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Maintenance Technician in Winona, MN at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Description

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Maintenance Technician
2nd Shift

Work Hours
2nd shift: Monday – Thursday 2:45 pm – 11:00 pm, Friday 12:15 pm – 7:15 pm, additional overtime and weekend hours as needed
Position Objective
Perform general maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs and rebuilds on all manufacturing and facility equipment as needed.  Assist with installation and start-up of manufacturing equipment.  Work closely with production personnel to resolve issues and improve productivity and quality. 
Job Duties
  • Troubleshooting industrial equipment.
  • Mechanical repairs and modifications of equipment.
  • Execute emergency and all regular repairs to machines and equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all machines and equipment.
  • Move and installation of industrial equipment.
  • Installation of various piping for compressed air and chilled process water.
  • Install and maintain all safety features as required on all machinery and equipment.
  • Help maintain an inventory of necessary supplies by keeping Maintenance Supervisor aware  of usage and possible requirements
  • Keep a detailed record of all preventive maintenance, adjustments and repairs to each machine. 
  • Maintain AIB certification and safety compliance programs and required documentation: pest control program, checking and changing filters as needed, emergency lighting and eye wash station inspections, etc.
  • Assist production employees and other maintenance team members with spill clean-up
  • General building maintenance.
  • Rack building and welding.
  • Maintenance of corporate auto fleet.
  • Snow removal.
  • Moving office furniture.
  • Assist in training of Maintenance I & II employees.
  • May be required to work 12 hour shifts; required to work weekends as scheduled on a regular or as-needed basis.


Electro-Mechanical Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school;  with 5-7 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Skills
  • Understanding of industrial equipment mechanics
  • Wire-feed and TIG welding.
  • Carpentry
  • Forklifting driving and scissor lift work platform use
  • Machining and fabrication
  • Pipefitting of PVC, threaded, and rolled groove pipe.
  • Electrical troubleshooting of industrial equipment, facility wiring and lighting fixtures
  • Troubleshooting of PLCs and VFDs .
  • Electrical Power Distribution.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets, technical procedures and manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.                                        
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.             
Physical Demands
Works in a manufacturing environment and will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in a manufacturing setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.                   

WS Packaging Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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