Newell Brands Automation Maintenance Technician in Mogadore, Ohio

General Responsibility – Perform preventative maintenance and calibration on assigned equipment and instrumentation, as well as diagnosing and repairing problems with equipment

Job Duties/Essential Functions –

  • Perform preventative maintenance and calibration on assigned equipment and instrumentation

  • Perform preventative maintenance, machine setup, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and robotic equipment. PLC familiarity preferred, but not required

  • Diagnose and repair electrical and pneumatic control system problems on production machinery, auxiliary equipment and fixtures

  • Plan, layout and install electrical and pneumatic systems in support of the fabrication and installation of new equipment and fixtures

  • Communicate and work cooperatively with fellow technicians and line associates

  • Assist with set up and tear down of packaging line and changeover of automated pack station

  • Daily Housekeeping

Minimum Requirements –

  • Job related experience a minimum 3-5 years

  • Able to read electrical and pneumatic prints

  • Lift Truck Certified (preferred but not necessary.) If not certified in Lift Truck, must become certified in reasonable amount of time

  • Must be able to communicate well with others both verbally and in writing

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment

  • Physically able to bend, squat, twist, push/pull, reach and lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to perform duties within small areas, as small as 2 ft x 2 ft

  • PLC experience preferred, but not required

  • Must follow all standard work procedures

  • Must successfully complete the Lock Out/ Tag Out training within reasonable amount of time

  • Must follow all safety procedures

  • Must wear/ use all required PPE, to include, but not limited to, safety glasses, hearing protection, mechanics gloves (when required), proper foot wear (as outlined in the employee handbook), etc.

Training Requirements:


  • Lift Truck certification preferred

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.