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Careers Maintenance Electrician - Night Shift

Maintenance Electrician - Night Shift

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Night Shift - 12 Hours - 7pm to 7am


Have a complete understanding of digital electronics, micro-computers, micro-processors, and industrial electrical circuitry and system. Efficiently analyze and correct electrical/electronic problems in process and plant equipment. Perform other maintenance duties as directed and in a safe efficient manner.

1. PC SKILLS/MS DOS: Know commands and be able to apply and use a PC when troubleshooting digital, micro-computer, and microprocess controls.

2. Micro-computers: Be able to understand how micro-computers operate and understand and run application programs. Analyze problems and make necessary repairs. An understanding of programming is also essential so software changes can be made if necessary.

3. Programmable Logic Controls: Analyze problems, repair and program controls.

4. AC/DC Motors: Trouble shoot and repair motors and drives.

5. Ladder Relay Logic: Read and understand schematics and be able to layout and wire.

6. Analog and digital circuitry: Analyze problems and repair both analog and digital circuitry and be able to interface the two.

7. Panel Layout: Design panels to include wiring and controls using established industry standards optimizing control and minimizing costs. Documentation of all panel layout and design is also necessary.

8. Electronic Controls: Able to analyze problems and repair, various electrical controllers, i.e. cycle timer, temperature controllers, pressure controllers.

9. Mechanical:
A. Use hand tools for mechanical work.
B. Have basic knowledge of machine repair so assistance to other maintenance personnel can be provided.
C. When necessary assist mechanics in repair of equipment, changeovers, rebuilding and/or replacement of parts.
Capable of light brazing, welding and soldering.


• Thorough knowledge of three phase electricity, 110, 220, 440, AC and DC current. Must be able to troubleshoot, install, replace, and repair high voltage as well as control wiring.
• Analyze, repair or replace solid state controls and power boards.
• Install all types of electrical equipment, i.e. wires, motors, controls, lighting, etc.
• Know how to use and understand results of using voltmeters, ampmeters, oscilloscopes and/or other electrical metering devices when troubleshooting.
• Know proper wire sizes and uses.
• Read and write schematics and wiring diagrams for controllers and panels.
• Have good electrical/electronic analysis abilities and be able to troubleshoot and repair problems.
• Know and understand electrical codes.
• Have the knowledge, skill, and ability to assist and train others in electric/electronic areas.
• Perform all duties in a safe efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.
• Provide guidance when working with other maintenance personnel on electrical/electronic systems.
• Responsible for reporting food packaging safety problems to plant management.
• In the incumbents absence these responsibilities will be transferred to another Maintenance Electrician.
• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

• Must be trained in and follow company policies on GMP, sanitation, pre-requisite programs, chemical control and food safety plans and policies.
• Must be competent to carry out food packaging safety and quality responsibilities

Winpak offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as excellent opportunities for professional growth and development based upon the global location of the available position.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and salary expectations to:

3345 Butler Ave South Chicago Heights, IL 60411, Email:, Fax: 7087557257

Winpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Pre-employment drug/alcohol/background screening may be required based on facility location.

Although we appreciate all applicants, only qualified applicants will be considered for interviews.