Process Technician

Date Posted: 7/9/2024 | Last Day to Apply: 8/4/2024

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Position: Process Technician
Location: Henderson, KY
Wage: $28.12 - $44.81.
Shift: 1st Shift 6AM - 2PM



From a small family business to a multi-billion dollar global company, Sonoco has been changing the face of products and packaging since 1899 — all while keeping the heart of “People Build Businesses” alive. Our talented people are at the core of our growth, constantly reinventing the Sonoco wheel with brilliant solutions every year. Today we are a world leader in global packaging solutions with diversified operations in over 34 countries. We're extremely proud of our portfolio of brands, our achievements in sustainability and industrialization and the groundbreaking work accomplished by our people.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Report directly to the Maintenance Supervisor to perform duties in the highest professional manner.
  • Work independently performing predictive and preventative maintenance, troubleshooting machinery problems and perform repairs and rebuilds as instructed.
  • Work jointly with the maintenance team to ensure equipment is always in safe and efficient operational status and ensure optimum utilization and process capability.
  • Be involved in the direct training of co-workers as assigned.
  • Documents and performs preventative/predictive maintenance tasks to eliminate equipment breakdowns and failures.
  • Communicates effectively with operations personnel to identify and resolve abnormal/degraded equipment conditions that could negatively impact safety, quality, or productivity.
  • Practical machining experience (milling, lathe turning, precision grinding and fine polishing).
  • Use of various metrology equipment and documentation of results.
  • Work with the Plant engineer to optimize and improve processes and capabilities.
  • Understand and follow PPE requirements, safe electrical practices, Energy Isolation procedures and other plant safety requirements.
  • Understands and follows safety policies and procedures.  Performs all tasks safely and does not take risks.  Additionally, identifies safety risks and works to reduce them.
  • Must understand, follow, and assist in developing all Safety and Housekeeping procedures.


We’d love to hear from you if:

  • Possess Certification as an Industrial Mechanic.
  • Possess Certification in Machining and Tooling.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Have 5-10 years’ work experience in an industrial setting.
  • Have demonstrated mechanical skills needed for machine repairs and rebuilding
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of safety rules, manufacturer recommendations, OSHA regulations and general work safety practices.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Are proficient with computers and Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Are able to perform physical requirements of the job.
  • Able to read and interpret facility blueprints and equipment technical manuals.
  • Computer literate and able to be effective and efficient with various computer applications.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively work within a team environment.
  • AutoCAD proficient.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Willing and able to work weekends, and overtime, as needed.
  • Willing to work in a tobacco free environment.
  • Willing and able to participate in safety programs and activities
  • MIG,TIG and other welding experience.



At Sonoco Products Company, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive pay and benefits. *Benefits listed below are for employees located in the U.S. Specific benefits and wellbeing programs may vary depending on your location (within the U.S. or global), or if you are a union employee.


  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, including FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Wellbeing tools and resources to support holistic health, including an Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
  • Paid time off and holidays to recreate, rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
  • Variety of company paid and voluntary employee-paid insurance plans including life, personal accident, and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement



We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.


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