Maintenance Technician (1st shift) in Elkhart, IN at Signode

Date Posted: 9/7/2022

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Requisition Number = 0P200-2021-006

Maintenance Technician (1st shift) - Elkhart, IN

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1ST Shift : MONDAY - FRIDAY  6:00AM - 4:00PM 


We offer a competitve salary range based on experience and skill set. 

A variety of benefits are also available, including medical, dental, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, as well as Signode's 401(k) program. 


The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform repairs and maintenance to equipment in a timely, complete, and cost-effective manner.

  • Provide and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule for all plant equipment.

  • Purchase maintenance parts for plant equipment.

  • Maintain a cost-effective spare parts inventory as required.

  • Ensure that the maintenance shop and tools are maintained in a clean and orderly fashion.

  • Responsible for maintenance repair budget.

  • Review all processes and procedures seeking ways to increase safety and productivity.

  • Ensures work areas are cleaned.

  • Addresses maintenance related incidents (e.g., spills).

  • Troubleshoots and addresses basic repairs and maintenance including electrical, carpentry, plumbing, welding, painting.

  • Communicates with Plant Manager on maintenance schedules and production needs.

  • Adhere to all safety rules, regulations, and plant procedures.

  • All other duties as assigned

    Position Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent; College or technical training preferred.

  • 5 years of manufacturing plant maintenance experience.

  • Ability to use all tools associated with welding, cutting, and fabricating to make repairs to equipment as needed.

  • Experience with operation of a Laser alignment equipment, Lathe and Drill Mill.

  • Must be capable of troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.

  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical controls, PLC’s, DC and AC drives.

  • Performs work under minimal supervision.

  • Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.

  • Provides leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to a subordinate group. May act as a lead or first-level supervisor.

  • Position requires long periods of walking, standing, climbing, bending, stooping, and twisting.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Familiar with Excel, Word, and email programs.

  • Ability to work under time constraints in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work at heights up to 60’.

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

    Signode Industrial Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

    We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

    For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.


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