1st Shift Production Maintenance Tech Level 1

Job Title1st Shift Production Maintenance Tech Level 1

Job Description


Respironics, a worldwide leader of anticipating needs and providing valued solutions to the sleep and respiratory markets. The company’s focus is on home care, hospital, respiratory drug delivery and international markets providing programs that manage sleep disordered breathing, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, infant care, congestive heart failure and restrictive lung disorders. Globally positioned has manufacturing facilities in several domestic and international markets. For more information see www.respironics.com.


The primary responsibilities of this position will be to maintain, troubleshoot and repair production equipment including, high speed lathes, mills, honing, leak detectors, compressed gas systems, 50Hz generator, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, robotic systems, CNCs. Setting up new production lines with power, compressed air, IT drops, and equipment placement. Other responsibilities vary greatly and will include general facility operation maintenance such as: repair/install plumbing fixtures, piping and compressed air lines, painting, carpentry work, flooring, drywall, etc. There will also be fabrication work with metal, wood, plastics and ordering and maintaining parts inventory. Candidate should also have a working knowledge of machine tool operations and capabilities with an understanding of close tolerance machining, CNC and manual turning and milling of various metal and plastic component parts. Candidate should be able to troubleshoot both electrical and mechanical issues using various test instruments (amprobe, multimeter, manometer, etc.), calibrated tools, and laptop to PLC interfaces. Complex electrical issues may require tracing wiring diagrams and ladder logic to find and solve problems.

Outcomes: The successful candidate will:

Maintain a flexible schedule to support manufacturing needs and preventive maintenance completion and work additional hours overtime as needed. Be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a multidisciplinary team environment and able to perform multiple assignments concurrently. Quickly identify and correct problematic or malfunctioning manufacturing equipment and then document all repairs according to established procedures. Observe and train operators when incorrect usage of manufacturing equipment occurs and train operators on the proper use of new equipment. Perform preventative maintenance

following the established procedures and document when completed into the Preventive Maintenance database. Develop and maintain knowledge of vendors and contractors related to all building systems and assist management in selecting and coordinating work of contractors. Be creative, innovative and have a desire to take an idea and improve on it so as to drive continuous improvements in the maintenance department and production processes and ensure high quality, efficient, and safe operations.

Behaviors: The successful candidate will demonstrate:

Skills such as organizing, timely decision making, planning and priority setting. Display a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Demonstrate responsible behavior and attention to detail. Effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing: suggestions and concerns, generate solutions, and provide positive interaction and feedback with peers and internal departments at meetings. Display a high standard of ethical conduct. Exhibit honesty and integrity. Committed to quality service.

Growth: The successful candidate will:

Take accountability to execute their personal development plan to grow within current role and to prepare for future roles. Establish ways to keep production down time to minimum. Develop ways to achieve the goal to eliminate all production down time. Work to accomplish the goal to have no past due items on the preventative maintenance list. Strive to expand, through training, the number of equipment types that they are capable and qualified to operate and repair. Through training and hands on experience, develop troubleshooting and repair skill sets for Miyano ABX, Miyano BNE, and Kitamura milling centers.



Trade or technical school and/or Journeyman skills + 2 years experience OR a minimum of 4 years experience in Maintenance.


Must possess a basic understanding of detailed electronic schematics, mechanical drawings, electrical and mechanical assemblies, electrical and laboratory measurement equipment. Must be computer literate, including experience with word processing and spreadsheets (Microsoft word and Excel). Possess and demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and evaluate technical problems. Capable of safely utilizing standard electronic and mechanical test equipment and tools. Prior experience working in a manufacturing or related environment required. Experience maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing CNC controlled close tolerance machining centers such as lathes, mills, and honing machines is preferred.


Work is varied and performed throughout the entire facility and requires sitting, standing, and walking. The nature of the position requires incumbent to have the ability to lift up to 60 pounds and be able to work with others on the physical movement of office and shop equipment. This will require occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling squatting, crawling, twisting, bending at the waist and reaching. Fine motor skills will be necessary to compute input related activities, as well as, repairing electronic equipment.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.


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