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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  19805-159

Prosperity, SC, US, 29127

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

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

Job Summary:  Perform work involving mechanical, electrical and fabrication skills to keep production machines, support equipment and facility in reliable repair.  Duties involve repairing mechanical equipment; installing, aligning and setup of new equipment along with programming of PLC’s, working with logic and motor control systems.

Job Functions:

  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical / electrical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic circuits, conveyor systems and production machines; using schematics, blueprints, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and engineering specifications to complete tasks.
  • Inspect drives, motors, belts check fluids levels, replace filters or perform other maintenance duties such as grounds and facilities maintenance.
  • Use tools ranging from hand and power tools to precision measuring instruments, electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electric components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery and equipment.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears and other machinery parts.
  • Dismantle machinery to access and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools, power tools and forklifts.
  • Plan and layout repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals and schematic diagrams.
  • Maintain grounds and facilities for safe and functional operation.
  • Operate cutting torches or welding equipment.
  • Maintain continuity among team members by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Understand and completed all associated paperwork.
  • Effective and daily communication with hourly operators, other maintenance technicians and salaried employees.

Job Requirements

  • Associates degree in Electronic Engineering Technology, Mechatronics or Industrial Manufacturing is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing maintenance highly preferred.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts; nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Computer skills such as Microsoft Office products, SAP and the ability to learn business specific computer programs.

Basic Skills

  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading, Writing and Mathematical Comprehension
  • Complex Problem Solving

Technical Skills

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

Physical Requirements

  • Standing more than 75%
  • Walking more than 75%
  • 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
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperatures


  • Starting wage is $27.05 and we offer step level increases with time and skills, shift premium is $1.50 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, 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

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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