Berry Global, a leader in packaging and protection solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Molding Machine Maintenance Technician to join the full-time night shift at our Lawrence plant location. This is a 12 hour shift from 7pm-7am. Training will be during the day.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic functions of both injection molding equipment, and supporting automation (to include part retrieval and IML automation). This is a key technical support position with opportunity for training, development, and career growth.
All associates have the shared responsibility for safety, food safety, quality, cost control and suggesting solutions for improvement.
Troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical and hydraulic problems on production equipment that uses electro-mechanical relay logic of PLC controls plus hydraulic, pneumatic and related equipment.
Perform scheduled and preventive maintenance procedures.
Utilize equipment manuals, analytical skills and test equipment to identify equipment problems and perform repairs.
Disassemble and repair hydraulic and pneumatic valves and cylinders.
Assist employees in all departments and facilities in solving maintenance problems.
All other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Experience:
Must perform all duties in a safe and effective manner.
Must have 2 year technical degree or equivalent combination of education / experience.
Must have 2+ years of hydraulic mechanic work experience. Previous experience with Injection Molding Machinery (Husky/Netstal/KM) strongly preferred.
Demonstrated strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
Must have excellent understanding of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic drawings to assist with troubleshooting equipment problems.
Team player with excellent attendance, communication, and problem solving skills.
Must be able to multi-task and work independently in a fast paced production environment.
Capable of physical mobility including walking, sitting, bending, climbing, twisting, standing, pushing, pulling and lifting/moving (up to 75 pounds). Must be able to work from elevated platforms and ladder lifts.
Must have 20/20 vision with correction, and be able to differentiate color, to detect defects.
Must be able to work around grease, oils, and solvents without adverse reaction.
Able to work in a production environment, recognizing various sounds and alarms.
Must provide your own tools.
Must be able to work overtime as needed.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Location/Region: Lawrence, KS (US)