Master Mechanic (Electro-Mechanic)

Sonoco Carrollton , TX 75011

Posted 2 months ago

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn't changed our tight-knit feel - we've simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company - it truly is a special place.

While reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for safely troubleshooting and installing electrical systems, control systems, or other instruments, performing preventive and breakdown repairs on production equipment, and assist with building mechanical maintenance and related systems. Excellent attendance is crucial for the team to achieve success. You must have a proven record of success in a fast-paced environment. You must have the ability to work with various teams and be an effective problem solver. You will take pride in your personal hands-on and analytical abilities, organizational skills and attention to detail.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing and implementing electromechanical preventative maintenance needs on all plant machinery

  • Maintaining and repairing production equipment as needed

  • Troubleshooting and repairing all equipment and plant computer systems including PLC, AC & DC motor drive systems, motors and controls, power distribution systems.

  • Assisting and leading new electrical installations or replacement of new equipment.

  • Maintaining and repairing utility and facility-related equipment as directed

  • Maintaining appropriate inventory of parts for breakdowns, preventative maintenance, and projects by coordinating with the maintenance scheduler, and working with vendors on projects as required.

  • Completing machine repairs, tooling changes and set-up, including working with shop equipment as needed

  • Maintaining records, logs, daily reports, and files as required.

  • Collaborating closely with coworkers and with other departments and teams.

  • Reacting to emergency maintenance related problems

  • Maintaining a safe, clean and organized work area.

  • Perform reliability centered maintenance (RCM) to minimize downtime and machinery breakdown

  • Be proactive, offer suggestions to improve the maintenance and reliability of our equipment, and support our division Maintenance Excellence initiatives.

  • Maintaining company health, housekeeping and safety standards. Work rotating and nontraditional work schedules when needed.

  • Following proper OSHA, NFPA, and NEC standards, including the practice of Energy Isolation. Safely handle and use all necessary tools and equipment.

  • Performing all duties in support of Sonoco's quality and safety policies.

This position is in our Rigid Paper & Closures plant in Carrollton, Texas.

  • We expect you to be Sonoco mission driven

  • A technical degree in electrical/mechanical maintenance is preferred

  • You must have at least 5 years in a manufacturing environment troubleshooting, repairing, and/or installing electrical systems

  • You must have strong experience with programming and troubleshooting of PLC's, AC/DC's motors and controls, PLC's and digital electronics.

  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley, RSLOGIX, Banner, Yaskawa, or similar software. You must understand how to edit, monitor and maintain ladder logic and systems.

  • You will need to be able to perform repetitious duties, including stairs, and standing for long periods of time.

  • You must have a "get it done" attitude and an urgency to resolve problems/tasks.

  • To succeed in this role you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Working independently and managing multiple tasks simultaneously is needed.

  • You will need to have a working knowledge of our products and their quality requirements.

  • Being reliable, having good initiative, being committed, and being quality focused is a must.

  • You will need to be able to lift 50 lbs. as needed.

  • You will need to be able to work overtime, including weekends, as required.

  • Having the ability to effectively work with a team in a fast-paced environment is crucial to success.

  • You will need to have the ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions.

We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.

Apply today and help us get stronger!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.


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