Maintenance Technician - Blow Molding


The Blow Mold Maintenance Technician performs maintenance on high-speed automated production machinery and support equipment.


· Troubleshoots, repairs and makes adjustments to electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems on production machinery and support equipment

· Performs inspection of blow mold machines, palletizers, strappers, wrappers and laser date coders 

· Performs changeovers of blow molders, palletizers and conveyor lines per production demands

· Rebuilds sub-assemblies to OEM specifications 

· Performs preventive maintenance on blow molders, conveyors, palletizers, strappers, and wrappers 

· Troubleshoots electrical control and distribution systems to include 24vac, 120vac, 277vac and 480vac controller and monitor control systems

· Some programming and troubleshooting of PLC’s 

· Orders and installs replacement parts for machines

· Prepares reports documenting work performed

· Coordinates with managers to schedule regular maintenance on machines

· Fabricates and welds basic steel projects

· Performs other related duties as assigned



Required Skills/Abilities: 

· Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills

· Works well independently and with others

· Good communication skills

· Organized with attention to detail

· Ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment

· Interested in Continuous Improvement and able to thrive in a self-directed environment


Physical Requirements: 

· Prolonged periods standing and walking

· Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery

· Must be able to visually inspect machines