BAGCRAFT PAPERCON PACKAGING COMPANY Electrical Maintenance Mechanic in FORT MADISON, Iowa

Novolex employs over 7,000 people across the globe. From our iconic corporate headquarters in South Carolina... to our 46 world-class manufacturing sites... to our new state of the art professional center near Charlotte... we strive to be the employer of choice in the global packaging industry. Novolex Careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth. Our team is rich in diversity and our culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork in all we do.Job Title:Electrical Maintenance MechanicPosition Summary:The Electrical Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for proactively maintaining production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical/electrical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.Locate sources of problems by observing electrical/mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.Control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.Fabricate repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.Conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.Prepares mechanical/electrical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.Assists with planning and implementing plant improvements and expansions.Ensures all maintenance and repair activities are in compliance with OSHA, Federal, Local and plant safety standards.Follows plant 5S and Good Manufacturing PracticesInvestigates equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendationsCandidate Requirements:High school diploma or G.E.D.2-5 years' Experience in Equipment MaintenanceTechnical understanding, zeal and ability to deal with uncertaintyMust have great verbal communication skillsBasic understanding of Safety proceduresExperience with Power ToolsExperience and understanding of metering devicesVariable frequency drive knowledgeExperience with PLC troubleshootingCritical decision making abilityFlexibility and adaptability and ability to focus and pay attention to detailExperience in Manufacturing a plusMust be willing to work overtimeAbout the CompanyNovolex is North America's leader in packaging choice and sustainability.The leadership of Novolex's packaging brands sprouts from innovation, a diversity of products and markets, and a dedication to sustainability and quality.The family of historic Novolex brands includes Bagcraft Packaging, Hilex Poly, Fortune Plastics, Duro Bag, De Luxe Pack