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Textron Maintenance Apprenticeship - Plastic Blow Molding in Avilla, Indiana

Maintenance Apprenticeship - Plastic Blow Molding


Kautex is a company where ideas are put into motion by those who are accelerating the future. A pioneer in the design and manufacture of plastic fuel systems for light vehicles, including hybrid vehicle applications, Kautex is expanding its portfolio to offer smart, connected products that enable our customers to fulfill latent consumer needs. From smart tanks to battery systems for use in hybrid and full battery electric vehicle applications to autonomous drive vehicle cleaning systems, Kautex is committed to pioneering solutions for the era of new mobility.


  • Monitor blow molding and/or welding process and maintain all related equipment

  • Perform any required repairs and maintenance on all production related equipment

  • Collect data and maintain logs on all aspects of the production process

  • Work with production personnel in recognition of process controls and problems

  • Record all downtime and/or parts used on scheduled and/or non-scheduled work orders

  • Perform preventative maintenance per scheduled work orders

  • Coordinate necessary changes to the preventative maintenance schedule

  • Ensure compliance to EHS guidelines and procedures

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities

  • Adherence to quality requirements

  • Other duties as assigned


  • No previous technology experience required

  • Willingness to attend at least two classes per semester at Ivy Tech Community College (tuition to be paid through Education Assistance Program)

  • Participate in OTJ while working at Kautex Avilla

Four-year commitment to apprenticeship program

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Manufacturing

Primary Location: US-Indiana-Avilla

Recruiting Company: Kautex

Schedule: Full-time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: First Shift

Req ID: 316365