Title:  Industrial Electrician - Red Seal

Requisition ID:  64706

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2K 2T9

Category:  Production, Manufacturing & Skilled Trades
Travel:  Negligible

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 International, ULC, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, currently has an immediate  opening for an experienced, Industrial Electrician to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a Red Seal Industrial Electrician  to use their troubleshooting, process control/PLC programming and commissioning skills. The position will be active in developing a culture of an incident free workplace, continuous improvement of equipment reliability and reducing costs to support the business success. The plant is a 24/7 operation. Successful applicants must be available to work all shifts including but not limited to, days, afternoons, rotating 12 hours shifts, weekends and statutory holidays. overtime and on-call.


Job requirements:

  • Ensures proper operation of manufacturing equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, drives, PLC’s, pumps, pneumatic tools, and production machines, following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, and manufacturer's instructions.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, and drawings.
  • Troubleshoot, install, align, dismantle, repair, and maintain industrial machinery, electrical and mechanical equipment for improved reliability and up-time
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Work closely with area operators to resolve maintenance related issues with the ability to communicate the issues and resolutions to Operators, Managers and Peers directly or via email.
  • Responsible for shift pass down to oncoming technicians.
  • Maintain maintenance log and keep it current at the end of each shift.
  • Resolve quality and safety issues.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned and required



Job Requirements/Education:

  • Must be Red Seal Industrial Electrician (applicants who do not have this certification will not be considered)
  • 5+ years of experience in a production environment preferred
  • Experience with PLC/Controls/Electronics, PLC Automaton Controls
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment, with multiple projects, while meeting deadlines safely
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to interact with customers, co-workers, and managers in a professional manner
  • Complex problem solving
  • Must be a collaborator
  • Expected to supply a standard industrial set of tools. The company will supply specialty tooling


Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting, standing for extended periods of time, up to 12 hours
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements
  • Climbing, stooping, bending, and overhead reaching
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Noisy/hot environment
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment



We are looking for people to help grow our culture to create an incident free workplace, using standard work practices to drive out waste and continuously improve equipment reliability all aimed at reducing costs to support our business viability. Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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