Maintenance Mechanic, 2nd & 3rd shift

Florence, KY

Post Date: 01/24/2017 Job ID: EB-1025568202 Category: Engineering
This position is primarily responsible for properly maintaining and repairing production machinery, mechanical equipment and property in a generalist capacity to ensure continuous and effective operation to include preventative maintenance, welding and fabrication as needed.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Setup and tear down equipment; performs major repairs, construction, fabrication, and installation of new plant equipment
  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on conveyor systems and production machines; troubleshoot malfunctions
  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems, and using precision measuring and testing instruments
  • Remove defective parts by dismantling components using hoists and hand and power tools
  • Performs minor to major maintenance repairs including lifting positioning and fastening objects using hand tools and power tools
  • Perform advanced maintenance duties using hoists and hand and power tools such as reading mechanical schematics, cut & key a shaft, broach a sprocket, change gear head, weld stainless metal, use a metal sheer, use a metal bender, cut & crimp ends on hydraulic hose and cut & lace belting.
  • Help control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
  • Use SAP to document and communicate with operations
  • Work in a safe manner with a sense of urgency while maintaining a safe and orderly work area
  • Participate in and successfully complete management-assigned training directed at increasing job-related trade skills
  • Responsible for the training of lower level maintenance employees in keeping all equipment in good repair and regularly serviced
  • Performs fabrication of equipment used for processing and packaging such as fabricating guards doors and steps, using a lathe for shaft and sprocket creation, and fabricate air cylinder mounts, sensor mounts, and conveyors.
  • Performs welding on food equipment to food safe specifications
Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two-year degree in specialized maintenance trade preferred. 

Years of Related Experience: 5+ years of related experience 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Advanced mechanical knowledge
  • Advanced electrical and basic to advanced building skills
  • Ability to read and interpret safety documents,  maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Experience with high speed manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to complete work orders and enter the required paperwork into a computer
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate in a professional manner with co-workers and supervisors
  • Ability to pass a standardized hands-on mechanical aptitude assessment.
  • Must be able to lift up to ninety (90) lbs.

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