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Maintenance Technician ­ Molding in Fletcher, NC at Continental

Date Posted: 6/3/2018

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Job Description

Repair and maintain production and support equipment to achieve planned deliveries and maintain quality specifications. Area of responsibility includes maintenance of electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical equipment. Incumbent should have hands on technical experience with plastic injection molding.

Core Responsibilities
• Support the installation and commissioning of Injection Molding and peripheral equipment.
• Perform maintenance and repairs on electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic/hydraulic systems.
• Complete preventative maintenance in a timely manner according to schedule. Support the development of preventative maintenance program for injection molding and peripheral equipment.
• Plan, install, maintain, rebuild, and repair plastic injection molding and other equipment which requires the use of ordinary and specialized tools and devices.
• Assume a responsible role in the output and quality of molding and other equipment.
• Perform machine/mold set­ups.
• Maintain equipment function, perform preventative maintenance, and support production set ups.
• Train production technical and support personnel as required to ensure the safe and efficient operation of machinery.
• Actively participate in cost reduction, continuous improvement, and team activities
• Compliance to all Continental and Henderson plant permits, policies and procedures including, but not limited to, environmental, health, safety, security, ISO 14001 and Environmental Management systems, TS 16949 and Quality Management Systems, Human Resources policies, and Continental Business System elements.
• Complete work orders and maintain proper documentation.
• Maintain a clean and orderly work area – participate in 5S, Kaizen Events, and cross­functional teams.
• Perform associated duties as required
• Additional activities: May be required to use ladders, cranes, and lift trucks.

Basic Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree or 8,000 hour state approved apprenticeship certificate or minimum 2 years or more if no relevant degree
Five years of general work experience in this field, with minimum of two years of specific experience to this position in similar industrial maintenance or construction trades.
Knowledge of Injection Molding Equipment a must.

Preferred Qualifications
• Ability to understand and follow mechanical and electrical schematics or drawings or written directions or programs
• Readily use root cause analysis and problem­solving skills to diagnose most mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic or electrical system failures
• Basic understanding of program logic and complex integrated systems
• Repair equipment in a safe, timely and professional manner
• Good general industrial safety guidelines (Fire evacuation, accident reporting, PPE, Lock­out/Tag­out, hot work permits, waste disposal, confined space work)
• Use of, and ability to be certified on, forklift and material handling equipment, lifts, overhead cranes, and booms.
• Must display the ability to self manage time and project assignments
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to train others
• Basic knowledge of PLC programming and Robotics
• Have strong understanding of Injection Molding concepts.


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