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2nd Shift Maintenance Technician

Case Paper Company
3.5 out of 5
900 W 45th St, Chicago, IL 60609
$28 - $30 an hour - Full-time


900 W 45th St, Chicago, IL 60609

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account

Full job description

Are you passionate about paper and ready to join a family-owned business with an 80-year legacy? Case Paper, a leader in paper and board distribution for the printing and packaging industries, is expanding its team and looking for a skilled Maintenance Technician for 2nd shift who can not only handle paper logistics but also has a knack for tolerating tearable puns.

About Us:

Case Paper is not your typical paper company. We're not just "On the Case"; we're "On the Roll" with a commitment to extreme customer satisfaction. Our core values - Flexible, Own It, Reputation Matters, Teamwork, and Humor (or F.O.R.T.H. for Star Wars fans) - guide us in providing extreme customer satisfaction. If you can appreciate a good paper-related joke and have the patience for our pun game, you might be the right fit!

The Role:

As a Maintenance Technician, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation of our equipment and facilities. Your focus will be on maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing mechanical and electrical systems. Bring your technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and a touch of humor to keep our operations running smoothly. If you're passionate about maintenance and enjoy a good laugh, this role is perfect for you!


· Perform preventive and reactive maintenance on production equipment.

· Respond to maintenance calls, inspections, and projects promptly.

· Diagnose mechanical and basic electrical problems using various tools.

· Troubleshoot VFDs, relays, motors, hydraulics, pneumatics, PLCs, and more.

· Utilize precision measuring tools and a variety of power and hand tools.

· Welding, gas cutting, plasma cutting, and fabrication skills.

· Collaborate with the maintenance team, operations management, and other relevant stakeholders.


· High school diploma or GED required.

· Minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience.

· Experience in manufacturing, preferably in packaging, print, or web handling.

· Familiarity with PLC controls and programming is a plus.

· Welding, fabrication, and mechanical aptitude required.

· Advanced education in a related field (engineering, maintenance, mechanical/automotive) is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

· Ability to use PC, Microsoft Office, and communication devices.

· Proficient in PC usage, Windows Office, and CMMS for inventory, purchasing, and work order data input.

· Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and enforce safety procedures.

· Capable of working at elevated heights from a ladder or mobile lift.

· Skilled in the use of hand and power tools applicable to the trade.

· Previous management or leadership experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work involves exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, snow, rain, ice removal, dirt, and/or loud noises.

· Exposure to various elements and physical activity.

· Ability to perform strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds.

· Adherence to basic safety precautions in a potentially hazardous work environment.

Additional Details:

· U.S. work eligibility without visa sponsorship required.

· Flexible hours may be required for training or coverage.

· Background check and drug screening are applicable.

What We Offer:

· Competitive salary

· 401(k) and employer matching

· vacation, personal, and sick leave

· Medical, dental, and vision insurance options

· Optional life, short-term disability, long-term disability, critical illness and accident insurance.

· Paid Parental Leave

· Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Join Our Team:

At Case Paper, we value diversity and welcome all qualified applicants. Regardless of your background, you'll have the opportunity to work with fantastic people, make awesome products, and contribute to our success. Apply now and be part of a team that appreciates both the serious and the seriously funny side of the paper business!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 - $30.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Work Location: In person