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Industrial Maintence Mechanic

Oakland, CA 94603

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Maintenance Job Number: 616644 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to join our team in ensuring the smooth operation and efficient functionality of our production equipment and machinery. The employee will be responsible for conducting regular inspections, diagnosing and troubleshooting mechanical issues, performing repairs and preventive maintenance tasks, and adhering to
safety protocols. The ideal candidate should possess strong technical expertise,
problem-solving skills, and a proactive approach to maintaining and improving equipment performance.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic or similar role
  • Proven understanding of mechanical systems, including pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical circuits, and PLCs.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting issues using various tools and equipment.
  • Familiarity with maintenance procedures, preventive maintenance techniques, and equipment manuals.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings, schematics, and equipment specifications.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and able to resolve issues efficiently.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Good communication and social skills to successfully collaborate with team members and provide clear instructions or explanations.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and practices related to equipment maintenance.
  • Must be able to stand and walk during full shifts up to and including overtime
  • Must be able to work in various environmental conditions such as cold and refrigerated.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree, certification or vocational training from technical or trade school.
  • 2-5 years of experience in food manufacturing or industrial environment.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Conduct routine inspections of machinery, equipment, and systems to identify potential issues or malfunctions.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems, analyze root causes, and develop effective solutions to ensure minimal downtime and maximum efficiency.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance tasks on a variety of production equipment, such as conveyors, pumps, motors, production lines, and packaging equipment.
  • Use a wide range of hand and power tools, measuring instruments, to diagnose and repair mechanical systems.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using maintenance shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance activities, including lubrication, adjustment, cleaning, and calibration of machinery, to minimize breakdowns and extend equipment lifespan.
  • Adjust equipment to ensure proper function, mentor operations team on cause and effect.
  • Collaborate with the maintenance team and other departments to coordinate maintenance schedules and prioritize repairs based on impact to production.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of maintenance activities using a CMMS, including work orders, parts used, repairs performed, and any additional recommendations or observations
  • Monitor inventory levels of spare parts and equipment, and submit requisitions for replenishment.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Follow safety protocols including but not limited to Lock-Out-Tag-Out, Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry and ensure compliance with all standards, taking precautions to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Stay updated on advancements in maintenance techniques, technologies, and industry standards, and recommend improvements to improve equipment performance and efficiency.
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