Title Maintenance Technician
Location St. Louis, MO
Primary Duties

Purpose: Maximize production “up-time” and reliability at the Re-Poly plastics reprocessing facility.

Task: Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all facility equipment, systems and rolling stock.


  1. Perform regular inspection and preventative maintenance of plant equipment, systems and rolling stock.
  2. Troubleshoot and repair equipment, systems and rolling stock as-needed.
  3. Coordinate tracking and ordering of parts, POLs, tools and equipment with the Maintenance Manager.
  4. Utilize the QRS maintenance software, TME, in support of proper scheduling and reporting of all maintenance activities.
  5. Maintain and enforce highest housekeeping standards in all areas of the facility.
  6. Follow and enforce company and OSHA safety policies and procedures.

Key Results: Measured on a continuous basis and published monthly, indicators of successful performance are as follows:

  • Equipment and systems perform at manufacturers’ standards.
  • Equipment and systems are operational 95% of all available production time.
  • Equipment and systems are never down for greater than 12 hours at a time.
Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree or technical certification preferred.

Experience: 5 years of fabrication, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatics required; welding, PLC control wiring and programming preferred.

Equipment: Experience with the following equipment preferred: conveyors, sorting, shredding, grinding, washing, drying and extrusion machinery.

Computer: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel and Word) preferred.


Up to $25 per hour. Generous benefit package includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) with employer match; tuition reimbursement; paid vacation and holidays; uniforms, boots and safety equipment provided at no cost.

Working Conditions

Position involves extensive physical labor. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and stairs, stand for continuous periods of time and work inside a non-climate-controlled, noisy production environment.

Schedule: 12-hour shift schedule that rotates days/nights every two weeks.

About QRS Recycling

The mission of QRS Recycling is to provide solutions that help make recycling as simple as disposal and create positive economics for the generating customer.

Expanding Regional Recycling company with current facilities in St. Louis, Louisville and Atlanta servicing the Midwest and Eastern United States while providing vital resources to the global manufacturing base. Young ownership and collaborative leaders who are forward leaning toward exploiting growing market share and expanding the QRS Team.

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