Genpak LLC

Electrician (M-F, Days, 8 hours) - Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

Job Description

Electrician (M-F, Days, 8 hours)

Posted: Thursday, 1/4/2024



  • Must provide and maintain appropriate tools and toolbox to perform all necessary job functions.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment, following local, state, and national electrical code requirements,
  • Follow electrical schematics to troubleshoot, repair and modify various types of controls.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and diagnose programmable logic controllers (PLC) inputs and outputs and understand ladder logic.
  • Execute all programming, installation and changes on the plant floor including PLC, HMI, and quality control equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and HVAC systems.
  • Connect and wire in Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) motors and drives including programming and ensure proper function and operation.
  • Must be able to bend and install conduit and wiring raceways.
  • Troubleshoot problems by observing electro/mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Work under general supervision following departmental rules, regulations and policies, requiring the ability to plan and perform operations, to complete assigned tasks according to prescribed time schedule.
  • Diagnosis and repairs production machinery accurately and within a reasonable time frame and with quality of work that exceeds expectations.
  • Performs advanced removal and replacement, and diagnostic work accurately according to daily work orders as received from manager or supervisor on more technical and difficult breakdowns and projects.
  • Trains and mentors’ other members of the maintenance department thoroughly in various maintenance repairs and fabrication.
  • Work occasionally involves contacts with others beyond immediate associates, but which are generally of a routine nature for purposes of giving or obtaining information.
  • Assists manager and supervisor with daily operation of the facility through requisitioning parts, shop organization and supervision of other members of the department.
  • Knows, understands, and performs all duties of all technician roles.
  • Observes and follows all necessary safety regulations when operating machinery, equipment, and tools.
  • Complete production line changeovers based on production requirements.
  • P/M motors, pneumatics, conveyor systems, packaging systems, extruders, thermoformer, lift trucks, and all other production equipment.
  • Maintain equipment parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipate needed equipment parts, and supplies; by checking inventory and completing a purchase requisition form for parts and materials.
  • Troubleshoot and repair high speed automation bagging, case erecting-sealing, palletizers, shrink wrapper machinery.
  • Remove defective parts by dismantling devices, using overhead hoist crane, hand and power tools.
  • Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts, using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Unload “incoming” product/material for receipt into facility and placement into facility as business demands.
  • Assist in machine and building deep cleaning and sanitizing as per GMP policies and procedures.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by performing general housekeeping, complying to GMPs, SQF, Yum Brands and Panda Express policies.
  • Function as a relief to all production positions (packer, material handler, machine operator) as business demands.
  • Work overtime as business demands, including monthly training meetings as mandated by OSHA and plant sanitation certifications.
  • Operate powered industrial Forklifts, Scissor Lifts, and Articulating Boom Lifts.
  • Inspect, maintain, clean molds, dies, and tooling.
  • Perform maintenance related jobs and assignments qualified to do as necessary to daily business demands as instructed.
  • Assist all facility shut down and start up procedures correctly and completely.



  • Always work in a safe manner following all established safety rules and regulations.
  • Repair and maintain mechanical equipment such as extruders, thermoformers, chillers, air compressors, vacuum pumps, conveyors, and other production equipment.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on all production and facility equipment as directed.
  • Follow all established Maintenance practices in regard to SAP, Preventative maintenance paperwork, parts usage, and ordering.
  • Continuous improvement in speed and accuracy of product changeovers and maintenance plans.


  • Must take initiative to quickly troubleshoot and repair mechanical, pneumatic, air compression, hydraulics, electrical systems, and automation issues as they arise.
  • Experience in troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns, diagnostics, electrical systems,
  • Experience in reading and understanding of electrical blueprints, schematic, mechanical drawings.
  • Automated Production Line Maintenance: 5 years (required)
  • Hydraulics: basic understanding of principles of operation and troubleshooting.
  • Air Compressor theory of operation and maintenance, troubleshooting: 4 years (required)
  • Refrigeration theory of operation and maintenance, troubleshooting: 4 years (required)
  • Fabrication / Welding: (plus)
  • Troubleshooting Electrical Systems: 2 years (required) *If qualified and authorized.
  • Knowledge of PC and Network based software including Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Database applications. AutoCad, MasterCam (plus)
  • Knowledge of the Plastics Industry, specifically extrusion and thermoforming processes and equipment. (plus)



  • High School diploma or GED plus two to three years of technical or vocational training and possess Journeyman level licensing, or the equivalent period of paid on-the-job training plus 5 year’s additional paid journeyman level electrician experience. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Awareness of national, state, and local electrical codes and regulations.
  • 2 years’ experience of manufacturing experience to include: maintenance /repair of plant machinery and facility upkeep. Exposure and limited knowledge of welding, troubleshooting of pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical controls a plus.
  • Any mechanical aptitude training or machining education is a plus
  • Will be trained and certified for fork truck, scissor lift and articulating boom lift operation, hazardous materials handling



  • Demonstrate ability to participate and/or foster interdepartmental communication and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize multi-task duties without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication and dissemination of information in a diplomatic manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to work under pressure, meet scheduled deadlines, meet emergency situations without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Ability to understand, read, write, and speak English as all maintenance mechanics will be required to read and interpret company documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; required to complete and document all required reports accurately and without assistance; and communicate with supervisors and co-workers regarding daily operations of equipment and material being produced.


  • Demonstrate ability to identify industry specific regulations and adhere to industry standards.
  • Demonstrate ability to comply with major Federal / State industrial safety regulations and professional standards.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and actively participate in all company safety programs, policies and procedures.



Must be able to:                                                                                                                                    

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Visually read various postings, bulletin boards, and computer monitors/screens
  • Heed safety warnings, devices and alarms
  • Possess adequate ability to do problem solving and establish cause and effect relationships in an

      office and/or manufacturing environment           



3255 Thomason Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36108
7621 Bill Joseph Parkway, Hope Hull, Alabama 36043
, Montgomery, Alabama 36064
, Prattville, Alabama 36066
, Autaugaville, Alabama 36003
, Millbrook, Alabama 36022

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