Careers

Maintenance

Posted: 2018-07-18
Status: Full Time
Location: New London, Wisconsin
Deadline: 2019-04-01

Responsibilities

Reporting Relationship

The Maintenance person reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor.

General Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain and repair machinery, physical structures and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems and production machines
  • Visually inspect operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards and locate or prevent causes of malfunctions
  • Report accurate quantities, material used and time in MD Link
  • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discuss operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem and repair machine
  • Initiate purchase order for repair parts
  • Confer with management, engineering and quality control personnel to resolve maintenance problems
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of machinery to prevent malfunction
  • Install, repair and program electrical apparatus and equipment
  • Lay out, assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment
  • Set up and operate machining tools such as grinder or drill to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures and tools
  • Operate cutting torch and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
  • Fabricate and repair counters, benches, partitions and other wood structures
  • Realign and adjust components as needed
  • Inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems
  • Start machines and equipment to test operation after repair
  • Lock out machines and equipment in compliance with Lock Out/Tag Out regulations
  • Perform required inspections
  • Read and interpret blueprints to comply with engineering standards
  • Must be available to emergency call ins and extended overtime hours as required

Additional Duties

  • Projects as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor
  • This description is not all-inclusive and represents typical elements and criteria necessary to perform this job successfully.

 

Qualifications

Education / Experience Required

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 6 to 12 months related experience and/or training
  • Certification in forklift operations. The company will train, following hire, if necessary.

Skills and Abilities

  • Read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedural manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively in front of employees and organizational groups
  • Apply skills to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form
  • Satisfactorily perform essential duties
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Calculate figures and amounts such as rate, ratio and percent

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Employee must be able to regularly stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Use hands to feel, finger or handle all types of materials
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and occasionally sit, climb or balance
  • Requires regular lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements:¬†close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust your focus
  • Detect smells of machine performance malfunctions
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

Safety Issues

  • Must follow all safety rules and regulations regarding safety policies
  • Follow safety instructions and understand standard operating procedures
  • Regularly check bulletin board safety notices
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to vibration
  • Noise level is usually high and ear plugs are required
  • In the event of violation of the personal health safety and conduct rules, disciplinary actions will be imposed per the disciplinary process

 

 

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