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Night Shift Maintenance Technicians - Fort Smith, AR ($500 Sign-on bonus!)

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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

Benefits Include

  • Medical, Health Savings account, Prescription program, Vision, two Dental plans
  • Supplemental coverages (Hospital Indemnity, Accident & Critical Illness)
  • Auto & home insurance
  • Legal assistance
  • Identity theft protection and Pet insurance
  • 5 free coverages: Basic Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment policy, Short & Long-term disability and access to an Employee Assistance program
  • We offer 401k
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation and Bonuses (attendance and referral)

Work schedule

  • 12 hour shifts rotating schedule with every other weekend off