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Maintenance Technician

Company: Scholle IPN
Location: Chilhowie
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Effective June 2, 2022, Scholle IPN is now part of SIG.
SIG is a leading packaging solutions provider for a more sustainable world. With our unique portfolio of aseptic carton, bag-in-box, and spouted pouch we work in partnership with our customers to bring food and beverage products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable and affordable way. Our technology and outstanding innovation capabilities enable us to provide our customers with end-to-end solutions for differentiated products, smarter factories and connected packs, all to address the ever-changing needs of consumers. Sustainability is integral to our business and we are going Way Beyond Good to create a net positive food packaging system.
Founded in 1853, SIG is headquartered in Neuhausen, Switzerland. The skills and experience of our approximately 8,100 employees worldwide enable us to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of our customers in over 100 countries. In 2021, SIG produced 45 billion packs and generated ---2.5 billion in revenue (incl. Scholle IPN unaudited revenue). SIG has an AA ESG rating by MSCI, a 13.4 (low risk) score by Sustainalytics and a Platinum CSR rating by EcoVadis. For more information, visit
For insights into trends that drive the food and beverage industry, visit our SIGnals blog: Who We Are
Scholle IPN is a global packaging company, manufacturing flexible packaging materials for a variety of industries. You may not have heard of us, but we guarantee you've interacted with our products, which are used around the world in dispensing everything from soda, smoothies, and coffee to motor oil, cleaning chemicals, and insecticides used in industrial farming.
What We Do
We engineer flexible packaging solutions that reduce waste and prolong shelf life for many different markets. Our products are made around the globe-not so we can produce cheaper elsewhere, but to effectively serve and produce right in the markets where we operate.
We are currently hiring for a Maintenance Technician for our Chilhowie, Virginia facility! Maintenance Technicians support day-to-day operations of all machines, equipment, and areas of the facility. They also perform preventive maintenance, provide technical assistance for solving reliability issues, assist with production equipment upgrades and rebuilds, and fabricate, modify, assemble and repair a variety of production components/assemblies/systems utilizing various machining and metal fabricating equipment and tools.
Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures strict conformance to all applicable electrical codes & OSHA safety requirements for facility and production equipment, as well as Scholle IPN safety guidelines
  • Provides mechanical and electrical skills in support of routine & preventive maintenance
  • Supports the shift maintenance team in problem-solving & troubleshooting efforts
  • Acts as a problem solving & continuous improvement resource for PLC programming, variable speed drives, electrical & pneumatic controls, mechanical systems, etc.
  • Troubleshoots & repairs production machine equipment and systems
  • Provides input to preventive & predictive maintenance efforts to improve overall equipment reliability
  • Effectively maintains maintenance laptop programs & files
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain Cognex vision system
  • Effectively make electrical connections for most electrical devices
  • Successfully transfers electronic files from laptop to motor drives, Fanuc robotics, PLC, and/or HMI
  • Effectively troubleshoot industrial equipment utilizing laptop viewing PLC ladder logic
  • Capable of interpreting electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, & mechanical schematics for troubleshooting
  • Effectively troubleshoot all industrial systems, such as electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, & mechanical
  • Effectively utilizes electronic test equipment in troubleshooting, such as a Multimeter, Oscilloscope, megger, circuit tracer, etc.
  • Provides support for departmental standards for sanitation & housekeeping
  • Supports the introduction of new technology
  • Displays strong teamwork & communication skills with a hands-on, positive style
  • Contributes ideas & support to capital planning, lean manufacturing, & continuous improvement initiatives
  • Responsible for reporting food/product safety problems or risks to a supervisor or manager immediately, or act if possible
  • Other duties as assigned

    • High School Diploma or GED, AAS in Electronics or equivalent preferred
    • Certificate in Industrial Maintenance or Military equivalent
    • Broad experience with most or all of the following required: electrical & mechanical systems, PLCs, pneumatic conveying systems & controls, HVAC, air compressors, profile extrusion, assembly equipment, film unwinds, & injection molding
    • Five (5) years of Industrial Maintenance experience preferred
    • AAS in Electronics or equivalent preferred.
    • PLC programming experience is a plus.
    • Experience with a computerized Maintenance Management system, such as MP2, would be beneficial
    • Ability to work all shifts and perform overtime
    • Previous experience as a maintenance technician preferred
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and PowerPoint presentations. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units or measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate mean, median, and mode, and apply SPC to the quality processes
    • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
    • Basic skill knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel, and Virtual Client to perform effectively in daily activities
    • Ability to perform visual inspection process and successfully read and apply technical material including print specifications
    • Ability to solve problems by identifying root causes and developing alternative solutions.
    • Injection Molding Experience a plus

      What We Offer

      • Medical Coverage (with 3 medical plan options - all PPO based coverage)
      • Flexible Spending Account (FSA for Health care and/or Dependent Care)
      • Prescription Drug Plan
      • Dental Coverage
      • Vision Coverage
      • 401K Savings Plan
      • Roth 401(k) Savings Plan
      • 529 College Savings Plan
      • Voluntary Life and AD&D
      • Employer Paid Benefits

        • Basic Life and AD&D
        • Short- and Long-Term Disability
        • Health Advocate
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Identify Theft
        • Tuition Reimbursement


Keywords: Scholle IPN, Winston-Salem , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Chilhowie, North Carolina

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