Ashland, OH

Req #6524
Posted: 06/21/22

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

Resumes are preferred but not a requirement to be included with the Job Application.  

qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.


  • Troubleshoot and maintain highly technical and automated equipment, which includes process systems, high pressure boilers, air compressors and other building utilities
Pay & Benefit:


  • Pay range $25.48 – $35.99
  • Quarterly and annual perfect attendance bonus up to 1,600.00 total per year
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Excellent benefits package (Health, Dental, Vision)
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • 1.5 pay over 8 hours, over 40 hours and weekends
  • 1.5 pay on holidays plus additional overtime over 8 hours on holidays
  • Up to 1 week of vacation within the first year after 90-day probation period
  • Up to 11 paid holidays after probation period
  • Uniforms Provided

Basic Qualifications:

  •  2-5 years’ experience in successfully troubleshooting and repairing industrial machinery.
  • On the job success in safety, attendance, and quality of work expected.
  • Strong electrical background in Industrial Electrical Controls (Frequency drives, PLC’s, Servo’s).
  • Siemens S5, S7 controls, Allen Bradley PLC knowledge to include SLC 500, PLC 5 and Logix 5000 (troubleshooting), understanding of electrical schematics and documentation, welding to include MIG and ARC, familiar with Conveyors, Pumps, and gearboxes, etc.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, good decision making skills, and be self-motivated. 
  • Experience with Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems, 480V 3 phase troubleshooting and wiring, low voltage controls, utilities- boilers, and compressors. 
  • Must have a good attitude and able to work in a team environment.
  • Willingness to pursue ongoing technical training to enhance capabilities.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Ability to manage several priorities at once.  
  • High School Graduate or GED.
  • Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment. 
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug test & background check.
  • Must be willing to work all shifts as needed, including second and/or third shift.
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed. 
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous plant manufacturing experience,  particularly within the corrugated or packaging industry.
  • An associate degree in this field or related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be willing to work closely on a day-to-day basis with other production personnel.
  • Ability to share ideas with others to solve problems of essential importance.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to reduce downtime of machines. 

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

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