Title:  Mgr. II, Plant Engineering

Requisition ID:  19683-159

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required


Directs and controls the activities of the maintenance team functions to ensure that all production and support equipment is maintained at levels which are as efficient and reliable as possible.  Ensures that the facility itself is maintained and is a safe work environment.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

Instructions: This portion should include Principal Duties and Responsibilities for a position.  Include only those current duties and responsibilities that account for 5% or more of the work.

  • Provide direct supervision, technical direction, administrative management, and leadership in the plant maintenance and engineering areas.
  • Must actively support all plant safety standards including GEMBA, hazard mitigation, safety leadership, plant to plant audits and safe implementation of plant down activities.
  • Ensures machines continue to run smoothly, building safe, quality systems to operate efficiently, and the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate.
  • Manage plant-wide maintenance and capital, maximizing asset reliability, uptime, and cost.
  • Manage plant environmental programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Coordinate energy management optimization activities.
  • Provide long-range planning for facility and equipment needs including capital and major repairs.
  • Develops, implements, and oversees predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Uses other maintenance disciplines in the development and application of reliability engineering, root cause analysis and troubleshooting of equipment and processes.
  • Accountable for maintenance budget & MRO.
  • Coaches and develops training plans for all maintenance technicians.
  • Supervises the Maintenance Supervisor, Planner, Stores Coordinator & Maintenance purchasing functions.
  • Qualify Vendors and Contractors and negotiate terms and conditions.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork.




  • Four-year degree in Engineering or related field preferred; or closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ Maintenance experience preferred including:
    • Computer Maintenance Management Systems (preferably SAP)
    • Robotics, PLC, automation, and machine integration
    • Preventative/Predictive/Precision Maintenance
    • Central Stores Management
    • Reliability Engineering
    • Equipment downtime repair planning & scheduling
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite as well as internet research skills.
  • Proven track record of identifying opportunities and the ability to recommend and implement improvements.
  • Budgeting, Negotiating and Project Management skills.
  • Able to lead, motivate and teach maintenance team to improve individual and facility skills.
  • Leader with exceptional communication skills, good organizational skills, and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Previous union & environmental experience a plus.



  • General schedule is a 9-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedule; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, or riding.



  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 9-hours.
  • Occasional bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, and twisting required.
  • Simple and power grasping with both right and left hands is required.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.



  • Integrity & Trust Prioritizing
  • Action Oriented Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus Delegation
  • Organization


GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated based on their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


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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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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