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Job Title:  

Maintenance Technician 


Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities: 


This position is part of a team responsible for the repair and maintenance of machinery/equipment, throughout the facility.   Heritage Bag is a blown film plastic bag manufacturing facility, and this department must perform all projects to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, and preventative maintenance schedule.  


  • Performs mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and basic electrical troubleshooting and repair on various equipment and building maintenance. 

  • Reads and interprets equipment dwgs. & schematics, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service. 

  • Conducts machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance program. 

  • Provides emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service. 

  • Performs mechanic skills including but not limited to, mechanical, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines. 

  • Will use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties. 

  • Safely operate and repair forklift. 


Candidate Requirements: 


  • Technical Degree preferred, but willing to count years of experience  

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a maintenance/production environment 

  • Electrical training/experience with 480 3 phases/machine controls – preferred 

  • Experience with VFD Drives and PLCs a plus 

  • Background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required. 

  • Previous work experience in mechanical, electrical and/or experience in blown film industries strongly preferred. 

  • Experience operating forklift equipment 

  • Familiar with all OSHA and GMP standards & requirements 

  • Computer Skills 


Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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City:  North Vernon
State:  IN

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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