Headquartered in Elkhart, IN, Welch Packaging was started in 1985 with four employees. Since then, Welch has become one of the most dynamic independent packaging companies in the United States. Welch now has multiple sheet plants throughout the Midwest. Welch Packaging has grown from four employees to over one thousand employees.
With customers at the core of our business philosophy, we have a service discipline that makes us easy to do business with. Through organic growth, strategic acquisitions, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit Welch Packaging continues to be a leader in custom packaging solutions.
Welch encourages associates to serve in a variety of civic and charitable organizations. The "Welch Way" involves giving back to our communities. On an annual basis, Welch Packaging contributes to a variety of charities and higher education in the communities in which we serve.
At Welch Packaging, we believe in building boxes, but we don't believe in putting our associates into them! Welch hires people who fit our business culture -- people with integrity, a commitment to customer service and a passion for success -- and we teach them the packaging business through a comprehensive individualized training and placement program. Welch looks for life-long learners committed to making a difference in the world through their work. Come grow with us!
Interested candidates with strong work ethic, customer focus, and initiative to succeed in a fast paced environment are encouraged to apply! All candidates for this position are subject to an authorized background check and drug screen. The candidate must pass both to become a Welch Packaging Team Member.
In addition to a competitive wage, we offer competitive benefits package that includes a 50% match 401K up to 8% of your contributions, wellness incentives, contributions to your health savings account up to $700, 100% coverage on preventative care benefits including prescription medicines, medical, dental, vision, life and supplement life insurances.
Execute a plan of continued improvement of machine safety and general housekeeping
Work with crews to complete all preventative maintenance
Work with machine operator to troubleshoot and determine root cause of mechanical issues
Respond quickly to maintenance requests and prioritize effectively
Work hand in hand with Maintenance Manager to resolve any accident waiting to happen forms
Work as a team to maintain organization and inventory of maintenance shop and tools
*Duties may vary depending on location
Responsible for maintaining company-owned machinery and equipment in proper working order
On-call emergency repairs
Responsible for taking control of breakdowns
Responsible for building maintenance
Regular, on-time attendance
Other duties as assigned
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Electrical certification preferred**
Strong knowledge of mechanical machinery
Ability to use shop tools and equipment, drill press, shop grinders, welders, oxy-acetylene torch
Self-motivated and able to work from instructions
A good understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
A strong trouble shooting and problem solving ability with practical, mechanical & electrical aptitude
Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings
Must be fully computer literate with Microsoft environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and email communication
Ability to work independently in a mature and professional manner
Welch Packaging is focused on providing custom packaging solutions to our local customers. Our wide-ranging footprint helps ensure our abilitiy to do just that.
Our close proximity to you allows us to ensure that you get the customer service and designs that you deserve. We do this by reviewing the real world performance of the custom cardboard boxes that we design. We are successful when our corrugated containers are successful in getting your product to market.