Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Maintenance Technician (Plastics) - Relocation Assistance Provided

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/12/2021 4:31 PM)


Plastics, Maintenance Tech - Grow your career with SSI SCHAEFER!

Relocation assistance may be provided for candidates outside the Charlotte, NC area with Plastics or injection molding exp.



Our team in Lodi, CA is searching for a Maintenance Technician. If you have experience maintaining electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and are searching for a stable career with competitive compensation – this opportunity could be a great fit for you!


Schaefer Systems International provides storage, materials handling, logistics and waste technology solutions to businesses throughout North America. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Schaefer Systems International is part of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, a global leader in logistics and materials handling founded in 1937 with offices and plants in over 50 different countries. Learn more about our company at


About the position:


This position assists in repair, and troubleshooting of injection molding machines. Your day-to-day tasks would include monitoring production quality and output, assisting with machine/mold needs, and ensuring safety, quality, and compliance on the plant floor. 


Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate shop equipment including milling machine, band saw, drill press, lathe, welder, concrete drill, torch and electrical tester.
  • Proper use of a wide variety of powered and non-powered hand tools.
  • As required, be forklift and aerial lift trained/certified.
  • Use the overhead crane according to OSHA requirements.
  • Assist with mold changes of injection mold machines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair injection mold and auxiliary equipment as directed.
  • Maintain facility services such as water, compressed air, and electric supply.
  • Perform preventive maintenance according to prescribed schedules or as so directed. Complete assigned work orders as directed, utilizing any computer generated PM system.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management.


  • *Must be able to work a 12-hour Rotating Shift, as the plant runs 24/7.
  • Must be forklift and aerial lift trained/certified.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred - Minimum 2 years of injection molding maintenance experience or completion of maintenance training program
  • Must be able to diagnose electrical and electronic systems
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Must be able to stand stationary all day and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Benefits and Perks:


SSI SCHAEFER is a family-owned company that values the professional success and personal fulfillment of employees. When you join the team, you join the SSI SCHAEFER family. Here are just a few of the perks and benefits that employees enjoy:

  • Health and life insurance benefits
  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience
  • Comprehensive paid training
  • Emphasis on work/life balance
  • Industry stability
  • Positive and respectful company culture
  • Relocation assistance may be provided for candidates outside the Charlotte, NC area, with plastics or injection molding exp.

If you’re interested in learning more about joining us at SSI SCHAEFER, please submit your application or contact  We’re looking forward to learning more about you!




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