Industrial Electrician

Sonoco Products Company | Memphis, TN

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Posted Date 5/29/2024
Description Position: Industrial Electrician/Instrumentation Tech
Location: Presidents Island Memphis TN
Wage: Starting at $34.05/hr
Shift: *Must be flexible with night shift hours as your hours worked will be one of the following below*

M - F 3p - 11p
11p - 7a
Rotating 7p - 7a (2 on 2 off 3 on 2 off 2 on 3 off)

From a small family business to a multi-billion dollar global company, Sonoco has been changing the face of products and packaging since 1899 - all while keeping the heart of "People Build Businesses" alive. Our talented people are at the core of our growth, constantly reinventing the Sonoco wheel with brilliant solutions every year. Today we are a world leader in global packaging solutions with diversified operations in over 34 countries. We're extremely proud of our portfolio of brands, our achievements in sustainability and industrialization and the groundbreaking work accomplished by our people.

While reporting to the Plant Engineer- Presidents Island Memphis, the Industrial Electrician/Instrumentation Tech will be responsible for achieving a high level of reliability for plant equipment through performing tasks to reduce machine downtime and enable the facility to perform at optimum levels.

What you'll be doing:
  • Perform preventive maintenance as assigned daily, weekly, monthly, etc.
  • Sign out all parts taken from the storeroom returning any that were not used
  • Fill out work order detail
  • Help troubleshoot and repair operational equipment as needed
  • Participate in the continuous improvement efforts on maintenance effectiveness to eliminate breakdowns and increase equipment reliability.
  • Inspects assigned equipment to ensure it is in safe operating condition.
  • Verifies all safety devices (guards, control circuit devices, stop blocks, etc.) on assigned equipment are always intact and properly secured.
  • Follows all energy isolation requirements.
We'd love to hear from you if:
  • Have 5 years industrial/commercial electrician experience
  • Journeyman License or Industrial Electrician License required within 6 months of employment.
  • Vocational training preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot PLC, HMI and electrical issues
  • Ability to read electrical prints and perform job layouts for electrical devices and circuitry.
  • Pneumatic control or hydraulic system experience preferred
  • Familiar with the use of a welder and an oxy-acetylene torch
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Work Keys Required Score
  • Applied Math - Level 5
  • Graphic Literacy - Level 4
  • Workplace Documents - Level 5
At Sonoco Products Company, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive pay and benefits. *Benefits listed below are for employees located in the U.S. Specific benefits and wellbeing programs may vary depending on your location (within the U.S. or global), or if you are a union employee.

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, including FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Wellbeing tools and resources to support holistic health, including an Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
  • Paid time off and holidays to recreate, rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
  • Variety of company paid and voluntary employee-paid insurance plans including life, personal accident, and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
Salary33.06 Hour
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