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Corporate Project Engineering

Graphic Packaging International, LLC Atlanta, Georgia, United States, GA Full-Time
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Position Title: Project Engineer                                                          

Reports to: Director, Engineering                   

Location: Virtual            

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Position Purpose:

Provide technical and managerial engineering experience to enhance Business and Asset Optimization for our Converting Engineering Department of GPI Continuous Improvement.

Principle Functional Responsibilities:

  • Manage equipment selection, modification, design, and installation to include negotiation and coordination with Suppliers, Vendors, Contractors, Supply Chain, Converting Operations, etc. (Project Management)
  • Implement technology to improve process capability, labor efficiency, flow, flexibility, etc. (Cost Reduction)
  • Provide hands-on coordination, execution, and support associated with plant expansions, plant closures, new equipment installations, transitioning equipment installations, etc. (Integration)
  • Identify and develop Leading Practice (LP) processes and procedures for standardized implementation of effective and continuously improving engineering and project management techniques and solutions (Continuous Improvement)
  • Provide technical (practical) consultation for Design of Experiments to solve manufacturing issues that affect Plants and / or Customers (Problem Solving / Process Improvement)
  • Act as Continuous Improvement (CI) interface for key GPI projects that require engineering and / or project management expertise (Lean)

Key Competencies: 

  • Excellence in Project Engineering and Capital Project Management to include Administrative follow-up and tracking of expenditures – Capital and One-Time Costs (Expense) including appropriate coordination and interface with Finance. The use of thorough presentation and detailed tracking methods and tools is required to be successful.
  • Effective Negotiation with Vendors, Contractors, Plants, Operational Leads, and Corporate Support functions for price, timing, resources, and development of agreed-upon plans for execution. 
  • Impeccable Communication - Clear and concise communication in both verbal and written formats. This is an absolute “must” competency based on the dynamic nature of the role which includes multiple sources of daily coordination, interaction, and follow-up.
  • Out-of-the-Box Idea generation resulting in creative optimized solutions including recommendations on practical application and implementation that provide a decided business advantage.
  • Highly Proficient Technical Skill – proven mechanical, electrical, or industrial hands-on skill and experience including implementation of equipment modification resulting in improved utilization, coordination of Factory Acceptance Tests with OEMs for new or modified equipment, developing accurate (to-scale) CAD drawings, analysis of flow and functionality, and interface with Engineering, Maintenance, and Reliability professionals at Manufacturing Plants.

Desired Background - 10 years + of demonstrated experience and success in:

  • Practical (hands-on) technical skill and ability in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering functions
  • Practical (hands-on) experience working in a Plant / Manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated Project Engineering and Project Management skill and ability including successful execution of capital projects of scale and scope in excess of $1M per project
  • Highly effective negotiation experience with Vendors, Suppliers, Contractors, Internal Resources, etc.
  • Very high comfort level and proficiency in managing large-scale capital projects (>$1M per project)
  • AutoCAD, SAP, MS Project, MS Office Suite, Project Management, Problem Solving, Communication

Education:

  • BS Engineering required
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience in practice; any level of belt certification preferred
  • Financial Metrics associated with Capital AR request/submission
Required Skills

Key Competencies: 

  • Excellence in Project Engineering and Capital Project Management to include Administrative follow-up and tracking of expenditures – Capital and One-Time Costs (Expense) including appropriate coordination and interface with Finance. The use of thorough presentation and detailed tracking methods and tools is required to be successful.
  • Effective Negotiation with Vendors, Contractors, Plants, Operational Leads, and Corporate Support functions for price, timing, resources, and development of agreed-upon plans for execution. 
  • Impeccable Communication - Clear and concise communication in both verbal and written formats. This is an absolute “must” competency based on the dynamic nature of the role which includes multiple sources of daily coordination, interaction, and follow-up.
  • Out-of-the-Box Idea generation resulting in creative optimized solutions including recommendations on practical application and implementation that provide a decided business advantage.
  • Highly Proficient Technical Skill – proven mechanical, electrical, or industrial hands-on skill and experience including implementation of equipment modification resulting in improved utilization, coordination of Factory Acceptance Tests with OEMs for new or modified equipment, developing accurate (to-scale) CAD drawings, analysis of flow and functionality, and interface with Engineering, Maintenance, and Reliability professionals at Manufacturing Plants.

Desired Background - 10 years + of demonstrated experience and success in:

  • Practical (hands-on) technical skill and ability in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering functions
  • Practical (hands-on) experience working in a Plant / Manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated Project Engineering and Project Management skill and ability including successful execution of capital projects of scale and scope in excess of $1M per project
  • Highly effective negotiation experience with Vendors, Suppliers, Contractors, Internal Resources, etc.
  • Very high comfort level and proficiency in managing large-scale capital projects (>$1M per project)
  • AutoCAD, SAP, MS Project, MS Office Suite, Project Management, Problem Solving, Communication

 

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 [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Corporate Project Engineering.

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. [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Corporate Project Engineering.

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