Maintenance Technician – Henderson, KY

RTP Company is a specialty thermoplastics compounder with corporate headquarters located in Winona, MN. We operate twenty production plants in the United States, Europe, Mexico and Asia and have sales offices in major commerce centers around the world.

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician for our Henderson, KY plant. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for repairing non-functioning equipment and installing new equipment. Candidate must also have knowledge in the proper use and operation of welding equipment and have the ability to initiate change.

Essential Duties:

  • Properly uses multi-meters, recorders, pyrometers, grinders, sanders, pipe cutters, threaders, and hand and power tools.
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate measuring equipment such as: micrometers, dial indicators, depth gauges and other measuring tools.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of maintenance language, written and oral, shop arithmetic, elementary trigonometry and physics.
  • Interprets prints, schematics of hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Interprets electrical schematics and PLC ladder diagrams
  • Installs and repairs wiring on electrical equipment.
  • Determines safe loads, amp loading and voltage of conductors.
  • Trouble shoots, determining failures and developing root cause analysis.
  • Uses PLC to troubleshoot problems.
  • Effectively repairs, adjusts, tears down and rebuilds to OEM specifications any equipment in the plant.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of all plant processes, equipment/machinery, plant utilities and predictive and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Sets up and effectively uses gas, M.I.G. and arc welders. Constructs, assembles and installs guards and repair equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of metals and various electrode properties and their combination results.
  • Conducts root cause analysis investigations.
  • Solves problems and corrects action in support of continuous performance improvement.
  • Other duties assigned by Manager.


  • Must have a moderate background in electrical troubleshooting and PLC’s as well as mechanical equipment maintenance
  • Core competencies: Planning, troubleshooting, decision making
  • Computer literate and Microsoft knowledgeable
  • Must have problem solving skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Attention to details
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Trade School or Industrial Maintenance Program Completion preferred
  • Prefer a minimum of four years experience in a manufacturing environment

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online or submit resume to:

RTP Company
Attn: Human Resources/Maintenance Technician – Henderson, KY
580 East Front Street
Winona, MN 55987

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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