Setup Technician - Nights 7p-7a

Summary

Tests, analyzes and adjusts electro-mechanical devices such as timers, mechanical/solid state relays, solenoid valves and electrically activated regulators. Swaps out and repairs mechanical devices such as linkages, motors, gearboxes and associated tooling. Should be familiar with major components such as power units, processor operation and simple programming. Must have the ability to make repairs and troubleshoot components with use of meters, blueprints and other specifications. Needs to have their own mechanical and electrical tooling.

Openings:

Monday - Friday 8 hour shift: 1 opening

12 hours' shift work: 2 days 7 AM - 7 AM: 2 openings

1 night 7 PM - 7 AM: 1 opening

Essential Function/Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function/duty satisfactorily. Other duties/functions may be added or assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Fluent use of hand tools to work on thermoform machines.
  • Use of electrical meters in troubleshooting and analyzing machine problems.
  • Use of hand and power tools to remove and install machine parts necessary to maintain and update machinery.
  • Assembles wires, insulation and electrical components, such as timing devices, relays, solenoids and regulators.
  • Installs electrical assemblies and hardware in housing.
  • Tests assembled equipment for circuit continuity and operational reliability.
  • Analyzes test results and repairs or adjusts equipment according to analysis.
  • Calibrates instruments according to specifications.
  • Perform set-ups on GN, Sencorp and Lyle equipment which consists of removing and installing large pieces of molding tooling.
  • Assists in training of Set-up Mechanics/Technicians.
  • Understand and troubleshoot low and high voltage electrical circuits.
  • Understand and troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
  • Perform and document preventive maintenance on the production equipment as well as on the production support equipment.
  • Work with production automation equipment like robots, palletizers, case erectors and high speed jet printers.
The list below represents the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three years related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Technical background including technical school or previous technician experience. College degree in manufacturing a plus.

2. Language Skills - Must be able to communicate on a one-on-one basis or in group situations, understand instructions and follow SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures).

3. Mathematical Skills - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. SPC (Statistical Process Control) in production are very helpful.

4. Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations. Able to apply logic in troubleshooting problems and executing solutions in a timely, cost effective manner.

5. Other Skills and Abilities - Must be able to use multimeters, power tools, drill press, table saw, and welder. Good working knowledge of hydraulic, electrical and air operated machinery. Hands on mechanical, some plumbing. Must be computer literate and able to read blueprints and schematics. Analyze the data and graft charts are very helpful. Forklift driving experience helpful.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to perform various physical activities which require fine motor skills.
  2. Occasionally, this task requires reaching, climbing, kneeling, squatting and bending.
  3. All activities are performed occasionally (max 20 times per day).
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  5. Lifting, pushing and pulling requirements are 35 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.

2. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.

3. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme heat.

4. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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