Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  4304

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.



The Mechanic Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of various pre-press, sheeting, printing, and finishing manufacturing equipment at an acceptable speed and efficiency while maintaining the highest standards of safety.  This is achieved through strong knowledge of electro-mechanics, PLC’s, the ability to troubleshoot various equipment problems, and adhering to all Safety Requirements and Rules.



  • Troubleshooting: Confers with operators and observes, listens for unusual sounds, tests, and evaluates operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction
  • Disassembles machinery and equipment to gain access and remove defective parts, make repairs, and then reassemble
  • Installs, repairs, replaces, changes, adjusts, and aligns components of machinery and equipment
  • Test-runs repaired machinery and equipment to verify adequacy of repairs
  • Performs RCFAs (Root Cause Failure Analysis) on equipment failures
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of equipment and machinery
  • Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
  • Completes daily work orders within the time frame specified on the work order
  • Installs machinery and equipment
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate
  • Inspects drives, motors and belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, and performs other maintenance functions, following checklists.
  • Transports machine parts, tools ,equipment and other material between work areas and storage using carts, fork truck, lift, pallet jack, etc
  • Records repairs and maintenance performed in SAP
  • Orders or requisitions parts and supplies from catalogs and suppliers, or obtains them from store room




Successful candidate must have a minimum of a technical degree from an accredited school in Industrial Electricity, Electronics Technology or Industrial Maintenance, two years Electro-Mechanical experience, in a manufacturing environment, is required (Five years preferred.); internal candidates, closely related, experience required in lieu of two years direct; manufacturing machine preventative maintenance experience required (Prefer Printing/Packaging); manufacturing machine trouble shooting experience required. (Prefer Printing/Packaging)

Successful candidate must be able to maintenance, troubleshoot and install electrical circuitry and equipment controls.

Depending upon education and previous work experience additional machine and or Factory machine training may be required.


GPI Total Rewards

  • Growth Opportunities
  • Paid Vacation
  • $1,000 hire bonus
  • $2,000 referral bonus
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Life/AD&D/Short Term Disability
  • FIT Rewards
  • Accident/Critical Illness/Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Home & Auto Insurance
  • Identity Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Buy Now Pay Later program


Pay Up to $46.23/Hour 

+ $1.50/hour shift differential when applicable

$$$3,000 HIRING BONUS$$$




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.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs