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Maintenance Technician

Company: Great Northern Corp
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Employees are Our Greatest Asset

Privately held, Great Northern is one of the nation's largest independent producers of corrugated packaging. For more than five decades, customers have turned to Great Northern Corporation for integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial, commercial and retail markets.

Great Northern exists to live out the core values established by our founders - integrity, personal growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and a shared future.

Our vision, "We help our employees win through personal growth and a shared future" is a call to action to deliver on building a people-centric culture, developing leaders from within, and sending people home fulfilled about their role and contributions. The "win" for everyone is a trusting and collaborative culture that helps us be at our best every day.

Our mission statement, "We help our customers win by doing what others can't or won't" gives us a clear purpose and raises the bar for performance. Doing what others "can't or won't" for our customers is demonstrated by a willingness to serve customers, value-added partnerships and proactively developing innovative solutions to our customer's challenges.

We are excited that you are looking to join our great culture. Here are some details about the position.


In addition to excellent wages, Great Northern has a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; life insurance; paid vacation; paid holidays; profit sharing and 401(k) with company match. We also offer our employees a safe, clean, friendly environment and room for growth!


Starting wage is $27.00


Plant Engineer


Coordinate all plant maintenance functions, including repair, spare parts, trouble shooting, preventative, predictive, facilities and new equipment, all with a commitment to the StrataGraph Value Proposition. This person shall possess strong electrical, controls or mechanical skills.


  • Identify and manage spare parts inventory
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment.
  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Perform hands on skills including, but not limited to; mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, schematics, drawings, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Perform a variety of maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Creates and maintains a preventative maintenance program.
  • Works closely with machine operators to improve output and quality.
  • Promotes safety through the organization and maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Utilizes electronic Maintenance Program for tracking work orders, preventative maintenance and costs.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The Maintenance Technician must hold a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Acceptable education will consist of an Associate's degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial maintenance, a Millwright, or Journeyman Card in a related field.
  • Preferred Maintenance experience will include strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with some PLC and HVAC.
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, display a positive attitude and have a strong work ethic.


Monday-Friday 5am-3pm. On-call hours will begin once employed for one month. On-call is defined as scheduled coverage for periods of time when maintenance personnel are not scheduled to be working on site. The scheduled on-call maintenance employee will be available during the on-call period to return to work, at the request of an appropriate management member, due to unforeseen or emergency maintenance needs. The work phone will rotate between Maintenance Technicians 1 out of every 4 weeks.

Great Northern is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School

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  • Oshkosh, WI, USA

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