BU Machinery Development Technician- 1st shift ($29.69 to $42.15) -

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Sonoco is a $7 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective soluti

Job Description

BU Machinery Development Technician- 1st shift ($29.69 to $42.15)

Posted: Friday, 10/27/2023

Position: BU Machinery Development Technician

Shift: First Shift (7:00 am - 4:00 pm) with flexibility to work overtime when needed.

Travel: High Frequency-75%

Pay Rate : $29.69 - $42.15 (Senior) depends on education/experience

Location: North Region (ideally will sit at Neenah, Tiffin, Cincinnati or Robesonia plant)

While reporting to the Regional Field Engineer, as the BU Machinery Development Technician, you will be responsible for performing maintenance tasks, project assignments, specifically proactive tasks that are necessary to provide high quality, efficient work to meet Sonoco standards.

Safety, quality, productivity and strong work ethic are important to the Sonoco culture.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong safety record to promote safety in all aspects of employment
  • Exercises good judgment / decision-making and presents a commitment to high standards and the ability to inspire those qualities in others
  • Leadership - provides mentoring, training, and supervision to maintenance personnel in project work
  • Eager to learn and apply new skills and as such, identifies training needs and skills required to stay up to date with new technology
  • Ability to work alone with limited supervision
  • Position requires working any, and all shifts including weekend and holiday work as dictated by the schedule of assigned projects
  • Extensive travel is required, as much as 75%, to PPD branch plants, machinery builders, and customer locations as required by project assignments
  • Responsible for planning and tracking the execution of assigned projects
  • Responsible for developing and documenting project details such as wiring diagrams, machine modifications, drawings, quotes, BOM’s , parts ordering
  • Provides required training to plant personnel after completion of project
  • Maintain close contact with Regional Engineer and others to efficiently coordinate jobs and utilize available manpower
  • Assist with remote troubleshooting over the network or over the phone
  • Good communications skills both oral and written, including computers skills such as Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Develop new applications and apply new technologies
  • Maintain and develop relationships with contractors and suppliers for projects
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Sonoco At A Glance

Sonoco is a $7 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective solutions, and healthcare packaging services. From its headquarters in Hartsville, S.C., Sonoco globally employs 22,000 people who work within 330 operations in 32 countries. Sonoco produces packaging for a variety of industries and many of the world’s most recognized brands, serving customers in 85 nations. Sonoco works with customers to collaboratively develop and deliver innovative packaging solutions that enhance and optimize their business and brands. Sonoco’s operations consist of global consumer packaging businesses –rigid paper and closures, flexibles and plastics; industrial businesses, which manufacture tubes and cores, reels and spools, uncoated recycled paperboard and Sonoco Recycling, one of the world’s largest recyclers; and Protective Solutions division, which produces custom-designed protective, temperature-assurance and retail security packaging solutions and highly engineered components. With its unique range of packaging materials, technical disciplines, material science and manufacturing capabilities, and packaging and display services, Sonoco takes a holistic approach to provide customized solutions that meet its customers’ needs.
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