Tekni-Plex, Inc. - Dallas, TX

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Tekni-Plex, Inc. a global, diversified manufacturer of packaging, products and materials has an immediate opening for an experienced Electronic Technician in Dallas, TX.
Dolco Packaging, A TekniPlex Company is the leading 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. 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.
Dolco Packaging is part of Tekni-Plex , one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative packaging and tubing solutions for the world’s leading products.

Tekni-Plex, Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families. Tekni-Plex’s benefits include: tuition assistance, medical & dental, company paid short-term /long-term disability, group life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), 401(k), paid holidays and paid-time off (PTO).
This position is responsible for the general maintenance of production equipment and plant facilities. Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose and perform moderate to complex repairs on machinery. Must have thorough knowledge of functions and operations of all process and associated support equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs product equipment using mechanical, pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic blueprints.
Assesses priority of work assignments
Has significant understanding of production equipment, function and operation.
Assists R&D personnel in project development.
Generates ideas/proposals designed to improve machine efficiency and reduce costs.
Experience with Extrusion and forming machines (Erwin/Brown)
Experience with programing PLC logic
Familiarity with AC/DC-Baldor motors
Installs new production equipment.
Trains department employees.
Performs tools changes, coordinating with production schedule.
Performs data entry, data analysis and training on the Maintenance Management System. Computer experience preferred .
Monitors preventive maintenance program and makes adjustments as appropriate.
Follows and participates in plant safety/housekeeping guidelines designed to ensure a safe work environment.
Reports to Maintenance Manager.
Basic computer knowledge, Excel and production systems
Other duties may be assigned.


2 years of trade school or a minimum of three years direct manufacturing experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to use precision measuring devices, such as micrometer, calipers and squares.

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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 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 essentials functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic, flame or caustic chemicals; outside weather

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