Tekni Plex
910 Vision Drive
Van Wert, OH 45891

Industrial Mechanic


New Business!!

Tekni-Plex Consumer Products Division – Van Wert, OH

(Manufacturer of molded pulp consumer products)


The Van Wert, OH Fiber plant is a part of the Consumer Products Division of a global leader in Consumer Products & Healthcare solutions.  The Van Wert Fiber location will be a manufacturer of molded pulp egg carton products.  Visit our website for more information about our people, products, and culture!  www.Tekni-Plex.com


This is a full-time maintenance position with a very specialized skillset responsible for set up, general maintenance, repairs, and service of Production equipment in our plant. This individual will be a critical part of our Maintenance Department and will be in charge of set up, troubleshooting, corrective actions, and preventive maintenance on a given shift.  * Robotics training to be provided upon hire.


  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on production equipment in facility
  • Troubleshoot and make repairs on mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic controls
  • Provide emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production
  • Build and repair mold screens
  • Execute scheduled preventative maintenance repairs and other preventative maintenance work, replacing defective parts as needed
  • Prepare and setup machinery for scheduled production runs 



• 5+ years of related experience and/or training

• Strong mechanical aptitude & attention to detail

• Strong computer skills


 Ideal Candidate will possess:

• Strong pneumatic component and maintenance experience

• 2-5 years technical training (exposure to high-speed equipment and maintenance)

• 3+ years of related experience in the paper or fiber/molded pulp manufacturing industry

• Electrical skills; use of multi-meters, ability to check voltage, amp draws, etc. strongly preferred

• Welding skills using Arc and wire feed welders a bonus


 The Company Offers:

  • Competitive wage – depending upon specialized skillset & level of experience.
  • Benefits eligibility on 1st day of month after hire (medical/dental/vision insurance plus company-paid life, STD, & LTD)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) begins accruing on day #1
  • 8 Paid Holidays PLUS 1 Paid Personal Day per calendar year
  • 401K + company match
Tekni Plex