• 20-Oct-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (PST)
  • Wellington, KS, USA
  • Full Time

Along with competitive pay, our benefits include medical & RX, dental, vision, company matching 401(k), paid vacation, 10 paid holiday's plus much more!

Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection Facility
Wellington, Kansas

As a MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN with Kansas Plastics Company, you will perform routine maintenance including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machinery equipment and machinery used in the injection molding, decorating, trimming, stamping, heat staking, etc. of our plastics products which is used across a multitude of industries. This position reports directly to the General Manager and is located in Wellington, Kansas. ADDITIONALLY, IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

  • Use your technical know-how and mechanical aptitude to diagnose and troubleshoot problems and replace or repair parts.
  • Confidently apply the appropriate hand /power tools, electric and volt meters, and material handling equipment to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair/replace.
  • Proactively perform regular preventive maintenance on machinery, equipment and facilities.
  • Collect, analyze and summarize maintenance related information and trends to drive efficiencies, streamline processes and support business decisions.



  • You're a solid team player. Although you're self-motivated and work well independently, you also value contributing to the team and greater good of the organization. You are willing to pitch in, offer your ideas and provide constructive feedback.
  • You work hard to make things run smoother.You drive solutions that prevent issues from reoccurring, not just the quick fix. Whether it's solving for issues with older equipment or rolling with the technological advancements of the new stuff, you're recognized for thinking outside of the box.
  • You value your work/life balance.You're dedicated and want to work hard, but thrive in a place where you can play hard (outside of work), too!.


  • A 2-year technical degree in industrial maintenance or similar field, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience with demonstrated mechanical and electrical knowledge.
  • Experience repairing and replacing mechanical drive components including bearings, chain sprockets and gear reducers. Experience with plastic injection molding machines is a plus, but we will train the ideal candidate with core maintenance abilities.
  • Proficient skills in reading hydraulic, mechanical and electrical prints.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems with single- and three-phase AC/DC motor systems (up to 480 volts), electrical systems involving thermocouples temperature controllers, and SSR.
  • Experience in safely operating hand tools, multi meter testing equipment and servo drives and motors.
  • Ability to weld, cut, braze and fabricate metal.
  • Ability to withstand the physical demands of this type of position.
  • Ability to work off shift (no rotating shifts) 


Kansas Plastics Company is a part of Tramec Plastics & Composites Group, a division of the Tramec LLC family, which has facilities located throughout the United States. Along with competitive pay, our benefits include medical & RX, dental, vision, company matching 401(k), paid vacation, 10 paid holiday's plus much more!  To learn more about our company, please visit

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