Maintenance Manager - Dolco Packaging
Tekni-Plex, Inc. - Wenatchee, WA

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Dolco Packaging , a Tekni-Plex Inc. , Company, is a multimillion dollar manufacturer and supplier of foam polystyrene and PET food containers for the egg, agricultural, processors and food service end markets. With five plants located throughout the United States, we are the number one supplier of foam egg cartons to domestic egg manufacturers and some of the most recognizable names in the food industry. We also produce mushroom tills, apple trays, pear trays and other packaging products.

Our commitment to quality and innovation began in 1966 when we became the first foam manufacturing company in the United States to create perishable food cartons. We are also committed to sustainability , and our effort has been recognized by the EPA, recycling organizations and environmental organizations. We’re known for quality products, outstanding service, and for meeting the expectations of our customers

Dolco Packaging offers all employees:
Highly competitive pay
Great employee and family benefits (medical/dental/vision) that start on the first of the month after date of hire (Exempt Positions)
Short-term and long-term disability
Life Insurance
401K Savings Plan with company matching effective on the first of the month, following three months of service.
Healthcare and dependent care reimbursement accounts
Annual tuition reimbursement
PTO (Paid Time Off)
On-going training
Opportunities for advancement
Highly professional, ethical, drug free environment

The Dolco Packaging plant in Wenatchee, WA has an immediate need for an experienced Maintenance Manager. The Maintenance Manager will be responsible for electrical and mechanical servicing and efficient maintenance of production machinery and equipment, physical plant, utilities, and grounds in accordance with state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures. Has fiscal responsibility for Maintenance department budgeting and expenditures and capital budget expenses for facility. Serves as a primary conduit for fostering a work environment consistent with company philosophy and objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in the maintenance, electrical and mechanical operations.
Develops schedules and controls a preventative maintenance program to maintain production machinery and equipment in proper working condition.
Inspects jobs in process and at completions to ensure standards of workmanship and safety are maintained.
Confers with management members to formulate facilities capital expense budget and priorities. Assists controller in calculating return on investment for CER’s.
Recommend plans, and implements equipment needed to improve production efficiency and/or cost reduction procedures.
Responsible for environmental compliance for facility, relating to EPA and all required reporting and compliance issues. Confers with local regulatory agencies to discover local environmental quality standards, industrial practices, and new developments in pollution abatement.
Maintain a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the Maintenance mission in an effective and efficient manner. Interview and recommend applicants for hire as maintenance employees.
Responsible for budgets and business planning for department and responsible for establishing and meeting department goals and objectives.
Collaborates with engineering staff and other plants’ maintenance staffs to efficiently implement any process, equipment and tooling changes, updates and repairs.
Collaborates with sales, quality and engineering personnel to devise action plans for new product development or quality correction needs.
Plans a continual work schedule to maintain a safe and healthy condition on company property in order to achieve the best working conditions possible for all employees.
Ensures proper maintenance of facility machinery and building.
Maintains inventories of maintenance materials, supplies and repair parts at required levels by initiating requisitions for purchase; periodically reviews inventory for proper up-keep at plant facilities.
Responsible for electrical and mechanical equipment layouts and modification of facilities within the plant.
Collaborates with other employees at all levels to develop and install methods improvements and cost saving ideas.
Plans and coordinates work, trains and motivates, monitors and evaluates performance of maintenance employees; ensures their ability to safely operate shop and auxiliary equipment; Counsels, records, and disciplines as necessary. Develops Department Specialist to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned crew.
Ensures that established policies, rules, regulations and procedures are followed.
Coordinates and directs facility engineering projects and determines when outside resources are needed.
Shares responsibility with Human Resource Manager to ensure plant compliance OSHA standards and reporting requirements.

Directly supervises 15-20 employees in the Maintenance Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Ability to lead, motivate, select, train and instruct personnel. Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Thorough technical understanding of production equipment, facility equipment and utilities. Has command of proper engineering practices and procedures. Computer skills required for multiple graphs, reports and charts. Manufacturing experience preferred. College degree in related field; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

OSHA approved Forklift Certification
CPR and first-aid Certified
Fire Brigade Member/Chief
Certificate of Training for Process Safety Management

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Tekni-Plex is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of Tekni-Plex to comply with all applicable fair employment practices and equal opportunity laws in every country where Tekni-Plex employees work, and to provide employment opportunities, as well as administer all terms and conditions of employment, to all qualified persons on an equal basis Tekni-Plex prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by law.

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