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Maintenance Mechanic

Kalamazoo, MI
  • Posted: November 13, 2022
  • Nights
Seeking Candidates for night shift 5:30pm - 5:30am (with paid breaks) on the continental schedule- Work just 15 nights a month!

Offering a sign-on bonus with full benefits and 401K.

Fabri-Kal is now a part of Pactiv Evergreen.

About us:

We believe in employees' personal and professional development. We provide you with the opportunity to work hard and develop skills, while developing your skills and gaining experience with a leader in the manufacturing of food/beverage packaging.

Depending on your job and goals, you could participate in:
  • On-the-job learning
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Certification programs
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Training programs
  • Leadership development programs
  • On-line learning opportunities
  • Commitment to promoting from within
  • Promotions based on performance not seniority
  • Direct hire available with 8 months of continuous work history
  • No Paulson Testing required as part of the interview process
  • No THC pre-employment drug screen required

Engaging company culture;
  • On-site 24-hour gym
  • Bright, energizing breakroom with fresh food available for purchase
  • Break-time recreation options; video games, basketball and ping-pong
  • $1,500 employee referral bonus for recruiting friends and family

Key Job Requirements:
  • Diagnose and repair faulty production and related plant equipment with the minimum amount of supervision using the provided schematics, manuals and drawings
  • Be able to diagnose and repair electro-mechanical problems, troubleshoot electrical problems and have a strong understanding of preventative maintenance
  • Identify faulty parts and provide proper nomenclature in the form of a requisition in order that spares or replacements can be ordered
  • Install equipment and test run
  • Develop and maintain store room spare parts inventory and establish a withdraw, return and re-order procedure
  • General working knowledge of machine shop equipment
  • Must be team-oriented with leadership qualities and capable of leading co-workers in assigned tasks
  • Will be expected to maintain necessary records and established maintenance procedures
  • Maintain a clean, safe working environment
  • Assist with tooling setup and maintenance when needed
  • Responsible for additional specific duties related to each shift as assigned by Shift Team Leader
  • Other duties as necessary

Technical Competencies:

  • Demonstrates ability to accurately post data from one source to another in ERP or peripheral software systems

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work closely and productively as part of a cross-functional team
  • Ability to create and/or exhibit an atmosphere of openness, honesty, trust, and teamwork
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize as needed without loss of effectiveness and composure

  • Demonstrates ability to understand and actively participate in all company safety programs, policies and procedures

  • Ability to develop and maintain processes that are ISO compliant

Technical Knowledge-
  • Demonstrates an advanced comprehensive knowledge of entire process from concept to commercialization

Operate Equipment-
  • Ability to operate motorized equipment and other peripheral equipment safely and efficiently as required
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize standard hand tools
  • Ability to operate basic machine shop equipment

  • Demonstrates advanced mechanical aptitude and abilities
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of production technological methods and procedures, and capabilities of machines and equipment in manufacturing facilities
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform electrical trouble shooting, repair and equipment installation
  • Demonstrate the ability to use electrical meters to include multi-meter and amp meter

Education & Experience-
  • Three to five years of experience in a related field; working with
  • High school graduate required
  • Completion of a vocational or trade school curriculum from an authorized school with a concentration in electro-mechanical courses desired
  • Must be able to read and use precision type instruments such as micrometers and calipers
  • Speaking and presentation skills to conduct effective meetings

ADA - Essential Functions:

Must be able to-
  • Work 12-hour shift, standing and walking for extended periods
  • Climb
  • Heed safety warnings, devices and alarms
  • Lift and carry products weighing up to 50 lbs. Occasional lifts up to 75 lbs. All lifts over 75 lbs. require 2-person lift or mechanical assistance
  • Possess an adequate ability to do problem solving and establish cause and affect relationships in an office and/or manufacturing environment

Fabri-Kal Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



Kalamazoo, MI
49001 USA



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