Position Description

Maintenance Technician
Location PA - Lock Haven
Employment Duration Full time
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First Quality Enterprises, Inc. (FQE), founded in 1988, is a privately held company with over 5,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, Canada, and China. FQE 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 (non-woven fabrics, print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. FQE 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 experienced Maintenance Technician for First Quality Tissue, LLC. This position will be located in Lock Haven, PA.


The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Industrial mechanical knowledge; paper machine preferred.

  • Observes all safety rules and uses the proper safety equipment at all times.Familiarity with LOTO, Hot Work and Confined Space entry, a plus.  

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Standard knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.

  • Standard knowledge of product specifications, quality specifications, goals, efficiency, scrap, and production.

  • Experienced with industrial pipefitting.

  • General knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance.

  • Ability to perform various lubrication routes.

  • General use of CMMS.

  • Standard knowledge in welding and burning procedures.

  • Ability to perform extensive trouble shooting on the paper machines.

  • Ability to operate hand and power tools, and measuring tools such as micrometers, vernier calipers, etc.

  • Ability to operate various pieces of equipment such as forklifts, Genie boom lifts, and scissor lifts.

  • Ability to read blueprints,


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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