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Plant Technician

MATHESON TRI/GAS INC. Wake Forest Full-Time
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Matheson, a leading manufacturer, processor, retail sales and distributor of welding gases and supplies has the following opportunity available at our Wake Forest, NC facility.

Plant Technician

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

• Meets or exceeds the company's safety goals, standards and policies
• Fully supports, instills, and reinforces corporate Health, Safety, and Environmental policies / procedures and relevant documentation at the facility
• Assists and supports Facility Manager in maintaining responsibility for a safe, efficient, and environmentally friendly operating environment at the facility

• Actively demonstrates identified lead person skill sets in daily operational duties, in addition
• Ensures customer product delivery requirements and pertinent documentation and reporting requirements are satisfactorily being efficiently met
• Coordinates production and maintenance tasks within facility work group without interruption of customer product deliveries
• Provides kinesthetic training needs within local facility operations as they relate to specific job profiling and individual career path goals

• Assists and works closely with Facility Manager to complete daily requirements including
• Administrative function responsibilities as delegated by Facility Manager
• Facility record keeping and documentation
• Innovations and improvement projects
• On-site contractors Policies and Procedures
• Customer relations as applicable
• Facility cost control, tracking, and utilization of National Purchasing Agreements
• Acts and assumes key responsibilities of Facility Manager during his/her absence

• Makes certain shift coverage for facility operating requirements are satisfied
• Develops and implements work schedules of Production Technicians
• Fills in for vacations and emergency shift relief coverage as situations warrant
• Shares "On-call" responsibilities with Facility Manager as needed

General Requirements:

• Skill Set/Knowledge/Expertise-
• Leads Safety Meetings
• Trains others to follow safety rules
• Writes and modifies Standard Operating Procedures
• Determines if immediate maintenance action is required and acts appropriately
• Identifies HSE requirements and includes in planned WO's
• Secures site for WO maintenance per schedule / HSE requirements
• Demonstrates effective communication skills (including writing reports), ability to lead others, and ability to interface with customers
• Performs all jobs in plant or operation, troubleshoots the process, and makes plant decisions
• Performs complex plant functions, including DERIME and warm/Cold plant start-up
• Takes initiative to improve facility (i.e. operations, reliability, and cost structure) without direction
• Proposes equipment upgrades and modifications to improve safety, reliability, efficiency, etc.
• Works with vendors and equipment manufacturers to resolve issues
• Directs the work of others
• Performs more challenging light and routine maintenance functions such as instrumentation, mechanical, and electrical troubleshooting
• Troubleshoots PLC, DCS, and other computer interface stations
• Troubleshoots, repairs, and calibrates control, valves, pneumatic and electronic control equipment and instruments
• Identifies potential problems from collected data
• Provides leadership at other facilities as well as your own (vacation relief, start-ups, and turnarounds)
• Recommends facility improvements and provides cost justification
• Performs administrative functions, i.e. requisitioning, purchasing, production accounting, and payroll record-keeping ( time inputting)
• Conduct continuous monitoring of process equipment for proper operation
• Perform basic preventive maintenance of production equipment utilizing technical
manuals, or vendor specifications.

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to wear required PPE safety equipment including, hardhat, safety glasses, safety shoes/boots,
• Must be able to lift 50lbs, climb stairs and ladders, and work in tight spaces in and around
• Must be willing to travel as needed

Education and Experience-
• Associates degree desirable or technical training (or equivalent experience) required
• 5 years or more of related operations experience
• Maintenance experience with hydraulics, screw compressors, and pneumatics is a plus
• Experience with large ammonia refrigeration systems would be a plus

Please apply online at: URL blocked - click to apply

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Matheson is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Please see complete job description above.

Recommended skills

Emergency Handling
Preventive Maintenance
Production Equipment Controls
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