Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician

The Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician will install, maintain, and repair electrical equipment and parts, such as control panels. This person requires extensive knowledge of electrical components as well as electrical safety codes and regulations. They must be professional, technical, and mechanically proficient.

Job Requirements

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, and kneeling. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Education/Experience

1. A degree in electrical, and industrial maintenance or equivalent of work experience required.

2. At least 5 years of electrical maintenance experience; with a background in production maintenance.

3. Strong math and computer skills.

4. Dedicated and takes pride in providing a high level of detail towards equipment maintenance, projects, general housekeeping and maintaining all shop areas in a neat and organized fashion.

5. Manufacturing, electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills required.

6. Knowledge of equipment used in the plastic extrusion industry is preferred but not required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Perform diversified duties to maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Perform emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, technical repair manuals, and electrical prints.
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and scissor lift.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Knowledge of the principles of electricity, PLC controls, switch gears, power distribution and mechanics.
  • Assist in performing regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

Equal Opportunity Employment
Wisconsin Plastic Products, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all employees. It is the company's policy to seek and employ the best qualified personnel in all positions to provide equal opportunity for advancement to all employees, including upgrading, promotion and training, and to administer these activities in a manner which will not discriminate against or give preference to any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, handicap, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest or conviction record, or any other discriminatory basis prohibited by state or federal law.
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Job Type: Full-time

Equal Employment Employer

Wisconsin Plastic Products, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all employees. It is the company's policy to seek and employ the best qualified personnel in all positions to provide equal opportunity for advancement to all employees, including upgrading, promotion and training, and to administer these activities in a manner which will not discriminate against or give preference to any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, handicap, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest or conviction record, or any other discriminatory basis prohibited by state or federal law.