Maintenance Technician

Job Location US-TX-Waxahachie
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The position will troubleshoot, repair, and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, conveyor systems, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, production machines, pumps, material handling equipment, blending/mixing systems, etc.


1. Diagnose and repair mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic issues on all plant equipment.
2. Perform preventative maintenance tasks using CMS system (SAP).
3. Complete work orders in a timely manner to the highest quality standards.
4. Daily reporting of all work performed - effective shift pass downs and electronic entries.
5. Performs precision maintenance tasks such as alignment, balancing, machine setup, etc.
6. Maintain complete personal tool inventory necessary to perform job functions.
7. Perform all tasks in accordance with company safety and GMP policies/guidelines.
8. Order/generate parts request and help to maintain adequate inventory organization and help maintain accurate stock status.
9. Maintains safe and clean working environment at all times
10. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.






Mechanical Skills (including but not limited to):
1. Ability to work safely. Maintain a safe work environment; communicate issues and take corrective actions when safety issues arise. Strong understanding of OSHA safety guidelines. Execute and maintain safety procedures in order to eliminate all accidents.
2. Proficient with pipefitting, and sheet metal fabrication.
3. Proficient with operating equipment installation and troubleshooting.
4. Must have extensive experience working on pneumatic systems, piping and pump systems, conveyors, gearboxes, etc.
5. Must be skilled at MIG, TIG and other types of welding. (Welding certification a plus).
6. Experience running, maintaining, and troubleshooting high-speed manufacturing equipment.
7. Perform preventative maintenance on all production equipment in accordance with the established schedule that is determined and assigned by the department supervisor. Ensure preventative maintenance tasks are completed.
8. Overhaul, dismantle, and reassemble equipment.

Additional Skills Required
1. Maintain computerized daily work logs and update equipment and performance records.
2. Complete work orders for equipment repairs and parts.
3. Oversee major projects, i.e., new equipment installation, major equipment modifications, etc.
4. Design and install improvements to equipment to enhance quality, safety, or increase of production.
5. Read and understand electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics, blueprints, and equipment drawings and manuals.
6. Maintain good housekeeping in all production areas and shop.
7. Use of data, internet, and catalogs to locate equipment parts SAP experience a plus.
8. Ability to make continuous process improvements.
9. Familiar with Six Sigma and 5S work practices.
10. Self-motivated, open-minded, intuitive team player with a good working attitude and good interpersonal skills, and a solid work ethic.
11. PC proficient using MS Office.
12. Experience with computerized mechanical maintenance systems (SAP, MP2, etc).
13. Capable of working without direct supervision, capable of following verbal and written instructions with minimum supervision.
14. Ability to work independently as well as efficiently in a team environment.


1. Must be 18 years or older.
2. High School diploma or GED.
3. Must be able to pass a pre-employment literacy test (ACT WorkKeys)
4. Minimum of two years of technical training and/or five-plus years of proven related maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of both education and experience preferred.
Department of Labor Journeyman Millwright certification a plus.
4. Must be able to complete forklift and man lift certifications.
5. Be able to work 12-hour shifts, overtime, and weekends/holidays as scheduled.



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