• Industrial Maintenance Technician

    Location US-WI-Tomah
    Job ID
    Skilled Labor
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Are you a hands-on trouble shooter who wants to make an impact by tackling new and exciting technical challenges every day?

    Have you been looking for a company with stable operations for over 60 years and coworkers that care about each other and putting out the best product every day?

    Then look no further and apply today!

    Our manufacturing facility in Tomah, Wisconsin is looking for you to join us as an Industrial Maintenance Technician (IMT).

    The IMT job consists of ensuring that all equipment within the facility is maintaned to meet customer demand. The facility has printing, laminating, splitting, and converting equipment used to convert raw plastic sheeting into finished bags. The equipment contains pulleys, belts, lazer sensors, mechanical switches, electrical relays, rolling drums, dryers, cutting machines, rollers, heat seals, perforating, and computer management systems. Our hands-on approach to training from experienced technicians allows our IMTs to come up to speed quickly and confidently, which enables them to continually grow their careers and advance their skills.


    This is an hourly position and we partner with the Local 2-150, United Steel Workers Union.


    Compensation is dependent on experience, skill and shift, ranging from $20.46-$33.19/hour


    A little about us:

    COVERIS is the sixth largest global plastic packaging company in the world.  Formed by the combination of Exopack, Britton Group, Kobusch, PACCOR and Paragon Print & Packaging, the company is an established leader in the development, manufacture, and sourcing of flexible and rigid plastic and paper packaging, as well as coatings solutions for various consumer and industrial end-use markets.  With aggregate revenues of more than US$2.8B, the company manages 64 plants across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and China.  COVERIS is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.


    Our Tomah facility is the supplier of choice for several top pet food brands. Our manufacturing technicians create packaging to support this growing $28B industry, and make enough bags every month to create a path from our facility all the way to Montana. We are looking forward to reviewing your application to align the most qualified candidates to this position.


    The Industrial Maintenance Technician is responsible for preventative maintenenance and daily maintenance of all equipment and areas of the facility. These technicians are highly technically trained and understand how to problem solve issues as they arrise and keep the machinery and facility running.

    They repair or replaces faulty wiring, switches and relays.

    Repair, maintain and install electrical systems and equipment.

    Locate and determine electrical malfunctions, using test instruments such as ammeter, volt-ohm meter and test lamp.

    Repair malfunctions by such methods as replacing burnt out elements and fuses, by replacing defective wiring, filing switch contact points and cleaning or rewiring motors using hand tools.

    Tests electrical equipment such as generators and heaters for safety and efficiency using standard test equipment.

    Installs fixtures, motors, and other electrical equipment and makes adjustments using hand tools.

    Inspects circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairs or rewires system according to codes and safety regulations.

    Replaces bearings in electrical motors and repairs mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic or electronic components of electrical equipment using standard tools and gages.


    - Earned an electrical and/or mechanical apprentice program (or equivalent work experience/training)

    - Experience manipulating and trouble shooting visual displays.

    - Ability to have near visual differentiation.

    - Training/advanced skills in the use of hand held non-precision tools and instruments, powered precision tools/instruments and measuring devices.

    - Experience in activation controls, fixed setting controls, variable setting controls, remote controlled systems, and hand operated controls.

    - Must be able to manipulation/coordination activities (finger, hand-arm manipulation, hand-arm steadiness, hand-ear coordination) 50% of time on electrical trouble shooting, repairing and designing of equipment. 50% of time on repairing production machinery, and fabricating parts.

    -Solid trouble shooting methodology


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