Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ability to look at parts and determine machine malfunctions, and / or visually, or manually inspects, or listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
Manually dismantles defective machines or electronic components of machinery and equipment. by using handheld and pneumatic tools.
Visually locates damaged air, hydraulic and grease components on machines
Designs, lays out, measures, cuts, threads and installs new pipes, hoses, valve, and manifolds as necessary.
Ability to properly trouble shoot refrigeration systems used in the support of the manufacturing process , and / or facilities.
Installs and repairs electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
Repairs and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment.
Install, modifies programs, and / or programs automatic machinery and equipment such as robots, or programmable controllers.
Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metal working tools to make and repair parts.
Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems.
Reads blue prints, ladder logic, electrical , hydraulic and pneumatic schematics to trouble shoot machines.
Operates cutting torch, and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts. Ability to fabricate structures per drawings.
Able to use the control systems on equipment and machinery to start , move , test and properly shut down in order to complete work needed.
Ability to review the operation of equipment before and after repairs and determine degree of repairs needed or success of repairs completed.
Maintains spare parts inventory by properly requisitioning necessary part(s) for repair and orders replacement part if used. Such as fittings, valves, hoses, filters, etc. Initiates purchase requisitions in order to get repair parts ordered.
Consults with outside vendors regarding replacement components and repairs needed to equipment.
Per established guidelines, filters or replaces oil for all equipment using a portable filtering unit and / or 500 gallon tote.
Make repairs to all hydraulic, oil, pneumatic, and grease leaks.
Maintain and supports the Preventative Maintenance programs for all equipment , including program design and approval, schedule, meeting manufacturing schedules and equipment specifications. Coordinate work with Department Leads and Supervision.
Repair miscellaneous support equipment such as gate cutters, conveyor systems, air pumps and thermolaters.
Observe and comply with all safety rules and regulations including the proper use of personal protective equipment
Other task, and duties and / or special projects as directed by supervisors and / or manager
Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and / or Experience: Two or four year degree or certificate (Engineering Technology) from a college or technical school. Or five (5) years to ten (10) years related experience (Injection Molding, PLC Programming, Advanced Hydraulics and Electrical Trouble Shooting) in a manufacturing environment, and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid California driver's license and qualifications for driving a forklift may be required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the of this job , the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and / or move 25 pounds, frequently lift and / or move 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and / or move 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus frequently.
Work Environment: The work environment described below are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
The employee can be exposed to fumes and / or airborne particles
Temperature extremes are generally not the case but higher then normal temperatures are quite common in and around the equipment.
The employee will occasionally be working in high precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is exposed to wet and / or humid conditions.
The employee may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level of the environment is usually moderate.