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Maintenance Technician

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for Calibration, Repair, troubleshooting, installation, maintenance and/or modifications of all production and building equipment, while meeting all safety and quality standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proactive & Reactive Maintenance of equipment and instrument calibration which includes documentation of work orders, maintaining PM records, and inventory checkouts.
  • Install, repair and replace parts.
  • Modify machines.
  • Install new equipment.
  • Assist in the maintenance of spare parts inventory and order spare parts according to procedures.
  • Ensure that the necessary paperwork such as daily work time sheets is complete and accurate.
  • Must be available to work over shutdown period, and overtime hours to accommodate scheduled maintenance of equipment.
  • To report for duty with reasonable time limit if there is a call back.
  • To be able to work under minimum direction and also be able to use his own initiative.
  • To be able to co-ordinate his efforts with other trades and be able to carry out some basic function of these trades.
  • Be able to read and understand mechanical drawings and blue prints.
  • Be familiar with the following trades; carpentry, painting, machining, welding, pipe fitting, sheet metal work, instrumentation.
  • Must be familiar with the NEC and local electrical codes and keep up to date with revisions.
  • The technician must be able to read and understand electrical diagrams and blue print, and posses a thorough knowledge of relay logic and ladder diagrams
  • Have a basic understanding of programmable controllers, operator interfaces, and their function in integrated systems.
  • Trouble shooting AC/DC motors and speed controls and capable of performing repairs as required. Taking measurements on live equipment and rotating components.
  • Have a concept of supervisory microprocessor control interface and an understanding of PID control as it applies to the process.
  • Have the ability to recognize control strategies of new and existing processes and develop the analytical ability to troubleshoot and correct problems in complex running process.
  • Be proficient in the use of MP2(computerized maintenance management system) for work order control, inventory, equipment history, and preventive maintenance.
  • Maintain exemplary housekeeping standards.Always leave work area cleaner than when found.
  • Expected to abide by all company policies and to execute their daily activities with professionalism and good moral character.
  • Be willing to attend company paid training programs as prescribed by the Maintenance Manager and/or Plant Engineer.
  • Will work with and receive work instructions from the Maintenance Manager and/or the Plant Engineer.
  • Will work to resolve conflicts and questions thru the Maintenance Engineer and/or the Plant Engineer when available


  • Knowledge of mechanics measuring and precision instruments including dial gauge, micrometers, calipers, etc. Must be thoroughly familiar with hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Must have a basic understanding of automated production machinery and have the ability to trouble shoot electrical, mechanical and process problems. Must have working knowledge of electrical and electronic motors, components, and controls. RP order entry and inventory control preferred.

Experience & Education

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. A certification/diploma from an accredited technical institution in Industrial Maintenance, or Industrial Electronic Technology is acceptable. Proven experience troubleshooting and repairing (electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics, etc.) systems is required. .

Winpak Ltd., a public company, operates ten production facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico, with its Corporate office located in Winnipeg. Continued growth in sales has positioned the company as one of the premiere leaders in the North American market for the supply of flexible and rigid plastic packaging products.

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:

Human Resources Department, Winpak Films, 100 Wihuri Parkway, Senoia, GA 30276, Email:, Fax: 678-329-2031

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.