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Maintenance Technician

Company: Stabilus
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description: Maintenance TechnicianStabilus is a global leader in the production of gas springs and dampers on five continents. Our products can be used in a wide variety of industries, such as the automotive and office chair manufacturing industries, furniture technology, solar industry, medical technology, and many other industrial applications. This position will be located in our U.S. Headquarters in Gastonia, NC.Job Summary:The Maintenance Technician will repair all types of production equipment used in the manufacturing of Gas Springs. The position is located in a highly automated and fast-paced production facility so response and repair of breakdown requests must be quick and efficient. Excellent communication skills are required to ensure notification to production supervision of the status and what is required to bring machinery back into production. Qualified candidates will need to have good troubleshooting skills and a thorough knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical systems, and electronics including PLC's and control circuits.Currently, we have one opening available on our p.m. shift 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. The shifts are 12 hour shifts which always stay on the p.m. schedule. Training will take place on a day shift. The shifts are on a 3-2-2-3 schedule which means: 3 days on,2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off in a repeating pattern. Applicants should have some flexibility to accommodate changes in the schedule based on company needs.Essential Job Functions:· Create and respond to repair work orders for all department equipment, either written or verbal.· Perform electrical, electronic, and mechanical repairs to maintain production equipment to defined specifications.· Support and perform preventative maintenance on assembly equipment. Work with Engineers and Supervisors on any items needed to start machine back into production.· Follow all applicable safety, environmental and electrical codes.· Troubleshoot problems by evaluating machine sequences and fixing improper operation or lack of machine operation. Breaking down the out-of-service issues by focusing on the problem: hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, electronic, and pneumatic or set-up. Notifying shift supervisor quickly when additional assistance is required.· Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret electrical, electronic, and mechanical schematics.· Conduct daily inspection of assigned plant equipment and assisting in the planning and implementation of required Preventative Maintenance.· Maintain accurate maintenance and repair records for all performed work in SAP-PM.Secondary Job Functions:· Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.· Run production machinery as required.· Continuous improvement of production floor issues: air leaks, hydraulic leaks, steam leaks, water leaks, safety related items, and maintenance shop 5S must be performed when not working on machine downtime issues.Job RequirementsEducation, Training, Certifications:· Associate's Degree in electronics, mechanical or military equivalent. In lieu of Associate's Degree, a minimum of 10 years' experience as an Industrial Maintenance Technician is required.Experience:· Two to five years of experience in electronics, mechanical or military fields required.Job Knowledge and Skills:· Employee must know the specific maintenance techniques covering mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, electronic and pneumatics for high volume production machines and controls.· Must be able to work independently and make decisions to solve machine issues. Self-starter, highly motivated individual, ability to see wrong conditions and fix them now! Able to work in a team, at times be the leader, identifying and directing associates in the proper methods of repair.· Demonstrated success in installation, repairs and adjustments of various production assembly machines is mandatory.· Thorough knowledge and ability regarding the use of hand tools used in an industrial production facility.· Blueprint interpreting and schematic reading combined with the ability to use measuring tools such as but not limited to the following: voltmeter, ohmmeter, calipers, micrometers and dial indicators.· Understanding machine set-up and run procedures and work instructions are a must. The ability to assist the machine operator in the proper settings required for machines to run at the required production rates.· PC knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP-PM for creating and editing maintenance downtime cards is a daily role. Entering information into the database after completing each breakdown or before end of shift is required of each associate.· Displayed troubleshooting knowledge needed for each discipline listed above. Timely repair is required for the company to support customer requirements. This is at times a fast-paced atmosphere which requires the ability to move from one issue to the next, sometimes before completing the first task.· DOT training required with training renewal every three years.

Keywords: Stabilus, Gastonia , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Gastonia, North Carolina

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