Maintenance Technician III

Hood Packaging Corp.

Summerville, SC

Hood Packaging Corporation a world leader in the packaging industry is looking for a Maintenance Technician III to join our team in our Summerville, SC location.


Support the Summerville Plant electrical and mechanical needs on shift. This position is responsible for but not limited to troubleshooting, repair, assigned projects, special projects and developmental projects for Maintenance/Plant needs and performs other mechanical/electrical needs and repairs and duties as assigned.  Assist in assuring HACCP, GMP’s, Work Instructions, and Food Safety Quality system requirements (SQF) are in compliance.  Must perform any additional duties as assigned by Supervisor or Management.  Must know, follow and demonstrate compliance with all safety rules and understand working safely is a condition of employment.  Must successfully complete Hood Packaging forklift training class (written and road test) and consistently demonstrate safe driving skills.


Ability to walk, stand, stoop, crawl and climb frequently on hard surfaces.  Also be able to work at heights.  Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays and shutdowns.  Ability to lift 75 pounds regularly and more with assistance.  Must have use of arms, hands and legs to perform maintenance duties and handle tools.  Ability to work in hot and cold environments.  Ability to work all shifts including 12-hour shifts/7-day rotating shifts.  


Must understand and perform the following.  3-5 years of proven experience in electrical/electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields are required.  Skills demonstration and hands-on proof may be asked.  Thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.   Must have and demonstrate good communication skills and be able to work well with all levels of associates on the floor, especially Operators to successfully deal with troubleshooting and repairs of equipment.  Must have and demonstrate good computer skills and operations including PLC programming.    Must demonstrate ability to work to and with minimum tolerances of tools, equipment and machinery.  Must work and climb in overhead structures, beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair.  Must demonstrate high degree of safety awareness especially working in and around high voltage.  Demonstrate, follow and practice all safety rules, policies, programs and practices always.  Must be highly safety conscious, demonstrate safe working practices with equipment, lockout-tagout and other maintenance programs.  Must pass Hood Packaging Lift Truck written and driving test to receive license.  Must perform to safety and skill levels to retain license.  Understand that poor driving record and unsafe acts could disqualify the employee from this position.  Must recognize and understand that the above listed duties and responsibilities do not represent all areas and that other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed and necessary.


High School Graduate or GED, and two-year technical degree or accredited apprenticeship program or the equivalent in a technical field is required.  3-5 years’ experience of proven manufacturing experience in electrical, electronics, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatics is required.  

Hood Packaging Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap or any other legally protected status.