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Maintenance Technician $5,000 Sign On Bonus * Job


Paulsboro, NJ, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  261210
Posting Date:  Apr 28, 2022

About Bostik, an Arkema company 
Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries.

Looking to take your career to the next level? Look no further!


We are now hiring a Maintenance Technician for 2nd shift at our Paulsboro, NJ site!  Come join a team that provides a great work environment, opportunities to learn new skills, and stability!


As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for repairing, installing, and enhancing equipment in the facility to operate in a safe and efficient manner.



Principle Duties & Responsibilities: 

  1. Follows all plant policies and practices to ensure safety, quality, service, and cost objectives are met. Practice continuous quality improvement in all processes. Fully supports Bostik's goal of zero workplace safety incidents and supports and participates in Bostik's EHS Programs.
  2. Repairs manufacturing, packaging, material handling, and process equipment with minimal supervision.
  3. Assists in maintaining an accurate inventory of maintenance items through activities such as:  proper reporting of material usage, minimizing wastes, and organization of supplies.
  4. Reports any spills or unique situations that adversely impact safety or the environment.
  5. Assists in maintaining an acceptable level of housekeeping.
  6. Completes all required paperwork accurately.
  7. Performs various preventative maintenance duties to equipment as needed.
  8. Performs various plant maintenance functions to maintain the general operation of the facility.
  9. Works in other areas as needed.



Other Duties:

  1. Actively participates in various committees/teams to improve processes.
  1. Assists in other areas as required by business needs.
  1. Supports the facility’s continuous improvement efforts by following all procedures, recommending corrective actions and process improvements, and bringing non-conformities to the attention of the appropriate personnel.
  1. Serves as a communication link between production on any potential or real maintenance-related issue that would adversely impact safety, or ability to service customers.




1. High School diploma, or GED.

2. Ability to read and write English.

3. Demonstrated computer skills (Microsoft, SAP).

4. Forklift operation experience preferred.

5. Minimum 5 years of mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

1.       Knowledge - understanding of production/operations; knowledge of Bostik products; be able to read, understand and follow formula / batch cards / procedures; basic math skills (counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division). Must understand maintenance processes, applications and terminology related to manufacturing. Use of hand and power tools. Must safely repair electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, plumbing, mechanical, and carpentry systems. Welding, millwrighting, and blueprint and schematic reading. 

2.       Logical Reasoning - employee must understand how his/her actions/lack of action impacts our ability to maintain a safe workplace, provide quality products, maintain costs, and service customers.  Must understand the importance of reporting all incidents related to safety and to the environment.

3.       Planning/Organizing - employee will, under limited supervision of the shift supervisor and work leader (if applicable), perform various tasks which employee will need to complete in a logical and efficient manner; will need to organize work area for maximum safety and efficiency; foresee potential items that would cause accidents, spills, or downtime and proactively address.

4.       Decision making - employee will make decisions that affect his/her personal safety, risk to the environment and the quality of our products which, in turn impacts service to our customers.  Must know when to go to higher authority for authorization or when uncertain about a situation / issue.

5.       Interpersonal skills - employee must work cooperatively with other line operators, forklift drivers, temporaries, other employees, plant management, and vendors when applicable.  Complaint resolution procedure to be followed in resolving issues.

6.       Communication skills - employee must communicate effectively with co-workers and with work leaders/supervisors/plant management.  Must resolve conflict in acceptable manner.     

7.       Business knowledge – must understand the impact of decisions on safety, the environment, and our ability to service customers as well as cost control and on-going continuous quality improvement in all aspects.

8.       Ownership of Actions – employee must understand and take ownership for his/her actions or lack of actions.  Must operate in a manner that focuses on safety, quality, service, and the betterment / well-being of all employees and customers.


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