Maintenance Mechanic

Posted: 01/01/2023

Sonoco Henderson, KY is in search of a Maintenance Mechanic in our Maintenance Department. The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for repair and maintenance of plant equipment, ensuring safety and efficiency of operation. As always, safety is the top priority of every position.


Compensation: $31.25- 34.25 (Depending on experience)


Shift: Must be able to work 1st, 2nd and 3rd.


Principle Activities


  • Troubleshoots, repairs and adjusts equipment as needed
  • Performs equipment changeovers according to production demands
  • Provides preventative maintenance to plant equipment
  • Rebuilds presses and support equipment
  • Evaluates/maintains hand tools for condition and compliance
  • Familiar with Mechanical Prints, knowledge of motors and controls, troubleshooting skills
  • PLC programming is a plus
  • Ability to use hand tools, power tools, and shop equipment safely
  • Continuous improvement of skills as outlined by the maintenance training matrix
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to receive and follow direction and provide feedback as requested; as well as with other maintenance employees
  • Works cooperatively with teammate as a natural work team
  • Work schedule is 40-48 hours/week plus overtime requirements
  • Carry out additional duties as requested by supervisor
  • Accurate documentation of maintenance records using CMMS System




  • Successful completion of an accredited electromechanical associated degree or equivalent schooling/experience
  • Successful completion of ACT Work Keys Assessments at minimum requirements
  • Completion of mechanical aptitude testing at minimum requirement
  • Possess mechanical, machinist, or electrical background
  • Ability to lift 10#-50#, often carrying up to 20#
  • Bending, twisting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and reaching frequently


The above description only includes the principal functions and duties that are considered material to the proper identification and classification of the job. It is not a limitation or restriction of work requirements or duties of this job. The information listed is not to be interpreted to include all of the details required in performance of the job.


At Sonoco, we care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.


Apply today and help us get stronger!


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.