Maintenance Technician I - (12900)
Company: Silgan Closures
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Maintenance Technician I
ATHENS, GA 30601 US (Primary)
Manufacturing and Production
Date Needed By
12 Hour Night Shift
0 - 10%
Silgan PCS, under the umbrella of Silgan Holdings, is a plastic
enclosure manufacturing facility located in the beautiful mountains
of northeast Tennessee, and is looking to add to the team. We
currently have two locations in Kingsport, TN, and employ over 175
people. We service and make caps for the milk, water and juice
industries. Our facility and product line are growing, as are the
opportunities. Come join us!
Position Summary :
Major responsibilities include usage of mechanical, electrical and
pneumatic tools for machine repair (Husky, Van Dorn, Krauss Maffei,
Sacmi, Oberburg). Evaluates, corrects and eliminates day-to-day
machine problems, performing preventive maintenance and working on
special projects resulting in improved productivity. This person
will be cross-trained in other areas of maintenance.
Troubleshoot and repair secondary equipment and support equipment
for complex mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic
Install hydraulic tubing, fittings, hoses, valves, cylinders and
pumps on machine
Train new maintenance techs on new machines.
Communicate with operators, maintenance department, as well as
other company personnel as needed.
Operate various hand, electric, pneumatic tools including: mill,
shears, various saws and grinders, as well as other equipment when
Documentation of predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance
performed through EAM.
Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other
Visually inspects and listens to machine and equipment to locate
Starts machines and equipment to test operation following
Repairs broken parts.
Identifies and participates in continuous improvement
Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Ability to trouble-shoot and repair injection molding equipment and
support equipment for basic mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and
Ability to perform installation and fabrication of injection
molding support equipment.
Ability to perform basic electronic functions.
Ability to perform basic plumbing functions.
Ability to work in a team environment, as well as being self
Ability to communicate with the maintenance department, as well as
other personnel within the organization.
Ability to work on a ladder at heights reaching 60 feet.
Ability to operate various hand, electric and pneumatic tools,
including: Mill, shears, various saws and grinders, as well as
other equipment when necessary.
Certification to drive a forklift, scissors lift an a boom
Must possess strong mechanical and electrical skills, as well as a
firm grasp in all
phases of plant maintenance.
Proficiency in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic
tools for machine repair.
Good mathematical and analytical skills.
Ability to read schematics.
Good communication (oral, written and listening) skills.
Adaptability, Building Strategic Working Relationships, Initiating
Action, Managing Work (includes Time Management)
Safety Awareness, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
Experience in troubleshooting electrical and PLC problems/devices a
Associates Degree a plus
Repetitive bending from the upright position to approximately a 35
Ability to maneuver in various positions including: kneeling,
sitting, laying down, as well as working at heights reaching up to
Pulling or pushing a hand jack with product weighing up to 500
Ability to transport heavy equipment and parts to various locations
within the facility
Ability to manipulate heavy equipment when needed.
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above job description is meant to
describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it
is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All
job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably
accommodate individuals with disabilities. Silgan endeavors to
provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities
to perform their essential job duties as long as the accommodation
does not pose an undue hardship on the company's operations and
does not pose a direct threat of substantial harm to the employee
or others. This job description in no way states or implies that
these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying
this position. Employees will be required to follow any other
job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties
requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State
Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of
knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job
successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes
to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on
an "at-will" basis. Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We
consider applicants for all positions without regard to actual or
perceived race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression,
transgender status, ancestry, genetic characteristics, cancer
diagnosis or history, marital status, or disability, military
service or veterans' status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related
conditions, reproductive health decision making, genetic
information, or any other classification protected by applicable
federal, state, local laws and ordinances. Silgan is a drug-free
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