Maintenance Technician - Electrician

Berry Plastics Syracuse, NY

Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 125 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what's important!


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform electrical maintenance on all equipment Troubleshoot and repair equipment as needed Perform preventive maintenance on all manufacturing equipment Assist operators when necessary Familiarity with NFPA 70 requirements Assist in the maintenance of spare parts inventory Assist in the completion of special projects including: equipment installation, machine and building modifications, and safety improvements Install and maintain electrical and electronics systems of the plant and equipment Layout and machine repair parts when necessary and also operate typical tools to machine parts to exacting tolerances Diagnose machine malfunctions and make required repairs and adjustments to keep machine in production Assemble, align units and machines Make sketches of replacement parts Maintain a safe and clean working environment Available for call-in for equipment and building maintenance problems Follow SQF guidelines Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum 3-years experience in electrical machine maintenance Experience working with printing, extrusion, and converting equipment is preferable Plumbing skills including sizing and installing copper, black iron, galvanized, and PVC pipe, gauges, valves, meters, and fixtures Experience operating tools such as: lathes, drills, presses, milling machines, surface grinders, and portable hand tools.


High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be computer literate. Knowledge of electrical systems including distribution, circuits, wiring, fuses, switches, and relays. Understanding of PLC, ladder logic, I/O, and machine control devices. Understanding of lubrication procedures including the use of oil and grease. Basic understanding of mechanical systems including: belt, pulleys, gears, motors, and transmissions. Ability to read schematics and blueprints along with a sufficient understanding of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems to trace problems when prints are not available. Basic knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and devices. Minimum two-to-three years technical training.


Must be able to stand 6-9 hoursMust be able to bend, twist, squat, reach vertically 3- hoursMust be able to walk/stand on concrete surface 6-9 hoursMust be able to lift up to 80 pound, using a hoist frequently.


Noise level in the working environment is usually loud (80-90 decibels)The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes and/or airborne particlesHazards include but are limited to mobile equipment, powered hand trucks, gearbox, rewind shafts, pumps, gears, shafts, rollers, hot working surfaces, and hand tools in maintenance department.