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Maintenance Mechanic - Sonoco Recycling

Sonoco Columbia, SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Sonoco Recycling, LLC has an opening for a Maintenance Mechanic at their Columbia Recycling Plant. This position has an hourly rate of $21.76 and would perform maintenance and repairs on the facility’s equipment that sorts and bales paper, plastic, metal, and other materials. Sonoco Recycling is unit of Sonoco, a multi-billion dollar global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, and supply chain services. Benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, and 401k with company match.

Applicant must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and be called in as needed to resolve issues at the facility. Competitive candidates will have a minimum of 2 years prior maintenance experience with a 2 year Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field preferred. Experience in the paper recycling industry is a plus.

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

· Must be able to obtain Category III Electrical Certification within 90 days of hire

· Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems

· Repair or assist in repair most major systems and/or equipment in recycling operation

· Proficient in using drill press, cutoff saw, milling machine, grinders, threading equipment

· Proficient in cutting a variety of metals with torches, gas welders, and plasma cutters

· Proficient with welding in all types of conditions (Mig and stick)

· Proficient in most types of fabrication (bending, heating and forming) with or without drawings

· Ability to install couplings, bearings, pumps, rolls, motors, gearboxes, and other mechanical equipment

· Knowledge of baler operation and repair (Wire Tier) preferred

Interested candidates can apply online. Sonoco is an equal opportunity employer.

Sonoco

Why Work Here?

Sonoco believes that people build businesses by doing the right thing.

Sonoco is a $5 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products and packaging supply chain services. When collaborating with our customers, we leverage our deep knowledge of material science, our i6 Innovation ProcessTM, and our industry-leading packaging and services portfolio to create impactful customized solutions that build stronger brands. We produce packaging for many of the world’s most recognized brands, in markets such as appliances and electronics, automotive, beverages, confection, construction, converted paperboard, fresh and natural food, frozen and refrigerated food, shaving, home, lawn and garden, medical/pharmaceutical, pet care, powdered beverages, recycling and snacks. Sonoco’s operations consist of our global consumer packaging businesses (rigid paper and closures, flexibles and plastics); our display and packaging division (high-impact retail displays and packaging supply chain management); our industrial businesses (tubes and cores, reels and spools, uncoated recycled paperboard and Sonoco Recycling, one of the world’s largest recyclers); and our Protective Solutions division (custom-designed protective, temperature-assurance and retail security packaging solutions and highly engineered components). From our headquarters in Hartsville, S.C., and more than 300 operations in 33 countries, we serve customers in 85 nations.

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Columbia, SC
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