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Maintenance Technician

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Maintenance Technician



Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift

Great Northern Corporation - Main Plant
421 Palmer Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Shift - Sunday through Wednesday, 11:00pm to 7:15am and Thursday, 11:00pm to 6:00am
Wage - Wages range from $26.00 to $29.00 per hour.
Additionally, a $1.50 per hour shift differential when working between the hours of 3:00pm and 7:00am.
Candidates should expect the opportunity to earn overtime pay at a rate of time and one half.
Performance Reviews - Bi-annual reviews with annual wage increase based upon work performance.

Great Northern has experience signification growth prior to and during the pandemic and is looking to add to the team by offering security and opportunity to career focused individuals. GNC prides itself on promoting within the organization.

Our Benefits Package includes:
- 4% 401K Match
- Annual Profit Sharing
- Health Insurance
- Health and Wellness Center
- Dental and Vision Insurance
- Paid Time Off (Starting at 3 Weeks)
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Life Insurance
- Short and Long Term Disability

Responsible for electrical and mechanical repairs, maintenance and preventative maintenance to all production and facility equipment in addition to installation of said equipment in the plant, warehouses (WOW, Fulfillment, SGI facility), pop up locations, and office areas by performing the following duties.


Performs electromechanical repairs, preventative maintenance and maintenance of all equipment to ensure continuous production operations.
Performs electromechanical maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, water, electric power, gas and air required for smooth, uninterrupted operations.
Maintains the company security, fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
Assists maintenance manager, supervisors and maintenance staff with the operation of the Reliability programs (TPM and Preventative Maintenance.)
Inspects and insures that ALL machines and equipment conform to safety, electrical, and mechanical operational quality standards.
Assists with the implementation of new methods and procedures designed to improve safety, operations, minimize operating costs and effect greater utilization of equipment, labor and materials.
Requisitions tools, electrical test equipment and maintenance supplies required for plant operation.
Keeps an up-to-date inventory and file of all machine parts and maintenance supplies.
Confers with maintenance manager, production manager, maintenance lead, supervisors and other appropriate personnel to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve safety, operations and conditions of machines, equipment and processes.
Keeps maintenance area neat, clean and orderly; cleans up after completing maintenance work throughout the plant.
Monitors building and exterior grounds to keep all areas clean and neat.
Records and files complete machine histories relating to maintenance problems and solutions, troubleshooting methods, services required, spare parts and parts vendors.
Regular and reliable attendance.
Completes other duties as assigned

Individual must possess: high school diploma or equivalency plus two years of other schooling in a maintenance-related field such as Electromechanical Technology, Automation Engineering, apprenticeship training, or 5 years experience in an electromechanical position; excellent safety record; ability to operate computer and a wide range of hand tools, test instruments, machining equipment and maintenance equipment; ability to perform mathematical calculations involving adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, decimals and percentages; ability to follow written, verbal or diagrammatic instructions or blueprints, and reading of schematic diagrams; excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; legible handwriting to record information and fill out forms; ability to delegate responsibility when appropriate; ability to: plan, prioritize and organize work effectively; work effectively under pressure and time deadlines; analyze problems (not just symptoms), propose reasonable solutions, make logical decisions, carry out decisions made and follow up with feedback where appropriate.

REM-03 WS-03


Shift start: 11:00PM
Shift length: 8 hours
Sunday through Wednesday, 11:00pm to 7:15am and Thursday, 11:00pm to 6:00am

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 30 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen (cannabis included)
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 40 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old

About Great Northern

Since 1962, our success has been built on great partnerships with our customers. It is this strong bond that serves our mission To help our customers win by doing what others can't or won't. When working with Great Northern, you'll see this entrepreneurial spirit ingrained in our culture. We welcome new challenges and continue to provide innovative solutions to the packaging and instore industries Our capabilities are broad, ranging from traditional corrugated boxes to innovative retail displays seen throughout the country. In addition, we manufacture protective products used in the transport and storage of just about any item you can think of.

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  • Job Reference: 717067367-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Great Northern
  • Location: Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent