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Maintenance Technician

Company: Spartech
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for safely completing maintenance assignments to build, repair and/or maintain all equipment in good operating condition as quickly and accurately as possible; while keeping associated costs to a minimum to help meet Plant goals. The Maintenance Technician is expected to be multi-skilled and able to contribute to plant maintenance activities in a variety of craft disciplines.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes projects with minimal guidance showing a proactive attitude to minimizing equipment down time and lost production capability.
  • Troubleshoots mechanical devices in operation. Dismantles and examines devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Adjusts, repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Sets up and operates shop machinery such as drill press, grinders, band saws, cutting torch, welder. etc. Uses hand tools and pneumatic tools to modify or repair parts and equipment.
  • Installs new or repairs/modifies electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment as needed.
  • Improves reliability and uptime of all equipment. Takes a proactive approach to equipment issues with a preventive maintenance mentality.
  • Operates forklift and aerial lift platform as needed.
  • Researches supplies, parts and tools needed to efficiently complete work orders.
  • Assists in identifying and maintaining an accurate inventory of parts by effective utilization of a CMMS.
  • Contributes to upkeep and updating of required paperwork such as records, maintenance logs, documents, manuals, drawings, PM logs, etc.
  • Supports the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company.
  • Follows applicable Safety, Health and Environmental rules and guidelines while performing job duties.
  • Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Other duties as assignedRequirementsRequired Education and Skills:
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Must have basic skills on use of computers: MS Office, Windows, SAP is desirable.
    • Requires the ability to safely operate a wide variety of tools such as hand tools, power tools, drill press, band saw, welder, cutting torch, etc.
    • Must have knowledge of mechanical systems including gear boxes, motors, air compressors, pumps, AC, DC, drive troubleshooting, etc.
    • Must be able to navigate electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics and blueprints for planning and troubleshooting.
    • Must be able to read, communicate and comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, equipment files, etc.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in writing form through letters and email. Ability to do research on the Internet or company Intranet.
    • Ability to implement, enforce and maintain guidelines set by the Company or management.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Strong organization skills and self-starter motivation. Prioritization skills in alignment with Plant priorities. Continuous Improvement mindset and results oriented.
    • Must have math skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide and the ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.)
    • Must have ability to reason and address problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of hand tools, hand trucks, fork lift, mechanical platforms and lifts, bench tools, welders, saws, drills etc.
    • Strong Industrial Electrical experience including troubleshoot and repair PLC's, electronics experience, DC drive units, programmable logic, working with 3 phase motors, 480v and below, MA current signalsYears of Experience:
      • 5 years of prior experience in industrial maintenance, electrical, mechanical, or in a related field; or a combination of education and experience deemed equivalentRequired Certification, Licenses, Registration:
        • Specific Craft Certification/Licenses a plus
        • Technical education a plusBenefits
          • Competitive pay based on experience.
          • Benefits provided the first day include medical, Rx, dental, vision, generous 401k w/matching program, EAP, short and long-term disability, life ins, etc.
          • 10 days vacation(pro-rated based on hire date).
          • 11 paid holidays.You should be proficient in:
            • PLC Troubleshooting Skills
            • Hydraulics ExperienceSalary info:$25 - $35 / hr

Keywords: Spartech, Stamford , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Stamford, Connecticut

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