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Maintenance Technician

Olathe, KS 66062

Posted: 07/11/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Maintenance Job Number: 619453 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

This Organization is looking for individuals who have a strong professional ethic, are passionate about innovating for positive change, and are collaborative team players. Our success is due to a culture created by our founder that embodies these principles: Our employees are our most important asset, we stand by our word, and our customer’s needs are our number one priority.

Maintenance Technician
Pay: $33-$38/hr
The Maintenance Tech is responsible for but not limited to the following areas of working on and maintaining horizontal form fill and seal equipment, shrink wrap tunnels, forklift minor repairs, stretch wrapper, print registered bundle wrappers and heavy electrical work in the warehouse along with building maintenance. He/she must have great communication skills through phone, email and personal contact.
Responsibilities and Essential Duties
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on mechanical handling equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks, sweepers, etc.)
  • Document records of maintenance, inspections, and repairs.
  • Select repair parts and update parts records.
  • Repair mechanical damage and replace defective parts, which may include welding, brazing, and soldering. Repairs are made to mechanical handling equipment, racking, floors, plumbing, piping, and other warehouse structural components.
  • Maintenance and repair of batteries and chargers.
  • Applies mechanical skills and knowledge to troubleshooting and repair of electrical, plumbing, pipe fitting, fabrication, building construction, and other warehouse maintenance/repair situations.
  • Reads and interprets schematics, drawings, and other diagnostic aids in the scope of troubleshooting, repair, and fabrication work.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Familiar with mechanical hand tools, and with measuring (tape measures, micrometers, drill gauges, etc.)
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Comply with OSHA Safety and Health regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
Job Contacts (main interfaces inside and outside the company)
  • Facility Managers, Operation Managers, Outside Contractors, Warehouse Personnel & Office Personnel
*Knowledge, skills and experience- *required
Candidate Requirements- Tangibles
  • Strong electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Understanding of high-voltage wiring (480V 3-phase motors)
  • Multi-craft maintenance and repair (e.g., performing interrelated repairs on electrical systems and mechanical systems
  • Willingness to work under pressure to fix equipment
  • Work urgently to get the equipment back up and running
  • Troubleshooting issues on a wide variety of equipment
  • Will conduct repair failures of production and facilities equipment
  • Ensure maximum equipment efficiency, effectiveness, and reliability
  • Responding to maintenance calls is part of your job, and this can sometimes mean helping complete a repair that has already been started
  • You will inspect machines, develop repair lists, and identify short-term and long-term repairs so that machines run correctly
Candidate Requirements- Intangibles
  • Customer Service: given our emphasis on mechanical aptitude, you might be surprised to see customer service listed here, but remember we interact with all levels of team members on the floor. It is important that you, and we as a team, treat all team members with the same level of service as we would our consumers.
  • Flexibility: you'll be switching gears, shifting priorities, and balancing task lists with calls for maintenance repairs. Flexibility - and keeping your cool - will allow you to both focus and prioritize your work.
  • Self-Starter: you will often find yourself working unsupervised, so taking ownership of your quality and speed of work is essential when conducting preventative maintenance or addressing equipment failure.
  • Safety Focused: your attention to company policies and procedures regarding safety will minimize risks to yourself, your team, and the quality of our products. Safety is everyone's job
Educational Background:
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma, 5 years equivalent experience.
Knowledge/Skills Required:
  • Basic computer skills including use of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with C.M.M.S. software (Preventive Maintenance/Work Order distribution systems).
  • Understanding encoders and equipment timing.
  • Knowledge of Servo drives and motors.
  • Variable Frequency drive operation and configuration.
  • Basic knowledge of logic software.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
  • Some college is desirable
  • Fluent in Spanish, both written and verbal, is considered an asset

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About Olathe, KS

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