Welch Packaging
  • Pierceton, IN, USA
  • Full Time

If you are ready for a positive change, come to Welch Packaging! We are a safe, fast-paced work environment with a clear vision to provide highest quality packaging for our customers. Welch Packaging has constant history of growth since it began in 1985. Change is welcomed and encouraged for career growth with compensation for performance. We have pride in our quality and building a product to exceed our customer needs.

In addition to a competitive wage, we offer competitive benefits package that includes a 50% match 401K up to 8% of your contributions, wellness incentives, contributions to your health savings account up to $700, 100% coverage on preventative care benefits including prescription medicines, medical, dental, vision, life and supplement life insurances.


The Maintenance Electrician is a highly skilled hourly position requiring a thorough understanding of safe work practices, troubleshooting, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment both electrically and mechanically. This position creates value for the facility by performing preventative and corrective maintenance leading to increased uptime and reliability, thus helping the facility to meet their production and quality goals.


  1. Performs Lockout/Tag-out per procedure for required operations.
  2. Installing, Lubricating, troubleshooting and repairing equipment in compliance with plant codes, policies and procedures
  3. Repairing and maintaining machinery in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturer specifications
  4. Read and understand drawings, troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and pneumatic mechanical systems including valves, solenoids.
  5. Responding to all maintenance issues, both mechanical and electrical.
  6. Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures and actively participating in the safety program
  7. Effectively communicating work performed and equipment statuses both written and verbally. =


  1. Strong knowledge of EMaintenance
  2. Ability to use Excel, Power Point, VPS and email communication.
  3. Needs to be able to communicate effectively both verbally and via email.
  4. Effective organization and time management skills
  5. Prefer at least 2 years of electro-mechanic experience working in a manufacturing environment
  6. Proficient in reading blueprints and schematics
  7. Will be required to learn and operate several different computer software programs.
  8. Must be able to operate equipment including but not limited to: fork trucks, and other lifting devices.
  9. Ability to start machines and equipment to test the operation following repair.
  10. Follows verbal and written instructions.
  11. Communicates clearly with maintenance and operators.
  12. Familiar with PLC Hardware and Software.
  13. Familiar with test equipment i.e. meters, micrometers, calipers, etc.
  14. Be able to troubleshoot Electrical motors, drives, and PLC's.
  15. Use machine shop and other tools such as power drills, reciprocating drill, band saw, reciprocating saw, hand grinder, and bench grinder
  16. Ability to work independently
  17. This position will report directly to the Maintenance Lead.
  18. All candidates must be willing to work any available shift; as well as overtime as needed.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.


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