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Title:  Supvr., Maintenance I (Plant)

Requisition ID:  16553-159

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the safe and efficient execution of mechanical maintenance work throughout the facility.  This role manages, supervises and coaches members of the maintenance team.  The Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor plays a key role in training, coaching and assessing mechanics on maintenance elements of continuous excellence using TPM as the multi-disciplined approach to establish a continuous improvement and zero loss culture, supervision and regulatory compliance of environmental programs, project installations, modifications, or renovation of equipment.

Required Skills

  • Supervise, direct and lead the daily activities of routine, outage and turnaround maintenance work performed by maintenance crews and assigned contractors as arranged through the Maintenance Planner to ensure employee safety, quality of work and identified goals are met.
  • Ensure that the job planning, material and services planning is accurate and effective.
  • Manages any urgent or breakdown jobs activities as required to keep equipment running and minimize downtime.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following, implementing and enforcing Company safety standards, practices and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining all mechanical systems and equipment at the unit level including hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, compressors.
  • Lead or assist in the investigation of all injuries, accidents and near-miss incidents in assigned area.
  • Meets maintenance operational standards by implementing productivity and quality standards to ensure proficient utilization of work group and equipment
  • Ensure adherence to Company Policies and process standards.
  • Develop and implement cause and corrective actions for continuous improvement.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance support for all shifts by participating in the plant’s on call program. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends while on call and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency.
  • Implement and maintain 5-S, Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing principles and continuously identify ways to reduce plant operating costs through lean concepts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

  • Knowledge of various types of mechanical systems and equipment including hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, compressors, and rotating equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead others with or without direct authority
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to anticipate and adapt to changing situation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Excel and Word
  • Lean Manufacturing experience a plus
  • Ability to interact effectively and positively with all levels of Company personnel
  • Associate’s Degree or two (2) year technical certificate and six (6) years mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • OR
  • High School Diploma or GED/equivalent and eight (8) years mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

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.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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