Maintenance Technician

Chester, Pennsylvania

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Mechanical Technician

Chester, PA

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Preventing and fixing problems on technologically advanced, high-speed machines that produce top-notch products for ¼ of the world's population is no easy feat, but it's worth it when you're recognized often by your manager, supported by your team, and see the products you produce being used by your own family at the end of the day.

In this role, you will be maintaining equipment associated with the production, packaging and distribution of Kimberly-Clark products through preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance work. This role is part of Kimberly-Clark's investment in creating new jobs and expanding its capabilities to produce premium that are essential to millions of lives around the world, and right here in Chester, PA. It starts with YOU.

About Us

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. K-C Professional®. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, 25% of people in the world use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know that these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without skilled workers, like you. Here, you'll use your skills to make some of the most helpful things for billions of people all around the world - all in a safe, stable, and caring environment. While our products support better lives for billions of people around the world, our company passionately supports the ability for over 45,000 employees to do their best work and enjoy life.

With manufacturing roles in 19 locations across the United States, there's more than one way to create your future with our winning team. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark; you just need to clock in!

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You

As a person, you're a balanced thinker, a motivated fixer - someone who is always taking initiative to solve problems, make things better and respectfully engage others along the journey with you. As a Maintenance Technician, you have a strong technical track record, work best under pressure and deliver high value to your team by owning issues through resolution, exercising strong situational judgment and favoring a proactive vs. reactive approach to equipment maintenance. You also…

  • Are 18 years or older and are authorized to work in the United States.
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED (required)
  • Have a 2-year related technical degree and a minimum of 5 years trade/work experience in a related manufacturing field, including experience with high-speed manufacturing and converting equipment
  • Can read and write basic English
  • Have basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Office)
  • Are able to work schedule of 8-12 hour rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and occasional overtime
  • Can physically work on elevated work platforms, catwalks, scaffolding, and enter confined spaces
  • Can pass a pre-employment assessment and a pre-employment drug + background screening

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 30 months work experience in a manufacturing field or equivalent
  • Experience with high speed manufacturing and converting equipment
  • Knowledge of SAP


  • Actively participate in a High Performance Work Team environment, sharing knowledge and skills with all other team members.
  • Supports the planning and execution of daily/weekly/and shutdown activities.
  • Actively participates in failure analysis and equipment / systems troubleshooting.
  • Identifies patterns of failures and ways to design out failures.
  • Provide routine maintenance training to team members.
  • Participates in cost effective decision making, for example, labor, parts, materials.
  • Actively participates in the design, implementation and upgrade of all reliability programs.
  • Identify and maintain critical spare inventory levels, working with stores.
  • Participates in shutdown planning and two-week planning processes, including work and parts preparation.
  • Set up and operate all types of mechanical tools which could include general machinists' tools, alignment devices.
  • Read blue prints and related technical literature as required. Fabricate jobs from blue prints and sketches.
  • Learn window-based computer systems and Kimberly Clark specific systems such as SAP, TALCM and DTR.
  • Be willing and have the mechanical aptitude to lead and execute repairs on high speed rotating equipment.
  • To work with and on occasion, lead others (operators, crafts, contractors, suppliers).
  • To be proficient in the assembly, disassembly and installation of mechanical systems and components commonly found on high speed rotating equipment.
  • To be proficient in the safe execution of rigging and large equipment transportation.

Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply

Total Benefits

Our manufacturing employees are some of our most important workers, our most loyal fans and our favorite people, so we take care of them really well. We've listed just a few of the many offerings that the incumbent of this role would enjoy, if hired.

Competitive Compensation with a starting wage of $35.48 per hour (with premium rates on Sundays).

Support for Great Health with options for medical, dental and vision coverage-and no waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions, you can start work with peace of mind on Day 1. You'll also have access to an on-site Fitness Center and on-site Occupational Health Nurse and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.

Flexible Savings and spending accounts that let you maximize health care options and stretch your dollars further when caring for yourself or dependents.

Diverse Income protection insurance options such as Life insurance, Short and Long-term Disability insurance to help protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury or other unexpected events.

Great support for amazing life choices. We know it takes time and resources to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare. That's why Kimberly-Clark offers additional programs, reimbursements and stipends for the things that matter to your life, right now.

If you want a full overview of the many Benefits offered to Kimberly-Clark employees, go to

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our fabulous recruiting team will review your application and then get in touch with if you seem like a good fit for this role. To prepare for the interview process, you can check out the Manufacturing Careers area on our website.

And finally, the fine print…

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job. The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position. This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. Kimberly-Clark will not provide relocation support for this role.

With an inclusive culture, our employees - and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark - make us stronger. EOE disability/vet.

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