JOB TITLE: MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Technical Services Manager
Support production efforts by professionally maintaining machinery, tools, and equipment in a manner that reduces the interruption of production due to mechanical downtime. Consistently work in a safe manner. Follow set guidelines intended to reduce scrap, improve efficiency, and meet quality requirements.
- Troubleshoot and repair equipment by observing mechanical devices in operation and listening to sounds to pinpoint problems. Start devices to test their performance.
- Inspect parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements or to detect imperfections.
- Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on equipment to keep equipment running smoothly and avoid breakdowns.
- Clean, build, repair or modify equipment as needed. Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repair or replace defective parts. Install special functional and structural parts in devices.
- Perform maintenance activities on facility.
- Must work in a safe manner at all times abiding by the rules set for the work area.
- Immediately report any seen or foreseen problems in the building to management.
- Provide solid ability to improve process capability through PFMEA, Kaizen, and other methods of determining improvement potential.
- Read and interpret blue prints, drawings, and electrical schematics.
- Understand and apply knowledge of three-phase electrical power distribution.
- Understand basic PLC functions and machine controls.
- Identify & specify part number needed to complete a work order and report requirements to the MRO
- Identify possible sources of product contamination and understand impact of contamination on our customers.
- Attend required department meetings with manager to discuss plans, results, problems, and special activities.
- Must be available to work overtime, work flexible hours or be on-call.
- Maintain a clean work environment by leaving work areas clear of debris, collecting tools and putting them away.
- Adhere to the Environmental, Health & Safety policies to conserve energy and promote recycling. Contain and clean up any spills that may occur before it impacts the environment or community. Follow actions for Emergency Evacuation Response per TS 16949 work instructions.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING:
- Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to the condition of equipment to assess or perform complex work. Requires working with close limits and a high level of accuracy for sustained periods of time.
- Requires the use of judgment to plan, perform and make decision as to the sequence of set-ups, operations and processes within the limitation of recognized or standard methods and procedures.
- Ability to use precision instruments such as calipers and micrometers.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, manual, or schedule form.
- Considerable physical effort required consisting of standing or walking 8-10 hours, continuous lifting up to 50 pounds, twisting, bending and squatting, pushing and pulling, and constant use of arms to fingers to inspect parts or tools, and maneuver heavy units or parts.
- Must be able to inspect, install or repair machine components and use tool or instrument controls.
- Required to wear safety glasses and hearing protection at all times on the production floor. Steel toe shoes suggested. May be required to utilize other safety equipment identified for specific tasks.
- High School diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
- One-year certificate from a college or technical school or two years of related experience preferred.
- Preferred specific training: blue print reading, and MP2 Software.