Niagara Bottling, LLC - Senior Maintenance Technician-PLC

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-227-08





in cooperation with



Florence-Darlington Technical College 


is assisting with the recruitment and training for





Senior Maintenance Technician-PLC



What we offer:

  • An encouraging and supportive culture where your career growth and development is prioritized
  • The ability for you to make a tangible impact in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Collaboration with other life-long learners who share your curiosity and desire for constant improvement
  • Competitive pay and benefits that include: medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance, retirement savings, and of course… refreshing water

Job Summary:

Our high-growth culture also drives demand for PLC experts with strong electrical troubleshooting experience of 480VAC and 24VDC. Our PLC specialists come from a range of industries and have hands on working knowledge of PLC programming and troubleshooting. Our state of the art facilities mainly run on Allen Bradley and Siemens, and we are open to electrical experts who have worked with either of these systems, Zenon or other equivalent systems.

As a Senior Maintenance Technician - PLC, you will work as part of diverse team and act as a subject matter expert on behalf of the plant on frequency drives, human machine interface (HMI) and plant operating systems. You will work directly with maintenance technicians, machine operators, supervisors and managers to resolve electrical and mechanical issues as you play a vital role in developing and implementing best practices that are aligned with Niagara’s maintenance strategy, and champion continuous improvement efforts across the plant.  

What you would be doing as a Senior Maintenance Technician- PLC:

  • Plan, lead and execute preventative maintenance efforts to minimize equipment downtime
  • Demonstrate creative problem solving to identify and perform equipment improvements
  • Coach and mentor operators, technicians and other peers on basic maintenance and technical procedures related to high speed bottle manufacturing equipment
  • Participate in special projects on equipment upgrades or installations
  • Collaborate with peers and team members to transfer specialist technical knowledge on Sidel, Krones, Husky or other equipment technology   
  • Practice plant safety guidelines at all times and inspire peers to practice safety all times

Profile of our Senior Maintenance Technician - PLC:

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years of work experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and resolve issues across multiple departments and levels of the organization
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Effective communication of issues and solutions to cross-functional team members
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics: electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic
  • Skilled in the use of shop equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, bench grinder, drill press, mill and lathe, and assorted power tools
  • Proficient skills with precision measuring equipment, such as calipers, dial indicators, bore gauges, and depth gauges
  • Willingness to be a technical leader and trainer within a specific area of plant or machine center

Preferred requirements:

  • Experience with Siemens Step 7 or TIA.

  • 7 years of work experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment
  • Associate’s Degree in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, mechatronics, industrial manufacturing, manufacturing automation or other similar manufacturing-related specialization
  • 4 years of experience in one of the following fields: blow molding, injection molding, packaging, or beverage
  • 4 years of experience with Krones, Husky, Sidel, or other packaging or bottling equipment
  • 1 year of experience leading and developing others on the functionality and repair of equipment
  • 2 years of experience creating process improvements or continuous improvement initiatives


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Niagara Bottling LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.