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Maintenance Tech- Swing Shift

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Date: 26-Oct-2020

Location: Reading, PA, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

AkzoNobel is looking for Swing Shift Maintenance Technician to join the team.

Key Accountabilities


  • Safely repairs and maintains equipment, preventative maintenance, calibrations, etc. for Reading Plant
  • Ability to react timely and safely to emergency repairs
  • Ability to install equipment both mechanically and electrically
  • Ability to read and trace schematics both electrical and mechanical
  • Degree of expertise is determined by various mechanical / electrical skills (Troubleshooting, PLC knowledge, welding, machining skills, etc.)
  • Ability to assist in design and construction of various mechanical or electrical projects.
  • Completes maintenance documentation in computer system. This includes job time confirmation and parts consumption
  • Responsable for stores management (Parts, Max/Min levés, etc.)
  • Responsible for general housekeeping in the department and other maintenance areas throughout plant (Boiler rooms, Water recovery room).
  • Responsible for helping operators/mechanics in other areas, as assigned by supervision.
  • Responsible for participating in safety activities
  • Attend and participate in Powder Plant Programs/Committees/Training as required, such as Department Safety, Plant Safety, Behavioural Safety, Housekeeping Audit Teams, ISO, Life Saving Rules or any other safety programs.
  • Participate in the Powder Safety Journey. Adhere to the Golden Principle which is   Simply to intervene to stop work if conditions or behaviour are unsafe.
Key Activities


  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; communicates effectively with various employee groups, contractors and management.
  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to organize priorities and perform at a fast pace.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of process equipment.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Requires daily contact with employees in other departments.
  • Ability to work with contractors.
  • Ability to work Shifts.
  • Overtime coverage is required, particularly for short-notice absences of other Shift FLL.
  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 5 years experience performing a trade in a manufacturing environment

AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 4089 

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA