Maintenance Tech
Reading, PA 
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Job Description

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.

Position Details

This position is located at our Reading, PA location.

Swing Shift - rotating between 1st and 2nd shift.

Hours- 7am- 3pm - 3pm-11pm

Key Responsibilites

This position is responsible for all 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. May be required to lift up to 55 lbs.
• Overtime coverage is required, particularly for short-notice absences of other Shift FLL.
• May work in seated or standing positions for prolonged periods of time, performs sustained manual activities at moderate to heavy levels of exertion.
• Works and travels throughout the plant environments of varied temperatures and humidity.
• Climbs ladders and stairs and works on elevated platforms.
• May work in confined spaces.
• May use hand tools and operate fixed and mobile plant equipment.
• Wears personal protective equipment.


  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 5 years experience performing a trade in a manufacturing environment

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 2404

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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