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Maintenance Technician

Company: Unix Packaging
Location: Morganton
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains production line equipment including but not limited to case packers, palletizers, labeling machines, hot fill, and blow molding machines. Must have electrical and mechanical knowledge with the ability to perform diagnostics testing and repairs on electrical components. Responsibilities: P/M engines, motors, pneumatics, conveyor systems, packaging systems, blow mold, boilers, refrigeration, chiller, pasteurizer, lift trucks, etc. Complete production line changeovers based on packaging requirements Troubleshoot problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments. Install and maintain PLC's, Servo motors and drives, HMI's, robotic assembly equipment etc. Perform high-level troubleshooting pertaining but not limited to: PLC, AC drives, DC drives, pneumatics, servomotors, and Robotics Fabricate repair parts using machine shop instrumentation and equipment; drill press, welder, etc Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt. Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools; examining the form and texture of parts. Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges. Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. Maintains a safe and clean working environment by performing general housekeeping, and complying with GMP, SQF, LOTO, and safety standards. Qualifications: Prior experience working with automated packaging equipment, bottling experience, laser date encoders, shrink film packagers, and multi-reel labeling Must take initiative to quickly troubleshoot and repair mechanical, pneumatic, air compression, hydraulics, liquid compression, electrical system, and automation system issues as they arise Experience reading and understanding electrical blueprints, schematics, mechanical drawings Experience troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns, diagnostics, electrical systems, refrigeration systems, hydraulic systems, air distribution systems Prior ability and experience driving a forklift in a warehouse setting Physical Requirements Ability to perform repetitious work. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to stand up to 80% of shift. Squatting, and pushing/pulling up to 30% of shift. Twisting, grasping, reaching, turning, stooping, and lifting up to 80% of shift. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Unix Packaging, Gastonia , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Morganton, North Carolina

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