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Maintenance Technician in York, PA at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 1/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

BWAY is one of the largest manufacturers of rigid metal and plastic containers in North America. Our diverse products and broad geographic reach have made us a market leader in the general line packaging industry. BWAY offers comprehensive packaging for a wide variety of applications. BWAY is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities/females/vets/disability.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE

The technician is part of the maintenance team.  This position will report directly to the maintenance manager. They are responsible for maintenance and improvements of all areas of the plant including facilities, direct manufacturing equipment and peripheral equipment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Know, understand, and be accountable for performance metrics:  Safety, Quality, and Productivity.
  • Adhere to all safety policies including: Personal Protective Equipment, equipment repair, safe machine operation, Lockout Tag Out procedures while maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Diagnose problems on all equipment, make necessary corrective adjustments and repairs, and keep Manufacturing Supervisor and Maintenance Manager advised of related problems.
  • Identify and implement improvements to manufacturing and support processes to create cost reductions and improve operational performance.
  • Understand the key characteristics of the products produced, their fabrication and the tooling, and materials used to make the product.
  • Solicit observations from operators, study product requirements, and design, modify and test manufacturing methods and equipment.
  • Validate implemented manufacturing process improvements to ensure desired results and sustainability.
  • Investigate operational problems affecting production.
  • Support organization, planning and commissioning of new or modified production lines.
  • Support repairs and provide Preventative Maintenance of all equipment on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • Ability to accurately track and document repairs, PM tools used and parts usage.
  • Install and wire industrial automation line controls and integrate with existing network, as directed/assisted by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Perform repairs on electrical or electronic instruments as directed/assisted by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Troubleshoot electrical control and distribution systems to include 12/24vdc, 120vac, 277vac and 480vac • PLC troubleshooting knowledge; programming ability is a plus.
  • Assist with equipment or automation installation work as needed.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices (5S/6S).

Perform other related tasks as assigned by Management.

Job Requirements

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English
  • Thorough understanding of quality standards and defects, line production procedures, starting and stopping equipment, clearing minor jams, operation of equipment, and conveying systems.
  • General trouble-shooting capabilities.
  • Mechanical and analytical thought process.
  • Understanding of computer operations.
  • Excellent multitasking, prioritizing, and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivating and self-starting.
  • Aptitude in the use of commonly known tools and measuring devices required for the job.
  • Basic mathematical skills used to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and use decimals and fractions.
  • Ability to perform work in a mature and professional manner, demonstrate personal responsibility, and perform all assigned duties independently.
  • Availability to work any and all shifts and available to work overtime including weekends.
  • Capability to maintain excellent attendance.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Formal technical training preferred
  • 15+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • 10+ years of experience working in an industrial maintenance roll
  • Preference given to those with tool and die experience
  • Fabricating and welding experience preferred
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a candidate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Employees must be able to work 12-hour shifts and adjust schedule to complete duties outside of normal working hours.

    The job requires the employee to lift or move up to 50 pounds. 

    Employees must also be able to use both hands and legs to accomplish the following:  pull, push, walk, stand, crawl, kneel, bend, climb, and reach overhead.

    Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    Employees must be able to read technical documents, letters, forms, and reports and communicate verbally, and in writing, to teammates and internal/external customers.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a candidate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to work within the plant for the majority of their shift.  The noise level in the work environment is usually high, so ear protection is mandatory while on the plant floor.  Inside conditions accompany extremes of heat/cold (seasonal), exposure to humidity, working in tight areas, and some exposure to outside weather elements such as oil and dirt.

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