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Maintenance Technician

New Holland, PA 17557

Posted: 06/19/2019 Industry: Skilled Trades Pay Rate: $17 - $21 plus $1.50 shift differential

3rd Shift (Sunday: 12:00 am - 6:00 am, Monday - Thursday: 9:30pm-6:00am)


Position Summary:

The Maintenance Technician must support daily production requirements related to equipment and utilities uptime. The Maintenance Technician must work together with all of the support services groups to meet department goals. The Maintenance Technician must communicate all necessary information related to equipment status to the Production Team Leaders, Finishing Team Leaders, Maintenance Team Leader, and/or the Facilities Manager. The Maintenance Technician must complete specific pm’s/tasks assigned to him/her for their area of responsibility as well as the entire complex.

Essential Job Functions:

Understands production process’ and supports/contributes opportunities for continuous improvement Ensures team goals are achieved through the use of the company's Best Practices, Work Instructions/Story Boards and pre-established standards Keeps accurate and timely records related to pm/task work orders in the AS400 system Responsible for upholding the company’s values, vision and mission by integrating into employee daily schedule: integrity, respect, accountability, resourcefulness and innovation Facilitates root cause of machinery downtime failures Communicate directly with Production Team Leaders in prioritization of requested tasks High Level of Customer Service skills to satisfy equipment operator requests Must be able to balance tasks within their area of responsibility with overall department tasks assigned throughout areas of the entire complex when needed Recommends spare parts inventories Performs routine maintenance on equipment Troubleshoots electrical and/or mechanical problems and perform repairs Assists with installation of machines and power systems Performs minor electrical work not requiring a licensed electrician such as replacing light bulbs and fuses Maintains machinery, equipment, and tools by cleaning, lubricating, greasing, oiling, to ensure optimum working order Promotes safety through work procedures and employee safety programs. Ensure equipment is maintained in safe operating condition Performs any other duties assigned by the Maintenance Team Leader and/or Facilities manager

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Job requires troubleshooting skills in pneumatics, hydraulics, and electronics Job requires basic skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and the AS400 system Job requires skills in written and verbal communication Job requires skills in the operation of a variety of hand tools Job requires planning, coordination and controlling skills. Typically will spend a portion of the work week planning and scheduling tasks requested in the work order system to ensure completion in a timely manner Job requires the ability to use a variety of hand and bench power tools and be able to operate equipment with various controls and adjustments Job requires the ability to read and interpret cad drawings, electrical wiring diagrams, use of measuring instruments (including but not limited to a tape measure, digital/dial caliper, micrometers, etc.) and follow written job instructions Job requires purchasing skills, including talking to outside vendors Job requires extensive troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to solve equipment downtime issues Job requires general knowledge of fire/security/spark detection systems Job requires general knowledge of HVAC systems

Job Requirements:

Requires a High School Diploma/GED Specialized training in Hydraulics, Pneumatics, & Electronics including automated equipment both PLC and PC controlled Capable of working independently without close supervision Judgment, discretion and independent decision making will be required Required to communicate with department and non-department employees and management officials Required to communicate effectively through verbal and written forms Required to compose emails and records in the AS400 Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment Organization of tasks to ensure timely completion


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