E&I Mechanic

Jackson, AL

Req #6962
Posted: 08/05/22

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

We are looking for applicants for E&I Mechanic in our Jackson, AL Mill.


  • Ensuring proper operation of all electrical/control system components including electronic components, motors, solenoids, limit switches, programmable logic control (PLC) I/O modules and photo-eye sensors
  • Troubleshooting, problem solving and resolving issues at machine centers and throughout the production facility
  • Performing high level electrical audits and adjustments per original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specifications
  • Working as a team with Supervisors, Maintenance team members, and Operations to plan, procure and document activities for the enhancement of electrical and instrumentation maintenance within the facility
  • Mentoring and sharing knowledge with other technicians on maintenance and troubleshooting of PLCs, instrumentation, and controls
  • Performing preventative and predictive maintenance to ensure quality and production goals are met
  • Applying all applicable codes, regulations, reliability strategies, corporate and OEM standards
  • Working with the Maintenance team to improve operations productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, and coordination of labor, parts, material, tools and equipment access
  • Reviewing, developing and/or modifying work orders for all plant equipment
  • Contacting vendors and manufacturers as needed for support in resolving issues
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies
  • Ability and willingness to work shift work and weekends

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 2 years electrical and instrument experience in heavy industrial industry, construction or military. Currently working as E&I mechanic/technician. (A two year degree in Industrial Electricity & Instrumentation can be used to meet part of the experience requirements.)
  • Strong commitment to safety required.

All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.