Our dynamic plastics manufacturing firm is seeking dependable and productive-oriented Maintenance Technician experienced in Blow Molding for our Hoschton, GA plant. This opportunity offers career growth, competitive compensation, 401K match, outstanding health benefits, tuition reimbursement, referral bonuses, employee assistance program among other attractive elements for a national, stable establishment.
Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, major repair and improve blow molding equipment and associated supported systems by performing adjustments and maintenance on the plastic molding equipment and secondary equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Maintenance Technician
Perform mechanic skills troubleshooting, and repairing of facility and production machines by diagnosing the problems, replacing or repair parts, testing and making adjustments
· Prior experience with plastics, injection stretch blow molding is a plus
· Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude is a must.
· Ability to read and interpret schematics.
· Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
· Perform regular preventative maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities
· Adjusting machines following pertinent quality work instructions.
· Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
· Communicate well with Quality techs and shift supervisors on quality issues
· Follows safety procedures and company policies for equipment operation and identifies and reports unsafe operations to Supervisor immediately
· Recommends improvements to enhance operational efficiency and safety
· Pursues and contributes in goal of cost reductions
· Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent required but a technical certification in maintenance or related field preferred. Must have strong mechanical and electrical knowledge with an understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, and electronics. Knowledge and or previous experience in blow molding, injection molding or extrusion molding is needed. Processing or troubleshooting of plastics equipment is essential.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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 before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands 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 functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 45 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here 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 regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.