Title:  Maintenance Supervisor - Automation Technician

Requisition ID:  2554

Waco, TX, US, 76712

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  Up to 25%

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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.



This Automation Technician will be a working shift to aid in automation troubleshooting and support and leading hourly maintenance on shift employees through various daily needs.  They will provide onsite and on-shift process control support throughout the mill.


JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and diagnostic checks on PLC’s and instrumentation DC’s
  • Knowledge of AC and DC control systems
  • Ability to be able to use Industrial test equipment
  • Ability to understand industrial networking
  • Ability to Read drawings such as electrical schematics, P&ID’s (control loops), and ladder logic as an aid in troubleshooting.
  • Maintain programming, hardware networking and communication systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot control systems. Control systems include PLCs, instrumentation, networked controllers, process controllers, hydraulic control valves, pneumatic control valves and AC or DC motors and drives.
  • Must be self-starter and must demonstrate the initiative to identify and solve problems. Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Solid verbal communication and listening skills to work effectively with various personnel in the plant such as production operators, supervisors, maintenance electricians/mechanics, and engineers.
  • Ability to train maintenance technicians on control systems
  • Ability to create, Evaluate and implement technical notes, SOPs, preventive/predictive maintenance programs on A.C. and D.C. motors, drives and other electrical equipment.
  • Transferring drive parameters for AC or DC motor drive replacement
  • Ability to manage force/jumper logs including follow up actions to the logs
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Graduate of Rockwell AAM Rockwell Program, or bachelor or associate degree in an engineering discipline, controls engineering preferred.
  • Prior Delta V, Rockwell, Valmet DNA, ABB or Honeywell systems experience preferred



  • Process control engineering and troubleshooting
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities and strong team player



  • Growth Mindset in Developing Talent and Teams and Continuous Improvement
  • Leadership Mindset in Enabling Performance and Engaging Employees
  • Strategic Mindset in delivering a High-Performance Organization
  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Planning & Priority Setting
  • Problem solving, Drive for Results and Timely Decision Making
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge
  • Managing through Systems

Nearest Major Market: Waco