Maintenance Technician

US-IN-Indianapolis
ID
2017-3683
# of Openings
8
Category
Maintenance
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

The Maintenance Technician performs work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep manufacturing machines, mechanical/electrical systems and facility/utility equipment in functional operation. Duties will involve preventive, predictive and reactive maintenance in a fast paced demanding food and beverage manufacturing environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Promotes and practices safety and conducts him/herself in accordance with all safety guidelines at all times without compromise.
  • Uses tools ranging from hand and power tools to precision measuring and alignment instruments and electrical and electronic test equipment.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance activities to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, utility systems operate efficiently and maximizes equipment uptime.
  • Inspects, operates, or tests machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and improve efficiencies.
  • Troubleshoots mechanical and electrical problems and determines how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
  • Repairs electrical control and power wiring, electrical or electronic components such as proximity, photo eye, pushbutton and limit switches.
  • Familiar with Variable Frequency Drives, Programmable Logic Controllers, Remote I/O, DC Speed Controllers, AC/DC Motors and Motor Controls.
  • Knowledge of mechanical power transfer systems such as gear reducers, chain/belt drives, direct drives, bearings, shafts and couplings.
  • Knowledge of 480 volt 3 phase power distribution such as transformers, Motor Control Centers, power panels.
  • Basic knowledge of 120 and 24 volt discrete control and 4-20mA analog control systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with pneumatic operated control valve actuators and solenoid devices.
  • Documents all work performed, hours, parts and follow up work on maintenance work orders.
  • Experienced with packaging, conveyance, liquid and powder manufacturing equipment and processes. Basic knowledge of utility systems such as compressors, boilers, chillers and water systems.

 

Qualifications

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

  • Must be able to physically perform the functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions
  • Must possess visual acuity to document company records
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work extended hours, such as daily overtime and an occasional weekend

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft applications and CMMS experience
  • Must have prior maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have ability to understand oral and written instructions in English
  • Must work well in a team environment and have strong communication skills
  • Must have strong critical thinking and technical troubleshooting abilities
  • High sense of urgency and customer support
  • Deep self motivation and pride of craftsmanship, challenges the status quo
  • Must have the ability to work extended hours while standing
  • Must have good job performance and attendance records

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