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Sonoco Industrial Maintenance Mechanic in Franklin Park, Illinois

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company – it truly is a special place.

This position will be required to work on shifts, up to 12 hours, per the Maintenance Department’s work schedule. May be required to work nights. Overtime could be required on a regular basis.

Day to day responsibilities will include

  • Safety: Zero (0) injuries. Will be required to support and/or lead safety initiatives for department and/or plant. Will be required to perform safety audits and training.

  • Maintains and repairs production equipment as directed by Maintenance Supervisor.

  • Maintains and repairs utility and facility-related equipment as directed by Maintenance Supervisor.

  • Assist other maintenance personnel with repairs as needed.

  • Assist other maintenance personnel with tooling changes and set up.

  • Manage small projects to maintain or upgrade equipment.

This position is in our plastics facility in beautiful Franklin Park, IL

  • 3+ years in an industrial environment, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or installing manufacturing equipment, including pneumatic and/or hydraulic equipment, and rotating equipment (driven shafts, blowers, fans).

  • Experience with machine shop equipment and welding.

  • Electrical or controls experience a plus.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects/responsibilities at same time.

  • Able to read prints.

  • Education: Associates Degree or higher in technical field of study preferred (mechanical/electrical/industrial technology).

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Founded in 1899, Sonoco (NYSE: SON) is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $5.4 billion, the Company has 23,000 employees working in approximately 300 operations in 36 countries, serving some of the world’s best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, services and programs for our customers, employees and communities that support our corporate purpose of Better Packaging. Better Life. The Company ranked first in the Packaging sector on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2019 as well as Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies.