Maintenance Technician

Essity North America, Inc.

Bowling Green, KY

Maintenance Technician
About the Role

Provide technical support (electrical & mechanical) to the production lines. Maintain maintenance and repairs that meet the needs of plant Operations. Continuously improve the safety results of the maintenance shop by challenging and improving our safety procedures and methods. Continuously maintain a constant flow of communication and information within the team.

What You Will Do

  • Perform electrical and mechanical support to resolve ongoing issues for all machines.

  • Support the plant operations needs by participating in the daily operations meeting.

  • Assist Mechanical Specialists with machine upgrades and CIP activities that require electrical and mechanical input.

  • Identify and develop plans to resolve long term production (electrical and mechanical) issues.

  • Actively pursue continuous process improvement activities to maximize product quality, uptime, waste and material usage.

  • Participate in maintenance meetings at regular intervals for communication and problem solving.

  • Assist Electrical Specialist in developing training to enhance electrical skills of the maintenance technicians.

  • Maintain maintenance shop equipment in safe workable condition.

  • Guide Production technicians on safe electrical and mechanical work practices.

  • Participate in electrical and mechanical trainings to build personal capabilities and transfer information to other maintenance technicians.

  • Assist technology group with the development of electrical and mechanical CIP plans associated with Capital projects.

  • Ensure understanding of different ongoing plant projects among maintenance team.

  • Coach, Train, Develop, and motivate team members through feedback, participation, group decision-making, and open communication.

  • Encourage an open and positive “CAN-DO” environment.

  • Recognize individuals/team for their accomplishments.

  • Assist Safety Leader in identifying and repairing electrical and mechanical hazards.

  • Provide input to the Technology Engineers with potential issue identifications and developing proposals for the capital projects. Support key project startups.

  • Communicate with other resource and support team member for an efficient operation.

  • Proactively work with Mechanical Specialists in understanding the plant operations needs and develop plans to support them.

  • Proactively solicit feedback on the Maintenance technician’s service from the internal customers to ensure all the needs are being met.

  • Work with Business Unit Leaders and operating teams to develop a strong working relationship between Maintenance and production.

  • Develop and implement systems to ensure spare parts functionality after they arrive in the plant.

  • Maintain communication with BUL regarding efficiencies, action plans, employee relation concerns or other information that impacts the success of the business.

  • Coordinate the P.M. activities to minimize the unscheduled P.M. time to an optimal level.

  • Assist activities to minimize spare parts usage cost with the Mechanical Specialists ($100).

  • Optimize the cost of rebuild parts.

  • Assist Procurement Team Leader in identifying the optimal level of spare parts inventory.

  • A willingness to support lines crewmembers in day-to-day operations and short-term coverage in operating the line.

Who You Are


  • 2 Year Industrial Maintenance Degree OR 3 years Industrial Maintenance Experience (both mechanical & electrical)


  • Machine electrical and mechanical process knowledge
  • Strong electrical trouble shooting skills
  • Preferred Technical knowledge of Allen Bradley, Siemens 500/505 family, Siemens S5 family PLC’s.
  • Mechanical Skills
  • Electricity print reading


  • Site safety rules, NEC and OSHA regulations
  • Good Communication skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Strong ability to train others
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to confront issues
  • Ability to lead resources to resolve issues
  • Strong ability to work with others.
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
What We Can Offer You

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
Collaborative and Caring Culture | Empowerment & Engaged People | Work with Impact and A Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning & Career Growth | Health & Safety Priority | Sustainable Value Together| Innovation| Sustainable Working Life | Total Reward

Application End Date: July 30, 2021

Additional Information

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process please contact

Together, we are improving lives, every day

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

Application End Date:
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