Industrial Equipment Technician / Mechanic – Plastic Extrusion, Prescott, AZSeptember 16, 2022 2022-09-16 12:36
The Industrial Equipment Mechanic is responsible for the successful operation of extrusion blow mold machines and auxiliary equipment according to company standard operating procedures.
• Actively maintain a safe plant environment
• Maintain the operating condition of extrusion blow mold machinery
• Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment
• Disassemble machinery to remove parts and make repairs
• Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear
• Observe and test the operation of machinery to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices
• Analyze test results, machine error messages or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems
• Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing or repairs
• Operate newly repaired machinery to verify the adequacy of repairs
• Clean, lubricate, or adjust parts, equipment, and machinery
• Record parts or materials used and requisition new parts and materials
• Record repairs and maintenance performed
• Study blueprints and manuals to determine correct operation of machinery
• Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery
• Demonstrate equipment functions and features to apprentice mechanics and machine operators
• Able to apply mathematical concepts
• Able to locate information not readily available
• Able to read and understand Manufacturers manuals and schematics
• Have an alert disposition and always be aware of plant environment
• Possess excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Work well with teams, coordinate activities and collaborate on issues
• Be an active learner and service oriented
• Pay attention to detail
• Communicate effectively through active listening and speaking clearly with a strong command of the English language
• Convey professionalism in demeanor, understands time management and the urgency of time within the production environment
• Possess the physical stamina to meet the physical demands of position as described below
• Willing to learn new processes and share ideas to improve operations
Work is performed 100% in the production plant.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to climb ladders, walk between machines and equipment, stand, bend, kneel, stretch, lean and lie prone as necessary to visually inspect and listen to equipment. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Ability to properly lift and move objects 30 to 50 pounds with ease frequently and occasionally up to 80 pounds throughout the workday. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. This is a physically demanding position. Personal protective equipment is provided by employer.
Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position in a manufacturing environment with two 8-hour shifts. Please confirm the current shift opening.
Education & Experience
• Associates Degree or Certified Technical Training in equipment repair is preferred.
• Three years of hands-on hydraulic, electrical & pneumatic systems experience is preferred.
• Two years of hands-on motor repair experience is preferred.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties may change over time with or without notice. Employees must remain flexible and have a willingness to adjust their activities to meet the needs of the company.