Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  1297

Wayne, NJ, US, 07470

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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


We are seeking a candidate to join our Maintenance Department as a Maintenance Technician for 3rd Shift (10 PM to 6 AM)The successful candidate will train on day shift for a period of approximately 3-6 months and move over to night shift once training is complete.  We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry. 


We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation, Sick & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401(k) with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.


JOB SUMMARY: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of various pre-press, sheeting, printing, and finishing manufacturing equipment at an acceptable speed and efficiency while maintaining the highest standards of safety. In addition, general and building maintenance is assigned to this Mechanic position. This is achieved through strong knowledge of electro-mechanics, PLC’s, the ability to troubleshoot various equipment problems, and adhering to all Safety Requirements and Rules.


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

  • Routine preventative maintenance
  • Various mechanical repairs
  • Various electrical repairs
  • Hydraulic repairs
  • Various pneumatic repairs
  • Will need to be trained in general mechanics, electrical, plumbing, lubrication storage and handling, book parts reading, electrical diagram reading, and all equipment’s mechanics, electrical and when applicable, lubrication procedures
  • Ability to perform maintenance activities with a variety of equipment, including but not limited to drills, hammers, drill press, floor base, grinder, hydraulic lift, parts washer 40 gal, manual riveter, sander, belt/disc, saws (circular, horizontal band, jig, miter, reciprocating and vertical bend), shop press 20 ton, welders (arc and wire feed), multimeter, calipers and hydraulic jack
  • Prior to release for production all tools, equipment, and hardware are accounted for
  • Support, through participation, Continuous Improvement
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 3-5 years of Maintenance & Electrical repair, PLC fault diagnostics, and mechanical maintenance in a light manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience with KBA and/or Mitsubishi Presses preferred.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



  • LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.


  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


  • REASONING ABILITY - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.




  • CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS - Company issued Fork Truck Operator’s License; Company issued Clamp Truck Operator’s License; NFPA-70E



  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required.






  • SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS - Schedules are up to 12-hour shifts Mondays – Fridays and 8-hour shifts on Saturdays. However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.


    • Lifting up to 20 lbs. frequently (11-33% of the time) and lifting 21-60 lbs. occasionally (1-10% of the time)
    • Requires use of both feet frequently
    • Requires use of both hands for simple grasping, firm grasping, fine manipulation and repetitive actions continuously
    • Requires right- and left-hand coordination
    • Ability to stand, climb, walk, kneel and crouch frequently (34-66% of the time)
    • Ability to bend, squat, reach above shoulder and at waist or lower, twist, stretch, push/pull with force up to 45 lbs., carry, grasp with force up to 90 lbs. and finger occasionally (1-33% of the time)
    • Ability to read, write, hear, see, speak and have agility on a continuous basis
    • Rarely laying on back to complete preventative and breakdown maintenance to perform mechanical and electrical services to ensure plant operations
    • Pushing (occasionally) horizontal at a self-selected height with a force of 35 lbs. indoors on a smooth and inclined surface to complete fabrication of requested items to perform mechanical and electrical services to ensure plant operations
    • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices
    • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment
    • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature and loud noises
    • PPE required: Steel-toed/safety footwear, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Cut resistant Safety Gloves, Hair Net, Beard Net

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey