Job Purpose: Maintains production and quality by ensuring the safe and efficient operation of machinery and mechanical support equipment.
Primary Job Duties:
Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on Production equipment – Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Mechanical and basic Electrical as per Company's Engineering guidelines and other Manufacturer’s specifications.
Locates sources of problems by listening to the Operators, observing equipment operation, listening for problems and using a step-by-step problem solving approach.
Removes defective parts by dismantling devices using both hand and power tools.
Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts using tape measure, ruler, calipers, micrometers and other basic measuring tools.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
Maintains equipment parts, supplies, and inventory by communicating to Maintenance Manager of actual levels.
Works on multiple pieces of equipment through an order of priority that will be given by the Production Supervisor or Maintenance Department Manager.
Provides update to Production personnel by answering questions and requests.
Prepares daily mechanical reports by summarizing shift activities.
Maintains continuity among shifts and Maintenance Team by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and needs of equipment or operating personnel.
Maintains safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Uses recommended Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as needed and effectively use Lock-Out Tag-Out procedures when working on equipment.
Familiar with automation equipment: pneumatics, cylinders, sensors, relays and computers.
Operation Monitoring: Observes moving equipment, looks at gauges, dials, or other indicators to assess equipment performance.
Troubleshooting: Determines causes of machine downtime, poor quality or performance and decides on best course of action to temporarily correct with future permanent fix planned.
Equipment Installation: Installs support equipment, machines, hoses, basic wiring, and lubrication fluids to meet Moldex requirements using industry best practices
Equipment Maintenance: Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.