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Title:  Machinist/Mechanic

Requisition ID:  18730-159

Phoenixville, PA, US, 19460

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Installing and repairing all electrical devices within the plant.
  • Performing breakdown repairs, preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, etc. on all production equipment, utilities, building/grounds, etc.
  • Completing parts requisitions, work orders, time sheets, in Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • Electrician disassembles defective electrical equipment, replaces defective or worn parts, and reassembles equipment.
  • Responsible for replacing all fuses, light sockets, bulbs and switches
  • Working independently and on teams.
  • Demonstrating safe work practices.Understand and complete all associated paperwork.
  • Adhere to preventative/predictive maintenance schedules.
  • Read and work from mechanical and electrical blueprints
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

Ideally the individual that would be a strong fit for this position would have some of the following knowledge/skills and abilities;

  • Mechanical assembly skills on large equipment a plus.
  • Mechanical and/or electrical experience in a converting plant desired but not required

 An individual in this position must be able to learn and demonstrate the following skills;

  • Self-sufficient and cost effectively perform all required mechanical and pneumatic assembly operations.
  • Complete knowledge and understanding of assembly drawing blueprints at a complex level.
  • Must have extensive knowledge for identification and working knowledge of mechanical and pneumatic components.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, adjust and debug to finalize majority of machine lines required in house or at the customer’s facility.
  • Ability to perform inquiry and printouts as required in manufacturing and engineering systems.
  • Trained and knowledgeable in Mechanical Assembly Standards, Engineering Standards, other applicable procedures and parts flow.

Essential Job Functions include the following:

  • Candidates should be available to work either morning and night shifts (8hr and 12hr shifts), as shift preferences are approved per company policy and/or collective bargaining agreement
  • Must have flexibility to work any given day during the week.
  • No travel required
  • Physical demands
    • Will walk and/or stand 8 – 12 hours per day. Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time
    • Lifting requirements: 45lbs minimum required
    • Candidates are required to wear PPE (i.e. ear plugs, hair net, steel toed shoes)
  • Working environment: High noise volumes from industrial presses, Company will provide PPE.


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

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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