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Maintenance Technician/ Electrician

Company: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc.
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:


CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods.At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 47 countries and over 240 locations, employing over 33,000 people and net sales of over $11 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals.

Division Overview:

Crown's Food Division is the number one manufacturer of food cans in the world. Our complete array of food packaging serves a variety of markets, including fruit, vegetables, dairy, fish, meat, ready meals, pet food, infant milk powder and other dry food products. We offer a wide selection of food cans from round to bowl as well as shaped cans. We truly focus on excellence in all of our products. Here is your chance to join the Crown Food Division.


$500 sign on bonus
gainsharing bonus
Company Paid medical, dental, vision - no monthly premium for employees
Company funded pension
401k plan with company match
paid lunch & breaks
basic life insurance & Short term disability - free
10 paid holidays
vacation accrual based on years of service
stock purchase plan
tuition reimbursement
safety shoe & prescription safety glasses allowance

Position Overview:

The Maintenance Technician/ Industrial Electrician serves a key function in the operation and on-going maintenance of the manufacturing building and the high-speed manufacturing equipment that produces both metal cans and ends at the Dubuque, Iowa location.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to manufacturing floor supervision and management, the Industrial Electrician responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

Trouble shoot, repair, maintain, and install electrical/electronic systems on the can and end line manufacturing equipment
Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC's (PLC 5, SLC 500) and programming software to analyze and trouble shoot line control problems
Knowledge of local, state and federal electrical codes
Documentation of manufacturing issues and communication of these issues to the proper individuals both within and outside the facility
Maintenance of all equipment and facility systems
Installation of new as well as maintaining existing electrical wiring and systems within the facility
Interact closely with the operations team to plan, trouble shoot and analyze production and equipment issues and concerns and come up with solutions
Run quality checks on product in line with customer requirements.
Compliance with all OSHA and company safety and electrical regulations including Lock Out - Tag Out and Arc Flash protection
Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned



In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Minimum Requirements:

High School Education/GED or equivalent
2+ year(s) experience in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of Allen Bradley/Omron/Direct Logic PLC's are required as well as integrated Window software to analyze AC/DC, single phase and 3 phase generators and AC/DC motors, relays, switches, breaker transformers and power panels
Knowledge of single and 3 phase up to 440 volt
Knowledge of variable frequency drives and DC drives and ladder logic
Knowledge of Human Machine Interfaces (TCP) or Allen Bradley View Plus (a Plus)
Experience with proximity and photo sensors
Must be available to work various shifts if needed and be able to work nights, weekends, and overtime

Preferred Requirements:

Associates or Bachelors Degree, or a vocational or technical certification or a journeyman's card or license
High-speed packaging industry experience
Knowledge of Six Sigma, SPC, and Lean Manufacturing


Electrical, electronic, pneumatic & mechanical knowledge
Strong problem solving skills through an individual and/or collaborative approach
The ability to be able to read and interpret mechanical blueprints, electrical schematics and parts specifications. Work from manuals, prints, and schematics
Ability to use hand tools, multi-meters Analog & Digital, ammeters, amp probes, etc.
Ability to work independently or with a team
Must be able to look at new solutions and "think creatively and strategically" to solve problems
Effective leadership skills such as conflict resolution, communication, decision making, etc.
Demonstrated employee relations skills and the ability to motivate people
Excellent time management and project management skills as well as the ability to multi-task
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven math and computer skills and working knowledge of various Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Access, etc.)

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
The associate may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds on occasion
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus
The employee must be able to work up to twelve (12) hours shifts, both day and evening
Employees will be required to have their own tools

Working Conditions:

The majority of work will be in a plant environment but maybe required to move around to different parts of the manufacturing floor
Work from ladders, lifts, catwalks about the manufacturing floor which could be up to 20 feet in height or more
While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicular traffic in the plant

The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures
The noise level is frequently loud

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Take the next step in your career and apply online today at www.crowncork.com/careers.


Keywords: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc., Dubuque , Maintenance Technician/ Electrician, Professions , Dubuque, Iowa

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