Maintenance Specialist

Job Description:
The position is responsible for all machine maintenance, including preventative maintenance, tier 1 repair of production equipment, utilities, and facilities including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic trouble-shooting and repair. This position requires a strong manufacturing background with demonstrated mechanical aptitude and process troubleshooting skills.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures, including lock-out/tag-out.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Communicate problems encountered throughout the shift and report carry-over items at tier 1 meeting.
  • Operates any equipment needed to perform job, including fork truck, man-lifts, and elevated work.
  • Performs other related duties to contribute to the success of the operation as assigned by the Shift Supervisor or Technical Engineering team.
Mechanical Duties:
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical devices and apparatus with advanced skills in repairing mechanical equipment.
  • Examine mechanical equipment to diagnose problems. Disassemble, repair/replace and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment including such devises as motors, conveyors, pumps, belts, chains, etc.
  • Clean, lubricate, and adjust equipment when needed.
  • Read mechanical prints and technical data during the installation and repair of equipment. In addition, the ability read and interpret PI&D drawings are a plus.
  • Repair parts that require minor machine work or welding when needed.
  • Use precision measuring tools/devices, hand tools, and testing instruments.
  • Inspect all completed work and notify personal when job is complete
Electrical Duties:
  • Tasked with assisting with all major and minor electrical repairs including 480V 3-phase motor repairs/installation, motor starter circuit repairs, VFD drives, photo-optic sensing devices, proximity switches, E-Stop circuitry, and ground fault detection in accordance to the guidelines established by Company’s “Electrical Safety Program”.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High degree of mechanical ability and aptitude with proven ability to troubleshoot and perform repairs on electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Ability to perform simple calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and apply good mathematical reasoning.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with little to no supervision.
  • Able to assist in training others to bring up their skills set.

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