Position Description

E & I Technician
Location PA - Lock Haven
Employment Duration Full time
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First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global, privately-held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.

Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, FQE is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking an  E & I Technician for First Quality Tissue. This position will be located in Lock Haven, PA.

The primary role of the E & I Technician is to troubleshoot, repair, replace and commission all electrical control devices including AC drives, DC drives, servo controllers, contactors, motors, breakers, solenoids, power supplies and indicator lights.  Responsibilities also include operational repairs on all equipment taking necessary action to resolve issues.

Position will train on day shift and move to night shift once training is completed.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:

  • High school diploma with Associates Degree in electronics or equivalent work experience

  • 1-3 years industrial electrical experience

  • Personal computer skills including specific controls programming software and basic e-mail, word processing and spreadsheet applications

  • Fundamental knowledge of electrical theory and principles of operation

  • Advanced knowledge of controller-based hardware and software

  • Standard knowledge of product specifications, quality requirements, production goals, efficiency and waste

  • Good analytical skills, and with assistance can operate production equipment

  • Ability to make quick and accurate electrical repairs

  • Must have good communication skills and be able to work well in a team oriented environment


Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!


First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations.  As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.


First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.

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