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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

+ **Job ID:** 5138

+ **Functional Area:** MANUFACTURING

+ **Position Type:** Full-Time Regular

+ **Shift:** Rotating Shifts

+ **Location:** AUGUSTA, KY

+ **Education Required:** High School Diploma

+ **Experience Required:** 3 - 5 Years

+ **Hours of Work:** 42

**Berry Global** (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what's important!


Performs general maintenance and troubleshooting on plant equipment and facilities.


+ Promote and support highest level of safety, both personally and with others, throughout daily activities.

+ Must perform a wide range of general maintenance procedures on complex machinery, equipment, and facilities. In addition must have expertise in several maintenance areas, specializing in one or more of the following trades: Electrician, Electronics Technician, Machinist, Welder, Mechanic, or Millwright.

+ Be a maintenance leader and resource to the production teams by being the primary person responsible for plant maintenance on their shift.

+ Must answer service calls, including occasional off shift emergency breakdowns. Diagnose causes of malfunctions, make necessary repairs and adjustments, repair or replace defective parts, and reassemble and adjust equipment to proper operating condition.

+ Must provide effective troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of both an electrical and mechanical nature to all machines, equipment and facilities, including complex control panels, electronic controls and mechanical breakdowns.

+ Will provide training and instructions for operating personnel in basic theory of operation and maintenance of production and facilities equipment.

+ Must maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition, observe prescribed safety precautions.

+ Must assist others to develop, implement and maintain preventive and predictive maintenance systems to assure reliability of equipment and support facilities. Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and creativity in development of various maintenance systems and in the continuous improvement of equipment performance and reliability.

+ Assist and advise engineering personnel with planning and implementation of maintenance and project activities to improve equipment, facilities and processes.

+ Expected to possess and demonstrate the highest levels of technical skills, job management skills, initiative, commitment, creativity and teamwork. Must be proactive in time management as to minimize the occurrence of line downtime for equipment related reasons. This will at times require you by your own initiative to work overtime.

+ Must work cooperatively among peers to ensure that all needed overtime and vacation relief is covered.

+ Active involvement in maintaining daily maintenance systems.

+ Active involvement in maintaining the storeroom and inventory system. This includes strict adherence in following purchasing and inventory control system as outlined by the Buyer. Must understand the storeroom check out and request systems. This includes responsibility for inventory accuracy.

+ Active involvement in maintaining the maintenance documentation system. This includes adherence to all document control procedures as outlined by the system leader or Plant Engineer.

+ Active involvement in all precision, preventive and predictive maintenance efforts such as alignment, balancing, lubrication, oil analysis, inspections, calibration, adjustments, etc.

+ Active involvement in root-cause analysis to include adherence to all procedures pertaining to this i.e. parts taken to designated failed parts area.

+ Active daily involvement and full adherence to plant CMMS (Maximo) to include work order completion, handling of assigned tasks, follow-up work orders, etc.

+ Active daily utilization of practices such as line clearance after performing maintenance.

+ Perform any similar or related duties as requested and work overtime as scheduled to address emergency breakdowns call-ins, and as business conditions require.


+ Three to five years of related experience required. Formalized training in electronics highly desired.

+ Must be familiar with the operation of applicable mechanical and electrical hand tools, electrical test equipment, alignment tools, etc. Must also be familiar with office equipment to include computers, copiers and fax machine.

+ The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, the ability to focus, peripheral vision and depth perception.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.