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Title:  Operations Maintenance Coordinator-Paper

Requisition ID:  15874-159

Texarkana, TX, US, 75572

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  Negligible


Role Summary

The Operations Maintenance Coordinator (OMC) is a vital person for an effective Maintenance Planning and Scheduling process for the Paper Department and is the leader of the area MOPS Team.  The OMC is responsible for the coordination of all maintenance and repair work and the improvement and sustainability of overall equipment reliability in the area.  The OMC has full authority for requesting, approving, and controlling all maintenance and repair work in the work area.

Required Skills

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads Daily MOPS and Weekly Scheduling Meetings as outlined in the workflow process
  • Works with Operations and Maintenance teams to identify work for the area and generate work order requests based on need and priority for the day/week
  • Review Operator Round reports and finds to generate work requests for corrective action
  • The OMC checks to be sure all requests are correctly prepared with the following criteria;
    • Assures the work request contains detailed and necessary information and documentation
    • Assures that the work order has the correct equipment location and work type
    • Assigns realistic priority, target completion date that is consistent with the overall needs of the area
    • Determines if improvement, indirect, work is expense versus capital and takes actions accordingly.
    • Utilize the “management of change” process appropriately
    • Authorizes work requests
    • Manage department spending and checkbook
  • Utilizes up-to-date backlog reports to coordinate maintenance activities in his/her area of responsibility. Uses this backlog as a guide to specify planned work to be scheduled and planned, not a separate priority list
  • Follows up with Maintenance Supervisor on work being performed by maintenance, and contractors in his/her area of responsibility for proper efficient execution and completion. Working with Assistant Superintendent Maintenance, authorizes overtime as needed to complete critical work in a timely manner
  • Supports the Maintenance Planner in detailed planning for daily, weekly and shutdown process.
  • Takes steps to have engineering involved in chronic problems addressed to identify RCF and resolve
  • Responsible for overall management of the Base Stock Warehouse
    • Sustain accurate Base Stock inventory
    • Prioritize bay locations
    • Conduct bi-annual cycle counts
  • Manage PIT maintenance
  • Backfill Paper Assistant Superintendents as needed
  • Maintains chronic equipment list, and “when down do list” and uses it for resource allocation and scheduling

Required Experience



Required Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree (technical) preferred. A minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent and job specific work-related experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 2 years job-related experience in manufacturing required
  • General schedule is M-F assignment; however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so


Desired Characteristics

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the processes and operations of an integrated paper mill operation
  • Knowledge of SAP Business Software preferred
  • Proficient computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Software, Excel, Word and Outlook

 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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