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Maintenance Superintendent Job in Middletown, Ohio US

Maintenance Superintendent


Posted: 8/20/2021 - Expires: 11/18/2021

Job ID: 230853990


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The Maintenance Superintendent provides supervisor responsibility, technical direction, administrative management, and leadership to the Multicraft and Shift Mechanics as well as the Maintenance Supervisor of Electrical Employees.  Actively leads and participates in the plant safety, housekeeping, and continuous improvement efforts.

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

Provide direct supervision, technical direction, development, administrative management, and leadership in maintenance.

In conjunction with operations, be responsible for executing effective outages.

Responsible for supporting capital program, maximizing asset reliability, uptime, and cost effectiveness.

Will be responsible for effectively executing a predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance program.

Uses other maintenance disciplines in the development and application of reliability engineering, root-cause analysis and troubleshooting of equipment and processes.

Coaches and develops training plans for hourly maintenance employees.

Oversees scheduling, material handling issues and maintenance, as well as resolving production problems.  Helps team achieve goals and has responsibility for personnel issues, including required discipline.

Meet or exceeds established standards and is directly accountable for expenditures exceeding budgeted levels.

Be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5's, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.

Work with employees to maintain a safe work environment. Develop and implements safety procedures and supports Health, Safety & Environmental Manager in achieving departmental and plant safety goals.


Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field or 5-10 years manufacturing maintenance experience

Computer Maintenance Management Systems use and implementation (SAP a plus)

Proven track record of identifying opportunities and the ability to recommend and implement improvements.

Strong interpersonal communications such as recommending, directing, accountability, and influencing in a union work force.

Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

An expert level of knowledge is needed in equipment servicing, maintenance planning/scheduling, process control, and stream/power operation. A solid /working knowledge is required in project management, industrial engineering, and cost analysis.

Electrical/Instrumentation experience is big plus! (PLC, Drives, Controls/Logix, VFDs etc.)

Manufacturing Machine Maintenance experience a must

Proven decision-making ability, managerial courage, time management ability

Preferred Paper/Pulp Industry/Mill and/or Paper/Pulp Machine Operation experience



General schedule is an 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.

Weekend On-Call Schedule

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



Action Oriented

Time Management

Managing Through Systems

Building Effective Teams

Written Communications

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 .

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Job Location

Middletown, Ohio, United States

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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.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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