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Machine Maintenance Technician

Company: Icard Enterprises
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: December 1, 2018

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician (2nd / 3rd Shift) Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, Mi. area STRONG ELECTRICAL BACKGROUND - NEED JOURNEYMAN Millwright, Electrician, etc. Mission:Utilize mechanical, basic electrical and pneumatic/hydraulic expertise to diagnose issues and then implement the best solutions to equipment-related manufacturing challenges, thereby maximizing equipment efficiency to achieve the teams goals in an exemplary manner according to the company quality policies. Minimum Education Requirements: Qualified candidates will possess a Journeymans Card Abilities Requirements: Qualified candidates must possess mechanical knowledge, experience in machine repair of either metal stamping equipment, spot/resistance welding, robotic welders, or grinding and finishing equipment, the ability to read, follow and understand electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings, blueprints, schematics, code requirements, service manuals and manufacturers specifications, experience in welding, layout, and construction skills, including arc, MIG, TIG, aluminum, TIG steel, oxy-acetylene welding and the use of a plasma cutter is preferred, experience in operating all tools of the trade such as mills, lathes, cutting equipment, metal shear and brake, experience with PLC programming and troubleshooting and the ability to read and understand advanced electrical prints and schematics as needed to facilitate complex repairs or installation of equipment is desired, and an excellent work record, including attendance Primary Activities: 1. Provide technical (mechanical, electrical, pneumatic/hydraulic) expertise to the business unit team to assist in creating and implementing the best solutions to manufacturing challenges. 2. Use drawings/blueprints, schematic diagrams, service manuals, code manuals, and manufacturers specifications to mechanically install, modify, enhance and repair machines and mechanical equipment. 3. Use basic PC/PLC knowledge and electrical schematics to electrically install, modify, enhance and repair machines and mechanical equipment. 4. Read and interpret hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and machine manuals to perform safe and effective repairs and installations while using basic fluid concepts, practices, and theory. 5. Read and interpret electrical schematics and machine manuals to perform safe and effective repairs while using basic electrical concepts, practices, and theory. 6. Operate lathes, mills, plasma cutters and cutting equipment to fabricate/repair machine/mechanical equipment parts. 7. Perform MIG, TIG, aluminum TIG steel, and oxy/acetylene welding to install, modify, enhance, repair, and maintain business unit equipment and to fabricate and repair parts. 8. Start/restart machines and mechanical equipment after installations, modifications, enhancements, and repairs to ensure optimal operation. 9. Provide a bill of material and marked up prints after installations are complete in order to ensure up to date logic and spare parts documentation. 10. Provide a bill of material and marked up prints after modifications or repairs are complete, along with PM upgrade/update suggestions to avoid future repetitive repairs. 11. Continually increase technical knowledge and knowledge of alternative work methods to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of machinery. This may be accomplished through internal or external training classes and/or seminars. 12. Continually share and gain knowledge from co-workers to enhance guidance, training, and utilization of best practices and use the knowledge gained to improve equipment uptime. 13. Maintain knowledge of all safety devices, procedures and MIOSHA regulatory requirements regarding machinery to identify and communicate all potential safety issues in an effort to eliminate all avoidable risks. 14. Complete appropriate paperwork, including machine documentation, panel documentation, and preventive maintenance records to ensure adequate documentation needed to enhance the elimination of equipment downtime. 15. Address all machine-related issues, as well as all other issues, with co-workers and management personnel with accuracy, in a timely manner, giving updates and schedules as necessary. 16. Participate in lean initiatives, such as continuous improvement events, and identifying and eliminating types of waste. 17. Consistently and effectively communicate with the production teams, maintenance teams, management, and all others to ensure and enhance teamwork and communication initiatives.

Keywords: Icard Enterprises, Kalamazoo , Machine Maintenance Technician, Professions , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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