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Title:  Maintenance Planner

Requisition ID:  9091-159

Prosperity, SC, US, 29127

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

Opportunity:  We are an Extrusion coating manufacturing operation seeking a Maintenance Planner to join our Prosperity, South Carolina team. 

Job Summary:  The Maintenance Planner will be responsible for the planning and scheduling of facility maintenance and project management of capital projects.     

Job Functions:

  • Planning and scheduling.
  • Preventative/Predicative/Precision Maintenance.
  • Proven track record of identifying opportunities and the ability to recommend and implement improvements.
  • Lean / Six Sigma.
  • Multi-tasking and the ability to meet deadlines on a continuous basis.
  • Directs contractors and ensures compliance with safety and quality requirements.
  • Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge is needed in equipment servicing, maintenance planning and scheduling, process control and extrusion coating operations. A solid working knowledge is required in project management, industrial engineering and cost analysis. 
  • Computer Maintenance Management Systems use and implementation (SAP a plus)
  • Ensure that proper safety practices are followed.
  • Ensure maintenance technicians identify work requirements observed and enter appropriate notifications in SAP.
  • Update plant personnel of current work schedules and progress.
  • Create work schedules in SAP and distribute work orders as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field, or 2-5 years maintenance experience in an extrusion facility or pulp/paper mill.
  • 5 years of maintenance planning experience preferred.
  • Must be able to work up to 12 hour shifts; days and nights as needed as well as weekends and holidays.
  • Computer skills such as Microsoft Office products, SAP and the ability to learn business specific computer programs.

Technical Skills

  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Operations Monitoring
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technical Design
  • Troubleshooting
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Plumbing Maintenance

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8 hours.
  • Pushing/Pulling frequently with force up to 50lbs
  • Lift up to 50lbs
  • Frequent climbing on stairs and ladders
  • Frequent kneeling, crouching, and balancing
  • Grasping and reaching/working overhead
  • Elevated work
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices
  • Use of various office, hand and electrical tools or equipment,
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperatures

Key Competencies

  • Integrity and Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Managerial Courage
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing though Systems


  • Hourly wage is $32.30, and we offer shift premium of $1.25 for night shift.
  • We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to paid vacation and holidays, optional health, dental and life insurance including health spending accounts as well as 401k with company matching contributions.
  • Uniforms are provided.
  • Safety shoe program as well as prescription safety eyewear benefits are also available.

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.




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 www.graphicpkg.com.

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 EEO is the Law Poster.

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