Maintenance Technician - Plastics Manufacturing

Location: Louisville, KY
Date Posted: 04-08-2018
To maintain and repair plant equipment, machinery, and facilities so as to achieve the production of cost effective quality products to meet business goals and objectives.
General Responsibilities: 
Performs preventative maintenance.
Identifies potential equipment problems and corrects them.
Maintains the equipment in a manner so as not to impede the production process.
Prepares plant equipment and facilities for production.
Responds to equipment failures or facilities problems in a timely and professional manner.
Identifies equipment problems in timely and accurate manner.
Implements contingency plans for keeping production running.
Assists in mold changes.
Ensures tools and equipment needed to change the mold in a timely manner is set up and available prior to the mold change.
Ensures molds are changed in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.
Inspects equipment on the mold, such as waterlines, clamps, etc. for wear and replaces them as necessary.
Ensures mold is set according to operating specifications.
Maintains work areas to keep them free of trip hazards and other safety issues.
Ensures tools and auxiliary equipment are returned to their proper place after a job or project is completed or after a mold change is complete.
Key Competencies:
Mechanical aptitude
Knowledge of basic hand and power tools
Qualifications [Knowledge, Experience Skills]:
Knowledge/Education required:
A High School Diploma or Equivalent
Related Experience required:
Experience as a Maintenance Technician in the plastics industry preferred.
Experience with large tonnage machines (4000 ton) highly desirable.
Experience with two barrel Italtech machines preferred.
Works with minimal supervision and must be able to plan and organize work.
Specific Skills required:
Safety and Quality Standards
Basic math skills
Forklift operations
Basic mechanical skills
General computer skills
Crane operations
General maintenance skills
Must Haves---
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Maintenance Technician required.  In the plastics industry preferred.
  • Experience with large tonnage machines (4000 ton) highly desirable.
  • Experience with two barrel Italtech machines preferred.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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