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Maintenance Technician - Fort Smith, AR: Great benefits and a $1000.00 Sign-on bonus!

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You may also submit your resume to: susan.pierce@silganpfc.com

The Fort Smith plant will be expanding in 2022 so if you are looking for a stable company with advancement opportunities, apply today! Silgan Plastic Food Containers is the world’s leading supplier of high-barrier plastic packaging for long shelf-life, ambient, microwaveable, convenience foods.  We have a majority market share in the U.S. and export to over 18 countries around the globe.  The Maintenance Technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing Rotary Thermal Forming lines, and ancillary equipment (vision systems, printers, etc.).  The successful candidate must also be able to perform setups, adjustments, and preventative maintenance.

Job Description

  • Must be able to proficiently understand machines, conveyance equipment and auxiliary equipment (vision systems, printers, etc.) to diagnose malfunctions and ot affect repairs
  • Troubleshoot and locate the source of the problem by observing the operation of the equipment
  • Consult OEM manuals to identify proper equipment specific procedures, parts identification, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Perform adjustments and setups on a variety of equipment in support of production and in accordance with the company developed documents and all safety procedures
  • Read, use, and interpret measuring devices, gauges, and inspection tools
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area and report/correct all unsafe working conditions
  • Perform all required necessary preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment
  • Good mathematical and analytical skill
  • Good communication (oral, written and listening) skills
  • Good time management
  • Safety awareness, technical/professional knowledge and skills
  • Basic knowledge of extrusion, vacuum systems, material transfer, air systems, and plumbing
  • Computer knowledge a plus
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

Benefits Include

  • Bonuses: $1000.00 sign-on, Overtime incentives, Quarterly perfect attendance and $1000.00 Employee referral bonus
  • 4 Medical plans, Health Savings account, Prescription program
  • Supplemental insurances: Hospital Indemnity, Accident & Critical Illness
  • Vision coverage with yearly allowance
  • 2 Dental plans
  • Employer paid coverages: Basic Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment policy, Short & Long-term disability and an Employee Assistance program
  • 401k with an employer match
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Pet insurance
  • Auto & home insurance
  • Legal assistance
  • Identity theft protection
  • Safety-prescription eyeglass allowance

Work schedule

  • 12 hour shifts rotating schedule with every other weekend off