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Loom Technician in Hogansville, GA at Continental

Date Posted: 8/26/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary:
Responsible for set up, test and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic or computer technologies. Follows and promotes 6S standards.
Responsibilities/ Accountabilities
• Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
• Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
• Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
• Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
• Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
• Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.
• Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges.
• Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
• Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/ Skills
Requires prior mechanical knowledge of the machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance. This position requires prior knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the repair manufacturing machines. This position requires prior safety knowledge with regards to the knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective protection of all personnel.

• Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
• Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
• Performing General Physical Activities — performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
• Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.
• Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
• Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
• Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
• Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts.

Education/ Work Experience
• High School diploma required. Associate degree desired.
• Two plus years of work related experience desired. Mechanical/Technical aptitude desired.


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