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Waterford, PA Maintenance Technician Mid Shift in Waterford, PA at Shearer's Snacks

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

Shearer's Snacks location in Waterford, Pennsylvania is seeking a qualified Maintenance Technician for our Mid Shift operation (3:00 pm - 11:00 pm).  This position requires a weekend rotation work schedule.  

Overview, Essential Duties, and Responsibilities: 


The Maintenance Technician maintains the efficiency of machinery and equipment in a continuous improvement-based environment while also creating and maintaining a safe work environment.  Position is responsible for setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining production / manufacturing equipment and machinery.  Inspects equipment for proper functioning and performs preventative maintenance duties per manufacturer’s specifications.  Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and makes repairs or adjustments as needed.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Maintenance Technician position is accountable for the efficient installation, repair, and maintenance of machinery and equipment.

  • Performs highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment
  • Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment
  • Performs simple machinist duties and responsibilities
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair of production machines, metal fabrication and welding
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Diagnoses problems, replaces or repairs parts, tests and makes adjustments
  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities
  • Performs a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detects faulty operations and defective material; reports those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas

Performs additional related duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Education; and/or Work Experience Requirements:

 Education and Work Experience

  • High school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, Associates Degree or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience
  • 3 years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with some PLC experience and HVAC; experience with mechanical systems (e.g., gear boxes, chains, sprockets, motors, seals, bearings), product manuals (e.g., reading and applying knowledge to make repairs), troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns (pinpointing and fixing breakdowns), and reading mechanical drawings (e.g., hydraulics, pneumatics)

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Time management skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work within an integrated operating enterprise
  • Ability to manage priorities and multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to perform calibrations, installation and maintenance of process and analytical instrumentation.
  • Ability to work a variable schedule
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Ability to perform mechanical work, valve replacement, conveyor bearing and chain replacement, motor/gearbox replacement, lube routes
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the essential duties and responsibilities

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

 Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to walk and stand for a prolonged period of time
  • Must be able to use hands, arms, and fingers to handle, feel, and reach
  • Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Must be able to climb or balance
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

 Vision Requirements

  • Close vision
  • Distance vision
  • Color vision
  • Peripheral vision
  • Depth perception
  • Ability to adjust focus 

Working Conditions

The Maintenance Technician position is located in a manufacturing environment, which includes:

  • Exposure to high temperatures
  • Fumes or airborne particles
  • Moving mechanical parts and vibration
  • Loud noise level

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