Who is Tekni-Plex?
We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber
polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineer’s solutions to meet
customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of
life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals,
to food packaging in your kitchen.
Why Work for us?
With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and
Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the
world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our
employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in
and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history
and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a
team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for
our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!
What is the position where you can add
We are actively recruiting for 2 Maintenance
Mechanic’s for our Sparks, NV plant location within our
Colorite Division of Tekni-Plex. $1,500.00
Summary / Purpose
The maintenance mechanic ensures operation of mechanical and
basic electrical systems of compounding process equipment and the
facility related equipment through troubleshooting, repairs, and
preventative maintenance. This is to be accomplished through the
utilization of engineered drawings, operation manuals, and OEM
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Analyze equipment malfunctions and determine cause using
mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical skills.
- Perform electrical troubleshooting of secondary plant
distribution system (switch gear, breaker panels, wiring/busses,
junction boxes, switches, outlets, etc.).
- Familiarization with local, state and national building codes
including the NEC.
- Calibrate and adjust plant instrumentation.
- Perform minor instrument repairs.
- Familiarization with common preventative maintenance practices
as well as the importance of the record keeping accuracy associated
- Process work orders utilizing a computerized maintenance
- Active participation in a project lead role as required.
- We should specify or eliminate.
- Participates in plant safety / housekeeping audits to ensure a
safe work environment.
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and
5+ year’s maintenance experience preferably in a manufacturing
environment or a combination or work experience and education.
Highly desirable for the candidate hold a certification / license
in one or more of the following areas: HVAC, plumbing, electrical,
welding or general construction. Electrical experience a plus.
Ability to make routine decisions and report / communicate
malfunctions to management. Demonstrated ability to read and
understand blue prints, wiring diagrams, etc.
Good English communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to read meters, schematic diagrams, blueprints, other
measuring instruments, and basic computer skills.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally required to sit and frequently required to stand,
bend, push, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, use hands & fingers, talk
and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to
25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and ability to adjust focus
Exposure to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places;
and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually
moderate to high. Must be GMP compliant with gowning and proper
attire/uniforms (i.e., head/shoe/beard covers and eye protection
where appropriate). May be required to wear ear plugs
The essential duties, physical demands and work environment
characteristics described are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job. If possible, reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions where it may not cause undue hardship or safety risks to
the company and / or the employee.
Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for
employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment
relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age,
religion or any other classification protected by law.
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an
applicant under the law, please click on the following document
names to download the files for review: EEO is the
Law & EEO is the Law
At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the
globe. We strive to provide a work environment that leads to
your professional fulfillment. Since fulfillment means
something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex
provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you
perform your best inside and outside the
company. Our rewards programs include:
We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and
Welfare benefits which include:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision. No waiting period for
- Life and Disability
- 401(k) and Match
- Wellness Program including EAP
- Pay for Performance philosophy