Berry Global Machine Maintenance Technician in LAWRENCE, Kansas

Machine Maintenance Technician

  • Job ID: 5553

  • Functional Area: MANUFACTURING

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Shift: 12 Hour Night

  • Location: LAWRENCE, KS

  • Education Required: High School or GED

  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

  • Hours of Work: 7am- 7pm

SUMMARY:

Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what’s important!

PURPOSE:

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.

This position will train on 12 hr shifts from 7:00 AM- 7:30 PM. Once training is completed the hours will be from 7:00 PM -7:30 AM 12 hr shifts on a two week rotating schedule.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Preferred 2 year technical degree or equivalent combination of education / experience.

  • Preferred 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.

BERRY GLOBAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES ARE EVALUATED ON THE BASIS OF JOB QUALIFICATIONS WITHOUT REHARD TO AGE (AS DEFINED BY APPLICABLE LAW), RACE, RELIGIOUS CREED, SEX, COLOR, MARITAL STATUS, CITIZENSHIP, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY (WILLING TO MAKE REASONABLE ACCOMMODAITION). THIS POLICY ALSO APPLIES TO DISABLED VETERANS AND VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM ERA.

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.