The Maintenance Technician duties include evaluating, maintaining, and repairing machinery; layout, installing, diagnosing and maintaining electrical components, controls and circuits. The Maintenance Technician must work to ensure smooth and consistent operation to satisfy internal and external customer requirements. May need to be “on call” at times.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties listed below are not all inclusive of the work that will be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
- Responsible for creating, maintaining and revising the entire facilities machinery specific LOTO procedures
- Responsible for fabrication of and maintaining all facilities 6-S and LOTO shadow boards
- Responsible for maintaining the facilities infrastructure, both internal and external
- Assist tooling in mold preparation and welder set-ups when required
- Assist set-up with hot runner wiring and troubleshooting when required
- Perform electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting to machines
- Perform PM and repairs and change oil and grease machines
- Work safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by following Buckhorn policies and OSHA Standards
- Perform all other duties assigned by maintenance manager, plant manager or operations manager
To make sure all molding machines, building maintenance, electrical, hydraulic machines and safety procedures are followed per OSHA specifications.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Machinery maintenance experience including hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic and mechanical troubleshooting skills, prefer 5+ years, but require at least 1 year related experience/training
- Knowledge of electrical measuring devices (e.g. amp-meter, multi-meter, megohmmeter, thermometer, etc.).
- Knowledge of hydraulic measuring devices (e.g. gauges, flow-meters, etc.)
- PLC experience; required
- Basic computer skills; required
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to speak effectively with employees of organization.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to do two mathematical operations to arrive at the solution.
- 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, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described herein 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 functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is usually exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and the risk of electric shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.