Electrical Technician

Job ID:  38517

Conklin, NY, US

Education Level:  High-School Diploma
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  Maintenance

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.


Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Technical Manager or general supervision, this position will maintain all aspects of the electrical equipment throughout the plant using a variety of tools and diagnostic equipment to maintain all end-making and auxiliary equipment.

Job Duties: 

  • Ensures proper functioning of all electrical units in the facility and all scheduled checks are complete.
  • Run conduit, wiring, hook up disconnects, switches, push buttons, circuit panels, breakers, suppressers, transformers, motor starters, relays, timers, and motors.
  • Manage and complete all work orders.
  • Read engineering drawings and schematics, while also keeping them up to date.
  • Maintain vision inspection system by modifying and writing programs and servicing hardware.
  • Maintain plant PLC’s (modify and write programs, download, upload), sensors, network (LAN), phone lines.
  • Diagnose motor conditions, replace gear motors.
  • Maintain proper lighting throughout plant which includes changing light bulbs, fixtures, and ballast.
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems in all departments.
  • Coordinates work functions with co-workers and other organizational departments.
  • Assist in general plant maintenance.
  • May be required to work on plant projects.
  • Shall understand the Food Safety Policy, GMP’s, HACCP Principle and Food Safety Standard.
  • Forklift / Aerial Lift Operation.
  • Be available for call-out in cases of emergencies and breakdowns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Associate degree or equivalent Technical School Degree / Certification or equivalent industrial experience.
  • Proficient working knowledge of 480V 3 phase systems, 220 v and 110 v systems.
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Able to present ideas / issues effectively, actively listen, and work across functional boundaries with the ability to effectively communicate with coworkers, customers, and vendors.
  • Working knowledge of N.E.C. codes
  • PLC maintainer (Allen Bradley, SLC-5/04, ControlLogix, RSLogix, RSLinx)
  • Industrial experience preferred.


Starting Hourly Wage:

$24.05 - $26.69


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. There is no continual lifting. The employee must frequently lift and or move up to fifty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision as well as color recognition.  Good hand eye coordination is necessary.


Work Environment:

This position works in a manufacturing environment and around machinery that produces noise. The noise level in the work environment is very loud. Employees must wear hearing protection and all other assigned personal protective equipment. Temperature can range from extreme cold (<40 degrees) to extreme heat (>95 degrees). The atmosphere contains fumes, dust, and odors.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.

Nearest Major Market: Binghamton