Title:  Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID:  21068-159

Portland, OR, US, 97217

Category:  Engineering and Technical Services
Travel:  Negligible


This engineering position deals with developing and leading the processes to ensure application of Safe practices, ensure product quality, and continuous improvements to production costs and efficiencies. Lead root cause analysis and development of systemic solutions to eliminate repetitive incidents. Ensure plant power and controls equipment reliability through standard work practices.


Key Responsibilities (job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following):

  • Manage Electrical Safety program.
  • Provide electrical support and code Compliance direction to Maintenance crews.
  • Provide training and mentoring for Maintenance Electricians.
  • Provide strategic plan for power and control platforms
  • Manage capital projects
  • Support Continuous Improvement process through project development and technical support for projects.
  • Manage integrity of power distribution system
  • Manage upgrades to obsolete components and systems.
  • Act as signing supervisor for permit program


Job Functions: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage LOTO section of Safety Manual
  • Develop and administer strategy plan for plant power and controls platform.
  • Provide capital plan business case data
  • Manage capital projects and machine improvements, including scope of work, bidding, and project oversight
  • Work with outside contractors on non-capital projects
  • Create culture to achieve plant results
  • Model core values
  • Provide technical support for Maintenance crews, including night and weekend support.
  • Lead troubleshooting of problems with PLC’s, drives, sensors, and controls
  • Lead obsolete DC drive replacement/conversion


Background / Experience:

  • 5-7 years in an industrial manufacturing plant with electrical experience
  • NEC Code knowledge


Education / Knowledge:

  • Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
  • PE Electrical Engineering for the State of Oregon a plus.
  • PLC programming/ troubleshooting (Siemens a plus )
  • Power distribution systems knowledge


Specific Skills:

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • PLC programming / troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong Computer skills (AutoCAD, Excel, Word.)
  • Self- Motivated
  • Good organization skills
  • Project Management skills


Required Experience

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. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

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