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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)