Maintenance Technician (Monthly Bonuses)

Independence Corrugated, 7475 South 6th Street, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States of America ● Kenosha, WI, USA ● Milwaukee, WI, USA ● Racine, WI, USA Req #203
Wednesday, March 20, 2024


Independence Corrugated, a subsidiary of Schwarz Partners and corrugated manufacturing industry leader, currently has an exciting opportunity available for an Electrical Mechanical Technician (2nd & 3rd Shift) in Oak Creek, WI. As an Electrical Mechanical Technician, you will troubleshoot, install, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on our industrial corrugated equipment and machinery.

Independence Corrugated
 truly values our employees as our greatest asset and we strive to support both you and your family at work and in life.

Essential job duties include:

  • Repair/replace relays, versatile with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) equipment, printed circuit boards, and circuit control devices.
  • Perform electrical troubleshooting on; AC & DC motor drives (solid state and electro-mechanical), distribution panels, motor controls, solenoids, relays, PLC, and other related devices.
  • Perform troubleshooting of electrical refrigeration equipment, locating and repairing electrical malfunction(s) this does not include system charging or reclamation.
  • Perform troubleshooting on pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Perform building instrumentation system repairs, repairs are made following strict National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements.
  • Perform troubleshooting of material handling equipment, loading dock apparatus, and mechanical conveying equipment.
  • Perform and repair of plant lighting and ancillary electrical equipment systems.
  • Install conduit and cabling with strict adherence to NEC system requirements.
  • The ability to size wiring, starters, transformers, and over/under current protection with adherence to NEC and Milwaukee City specifications.
  • Must be able to train on 1st shift.

Independence Corrugated requires the following skills & abilities:

  • 2-3 years of Electro-Mechanical Automation System Installation & Troubleshooting Experience.
  • An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery which includes motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial / electronic controls and power transmission systems.
  • A good understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • A strong PLC trouble shooting and problem-solving ability with practical, mechanical & electrical aptitude.
  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Must be fully computer literate with Microsoft environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a mature and professional manner.
  • Ability to work various shifts / overtime / days per week.
  • Corrugated background is a plus, but not required.

As an industry leader Independence Corrugated offers:

  • 52 weeks per year of job stability and opportunities for growth and development.
  • Exceptional pay and great, affordable benefits (including life, medical, dental, 401(k) and more!).
  • Highly rewarding bonus program paid monthly! You are eligible for the bonus program from your first day of employment.
  • Paid vacation & holidays. 
  • A clean facility featuring state-of-the-art technology.
  • A respectful, empowering, team-oriented and employee friendly environment.

If you would like to be part of a forward-thinking team with a family feel, culture of excellence, and customer-focused reliability, we want you to be a part of our team!

**All job offers are contingent upon a pre-employment drug test, and background check.

About Independence Corrugated:

Continuously positioned as a leader in the packaging industry, we have been regarded as one of the most innovative corrugated manufacturers by competitors and peers alike. Located in Oak Creek, Wisconsin we combine high tech equipment with a well-oiled team, to provide corrugated sheets to a diverse and demanding sector of the national packaging market. Setting itself apart from other sheet feeders, we have the backing of one of the largest and most influential management groups the packaging world has seen. We will continue to grow and only increase its footprint in the industry. Encouraging this growth is unparalleled service, which starts with our top-notch Customer Service Team. Our Customer Service Representatives (CSR) are the face and voice of this results driven company. Interacting with the customers on a daily basis, relationships are built that will continue to push our ability to service the customers to the next level. On top of building relationships, CSRs are tasked with ensuring accurate data entry on up to $500k+ of orders each and every day.

Our organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Other details

  • Job Family Maintenance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $26.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $34.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Independence Corrugated, 7475 South 6th Street, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Kenosha, WI, USA
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Racine, WI, USA