• Have proven experience with all aspects of maintaining equipment with wheels, shafts, pulleys, bearings, belts and electric motors, or have enough related background to pick it up quickly.
• Have excellent trouble shooting skills
• Be proactive and organized and work independently with little supervision
• Have excellent communication skills
• Be knowledgeable with the safe use of hand and power tools for all sorts of repairs and fabrication. For example (bench grinders, saber saw, drill press, metal cutting bands saw, tapping threads, bearing pullers and presses, MIG and stick welders, hammer drills, etc)
• Have the ability to work efficiently under pressure.
• Have strong reading and writing skills.
• Have a general knowledge of computers. (web research, emails and spread sheets mostly)
• Have general handyman skills for occasional plant improvements.
• Be a fast learner and hit the ground running.
• Be flexible and work with production supervisor and leads to schedule required maintenance.
• Have knowledge of and implement preventative maintenance programs.
• Be able to read wiring diagrams, blue prints and machine diagrams and manuals.
• Communicate with parts vendors to maintain inventories for all machines.
• Be able to manage small projects that require contracting with outside agencies.
• Be able to travel, work over time and work some weekends on rare occasions.
• Have physical abilities such that on occasion applicant is able to lift heavy loads, and work for extended periods in tight places.
Experience with: Automotive repair, 460v 3 phase electrical systems, stick welding, AutoCAD, metal fabricating, PLC’s (programmable logic controller), CNC automation systems and ability to drive a forklift are a huge plus. The work is challenging and rewarding, you won’t be bored here. There is always something new and different to test your skills.