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Packaging Corporation of America Mechanical Packaging Mechanic-Yakima, Washington in Yakima, Washington

Mechanical Packaging Mechanic-Yakima, Washington Yakima, WA, USA Req #9523 Thursday, February 8, 2024 As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility. People * Customers * Trust At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a "golden rule" culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. This position is for PCA's Columbia Region, Richland and Wallula box plants. Our Richland facility, which was built in 2019, is state of the art, leads the company in numerous efficiencies and operates in the Golden Rule mentality. Our Wallula facility also operates in Golden Rule mentality; however, it was built in 1958. It is a well-established facility; provides for long-term stability and growth and has been PCA's plant of the year. PCA offers competitive benefits package, included but not limited to: Medical, dental, vision Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance 401k Gainshare program Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays Short and long-term disability Stipends for both safety shoes and glasses EXPLANATION: Employees (and their dependents) are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance coverage, subject to applicable waiting periods. Employees are: Automatically enrolled in PCA's 401k retirement plan at the time of hire. Eligible for 11 holidays after completing 30 days worked. Reimbursed up to $150 for safety shoes after completing their introductory period. Eligible for up to $35 per month for monthly fitness memberships. Annual gainshare up to 10 percent of earnings The Mechanical Packaging Technician is responsible for building, maintaining and repairing our packaging machines, such as a tray pack HSCs and DRCs. This position will service PCA's customers in the Tri Cities and Yakima Valley and/or other areas as needed along with four other mechanics. A company vehicle for making service calls and cellphone will be provided to the incumbent along with the competitive compensation and benefits package. The hourly rate for this position is $ - $. RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform a variety of tasks to design, manufacture, troubleshoot, repair, rebuild, and replace mechanical and electrical components on packaging equipment both at our facility and customer locations nationwide. Work as part of a team in a manufacturing/production operations with a goal of increasing productivity, reducing downtime and waste. Follow all company safety rules and lock-out tag-out procedures. Work with a sense of urgency to reduce client downtime. Develop a close relationship with customers to aid in process of becoming preferred supplier. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment. Ability to work on call, weekends and overtime as required. Ability to troubleshoot and repair of mechanical and/or electrical equipment. Proper general mainte