Title:  General Mechanic New Hire

Requisition ID:  3533

Queen City, TX, US, 75572

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.


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General Mechanic New Hire (Millwright)

The General Mechanic New Hire will play a key role in improving overall reliability and reducing unscheduled downtime which is critical to the success of the mill. This position requires analyzing and reporting the health of rotating process equipment to proactively identify component, equipment, and system issues. Our goal at Graphic Packaging is to continually employ the highest level of educated and thoroughly trained mechanics, this role is imperative to achieve that goal.



  • Performing analysis on rotating machines and overseeing monitoring
  • Detailed machine diagnosis of common machinery faults
  • Rotating equipment background with turbine and compressor experience as a plus
  • Being viewed and utilized as a resource (SME) in all areas of precision practices and work closely with peers, managers, and industry experts to ensure precision practices
  • Act as a QA/QC resource to ensure proper installation and repair of equipment
  • Work with other Department Learning Leader(s) to ensure that procedures and other training or reference documents are aligned with Precision Practices and kept current
  • Continued support using rotating machinery reliability experience
  • Participate in meetings for specking equipment and create new practices and training
  • Support new mechanic hires and participates in onboarding and assimilation
  • Maintain a stock of tools required to perform skill demonstration and qualifications




  • A genuine desire to take on role and willingness to stay in role for at least three (3) years
  • Clean discipline history and attendance record
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently during certification with ongoing occasional travel in support of other mills
  • Five (5) years of experience in mechanical maintenance, experienced in multi-craft maintenance and analysis preferred
  • Specific knowledge in hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics, vibration analysis and basic electrical repair, machine diagnosis of common machinery faults.
  • Prior millwright positions preferred
  • Prior training and certification in welding certification, vibration analysis, electrical/mechanical, bearing training, conveyor systems, pumps, fans, screening equipment, and conveying systems - preferred
  • Ability and willingness to work in widely varied environments
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and verbal communication skills addressing specific issues
  • Strong MS Office skills – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Working knowledge of OSHA


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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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