The maintenance mechanic position will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, and lubricating machinery and equipment; physical structure repairs; pipe and simple electrical systems maintenance. Working with engineering, this position will assist in installation of new equipment and processes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Communicate issues and statuses to other departments as necessary and coordinate work that impacts production schedules to minimize negative impact to the schedule.
- Ensure completion of Preventative Maintenance schedules for fire safety, e-lighting, eyewash stations, production and facility equipment.
- Perform repairs and PM tasks routinely; documenting tasks which are not documented for future reference
- Research, recommend, and maintain spare parts inventory as directed
- Document all departmental and contractor work in maintenance software including costs and explanation of issues
- Assist in the installation of capital equipment
- Coordinate outside vendors as directed to perform specified work including electrical, HVAC, roofing, cleaning, and specialized equipment repairs or overhauls
- Maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment; repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, power transmission and related equipment
- Set up and operate machine tools, such as lathe, surface grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate simple machine parts
- Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, walls and other wooden structures
- Utilize or operate ladders and scissor lifts and work at higher elevations using appropriate safety equipment and practices
JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
- 5 years of mechanical experience with industrial equipment required
- Mechanical or machining trade or vocational education, and/or facilities/maintenance work experience
- Basic knowledge of large HP mechanical drive systems, including gear box reducers, belt and pulley, and chain and sprocket.
- Knowledge of pumps, valves and piping
- Ability to run a Bridgeport, lathe, and basic welding skills
- Basic knowledge of electricity a plus
- Basic computer literacy
- Physical Demands:
- Stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor
- Climb ladders and stairs.
- Constantly exert up to 10 to 20 pounds of force to move object
- Frequently exert 25 to 50 pounds of force
- Occasionally exert 50 to 100 pounds of force
- Visual Acuity: Near acuity with or without accommodation is required for reading machine dial gauges, and precision measuring instruments used in the inspection of equipment.
- Hearing Ability: Ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes
- Working Conditions:
- Normal noise levels from operating machines
- Exposure to oils and cutting fluids – rubber gloves provided as needed
- Safety glasses and shoes required in some areas
- Must be flexible and able to reprioritize as business requires. Able to work overtime when needed
- Prepares paperwork accurately; able to input data into a maintenance management software system (M-PET)
- Ability to work independently and make decisions
- Ability to work with other employees in maintenance and facilities department as well machine operators for troubleshooting, projects, and process improvement purposes.
- Ability to follow direction and work in a safe and effective manner
- Adheres to, and leads by, company policies, procedures, and core values
- Desire to “put the team first”