Champaign, Illinois

Maintenance Technician

Looking for a job opportunity with a future in a safe & supportive work environment? Do you care about keeping your skills sharp? If you are ready to take your skills to the next level in a high-growth industry with exceptional job security and potential for advancement, join Plastipak as a Maintenance Technician.

We Offer
  • Set Schedules: We offer 12-hour shifts & a unique rotating standard schedule!
  • Convenience: Our food-grade clean & climate-controlled facility is located right off I-72 & I-57!
  • Advancement: We follow a strong promote-from-within business practice!
  • Premium pay & benefits, including 18 days of paid time off a year!

You Will
  • Perform maintenance for either extrusion or Sidel manufacturing equipment to assure uninterrupted & optimal operations
  • Execute & continuously improve preventative maintenance procedures
  • Participates in changeovers, ensuring efficient & correct execution
  • Assure compliance with all safety protocols, quality standards, operational practices & procedures
  • Grow your knowledge and skills through a wide-variety of training & on-the-job experiences

Requirements
  • Ability to work 6:45pm - 7:00am or 6:45am - 7:00pm & a schedule cycle of 3 days on, 2 day off, 2 days on, 3 days off, repeat
  • Able to work overtime, as needed
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Welding and fabrication experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with Sidel manufacturing equipment is preferred
  • Able to read and interpret technical & operational documents, including manuals, blueprints, schematics
  • Strong mechanical knowledge and ability to troubleshoot & problem solve
  • Desire to be a productive team member in a positive work environment
  • Physical requirement includes ability to lift up to 75 pounds and work on aerial platforms up to 20 feet with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Plastipak is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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.

Named one of America's Best Mid-Sized Employers by Forbes in 2021, 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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