Title:  Mechanic

Requisition ID:  3111

Pacific, MO, US, 63069

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
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 II & III classifications are 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 standard of safety. In addition, general and building maintenance is assigned to Mechanic II & III’s. This is achieved through strong knowledge of electro-mechanics, ability to troubleshoot various equipment problems, and adhering to all Safety Requirements and Rules


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

  • Support, through participation, Continuous Improvement.
  • Routine preventative maintenance.
  • Various mechanical repairs.
  • Various electrical repairs including high and low AC/DC voltage.
  • Hydraulic repairs.
  • Various pneumatic repairs.
  • Comply with safe work practices rules and policies.
  • General housekeeping.
  • Compliance with Quality related procedures.
  • Completing required paperwork.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Manufacturing experience required.
  • Minimum of two years Electro-Mechanical experience, in a manufacturing environment, is required. (Five years preferred.)
  • Minimum of two years VFD, controls, and electrical troubleshooting experience is required.
  • 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)



  • 64 credit hours from a technical degree/certificates or a bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college in Industrial Electricity, Electronics Technology, Industrial Maintenance or Engineering is required Advanced degree or certifications preferred.
  • Basic computer skills required.



  • Ability to interact with customers, co-workers, and managers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines safely and within quality specifications.
  • Ability to work within safety rules/guidelines.



  • General schedules are 8-hour/5-day or 12-hour/7-day shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off, however, employees must be willing to work alternate schedules or overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.



  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 12-hours.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Lifting up to 45 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment.



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.

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