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Maintenance Technician (Mechanic)

  • Location: San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
  • Salary: 24.4-24.4 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Start Date: 2021-10-17
  • Job Ref: 21-23296
Position is responsible for ensuring equipment integrity and timely repair. - Effectively support the Preventative Maintenance (PM) program with a goal of continually reducing unscheduled downtime. - Analyze problems and interpret technical information necessary to make required repairs (troubleshooting of equipment issues). - Perform mechanical and electrical maintenance and repairs on production machinery and facility support equipment. - Inspect, operate and test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and validate work performed. - Ensure safety by following all company policies including safety rules, procedures and Lock-out / Tag-out procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), personal safety standards, food safety standards as well as OSHA standards.- Troubleshoot PLC controlled equipment as well as all plant electrical and mechanical systems including motors, instrumentation, distribution, feed control systems and develop sustainable solutions accordingly. - Complete all assigned work orders within the time allotted. Maintain complete records of work performed using software, work orders and detailed logs and have good communication skills across all groups/departments. - Assist with equipment change overs and line startups, troubleshooting issues as needed. - Identify required parts and maintain current inventories, and parts reorder lists.- Assure that all products are manufactured to the highest standard of quality.- Participates in Continuous Improvement, also provides suggestions to improve processes and participates on team projects.Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Ability to lift 50-80 lbs. Performs highly repetitive motions, stand for eight plus hours, talk, and hear. - Ability to Climb ladders, stairways, use a manlift/scissorlift at ceiling heights or above with proper safety equipment and work in non-air conditioned environment.- While performing job duties, the associate will frequently walk, use hands to feel or handle, and to reach with hands and arms. Frequent exposure to oils and greases or coolants.- While performing job duties, the associate will occasionally sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and smell. Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; and vibration.- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.