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Maintenance Technician

Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :




· Repair, maintain, troubleshoot & refurbish (including mechanical, electrical, controls, hydraulic and pneumatic systems) of assembly equipment in a high-volume assembly environment.

· Improve machine repeatability and performance through a variety of assignments, including, but not limited to: machine teardown, diagnosis & repair, pipefitting, fabrication, welding, and electrical runs.

· Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

· Read and interpret electrical control schematics. Perform programming and troubleshooting of Controls, VFD’s and PLC’s.

· Execute Maintenance programs (Preventive Maintenance / TPM) for machine tools and assembly equipment.


· Safely and expertly work with 480V, high amperage building and equipment power

· Complete diagnosis & repair of:

o Assembly equipment (cranes, electrical testing panels, forklifts, PLC controlled dispensing equipment, carousels, paint/drying booths, scales & conveyor systems, hydraulic presses, parts washers, ovens/bearing heaters, packaging machines, drill presses), and

o Building systems (HVAC, Air Make-up, Heaters, irrigation system, etc)

o Other installations (compressors, overhead doors, etc).

· Install, move, and align machines and equipment as needed, using the proper equipment.

· Connect power/air/water lines to equipment, and test unit to evaluate its mechanical operation. Be a resource to Manufacturing Engineering for Capability studies and trial runs on new installations.

· Using proper tools and measuring instruments, set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.

· Replace defective parts on machines or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.

· Coordinate bigger installations with external riggers, Manufacturing Engineering & other departments as necessary.

· Enter/close work orders, add new assets and associated PM protocols, update parts lists and keep repair inventory current and documented using EMaint cloud-based software.

· Ensure that work order status is updated; and ensure timely close outs of the same with an emphasis on root cause detection and quality solutions.

· Responsible for tracking performance (time/cost/quality) on all work orders.

· Plan, review and obtain (or coordinate with external sources to obtain) permits (mechanical/electrical/fire suppression/emissions) for new construction / installations.

· Responsible for ensuring compliance to all OSHA and internal company safety and regulatory standards regarding health, safety, or environment (lock/out tag/out, hot work, SDS review for chemicals/hazardous materials, PPE etc).

· Identify areas of cost improvement in management of Assets/Equipment, and work with Production Engineering on these areas.

· Maintain facility/building and surroundings. Manage daily interaction with vendors for landscaping, HVAC, burglar/fire monitoring, building upkeep, pest control, etc).

· Act as first responder for any emergencies in the plant (in the event of storms, burglar/fire alarms, emergency repair calls, etc). Act as “last man to leave” for plant lockouts during emergency evacuations.

· Maintain a culture of 5-S in the workplace. Act as resource for 5-S activities in manufacturing & Assembly areas.

· Champion a culture of continuous improvement in the assigned areas.

· Ensure compliance of all Accounting/Purchasing/IT procedures.

· Assist Preventive Maintenance and repair work in regional facilities (Kentucky, California).

· Participate in process improvement & standardization of all maintenance work.

· Act as resource to other departments/regional facilities for any installation projects.

· Work with Team Leads/ Operators to ensure proper equipment use and longevity. Communicate with employees across all departments to manage work orders and implement solutions to building/equipment issues.

Hours: 7:30- 4pm


Required Qualifications :


  • High school diploma or equivalent; Associates degree or equivalent preferred but not essential.

  • At least 8 years’ experience in maintaining, troubleshooting & repairing electromechanical equipment.

  • Must have at least one of the following certifications: Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Trade Certification / Master Electricians certification / Qualified Millwright card.

  • Basic understanding of Mechanical, Electrical, & Control systems in manufacturing equipment; welding & fabrication, plumbing, & electric installations.

  • Basic computer skills (understanding of MS excel, Word, PowerPoint; emails, searching for industrial solutions on the web).

  • Good initiative and work ethics; ability to work in teams and in individual settings. A “team-first” attitude to work.

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