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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Location: Munising, MI, United States
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location: munising, mi

About Mativ

Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.



The Munising, MI facility is currently seeking skilled E & I Technicians to be part of a Maintenance Team that supports paper machines, offline coating/saturating lines, and general mill needs. The position coordinates closely with the Paper Department and Specialties Department teams as customers of the Maintenance Department. The E & I Technician reports to the Maintenance Manager. This is an hourly paid position that initially works a rotating shift schedule but progresses into a day shift schedule through seniority. The ideal candidate has the attitude, initiative, and excellent skills to support Mativ’s collaborative, high-achievement culture.

Munising is located on the southern shore of Lake Superior and is surrounded by protective hillsides and picturesque Munising Bay. Munising is the gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Hiawatha National Forest, Grand Island Recreation Area, numerous waterfalls, and a host of other natural wonders, all in close proximity. You will be able to discover year-round recreational opportunities such as biking, hiking, boating, ice fishing, skiing, and snowmobiling.

Mativ offers an attractive benefit package to all full-time employees which includes incentive pay, 401(k), pension, on-site fitness center, medical, dental, vision and group life.



  • Ensure that manufacturing processes are maintained in a preventative fashion to ensure optimum reliability and up time
  • Conduct preventative and corrective maintenance of electrical equipment and troubleshoot circuit problems while applying theory and related knowledge to install, rebuild, or repair electrical equipment as needed
  • Assist with all service calls while on duty
  • Ensure all required tools, parts and supplies are available for each job performed, complete required service records and be responsible for recommending and/or initiating equipment modifications and/or replacement of electrical components
  • Responsible for understanding, maintaining and troubleshooting:
    • General electrical systems and controls (motor starters, lighting circuits, power distribution equipment, industrial controls)
    • Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen Bradley PLC5, Control Logix, Slick 500 and Modicon)
    • Variable speed AC & DC drives and motors
    • Process instrumentation and control (transmitters, control valves, control loops and DCS)
    • Process variable monitoring and control (temperature, pressure, flow, PH, etc)
    • Analytical process troubleshooting including electrical print reading and using troubleshooting manuals




  • Electrical and/or instrumentation experience needed
  • Journeyman Electrician card and/or state license a plus
  • Preference will be given to individuals with advanced electrical/instrumentation experience in an industrial environment
  • Be willing to work rotating shifts/overtime
  • Possess technical/problem solving skills
  • Contribute in a team environment to meet our business objectives
  • Or, any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience



Technicians will accept personal responsibility at all times for themselves and assist where they can with the safety of other team members and contractors.  This includes, but is not limited to such things as:

  • Ensuring all safety rules and safe work procedures are followed for themselves and by others working in and around the machinery
  • All injuries and near misses being reported and followed up in a timely manner
  • Housekeeping standards and expectations are maintained
  • Providing leadership and active participation in team safety meetings, discussions, and training opportunities
  • Following all safety procedures such as Lockout, Confined Space, PPE, etc.
  • Participate in crew discussions (both within Maintenance and with Operations) prior to major events, e.g. down days, etc.



                      Ability to work seven (7) days per week when required

                      Ability to work sixteen (16) hours per day when required

                      Ability to work shifts

                      Ability to respond to call-ins at any time of day or night

                      Ability to maintain acceptable attendance

                      Ability to wear required personal protective equipment

                      Ability to bend, kneel, squat and stoop

                      Ability to read and understand instructions, procedures, and equipment training manuals

                      Ability to accurately read and record data

                      Ability to climb stairs and work from steps, ladders, scaffolds, mobile lifts and elevator platforms

                      Ability to operate/use manual and powered material handling equipment such as a pickup truck, hand dolly, chain fall, chain hoist, electric hoist, tractor, truck and heavy equipment as needed

                      Ability to work in extreme temperatures when necessary

                      Ability to work in enclosed spaces when necessary

                      Ability to work on and around moving equipment

                      Ability to lift/move weights of up to fifty (50) pounds

                      Ability to go out of town over night for training

                      Ability to learn and utilize PC based systems