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Maintenance Technician

Columbus, WI, USA

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

GAR Plastics, Inc. is a pioneer of recycling industrial plastics. We are committed to creating a sustainable future for generations to come. We work with many companies across a variety of industries to recycle plastic and prevent it from ending up in landfills. We are growing and currently looking for dedicated individuals with motivated behavior, positive attitude, and a desire to grow.

Maintenance Technicians are responsible for maintaining, servicing, and repairing machinery and equipment in the manufacturing plant.

  • Perform maintenance on customer equipment as schedule by management

  • Maintain company owned machinery equipment, meters, and vehicles

  • Ensure work area is kept in a neat, clean condition by picking up all tools and equipment at the end of the work day

  • Use provided tools and equipment with care

  • Provide personal tools for basic Maintenance Mechanic work

  • Request parts/filters from Service Manager as needed

  • Maintain proper truck stock inventory

  • Accurately record hours worked and all performed work on work orders

  • Ensure proper billing of customers at current rates

  • Answer customer and employee questions about equipment

  • Clean equipment as necessary

  • Inform management of any potential customer problems/complaints

  • Assist other employees with technical knowledge

  • Turn in all paperwork promptly at the end of each job

  • Ensure the Service Manager is informed of current available equipment


  • Able to work a 12-hour 2-2-3 schedule (6PM to 6AM), we are currently operating on an 8-hour schedule.

  • Ability to maintain and operate heating and refrigeration equipment

  • Ability to lift, push, pull, crawl, bend, stoop, or climb as needed

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand the entire shift

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)

  • Forklift Experience (Preferred)

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