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Electrical Technician at Plastipak Packaging Inc. in Dundee, Michigan

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Clean Tech was founded in 1989 to reclaim the plastic in water containers and other post-consumer packaging. Clean Tech’s leaders knew that recycling would extend disposal capacity, save money in disposal costs and conserve natural resources. They saw further growth opportunity in the business’s potential for creating new jobs and providing a reliable, cost-effective resource for the manufacturing industry. It

This modern recycling center initiated the company’s entry into the environmental movement more than 20 years ago. Clean Tech recycled 2 billion bottles in 2007 alone at its Dundee, MI facility. It now recycles more than 3 billion bottles per year and continues to invest in recycling technology and operational improvements. Expanding Recycling to Europe: A Luxembourg recycling center anchors environmental operations in Europe with PET recycling.  Clean Tech is part of the Plastipak family of companies.

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Clean Tech is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description:    

The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing of complex electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems used in our high paced manufacturing environment including but not limited to electric motors, bale breakers, conveyors, pelletizers, grinders, extruders, recycling cleaning lines, boilers, compressors, air dryers, and any other equipment installed within Clean Tech on their assigned shift.


  • Equipment control and safe guarding

  • Work in a safe manner in compliance with all company safety rules and all local safety requirements. Identification and improvement of safety items to assure safe operation

  • Work in compliance to Clean Tech’s ISO Quality Policies, GMP , Operational Procedures and that High Standards of Workmanship are maintained at all times

  • Preventative Maintenance

  • Predictive Maintenance

  • Mechanical and Electrical support

  • Process Trouble Shooting

  • Process Improvements

  • On and off line repairs

  • Process preparation (blade gapping, Start up prep assistance, etc)

  • Completion of documents related to job (parts slips, planned maintenance reports, service reports)

  • Training support

  • Collaboration with Reliability team on projects related to unit and group

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required

  • Associates degree or equivalent from two year college, technical school or on the job training preferred

  • 5 years electrical / mechanical troubleshooting experience in an industrial setting preferred

  • Proficiency in electrical systems including ability to understand electrical prints

  • PLC programming experience including RSLogix 5/500, RSLogix 5000

  • Experience in working with industrial power including 480 volt 3 phase power

  • Ability to follow complex instructions with minimal supervision

  • Computer experience required

  • Strong hydraulic and pneumatic troubleshooting skills are desired

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work as a team to solve complex  problems efficiently

  • Continuously standing and walking throughout shift

  • Frequently climb extension ladders, kneel, bend frequently throughout shift

  • Occasionally work outside

Why should you apply?

You may be eligible for:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Telemedicine

  • Company paid life insurance and disability

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • 401(k) and profit sharing plan with company match

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Pet Insurance

  • Referral bonus program