Maintenance Technician I

Position Summary:  Responsible to maintain and keep the production equipment operating to ensure productivity. The Maintenance Technician I will be responsible for the repair of automatic assembly equipment, robotic equipment, MIG and resistance welding equipment, Metal Stamping equipment, and Laser cutting Equipment. The Maintenance Technician I may be assigned to any maintenance department function as needed.

 Expectation of Employee:

  • Adhere to Policies and Safety Practices
  • Demonstrates Ability to prioritize workload
  • Effective time management
  • Mutual respect and strong teamwork
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • Follow Stop, Call, Wait Policy

Required Education and Work Experience:

  • Associates Degree in related area of study or will consider three years of work related experience without degree.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Hands on equipment trouble shooting
  • Ensure documentation of work using computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), IQMS and complete work orders as assigned
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand and/or power tools
  • Use various tools to diagnose machine malfunctions
  • Diagnose electrical and mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blue prints and repair manuals as necessary
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and/or other equipment parts
  • Inspect drives, motors, belts, check fluid levels and replace filters
  • Troubleshoot PLC programs, Field Bus applications, and HMI programs using laptop computer
  • Recover and reteach robots
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance

Non Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned

Success Factors/Job Competencies:

  • Language/Communication skillsAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers.
  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Good understanding of AC and DC electrical circuits (able to use OHM’s law)
  • Lift up to 70 pounds with assistance
  • Proficient computer skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Ability to hook up and monitor PLC programs with a laptop computer
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics
  • Ability to use hand tools and/or power tools to make repairs to production equipment
  • Understand the use of various testing equipment
    • DMM
    • Calipers
    • Dial Indicators

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, reach with hands and arms, reach overhead,  handle, feel objects, use tools and controls, turn wrenches,  talk, hear, see, bend, push, pull, climb, squat, kneel, stoop,  balance, crawl, and lift up to 70lbs.  This position requires use of tools and controls.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment/Conditions: The plant environment noise level is loud.  Although the plant is climate controlled, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  PPE consisting of a hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, long sleeves, and ear plugs, must be worn at all times when entering and working in the plant.  Special PPE will be provided to the employee such as respirators and must be worn when working in certain areas of the plant. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving equipment, moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, dust, vibration, weld sparks/flash, chemicals when working on the Ecoating system/tanks, sharp metal parts, and smoke.  The Maintenance Technician I is assigned a fire resistant (FR) shirt that must be worn at all times when entering and working in the welding department. Gloves must be worn while handling parts. There will be exposure to heights when using scissor lift, walking on mezzanines, climbing stairs, using ladders, and accessing control panels.

Performance Standards:

  • Annual performance appraisal
  • Attainment of annual goals established between manager and employee
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