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Maintenance Technician I - (12900)

Company: Silgan Closures
Location: Athens
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title
Maintenance Technician I

Job Type

High School

ATHENS, GA 30601 US (Primary)

Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Manufacturing and Production

Date Needed By

Shift Type
12 Hour Night Shift

0 - 10%

Job Description
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.

Job Description:

Troubleshoot and repair secondary equipment and support equipment for complex mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic problems.

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 necessary.

Documentation of predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance performed through EAM.

Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.

Visually inspects and listens to machine and equipment to locate malfunctions.

Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.

Repairs broken parts.
Identifies and participates in continuous improvement activities
Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

Job Requirements
Ability to trouble-shoot and repair injection molding equipment and support equipment for basic mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic problems.
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 sufficient
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 lift.
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 big plus.
Computer Knowledge
Associates Degree a plus

Physical Requirements:

Repetitive bending from the upright position to approximately a 35 degree angle.
Ability to maneuver in various positions including: kneeling, sitting, laying down, as well as working at heights reaching up to 60 feet.
Pulling or pushing a hand jack with product weighing up to 500 lbs.
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 workplace.EEO/M/W/Vet/Disability

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