Maintenance Technician

Date: Feb 26, 2024

Location: Beaver, WV, US, 25813

Company: Klöckner Pentaplast

The Company
United under one vision: The Sustainable Protection of Everyday Needs, kp is a global market leader in rigid and flexible packaging and specialty film solutions. The need to act on climate change has never been clearer so we incorporate sustainability into everything we do by #InvestingInBetter - creating innovative films and trays that protect medication and medical devices, keep products safe, help avoid food waste and preserve the integrity of countless durable products.

kp has earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings, putting kp in the top 3% of companies rated in the manufacturing of plastics products sector. Founded in 1965, kp has 31 plants in 18 countries and employs over 5,700 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations.


Maintenance Technician

Provide technical support for a 24/7 manufacturing facility. Ensure all production lines and support equipment are readily available for use, based on production demands. Perform preventative, proactive and corrective maintenance on machines. Perform electro-mechanical diagnoses and repair. Support Engineering and other departments for projects and process improvements.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow all Environmental, Health and Safety requirements and protocols.
  • Performs all functions safely and complies with all KP safety guidelines.
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on complex machinery.
  • Performs routine inspections on machines and notifies leadership of any defects found.
  • Diagnose complex system problems and make necessary corrections to resolve.
  • Works with Predictive Maintenance Specialists, internal or external, to correct findings from PdM inspections.
  • Maintains accurate records of work performed, materials and time within the maintenance management system (SAP).
  • Procures materials through requisitions when needed.
  • Read blueprints, schematics and technical literature and uses them as needed to correct problems, calibrate sensors and make improvements.
  • Uses PLC’s, SCADA systems and other computer systems to diagnose problems and correct.
  • Basic fabrication skills to include fabrication, welding, cutting and grinding.
  • Strong mechanical skills to include rebuild and repair of complex machines, drive systems, conveyors, rollers, heating systems, compressors, blowers, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Participates in root cause analysis of breakdowns and supports the reliability efforts for the site.
  • Works with engineering and contractors to install upgrades and new equipment.
  • Maintains all equipment, work areas, shop tools, tool boxes, storage areas, etc. compliant within 5s standards for the site.


Job Requirements

  • 2-4 years Maintenance Experience or associate degree in industrial maintenance or equivalent. combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and certification in NFPA 70E preferred.
  • Good electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Good mechanical skills and aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team.
  • Ability to lift up to 60lbs.
  • Ability to squat, sit, stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to use computers.
  • Willing to work rotating shifts.


Apply Now!

If you are determined, thrive in a fast-paced environment with high levels of accountability and focus, then we’d love to meet you! Please apply using the link below.

At kp, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is vital to our global success. We welcome applicants from all identities, ideas, perspectives and experiences and encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We aim to create an inclusive culture where our employees feel empowered to play to their strengths and see themselves reflected in the organization without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual preference, marital status, or inclusion in any other protected class.

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