Maintenance Technician - Injection

at Niagara Bottling LLC in Byhalia, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.

Consider applying here, if you want to:

+ Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.

+ Develop lasting relationships with great people.

+ Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

Maintenance Technician – Injection

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring equipment uptime through timely, in-depth

troubleshooting and repair. The Maintenance Technician performs troubleshooting and repair of all

production equipment including injection molders, blow molders, fillers/cappers, labelers, case packers,

conveyors, palletizers, and stretch wrappers. The Maintenance Technician also performs

troubleshooting and repair of facilities and auxiliary equipment, such as chillers, air compressors,

Reverse Osmosis, other water filtration equipment and general maintenance of the plant. The

Maintenance Technician works directly with machine Operators, Supervisors, Preventative Maintenance

Mechanics and Sr. Maintenance Technicians to resolve mechanical issues that arise during shift. The

Maintenance Technician proposes solutions to complex and reoccurring problems on production

equipment to Sr. Mechanics and Management to resolve issues.

Essential Functions

- Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems using schematics, technical

drawings and testing equipment

- Repair equipment, fixtures, systems, conveyors, and other equipment at facility

- Modify, lubricate, diagnose, and operate equipment in accordance with Niagara’s defined processes

- Maintain industrial control systems

- Work independently and with other team members to complete repairs in a safe and timely manner

+ May fill in for production operator as needed

- Create and report repairs throughout shift. Complete required work order paperwork, document parts

and material usage

- Understand and follow plant safety rules including safe lifting practices and safe machine operation.

Personal Protective Equipment is to be used where required

- Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job to ensure equipment and facility


- Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or

responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice


+ Minimum Qualifications:

+ 4 Years – Experience in Field or similar maintenance environment

+ 4 Years – Experience in Position

+ 4 Years – Experience managing people/projects

*experience may include a combination of work experience and education

+ Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and resolve issues across multiple departments

+ Basic experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

+ Effective communication of issues and solutions to cross-functional team members

+ Ability to read and interpret schematics: electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic

+ Skilled in the use of shop equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, bench grinder, drill press, mill and lathe, and assorted power tools

+ Proficient skills with precision measuring equipment, such as calipers, dial indicators, bore gauges, and depth gauges

+ Willingness to be a technical leader and trainer within a specific area of plant or machine center

+ Will need own toolbox and basic tools

+ Preferred Qualifications:

+ 6 Years- Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment

+ 6 Years – Experience working in Position

+ 6 Years – Experience managing people/projects

*experience may include a combination of work experience and education

+ Experience in high-speed manufacturing, bottling, beverage, packaging, or plastics industries

+ Experience with the following technologies:

+ Variable frequency drive (VFD), servo drives, and servo motor

+ Rotary equipment such as rotary press or filler

+ Thermodynamics, heat transfer, or plastics processing

+ Krones, Sidel, or Husky equipment

+ HVAC including chillers and/or air compressors

+ Experience working with electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics for troubleshooting

+ Skilled in fabrication capabilities such as cutting and welding (mig, tig or stick)

+ Skilled working with electrical systems including 480VAC & 24VDC power

+ Ability to read and interpret schematics for process and instrumentation diagrams

+ Skilled in the repair of variable frequency drives, servo motors and controllers, communication systems (asi-bus, can-bus, profi-bus, ethernet), PLC input/output cards, and safety modules


This position embodies the values of Niagara’s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:

+ Lead Like an Owner

+ Makes safety the number one priority

+ Keeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediately

+ Effectively prioritizes tasks based on department goals

+ Shows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directly

+ Prioritizes resolution of customer issues effectively

+ Responds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customers

+ InnovACT

+ Makes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or products

+ Demonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstances

+ Increases performance through greater efficiency

+ Find a Way

+ Seeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other experts

+ Understands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actions

+ Seeks solutions rather than placing blame

+ Empowered to be Great

+ Consistently looks for ways to improve one’s self through growth and development opportunities

+ Communicates clearly and promptly up, down, and across

+ Communicates effectively to manage expectations


+ Minimum Required:

+ High School Diploma

+ Preferred:

+ Associate’s Degree in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, mechatronics, industrial manufacturing, manufacturing automation or other similar manufacturing-related specialization


+ Required: N/A

+ Preferred: N/A

Foreign Language

+ Required: None Required

+ Preferred: None Required


Any employment agency, person or entity that submits a résumé into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant’s résumé will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit résumé to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit résumé into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.

Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963. Niagara is a leading bottled water manufacturer in the U.S., supplying major retailers across the nation. With incredible growth over the past several years, the career possibilities at Niagara are endless!

Niagara’s culture is fast-paced, innovative and intensely collaborative. Our Team Members are passionate, driven and always find a way to get the job done. We work hard and play hard while stayi

Copy Link

Job Posting: JC259522109

Posted On: May 09, 2024

Updated On: Jun 05, 2024

Please Wait ...