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Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection at

Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection Hayward, CA, CA Full-Time
$27.00 - $34.00 / hour
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We have an immediate need for a maintenance technician for a Plastic Injection Mold factory.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining and repairing plant equipment, machinery, and facilities to achieve the production of cost-effective quality products to meet business goals and objectives.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventative maintenance.
  • Identifies potential equipment problems and corrects them.
  • Maintains the equipment in a manner so as not to impede the production process.
  • Prepares plant equipment and facilities for production.
  • Responds to equipment failures or facilities problems in a timely and professional manner.
  • Informs manager or lead when critical replacement parts are used from inventory.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action.
  • Identifies equipment problems in timely and accurate manner.
  • Implements contingency plans for keeping production running.
  • Assists in mold changes.
  • Ensures tools and equipment needed to change the mold in a timely manner is set up and available prior to the mold change.
  • Ensures molds are changed in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.
  • Inspects equipment on the mold, such as waterlines, clamps, etc. for wear and replaces them as necessary.
  • Ensures mold is set according to operating specifications.
  • Maintains work areas to keep them free of trip hazards and other safety issues.
  • Ensures tools and auxiliary equipment are returned to their proper place after a job or project is completed or after a mold change is complete.
  • Cleans the machinery as necessary.
  • Complies with safety standards.
  • Lock out/tag out procedures are followed at all times.
  • OSHA safety standards are complied with at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies:

  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of basic hand and power tools.

Knowledge and Education Required:

  • Experience as a Maintenance Technician in the plastics industry preferred.
  • Experience with large tonnage machines (4000 ton) highly desirable.
  • Works with minimal supervision and must be able to plan and organize work.
  • Strong understanding of OSHA Safety Standards.
  • Experience with Automation a plus.

Skills Required:

  • Safety and Quality Standards
  • Basic math skills
  • Forklift operations
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • General computer skills
  • Crane operations
  • General maintenance skills
  • Ability to problem solve

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work in a physically demanding and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to respond to frequently changing priorities.
  • Ability to climb ladders, squat, kneel, stand and/or walk for extended periods.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and maneuver at least 85 pounds.
  • Must have good balance and the ability to work at heights.
  • Ability to work in excess of eight hours per day and on weekends as business needs arise.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

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