, diagnose and assist in repair of various devices
  • Good teamwork attitude and ability to work well within an industrial environment are essential.
  • Ability to work supervised or unsupervised.
  • Willingness to learn and receive direction and training.
  • Strong Computer Skills and a familiarity with CMMS Systems.
  • Candidates must also be able and willing to work overtime.
  • Must also be able to do heavy lifting and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Will work on a Continuous run schedule (2/3/3/2) - 12 hours shifts

Required Skills

  • Assist with evaluation and preservation of automated systems
  • Knowledge with PLCs, preferable with Rockwell and Siemens, Controloigix and S7
  • Experience with Servo systems such as Rockwell, Siemens, Lenze and Indramat
  • Modifying motor power control circuits
  • Reading and interpret schematics
  • Coordinating activities with operations
  • Writing and executing work orders
  • Work any shift including rotating – may include some holidays

Required Experience

3 years of equivalent maintenance experience 


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. 

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