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Skilled Manufacturing Maintenance Technician

Current Opening
Location:

Great Southern Industries, a Rusken Company – Jackson, MS

Role Description:
We are currently seeking motivated individuals who have experience in a multi-skilled machine maintenance environment. Corrugated machine maintenance is a plus. You must be the hands-on kind of person who doesn’t mind getting in and getting dirty. In order to be considered for this position, you must have your own tools.

All applicants must have good knowledge and previous work experience with the following: Hydraulics, pneumatics, conveyors, rebuilding, gear trains, fabrication and welding. Knowledge of ink systems, rotary die machines, and basic electronics is a plus.

Additional skills requested:

  • Ability to solve problems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Diagnostic, monitoring and trouble shooting
  • Ability to read schematics and blueprints
  • Will support other staff in day to day operations.
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in a similar field.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Sense of urgency to machinery down time due to the manufacturing nature.
  • Analytical skills, self-motivation and initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and take charge when needed
  • Must be able to work weekends, overtime, and alternating shifts
Minimum Requirements:
EDUCATION
High school diploma or GED.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variable in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Able to stand for long periods, reach and stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds by team lifting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Compensation & Benefits:
Dependent on experience. BCBS medical/pharmacy plan, 401K, Disability, Life/AD&D, Dental/Vision plans and more.
About Rusken Packaging:
Rusken Packaging is a manufacturer of corrugated boxes, covering the Southeast U.S. Operating from facilities in Cullman, AL, Heflin, AL, Luverne, AL, Jackson, TN, Clarksville, TN, Knoxville, TN, Canton, GA, Conyers, GA, Harrisburg, AR, Jackson, MS and Tupelo, MS, Rusken is one of the largest independent corrugated manufacturers in North America. For over 40 years, our vision has been to provide our customers with the very best quality, value and service in the industry, doing business with people you trust.

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