Maintenance Mechanic

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Location: National Molding Miami

Shifts: 1st - Day,

Open Date: 03/11/2022

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor
Department: Maintenance

Major Purpose

Maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery, consisting of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical equipment.

Responsible for industrial machinery upkeep, working alone or with a crew. They must be well rounded individuals who can perform efficient work on a variety of equipment, executing mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical maintenance.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Must have 5+ years working in plastics injection molding manufacturing environment
  • High School Diploma / GED Equivalent
  • Hydraulic & electrical trade school preferred
  • Experience using electric & hydraulic schematics, with proven troubleshooting abilities
  • Must be proficient reading and Interpreting Blueprints, Mechanical and Electrical Prints
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, work overtime as needed
  • Understanding of English language (able to communicate). Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
  • Ability to work well under pressure, demonstrate safe work habits, multitask, have good communication skills and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Own basic standard and metric tools / toolbox

Essential Functions

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive and corrective maintenance requirements. Equipment and tools include motors, gearboxes, pneumatic systems, coupling and motor alignment, roller chain/sprockets alignment, conveyor systems, and production machines. Capable of following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; and using precision measuring tools.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices, using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools. Strong welding skills are required.
  • 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, and alignment equipment.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Optimizes maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting actions, communicating irregularities, and scheduling correction of abnormalities.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.