Packaging Corporation of America

Maintenance Technician / Electrician - Opelika

Opelika, AL

Job Description

Maintenance Technician / Electrician

Posted: Saturday, 12/2/2023
As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust
Pay and Benefits:
Excellent Benefits Package (Health, Dental, Optometry)
401K Plan with company match
Pay Holidays
Uniforms Provided


Perform a variety of maintenance tasks to diagnose, repair, rebuild, and replace mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems on all plant manufacturing and support equipment.
Work as part of a team in a manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity; decreasing downtime and waste.
Follow all company safety rules and lock-out tag-out procedures.
Work with a sense of urgency to reduce downtime of machines.

Basic Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in successfully troubleshooting and repairing industrial machinery.
Understanding of 3 phase 480 volt electrical systems and components
Understanding of electrical control circuits and diagrams to perform troubleshooting
Understanding of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams to perform troubleshooting
Must be willing to pursue ongoing technical training to enhance capabilities.
Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment.
Ability to work any shift, overtime, and weekends as needed.
Must have own basic industrial maintenance tools.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:
Technical degree in related field
Experience in a manufacturing environment, particularly within the corrugated or packaging industry.
2 to 5 years of practical application experience in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance functions.
Allen Bradley PLC programming certifications
Electro-mechanical engineering experience
Project management certifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to share ideas with others to solve problems of essential importance.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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