O-I Maintenance Electrician - Auburn, NY in Auburn, New York

Maintenance Electrician - Auburn, NY

  • Job ID #:5245

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Location:Auburn, NY

  • Department:Operations/Manufacturing

  • Education Required:GED

  • Experience Required:3 - 5 Years

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Position Description:

Owens-Illinois, Inc., (O-I) is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of pure, sustainable, healthy glass containers for many of the world's most well-known food and beverage brands. We are looking for a motivated, talented individual interested in a manufacturing leadership role with significant growth opportunity to join our organization as a Maintenance Electrician at our Auburn, NY facility.


  • Follows all department and plant SOPs and policies.

  • Works from complex blue prints, wiring diagrams, shop hand books, layouts and other specifications (written or verbal) to determine materials and working procedures needed in the maintenance of plant machinery, equipment and structures.

  • Repair and installation of electrical or electronic equipment and component parts.

  • Respond to calls and alarm systems for electrical issues.

  • Maintains alarm systems.

  • Installs, maintains, repairs, dismantles, overhauls, reassembles, adjusts and tests various types of plant machinery, equipment, structures and component parts.

  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical principles, properties of various materials, principles of operation and application of equipment such as motors, switches, generators, conveyors, machinery, etc.

  • Check forming machines, heat exchangers, and Lehr’s.

  • Installs electrical work per state and federal and company requirements/laws.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Position Requirements:

  • 3 - 5 years experience as an Electrician.?

  • Experience with voltage up to and including 480v

  • Experience with industrial building maintenance activities

  • Must have experience and basic knowledge of computers and be able to learn programs necessary to carry out job functions.

  • Experience working with VFD and PLCs.

  • Education Requirements and/or Special Skills:

  • 2 year Electrician degree or completion of NY State Certified Apprenticeship program or combination of education and experience.

  • No excessive absenteeism

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs on a regular basis

  • Must be able to work a 12 hr. shift, 4 on 3 off, 3 on 4 off schedule. Either Sun, Mon, Tues or Thurs, Fri, Sat. and every other Wed.?

  • Must be PC literate.

In order to be considered for this opportunity, please submit an online application.


Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the country in which you are applying for a position. O-I will not fund or manage the process of obtaining any required work authorization.

About O-I

For more than a century, Owens-Illinois has delivered iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace. The company was founded in Ohio by Michael J. Owens when he revolutionized the glassmaking industry with invention of the automatic bottle-making machine in 1903.

Since then, O-I has expanded to nearly every corner of the globe, with 79 plants in 23 countries spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are proud to employ 27,000 talented people around the world who display the same ingenuity and passion of our founder. As one of the few companies to be included on the Fortune 500 list every year since it began in 1955, we continue to build on that solid foundation and had revenues of $6.7 billion in 2016.

As a preferred packaging partner for our customers, we provide unmatched expertise in glass container design, engineering, manufacturing, quality and service, using industry-leading technology and best practices. Our employees thrive on using their expertise to help our customers connect with and appeal to consumers. Packaging is the first interaction consumers have with a product, and O-I glass conveys an image of superior quality and protects and preserves the taste of food and beverages. Glass is also the world’s most natural and sustainable package, make from three abundant natural ingredients and 100%, endlessly recyclable.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at corp.comm@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.