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Title:  Maint/Plan/Sched III (Mill) - PM

Requisition ID:  14580-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY: The Mechanical Maintenance Planner position is critical to the successful execution of all scheduled down time maintenance outages to assure that scheduled uptime meets operational targets. 


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


  • Responsible to communicate with operations for efficient preventive maintenance and routine job planning, work scheduling and execution to optimize equipment. Use engineering principles to accurately scope jobs that will increase overall equipment reliability. 
  • Investigate the feasibility of redesigning systems where we are having reoccurring reliability problems.
  • Assist the failure analysis effort by helping implement corrective actions that are needed to prevent reoccurrence of equipment failures.
  • As part of the key management team will be required to perform rotating weekend maintenance on-call duty for the entire mill.
  • Lead and manage the planning and scheduling for daily work and monthly outages for mechanical crafts people for the Paper Machine area.
  • Work with Electrical/Instrumentation maintenance supervisors to gain concurrence on plan details (manpower, tools, special consideration, etc.). Implement E/I schedules into the mechanical Microsoft project.
  • Utilize predictive data (vibration reports, oil analysis, etc) to set priority for outage work.
  • Prior to outage day, coordinate clearly with maintenance supervisors and technicians the job plans, time estimates, resource requirements, any safety hazards present, communicate any need for special permits.
  • Assure proper level of feedback from maintenance supervisors and technicians on completed jobs.
  • Assist the failure analysis effort by helping implement corrective actions that are needed to prevent reoccurrence of equipment failures.



  • General schedule is an 8-hour 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.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.




  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.




  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Organizing

Required Skills


  • BS degree in engineering preferred or equivalent experience.



  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and a CMMS system preferably SAP.
  • Utilize SAP for the creation of task lists to assist in job planning.
  • Candor/Integrity; Assertive Leadership skills; Sense of Urgency; People skills including coaching, teaching, managing and confronting; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Organized work practices and attention to detail; Self discipline and the willingness to support colleagues unselfishly.

Required Experience

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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