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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  14477-159
Location: 

Newton, IA, US, 50208

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Title:   Maintenance                                                         

Location:  Newton, IA

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.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Ability to work with a team and ability to work well within an industrial environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn and receive direction and training
  • Strong Computer Skills and a familiarity with CMMS Systems.]
  • Ability 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

Job Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • 3 years of equivalent maintenance experience
  • 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






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! 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 care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader 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 www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


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 EEO is the Law Poster.


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