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Requisition Number 17-0114
Post Date 11/28/2017
Title Maintenance Technician
City Camp Hill
State PA
Description

Position Summary

The Maintenance Technician (3rd Shift, 11pm to 7am) installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in facility for the production of lawn and garden tools. Strong skills for hydraulics, millwright and electrical are preferred.

 

Major Responsibilities

·   Inspects and tests machinery and equipment for proper operation, wear and repair requirements

·   Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine

·   Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts

·   Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery

·   Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment

·   Performs general tasks on heavy mechanical installations and repairs

·   Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment

·   Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers

·   Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools

·   Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts

·   Ability to prioritize maintenance issues working in a rapid paced environment

·   Completes workorders by priority to ensure efficient operations

·   Work and communicate in a professional manner with all business associates

·   Maintain a clean and organized work area

·   Follow the required standard work and achieve the published standard work goals

·   Work and communicate in a professional manner with all business associates

·   Follow all Ames True Temper Policies and Procedures

·   Initiates and participates in continuous improvement through cost savings, gainsharing and kaizen or other related activities

·    Follow all safety policies & procedures; including, but not limited to wearing all required personal protective equipment (PPE)

 

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Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

 

Education Requirements

 

 

· High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must possess strong basic shop math skills

· 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

· Basic computer skills with internet experience

· Strong mechanical aptitude/ability with working knowledge of production equipment using hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical power and controls.

· Knowledge of TPM methodologies and procedures

· Knowledge of Lean Principles, QDC, 5S and Continuous Improvement Process

 

Relevant Work Experience

· High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Previous experience in carpentry, general maintenance and equipment repair

· Basic knowledge of mechanics, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry

 

Competencies

· Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality while cutting costs; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

· Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works efficiently.

· Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly; wears all required personal protective equipment (PPE).

· Dependability and Attendance – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to work hours, arriving on time, each day; Completes tasks on time.

 

Certificates/Licensure/Training

· Lock-Out/Tag-Out certification

· Pass and maintain current industrial fork lift & man lift certifications

· Pass and maintain NFPA 70E

· Press Tender Training certification as required

· Pass and maintain First Aid/CPR certification

 

Environmental/Physical Requirements

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand on concrete floor with/without floor mats; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms (which may include above and/or below shoulders); bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to use left and/or right hand for simple grasping; fine work, pushing/pulling and low speed assembly. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accomomodations 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 outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

Company Statement

Ames True Temper offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, paid holidays & vacation, and more. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

 

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