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Maintenance Mechanical / Electrical (Manufacturing)

Company: PolymaxTPE
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Maintenance Mechanical / Electrical (Manufacturing) Hours 8am-4:30pm and On-Call for breakdowns Responsibilities: Interface with machine operators to understand and determine machine issues. Work to determine if the problem is electrical or mechanical, and complete repair as necessary. Identify potential root causes using a systematic logic based approach. Develop and implement root cause mitigation and countermeasure options. Independently step through and deploy short and long term solutions to minimize machine downtime. Responsible for creating, updating, and maintaining work instructions and support documentation. Backup and maintain a library of memory, programs, and parameters for devices such as PLCs, programming devices, computers, and drives. Schedule calibration of equipment such as thermocouples. Request pricing and availability on various machine components from vendors. Secure quotes from contractors for certain services and coordinate with production to schedule their completion if necessary. Replace or repair damaged electrical components (e.g. contactors, breakers, fuses, drives) as necessary. Must be able to assemble equipment such as production lines, new equipment. Must maintain Preventive maintenance schedule, unscheduled maintenance. Must be available for on call breakdowns or repairs. Must be able to work alone. Ensure equipment reliability to maximize production line productivity. Utilize visual factory concepts to improve asset utilization and plant performance. Track standard manufacturing and warehouse metrics and prioritize plant maintenance opportunities. Maintain and build spare parts inventory, tools, etc. to efficiently maintain plant maintenance. Continuous development of overall department strategy. Develop and implement process improvements. Responsible for overall maintenance activities resulting in efficient operations obtained through the proper maintenance of machinery within projected costs and schedules. Hands-on involvement with all PLC/Controls Programming projects (troubleshooting, modifying). Provided project management and engineering skills for the installation of capital equipment and modifications to existing equipment and production lines. Utilized Reliability Centered Maintenance philosophy in creating a well-rounded combination of preventive/predictive maintenance activities. Oversee equipment stock and place orders for new supplies when necessary. Maintain effective liaison with outside suppliers, vendors, equipment manufacturers, and contractors. Must be able to source parts, tools, and information to maintain plant. Qualifications: Associates / Bachelor---s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering (Preferred) 5 years--- experience troubleshooting industrial machinery is required. Experience with PLCs and drives is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of applications is required. Moderate mechanical knowledge and experience using hand tools is required. Self-motivator who actively seeks out opportunities to broaden their knowledge base.

Keywords: PolymaxTPE, Waukegan , Maintenance Mechanical / Electrical (Manufacturing), Professions , Waukegan, Illinois

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