Production Technician - 3rd shift

  • Gaffney, SC, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

BIC® products are recognized all over the world for their quality, safety, affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, and the shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® an iconic international brand, present in more than 4 million retail outlets in more than 160 countries around the world.

BIC’s founder, Marcel Bich, understood that to succeed, BIC needed hands-on team members who were willing to take measured risks and assume responsibility for their role in a team.   Today, we provide our more than 15,000 team members in 61 countries with the opportunity to invent BIC’s future – together – while honoring our past achievements. We are committed to our team members’ development and empower those who wish to discover different areas of our business or acquire international experiences.

Job Description

Working with the Engineering group, the Production Technician will provide mechanical support to a wide variety of high-speed manufacturing machines, facility maintenance and may also be required to set up equipment.

  • Troubleshooting / maintaining / repairing mechanical systems, including high-speed manufacturing equipment and injection molding machines
  • Implement continuous improvement modifications as required
  • Work effectively inside and outside department to solve problems and pursue continuous improvement opportunities
  • Overtime and weekend work, as needed, and be shift-flexible

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Associates/Technical degree in industrial maintenance or related strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of mechanic experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment required
  • Advanced mechanical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to collaboratively work with BIC team members in order to provide production and maintenance support
  • Strong work ethic, sense of urgency, and desire to deliver results
  • Availability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays, as needed
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work effectively in an environment where priorities and assigned tasks change quickly
  • Must be able to work effectively with little direct supervision
  • Must be able and willing to make decisions, along with a willingness to learn and take on new responsibilities

Additional Information

BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

BIC is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any team member at BIC via email, or directly to a BIC team member in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of BIC, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BIC as a result of the referral or through other means. 

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