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Maintenance Technician

Company: American Packaging Corporation
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


For over a century, American Packaging Corporation (APC) has been a leading flexible packaging converter for customers throughout North America. We nurture our employees by providing competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401(k) plans and tuition reimbursement programs. These are just a few reasons why we were named a "Best of the Best" in the Best Workplaces in the Americas awards for 12 years in a row. APC's longstanding success is fueled from the inside out, and we consistently seek to improve our internal operations to propel that success into the future.
SHIFTS: 12 HOUR 6 PM - 6 AM, 2-2-3 SHIFTS
SUMMARY: Maintenance Technicians are responsible for electrical and mechanical systems in the facility, which will include daily troubleshooting and routine maintenance activities. They are expected to troubleshoot and repair equipment problems that affect productivity of the manufacturing group as well as plant facilities and subsystems. They will be involved with process improvements providing input in production problem solving.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Work with our computerized maintenance system to track work orders and preventive maintenance.
  • PLC activities in the plant to include reading programs and troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshoot and repair the following:
  • Various types of AC/DC Drives to include Rockwell, Siemens,Parker SSD
  • Mechanical systems including bearings, gear drives, chain drives, etc.
  • Pneumatic and fluid systems such as compressed air and chilled water
  • 110VAC - 480VAC electrical issues, which will include both single phase and three phase applications, motors, contactors, and transformers
  • Control voltage level electrical issues (24VDC), including sensors, Circuit boards, actuators, relays, etc.
  • Building systems, including, but not limited to, HVAC, lighting, security, and surrounding grounds.
  • Perform fabrication and welding assignments as assigned.
  • Perform electrical wiring and conduit installation.
  • Participate in training, embrace concepts of and actively practice the SPOT Safety Program fundamentals to aid American Packaging Corporation's efforts to achieve a zero accident rate.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
    • Training in National Electrical code, NFPA 79, Arc Flash, and AC/DC Motors, and basic PLC troubleshooting
    • Ability to install and troubleshoot control circuits and communication systems
    • Thorough knowledge of mechanical power transmission equipments
    • Ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings
    • Working knowledge of compressor systems and HVAC
    • Familiarity with all HMI systems in the facility with the ability to troubleshoot as necessary.
    • Ability to install and troubleshoot control circuits and communication systems
    • Proficient with hand and power tools (technician must provide their own hand tools in order to perform the job duties)
    • Ability to move materials and equipment weighing up to 50lbs.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
      • High School Diploma or Equivalent
      • 2-3 years related experience from a manufacturing environmentPREFERRED SKILLS
        • Working knowledge of PLC based systems and AC/DC drive systemsWORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          American Packaging Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. American Packaging Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at

          Salary Description
          $31.43 and up depending on experience

Keywords: American Packaging Corporation, Madison , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Columbus, Wisconsin

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