Job Position: Maintenance Mechanic

  • Application Deadline: 12th February 2023
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Smithville
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
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Required Qualifications:

Do You Have What It Takes?
• Previous maintenance experience working in a production/manufacturing environment is an asset
• Minimum grade 12 or equivalent
• Relevant manufacturing experience
• Good knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical, PLC, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic principles
• Al least 2+ years experience of proven capacity or formal education in a related field (Manufacturing, Millwright, Engineering, etc)
• Strong mechanical and technical understanding
• Ability to deal with uncertainty; troubleshooting skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Basic electrical experience
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with vendors
• Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations
• Be self-motivated and can work as part of a team
• Working knowledge of MS Office, Upkeep, and Smartsheets an asset

Key Responsibilities:

The Opportunity:
We are looking for talented, reliable and hard-working people who want to make Stanpac a place to grow their careers. With multiple opportunities on our packaging production lines, interested candidates are encouraged to learn more about why Stanpac should be your next choice for a career. The current opportunity is in our Maintenance shop as a Maintenance Mechanic. This position is a Full Time, Permanent role.
Available Shifts:
*12 Hour continental rotating shifts. Days 7am to 7pm, Nights 7am to 7pm, rotating biweekly

Responsibilities and Duties
• Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on motors, conveyor systems, and production machines
• Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measurement and testing instruments
• Control downtime by informing production workers of routine maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
• Fabricate repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment
• works to improve machine efficiency, reduce scrap, and improve quality of our Product and Processes
• Assemble and align gears, bearings and shafts
• Maintain effective equipment maintenance schedules and records on all company equipment and tools
• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
• Procure parts for necessary repairs and adjustments
• Management of parts inventory
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Additional Details:

What will help you perform the job?
• Ability to comfortably stand for extended periods of time.
• Ability to comfortably walk, sit, bend, and crouch.
• Must be willing to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (hairnet, ear plugs, safety glasses, steel toed boots/shoes).
• Able to lift up to 30lbs (occasionally may be required to lift up to 50lbs)

About Our Company:

For 70 years, Stanpac has been manufacturing dairy and beverage packaging for companies located throughout the United States, Canada and many locations worldwide. Back in 1949, Stanpac provided closures for glass milk bottles. Since then, we have continually expanded our product lines with new products and innovations for the ice cream, fluid milk, wine and spirits, and most recently, food service packaging markets.

The evolution of a great company continues with the introduction of new products, sizes and configurations for an ever changing market. With 7 patents in more than 20 countries, we are recognized by our customers as innovative and customer focused.