Maintenance Technician
Story City, IA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description


American Packaging Corporation (APC) is one of the top flexible packaging converters serving customers throughout North America. We are always seeking to improve our operations, deliver more innovation and value, and give back to our local communities. Our longstanding success as customer flexible packaging suppliers has been fueled by our commitment to providing more innovation, more quality, and more responsive customer service, along with our strategic investments in the latest technology.

Maintenance Technician

LOCATION: Story City, IA

SUMMARY: Maintenance Technicians are responsible for electrical and mechanical systems in the facility, which will include daily troubleshooting and routine maintenance activities. They are expected to troubleshoot and repair equipment problems that affect productivity of the manufacturing group as well as plant facilities and subsystems. They will be involved with process improvements providing input in production problem solving.


* Work with our computerized maintenance system to track work orders and preventive maintenance.

* PLC activities in the plant to include reading programs and troubleshooting.

* Troubleshoot and repair the following:

o Various types of AC/DC Drives to include Indramat, Siemens, ABB, Hitachi and Reliance.

o Mechanical systems including bearings, gear drives, chain drives, etc.

o Pneumatic and fluid systems such as compressed air and chilled water

o 110VAC - 480VAC electrical issues, which will include both single phase and three phase applications, motors, contactors, and transformers

o Control voltage level electrical issues (24VDC), including sensors, Circuit boards, actuators, relays, etc.

* Building systems, including, but not limited to, HVAC, lighting, security, and surrounding grounds.

* Perform fabrication and welding assignments as assigned.

* Perform electrical wiring and conduit installation.

* Participate in training, embrace concepts of and actively practice the STOP Safety Program fundamentals to aid American Packaging Corporation's efforts to achieve a zero accident rate.


* High School Diploma or Equivalent

* 1-2 years related experience from a manufacturing environment

* Ability to install and troubleshoot control circuits and communication systems

* Thorough knowledge of mechanical power transmission equipments

* Ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings

* Working knowledge of compressor systems and HVAC

* Familiarity with all HMI systems in the facility with the ability to troubleshoot as necessary.

* Ability to install and troubleshoot control circuits and communication systems

* Proficient with hand and power tools (technician must provide their own hand tools in order to perform the job duties)

* Ability to move materials and equipments weighing up to 50lbs


* Working knowledge of PLC based systems and AC/DC drive systems

American Packaging Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. American Packaging Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position please contact our Human Resources department at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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