Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  3421

Tuscaloosa, AL, US, 35401

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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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Our Tuscaloosa, AL facility to looking for a Maintenance Technician. This position is responsible for performing machine maintenance and repair for all plant equipment. The technician will follow the direction of the Maintenance Manager and complete work orders in an efficient manner.  PLEASE ATTACH RESUME


Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Ability to follow safe work practices in accordance with company policies, OSHA regulations and electrical code.
  • Installs and repairs electrical systems, electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment, following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment.
  • Diagnose and replace faulty electrical components on machines and support equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, breakdown repairs, predictive maintenance, etc. on all production equipment, utilities, building/grounds etc.
  • Occasionally work from elevated surfaces such as booms, scissor lifts, and ladders.
  • Identify hazards and advise management of dangers associated with operating equipment in current condition.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime
  • Must be willing and able to be in a crew rotated on call schedule for nights and weekend coverage.



Job Skills: 


  • Strong electrical skills. Must be able to do the following:
  • Read and understand electrical prints
  • Troubleshoot electrical equipment including AC and DC motors, motor controlled drive systems, tachometers/encoders, limit switches, relays, oven burner systems, position sensing devices, starters and contacts.
  • Proficient in using electrical testing equipment including, multimeters, meggers, tone generator etc.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code
  • Must also be able to cross reference electrical components for upgrades and (drives, fuses, motors, sensors, photo eyes, proximity switches, limit switches, etc..) between brands for replacement of discontinued equipment
  • PLC troubleshooting and programming abilities are a plus.
  • IT experience is a plus.



  • Good mechanical skills including the following:
  • Understanding mechanical drawings.
  • The ability to use basic industrial shop equipment, hand tools, drills, saws, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and compressed air systems.
  • The ability to troubleshoot and replace basic mechanical components such as, bearings, cylinders, chains, couplings etc.


Required Experience:


  • Must have a positive attitude.
  • 5 years in industrial maintenance related field or military equivalent.
  • Must be computer literate with the ability to learn and preform task in SAP.
  • Good organization and communication skills.



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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.

Nearest Major Market: Tuscaloosa