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Spartech Maintenance Technician (REQ362) in Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Maintenance Technician - Wage Range $28.00 - $33.00/hour

Manitowoc, WI

How can you make a difference at your job and can have the opportunity to grow?

Join the Manitowoc – Spartech Team!

We offer competitive salary, incentive, and benefit programs. - Most Benefits Start Day One!

In Manitowoc we heavily support automotive customers with flexible sound barrier and non-carpet flooring sheet. Our sound barrier product also is used in building and construction and energy markets for sound control applications. Manitowoc also produces black color concentrate pellets which are used in our customers process to color their end products. We are currently looking for an addition to our maintenance team. If you meet Journeyman qualifications and want to make a difference in a fast-paced environment with a company large enough to offer you room to grow but not so large you become “just a number”, and who has a large focus on safety and success, Spartech might be the ideal company for you! If you are interested in becoming a Journeyman, Spartech will invest in qualified candidate by sponsoring an apprenticeship.

Job Summary

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for safely completing maintenance work orders, PMs and other tasks as required. The position requires demonstrated skill in industrial maintenance. There is a focus on the proficiency to build, repair, and/or maintain all equipment to proper operating condition as quickly and accurately as possible. The Maintenance Technician is expected to be cross functional between electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repairs while possessing the ability to train others in the craft.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follows all applicable Safety, Health and Environmental rules and guidelines while performing all job duties.

  • Proficiency in performing mechanical, electrical, and electronics diagnostics using a variety of indicators, gauges, and test equipment

  • Proficiency in repairing mechanical and electronic production equipment by adjusting, repairing, or replacing defective components.

  • Proficiency in setting up and operating shop machinery and hand tools such as drill press, grinders, band saws, cutting torch, welder. etc.

  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment as needed.

  • Proficiency in operating forklift and aerial platform lift as needed to perform maintenance tasks.

  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and programming VFDs and PLCs

  • Supports the vision, mission, and guiding principles of the Company

  • Knowledge of steam systems and boiler operations to adjust valving and equipment safely.

  • Ability to utilize a computer for research on parts or repairs, looking up manuals for equipment, and operation of a CMMS for inventory and work order tracking.

  • A focus on keeping a clean, safe work environment.


+ + Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must possess Journeyman card, certificate, degree, or equivalent training and experience.

  • Must have basic skills on use of computers: MS Office, Windows.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the industrial maintenance setting.

  • Must be able to navigate electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics and blueprints for planning and troubleshooting.

  • Ability to effectively work at heights and in confined spaces.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Strong organization skills and self-starter motivation.

  • Ability to train and support others on the team to build a proficient team across all shifts.

    Years of Experience:

  • 5 years of prior experience in industrial maintenance, electrical, mechanical, or in a related field; or a combination of education and experience deemed equivalent

This position reports to the Manitowoc, WI Maintenance Manager.


We offer competitive salary, incentive, and benefit programs. - Most Benefits Start Day ONE!

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision.

  • Company paid life and long-term and short-term disability programs.

  • Flexible spending accounts.

  • 401(k) with a strong matching program.

  • 120 hours Paid Time Off (pro-rated based on hire date).

  • 11 paid holidays.

Spartech LLC, headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging industries with over a dozen locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day— for example if you start your morning with a yogurt or your child eats a single serving peanut butter—you may have already seen some of our materials. More unique uses of our materials can be seen in Military or security applications, for example, with bullet proof materials. From routine daily-life to life-saving applications—we make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.

Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.