Industrial Maintenance Technician

Poppelmann Plastics USA - Claremont, NC (30+ days ago)3.4

2nd Shift Maintenance Position

Monday - Friday

4:00 pm until Midnight

Excellent Maintenance/Technical Opportunity!!

Come be part of a growing manufacturing company in the Claremont area. We offer a safe working environment with competitive compensation and a great benefit package. Come be part of our team!

Position Summary:

Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Comply with all company and statutory safety rules and help keep all employees safe.
  • Install, replace or repair production machines and facility equipment
  • Perform scheduled and preventative maintenance on machinery and facility equipment.
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment.
  • Diagnose machine and mechanical problems and determine the corrective action to replace or repair parts, and make adjustments that ensues maximum operating efficiencies.
  • Perform simple machinist tasks.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines.
  • Use a variety of mechanics tools, meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Requires a high school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.
  • 4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with PLC experience and some HVAC.
  • Technical training; exposure to high-speed equipment.
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Knowledge of industrial safety and hygiene.
  • Experience with machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Experience with power, hydraulic, cutting, grinding, milling, precision measuring instruments and other maintenance tools.
  • Experience operating powered lift equipment and proper lifting techniques of heavy objects.
  • Reading and interpreting technical data.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Ability to problem solve in order to recognize when something is wrong.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general conclusions.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Experience with injection molding machines or thermoforming machines.

Working Conditions:

Production environment:

Potential for loud noises. Potential exposure to oils, plastic resins, solvents, and other chemicals to support production.

Physical Requirements: Ability to stand majority of shift. Employee will need to be able to lift 50+ pounds at times. Ability to climb stairs, ladders and onto equipment when necessary.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Maintenance Technician: 3 years (Required)
  • manufacturing: 4 years (Required)