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Maintenance Tooling Associate

Company: Scholle IPN
Location: Chilhowie
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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.

The Maintenance Tooling Associate is primarily responsible for preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all injection and extrusion tooling. The tooling associate is responsible for the repair, reconditioning and fabrication of all custom parts utilized on the bag making equipment. This position will support continuous improvement activities through the development and fabrication of components to improve safety, process reliability or eliminate scrap. Technical Manager will fulfill the responsibilities of this role when vacant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to company safety policies and good housekeeping practices.
  • Maintain all injection and extrusion tooling through preventive maintenance and/or improvements
  • Troubleshoot and repair hot runner manifolds for injection tooling
  • Repair, recondition and fabricate components for the ABMs or other equipment with the highest quality of craftsmanship possible.
  • Support all departments through the development and fabrication of components to improve safety, improve the process or reduce scrap.
  • Work closely with Tool Crib attendant to ensure all stock levels of components processed by the Tooling Tech/Machinist are maintained at levels necessary to protect the customer.
  • Contributes ideas and support to capital planning, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensure that personal tools and equipment are in proper condition and report all damaged or lost equipment to the Maintenance Supervisor as soon as possible. Lost or damage of any shop tools or equipment should also be reported.
  • Use the EAM work order system as the primary task list to make the most of the available time. Prioritize the work according to production needs and/or strategic reasons.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork including work order forms, checklists, material/parts requisitions, etc.
  • Strive for excellent communication within the department and throughout the plant
  • Ensure there is no information lost during discussions at shift change. Always inform relief of all relevant matters, no matter how small
  • Work safely and ensure that crew works safely. This includes following all personal and product safety rules, practicing good housekeeping, detecting and correcting unsafe conditions, and being proactive to prevent future safety concerns
  • Responsibility to report food/product safety problems or risks to a supervisor or manager immediately or take action if possible


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

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