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Maintenance Technician

General Plastics Manufacturing Co
Tacoma, WA 98401
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General Plastics is looking for an experienced Maintenance Tech to join our awesome team in our Tacoma manufacturing plant!


We have been meeting the stringent requirements of engineers and design teams in diverse industries for over 80 years. Commercial, military and composite manufacturing companies use LAST-A-FOAM rigid and flexible foam sheet stock for its proven mechanical properties and extraordinary versatility. They also depend on us to provide high-quality, high-performance composite assemblies and finished custom parts. We work with our customers through the design process, feasibility, fabrication, and delivery of custom parts. From high-temperature tooling boards, core material or custom fabricated assemblies, expect quality, uniformity, and stability of materials with General Plastics. From the oceans' depths to deep space, we shape great ideas into reality!

This is a general maintenance technician position will perform preventative maintenance while equipment and facilities are operating, will respond to equipment breakdowns and troubleshoot and repair the breakdown, and will perform general maintenance on the building and grounds of the facility. May require responding during off hours and holidays.


  • Perform basic maintenance duties for facility, including janitorial and small repairs
  • Perform basic maintenance on motorized equipment, including oil changes, preventive maintenance, and basic repairs and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Constantly follow safety rules/practices to ensure performance of duties in a safe and consistent manner and comply with OSHA safe working rules and regulations
  • Perform additional duties as directed by management
  • Read, interpret and convey instructions, verbally and in written form

Education, Skills and Certifications

Prior maintenance experience required

Experienced electrical/plc troubleshooting preferred Good mechanical aptitude

Must have a high school diploma or GED

Must be able to receive and interpret instructions and directions from supervisors and peers

Must demonstrate good judgment to perform the job correctly and safely

Physical Requirements

The physical demand for this position requires the employee to be physically capable of working in a variety of environments and weather. Physical activities include standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, bending, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching.

  • Sitting 10 % of time
  • Standing 50 % of time
  • Walking 40 % of time
  • Lifting 2 - 75 lbs. Various types of components, tools, and equipment.
  • Carrying 2 - 50 lbs. Various types of components, tools, and equipment.
  • Pushing 2 - 100 lbs. Various types of components, tools, and equipment.
  • Pulling 2 - 100 lbs. Various types of components, tools, and equipment
  • Finger dexterity the ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
  • Arm-hand steadiness the ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position
  • Ability to work with or around chemical solvents

What we have to offer

Your innovation and hard work can help create some of the most unique high performance plastic products for emerging markets, and long-term customers in the country. As a result, you'll find one of the best compensation, benefits and advancement programs in the industry. We're looking for energetic, motivated people with a can-do attitude and a desire to work smart. If you are a person with a strong work ethic who enjoys the chance to excel in a positive, team-oriented setting, you'll find General Plastics to be a rewarding environment.

Plus, our Total Compensation Package is Beyond the Industry Average and includes the following:

Position pays $20-30/hr DOE

Generous Profit-Sharing Program paid out 3 times per year

Outstanding Health Care Benefits Plan (zero cost medical and vision for entire family!)

Company Matched 401K 200% on first 4%

Employee Assistance Plan

We encourage healthy eating and subsidize lunchroom food/beverage costs

Disability & Life Insurance Package

Generous Earned Time Off Plan starting at 15 days of leave per year plus 9 Paid Holidays per year

ITAR - US Persons Status required for all applicants

Due to General Plastics' participation in the defense industry, International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) requires that access to sensitive information and material pertaining to defense and military related technologies may only be accessed, viewed, or shared by US Persons as defined by law. A "US Person" can be a US citizen, a lawful permanent legal resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or asylee.

General Plastics Manufacturing Company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.



Posted: 2022-12-29 Expires: 2023-01-29

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Maintenance Technician

General Plastics Manufacturing Co
Tacoma, WA 98401

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