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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  17032-159

Perry, GA, US, 31069

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

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

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference. 

Job Description:

The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job.  The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic.  The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.

  • Always maintain a safe work environment and work with the assigned shift to resolve safety issues
  • Maintain clean, neat, and orderly work areas
  • Create/complete notifications & work orders
  • Respond to unplanned equip needs and breakdowns during shift. Performing breakdown repairs, preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, and support as directed on all production equipment, utilities, building/grounds, etc.
  • Communicate follow-ups, opportunities, and details to maintenance, operations, and leadership organizations.
  • Maintain PM Compliance on Assigned Shift PM work orders
  • Be able to troubleshoot problems with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and take initiative to correct and seek immediate assistance as necessary.
  • Complete parts requisitions, reservations, work orders, time confirmations, and notifications within SAP completely and in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to preventative/predictive maintenance schedules as outlined in work schedules for both outage and non-outage work.

Physical Demands:

  • Position is associated with pushing, pulling, climbing, reaching, stretching, and working in tight positions.
  • The employee is continuously required to lift up to 20 pounds, frequently required to lift 10 to 50 pounds and occasionally required to lift over 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to carry over 50 pounds.
  • Must have physical coordination to operate forklift
  • Must have the physical ability and coordination to operate machinery (Lathe, Grinder, Drill Press, Handsaw, etc...,) used to make and repair parts.
  • Must have the physical ability and coordination to remove and replace parts from machinery.
  • Inside Conditions: Extremes of heat (100 seasonal), humidity, working in tight areas, noise (from production machinery) and working with various oils, solvents, and other related chemicals
  • Must be able to work 12-hour, rotating shifts on both days and nights.

Required Skills

  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Microsoft Office, Outlook, Internet Research proficiency
  • Microsoft Project, AutoCAD, and Visio a Plus
  • Good project management skills.
  • Self Starter
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Understanding of Reliability Engineering Fundamentals
  • Proficient understanding of PdM Methodologies
  • PdM Certifications a Plus
  • Multiple PLC/Drive Programming
  • Able to Identify, Locate, Order, manage spare parts as needed

Required Experience


  • Must have 5-10 years of demonstrated mechanical and electrical skills in Industrial Maintenance or equivalent education
  • Advanced SAP or Equivalent CMMS Experience
  • Knowledgeable in printing and converting technologies a plus
  • Multiple Equipment specific SME
  • Trainer Experience a Plus: (MX & OPS technicians on specific 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.

Nearest Major Market: Warner Robins
Nearest Secondary Market: Macon

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