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Hydro Aluminum Metal - Building a New Plant in Cassopolis, MI.
With new construction of our third Recycling Plant in the US brings the opening of a new, state-of-the-art recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan, with startup first of 2024. We are looking for talented, ambitious employees to join our "dream team" and you could be part of serving a great purpose in Hydro's ambitious sustainability agenda, supplying the automotive industry with recycled aluminum, and further improving impact to the climate and environment.
Learn more about Hydro's recycling commitment .
The Maintenance Technician supports the operation by safely performing proactive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and assisting in maintaining spare parts inventory. This role continuously works on improving processes to reduce downtime, utilizing open lines of communication to resolve problems in a cost efficient and expedient manner.
Follow proper Lock/Tag/Try procedures for machine lockouts as well as a proper maintenance troubleshooting safety procedure.
Evaluate corrective maintenance requirements to determine the need for outside contractors
Assist operations in obtaining production targets and eliminating bottlenecks by serving in the following processes when needed: Charging, melting, casting, homogenizing, sawing, packing, loading.
Identify, comprehend and be responsible to consistently meet or exceed the "customers" quality objectives, both internal and external. "Do it right the first time".
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:
Experience in industrial maintenance position
Excellent communication and interaction skills for dealing with operators, shift leader, maintenance colleagues, management, vendors and partners.
Excellent understanding of Housekeeping and HES principles, OSHA knowledge will be an advantage
Solid understanding/knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, combustion, electrical and mechanical maintenance as well as Preventive maintenance and ability to pass mechanical comprehension and basic mathematics assessments.
Solid understanding of PC's as well as PM-software utilization.
Problem solving skills essential to fixing production service and manufacturing system problems
High energy level and the ability to handle several urgent tasks at once
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Role requires Ability to stand, kneel, climb stairs and ladders, and climb on and into equipment on a frequent basis and work in extreme temperatures. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 50 pounds.
HS diploma or GED required, plus 5+ years relevant job experience preferred.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Highly competitive pay
Extensive benefits starting on date of hire, including 401(k) match, 3 weeks of PTO in first full year, and bonus eligibility
A unique culture built on Hydro's values of Care, Courage and Collaboration
Travel is less than 2% (i.e. visits to other Hydro plants for training),
Must be eligible to work in the United States
Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.