Maintenance Mechanic

Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic will maintain and repair basic and non-complex machinery, equipment and/or facility structure and grounds items, and perform material handling as assigned by visually inspecting, testing, and troubleshooting non-complex machinery and equipment to detect malfunctions and diagnose repair problems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor machinery used in the production process and report if preventive maintenance is due or discuss machine operation variation with other maintenance team members to diagnose problems or repair machines.
  • Dismantle defective machines or equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Assist in the start-up of production equipment prior to beginning of work shift or with newly installed equipment.
  • Stop machines when malfunctions occur, clear jams, and report unresolved malfunctions to management.
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections, tasks and repairs for production equipment and facility(s) structure(s).
  • Perform safety related inspections following associated regulatory and equipment guidelines.
  • Load and unload materials, product, or packaging from machines, containers, conveyors, and conveyances.
  • Transport and pick up parts or equipment using company provided vehicle.
  • Perform TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) per requirements. May require recording and maintaining information such as grounding resistance readings, spill control cabinet inventory, inspection checklists, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Experience repairing electric motors and mixing equipment; specifically belts, pulleys, bearings, and DC motors.
  • Experience in basic electrical troubleshooting; 2-5 years of related experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours as coverage needs require, ability to work overtime.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings, or other industrial structures.
  • Good communications skills and mathematical aptitude.

Additional Consideration Given to Those With:

  • Exposure to quality programs
  • Paint/Coatings/chemical industry knowledge or experience
  • Previous experience with safety programs

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