Maintenance Mechanic

Job Summary

The Maintenance Mechanic will set-up and troubleshoot machinery. Perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production and batching equipment. Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation. Perform general maintenance on machines, including cleaning, greasing, and servicing of the manufacturing equipment.

Essential DutieS and Responsibilities

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

• Prepares and sets up machinery as required for scheduled production runs.
• Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production and batching equipment.
• Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production.
• Diagnoses problems replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
• Detects faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
• Operates different types of forklifts.
• Complies with OSHA safety and rules.

Experience in the following Equipment:

• Plumbing/piping/pip threading
• Electrical conduit installation
• Electrical distribution
• Boilers (high steam pressure)
• Boilers chemicals – testing and feed water systems
• Air compressor – screw type
• Air dryers
• Basic pneumatics and hydraulics
• Basic welding – arc, MIG, oxygen / acetylene
• Fabrication (metal)
• Pumps – gear type (positive displacement) motor and pump coupling
• Forklift repair – LP type
• Motors – induction AC and DC

Education Qualifications & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Some college preferred.
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience in maintenance and/or equivalent formal education in industrial mechanical/electrical maintenance as well as preventative maintenance.
• Electrically inclined in industrial liquid packaging; pints, gallons, F style bottles, including cappers, cap torque machines, lid de-nesters, labelers, coders and box erectors.
• Previous experience in boilers, pumps, mixers, conveyors, stretch wrappers, and palletizers.
• Proficiency usage of a digital Volt, Ohm, Amp meter when testing electrical circuitry.
• Experience and knowledge in hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, fabricating, electrical (AC/DC circuits), HVAC, air compressors, air dryers, building and grounds maintenance, and forklifts.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Must be able to read, write and understand the English language.
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision from verbal, written and diagrammed instructions installing and maintaining manufacturing and plant equipment.
• Should be able to read electrical motor control ladder logic prints as well as be able to draw electrical motor control ladder logic prints.
• Must have basic understanding in Programmable Logical Controls and basic electronics.
• Must be able to work from mechanical / electrical diagrams and/or blueprint(s) as well as maintenance manuals.
• Skill in welding and fabrication a plus.
• Industrial experience along with programmable controllers is helpful.

Computer Skills

• Basic computer skills (Word and Outlook)

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme conditions of cold weather elements. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

ROMAN is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.