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  • Maintenance Technician II - Zinus USA Inc.

    Posted: 10/30/2020

    Title: Maintenance Technician II                              
    Department: Production Engineering
    Report to: Maintenance Engineer and Manager              
      
    MAJOR FUNCTION:
    1. Troubleshoots maintenance problems involving electrical, mechanical, and equipment repair or replacement.
    2. Support engineering activities as assigned by the maintenance engineers and managers.
    3. Identify opportunities for improvement, or new technologies for the current process. May add input into packaging, material flow, or logistics of material flow.
    4. Help develop plans to increase through-put, or reduce cost in machine reliability, capacity utilization.
    ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:
    1. Assist in the installation of new automated manufacturing and facilities equipment.
    2. Develop engineering solutions to eliminate repetitive equipment/process failures.
    3. Work in continuous improvement efforts for machine capacity utilization.     
    4. Help define equipment requirements, TPM components, modification, and common components.
    5. Coordinates with engineers and managers to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
    6. Collaborates with production engineering manager and maintenance engineers regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required.
    7. Completes reports documenting work performed.
    8. Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts.
    9. Assist and perform, as needed, with duties assigned to Maintenance Tech I.
     ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Assumes other duties as assigned by Team Engineer and Manager.
    PREREQUISITES FOR THE JOB:
    1. High school diploma or equivalent required.  Preferred certification or associates in electrical and/or mechanical program.
    2. 5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment and lean manufacturing
    3. Must have detailed knowledge and experience with hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical system
    4. Knowledge of machinery, equipment, and tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of manufacturing equipment
    5. Familiarity with solving electrical and mechanical issues  
    6. Skill in using hand and power tools
    7. Preferred ability to read and follow blueprints and assembly instructions
    8. Preferred knowledge and use of 5S and TPM activities
    9. Preferred familiarity with machine shop lathe, mill, and grinding operations
    Physical Requirements:
    1. Prolonged periods of standing and walking.
    2. Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery.
    3. Must be able to visually inspect machines.
    4. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
    5. Must be able to work in confined spaces.
    Personal Characteristics:
    1. High energy level, comfortable performing multifaced tasks in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
    2. High concentration for repair of mechanical and electric issues on machine equipment
    3. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
    4. Strong verbal and written communication/documentation skills
    5. Goal and team oriented working attitude with open mindset

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