Location: Montgomeryville, United States of America
Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.
The main purpose of the Maintenance Technician is to support Thales’ customer commitment for quality products delivered on time by maintaining all production equipment in OEM condition while minimizing downtime and expense.
Essential Functions / Key Areas of Responsibility
Troubleshoot, Repair and Maintain all production equipment in OEM or standard operating condition.
Test faulty equipment using precision test apparatus.
Apply knowledge of functional operation of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and vacuum systems to perform complex diagnostics to determine the root cause of malfunctions and execute timely repairs of equipment.
Repair or replace defective parts and wiring.
Adjust mechanical and electronic parts.
Align, adjust and calibrate machines according to specifications.
Carry out preventive maintenance per written procedures.
When necessary, ensure a timely response, repair and solution to equipment related issues by contacting and teaming with other appropriate individuals or organizations.
Contribute to the improvement of the measurable metric objectives of the organization in the areas of equipment OPE, maintenance downtime, MTBF, yield, productivity, expenses and any other metrics determined helpful to ensure a world-class organization.
Maintenance of microprocessor based control equipment, general instrumentation and electrical control systems used to carry out first line diagnostic, troubleshooting and maintenance work.
Investigate the root cause of issues and provide information to Engineers and Project Leaders, as assigned.
Perform and/or Assist with equipment/tooling setups.
Assist PTCs, Operators and/or Engineers with resolving production issues.
Enter and retrieve data for repair parts and maintenance tasks, as required.
Maintenance & housekeeping of shop area, tools, and materials.
Assist Engineers in the design and development of cutting edge technologies in support of the product portfolio, as assigned.
Assist in Operator training related to equipment setup and maintenance.
Assist in the development of process documentation, equipment maintenance standards, BOMs, detailed parts breakdowns, assembly, testing and setup procedures, as assigned. Document and maintain prototype construction, test data and related documentation.
Assist in the research and evaluation of new or replacement electronic/mechanical components.
Participate in special projects working under descriptive instructions, including new installations, retrofits and upgrades, as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements: Skills, Experience, Education, Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Certifications, Language
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work individually and within a Team environment
Must be able to work under pressure to diagnose problems.
Must be able to read and understand relay logic and schematic diagrams, perform tests and follow calibration procedures using test equipment and instrumentation.
Must be able to use various hand tools, power tools, saws, drill press, volt/ohm meter, oscilloscope, amp probe, soldering iron.
Ability to listen, speak, and write in the English language is required.
Ability to use routine software applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook
5 years of experience as a mechanical, electrical or electro-mechanical technician or relevant combination of experience and education.
AA degree in electro-mechanical technology or equivalent is a plus
Average daily physical effort, with occasional lifting and/or moving of up to 50 pounds and sustained physical effort.
Periodic working in cramped quarters and short-term exposure to noise, heat, fumes, dust, or wet environments.
Working with high voltages required.
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or smell.
Physical demands include extended hours on feet on a concrete surface, overtime hours, occasional stressful conditions, extensive time troubleshooting difficult problems.
Must be able to work weekend and intra-week (up to 12hr shifts) overtime as necessary.
Be flexible to work off-shift hours to support company requirements/personnel vacations and fill in as required outside of primary responsibilities/duties for limited time frames.
This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with (a) criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.
Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.
Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law