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Maint Mechanic I

City Industry, California
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Who is Tekni-Plex?                
We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers' solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.
Why Work for us?
With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!
What is the position where you can add value?
We are actively recruiting for a Maintenance Mechanic I for our City of Industry, CA plant location within our Natvar Division of Tekni-Plex.
  Analyze equipment malfunctions and determine cause using mechanical, pneumatic and electrical skills.
Perform electrical troubleshooting of secondary plant distribution system (switch gear, breaker panels, wiring/busses, junction boxes, switches, outlets, etc.).
Familiarization with local, state and national building codes including the NEC.
Calibrate and adjust plant instrumentation.
Perform minor instrument repairs.
Familiarization with common preventative maintenance practices as well as the importance of the record keeping accuracy associated with it.
Process work orders utilizing a computerized maintenance system.
Active participation in a project lead role as required.
Participates in plant safety / housekeeping audits to ensure a safe work environment.
All other duties as assigned.
This position typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent 2+ years maintenance experience preferably in a manufacturing environment or a combination or work experience and education. Electrical experience a plus. Demonstrated ability to read and understand blue prints, wiring diagrams, etc. Possess working knowledge of pneumatic, HVAC and plumbing skills. Familiarity with hand / power tools.
Good English communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to read meters, schematic diagrams, blueprints, other measuring instruments, and basic computer skills.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and frequently required to stand, bend, push, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, use hands & fingers, talk and hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Exposure to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate to high. Must be GMP compliant with gowning and proper attire/uniforms (i.e., head/shoe/beard covers and eye protection where appropriate).  May be required to wear ear plugs occasionally.
The essential duties, physical demands and work environment characteristics described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. If possible, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions where it may not cause undue hardship or safety risks to the company and / or the employee.
Tekni-Plex Rewards:
At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:
We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy
Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:   EEO is the Law   &  EEO is the Law Supplement .

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  • Job Reference: 673831711-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Natvar
  • Location: City Industry, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent