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Maintenance Tech I

Posted: 03/24/2024

Job Purpose

To ensure safe and efficient operation of all equipment; perform scheduled preventative maintenance as planned; perform production equipment changeovers; troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical problems when needed; maintain proper records for maintenance, inventory of parts, and emergency repairs; promote good housekeeping habits related to maintenance; coordinate equipment training as needed; and communicate ideas and other problems to the management staff. 


  • Follow all employer safety and health regulations as required by company policies, procedures and practices.
  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all plant equipment to meet or exceed company established safety culture.
  • Follow Lock out/Block Out/ Tag out policy. 
  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) where required.
  • Proactive in addressing unsafe conditions and confronting unsafe behaviors in the facility.
  • Participate and/or conduct safety training as scheduled.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all equipment to meet or exceed company established Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) expectations and customer quality expectations.
  • Proactive in addressing inefficiencies of production equipment.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain equipment.
  • Troubleshoot basic hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, mechanical and process problems with equipment as needed or directed by Maintenance Manager.
  • Use power tool equipment in a safe manner to avoid injury or harm to self or other employees.
  • Perform scheduled Preventative Maintenance tasks as outlined by Maintenance Manager.
  • Evaluate production report comments prior to performing maintenance to ensure all causes for production inefficiencies are addressed and corrected.
  • Continually evaluate equipment for improvement areas.  Tag components or parts that need repair, replacement or improvement.
  • Perform scheduled production equipment mold changeovers as outlined by Maintenance Manager or Production Manager.
  • Perform building maintenance as directed by Maintenance Manager.
  • Maintain sufficient records to support the Computerized Maintenance Management Software (EAM) including work orders and parts management.
  • Coordinate with Production Manager and/or Maintenance Manager as it relates to production equipment training and employee development.
  • Responsible for personal development by requesting regular meetings with managers, requesting additional training, requesting involvement beyond immediate job responsibilities, seeking higher education opportunities including continuing education classes and establishing self-development and performance goals with manager.
  • Responsible for active participation on plant teams and activities including safety, quality, sustainability, community involvement, OEE, maintenance, employee wellness, brainstorming and continuous improvement which are required to create and maintain a World Class environment.
  • Operate Powered Industrial Truck, Boom Lift and Scissor Lift per OSHA regulations rules and guidelines.
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