Maintenance Craft

 Maintenance Craft

 This position is responsible for installing, operating, modifying, troubleshooting, debugging, repairing, and
performing preventative maintenance on equipment. This includes supporting production needs.
This position will be a full time regular, rotating shifts, with overtime as required. Skills and experience will
determine placement in appropriate job grade. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor in conjunction
with Production Supervisor for daily priorities/assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in mechatronics, robotics, automation, mechanics or equivalent industry experience in
    equipment maintenance, or a closely related field
  • Ability to handle and move objects when performing repairs and or troubleshooting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and proficiency with PLC software and design schematics
  • Experience with Allen Bradley controllers’ a plus
  • Knowledge of injection molding systems, mechanical equipment, and assembly automation
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Experience with basic various computer software
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to manage multiple processes and projects
  • Communicates with appropriate interpersonal and written skills
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – Able to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize,
    organize, and accomplish work
  • Self-starter and motivated individual who works independently
  • Commitment to safety

Job Responsibilities:

Technical Knowledge:

  • Responsible for equipment maintenance to meet production objectives for yields, runtime, and parts cost
  • Provide input on equipment guarding, safety switches, electrical, and programming to ensure automated
    equipment safety
  • Accuracy and skill in accomplishing production changeovers, mold changes, and machine adjustments
  • Securing involvement of production supervision, quality engineering, and process engineering when
    necessary to maintain quality requirements 

Project Management and Planning:

  • Organize, Plan and Prioritize position’s goals and initiatives
  • Develop time management skills, with an ability to balance demand among various projects
  • Conduct business with ethics and integrity
  • Attend daily production meetings as required
  • Perform project work for the area; identify and implement project work

Continuous Improvement:

  • Gain an adequate knowledge of the various products in the company portfolio and have a commitment to
    delivering quality products to our customers
  • Develop Objectives and Strategies
  • Respond to customer and colleague feedback
  • Investigate signals from process behavior charts, identify the root cause, and assist in corrective actions
  • Identify and discuss work ideas to increase overall team productivity/efficiencies
  • Exhibits desire for continuous education and training
  • Obtain and maintain training requirements, such as Lockout/Tagout, Hoist, Spill Response, etc.


  • Follow directions and procedures 
  • Gain and understanding of good manufacturing and documentation practices (GMP/GDP)
  • Employee training and certification

QMS, EMS and Safety Compliance:

  • Quality and Environment Management System training
  • Know the significant environmental aspects and proper handling for your area
  • Know the environmental policy and what it means in terms of benefits and consequences
  • Follow correct waste handling procedures and timely completion of housekeeping duties
  • Keep current with company’s required safety training

Soft Skills:

  • Business Conduct and Integrity 
  • Positive attitude
  • Communication
  • Active Listening
  • Teamwork
  • Desire for Continuous improvement
  • Motivated
  • Promptness and dependability

* Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

How to Apply

Employment Application

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2100 15th Street N.

Wahpeton, ND 58075

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