Champaign, Illinois

Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and recycling of plastic rigid containers. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi, just to name a few. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship.

Plastipak follows industry leading protocols to address COVID-19, including regular disinfection, electrostatic cleaning and temperature sensing kiosks at most locations. We strictly adhere to all CDC guidelines to provide a safe working environment for our associates and visitors; including face coverings, social distancing, and hand sanitizer stations.

Named one of America's Best Employers in Michigan by Forbes in 2020, Plastipak offers many great benefits, including:
  • MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE
  • PAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYS
  • PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES
  • 401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCH
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE
  • COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
  • DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
  • TELEMEDICINE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

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Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description:

The Electrical Technician repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as electric, motor, pneumatic, conveyor systems, vision systems, production equipment and plant support machines. This position uses the knowledge of RS Logix 500, 5000, computer networking, HMI and robotics to perform the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
  • Observes automation in operation and troubleshoots to locate root causes of trouble.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special function and structural parts in devices.
  • Troubleshooting of automated machinery.
  • Responsible for adhering to all Good Manufacturing Practices GMP rules.
  • Initiates work order for parts for machines.
  • Programming of Allen Bradley PLCs, HMI's, Vision Systems and networking.
  • Performs work in a safe manner, and is responsible for following all safety policies and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot electrical panels and components.
  • Engineer MTBF improvements.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Must have an Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent education from a two-year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year (or more) of related experience in Electrical or Mechanical Field.
  • Ability to read and interpret verbal and written documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to Associates and contractors.
  • Ability to perform mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Successful problem solving skills involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:
  • MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE
  • PAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYS
  • PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES
  • 401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCH
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE
  • COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
  • DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
  • TELEMEDICINE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

Champaign, Illinois

A global leader in the science of flexible packaging and barrier technology, Plastipak has instituted packaging enhancements that continue to set industry standards. Our manufacturing competencies span the full gamut of customer requirements, affording consumers the latest in packaging design, labeling, filling and delivery. Direct links into our supply chain allow customers quick access to information supporting material planning, quality assurance and inventory control.

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