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  • Maintenance Technician

    Ring Container Technologies
    Job Description

    Job Purpose

    To ensure safe and efficient operation of all equipment; perform scheduled preventative maintenance as planned; perform production equipment changeovers; troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical problems when needed; maintain proper records for maintenance, inventory of parts, and emergency repairs; promote good housekeeping habits related to maintenance; coordinate equipment training as needed; and communicate ideas and other problems to the management staff.



    • Follow all employer safety and health regulations as required by company policies, procedures and practices.
    • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all plant equipment to meet or exceed company established safety culture.
    • Follow Lock out/Block Out/ Tag out policy.
    • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) where required.
    • Proactive in addressing unsafe conditions and confronting unsafe behaviors in the facility.
    • Participate and/or conduct safety training as scheduled.


    Key Responsibilities and Duties

    • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all equipment to meet or exceed company established Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) expectations and customer quality expectations.
    • Proactive in addressing inefficiencies of production equipment.
    • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain equipment.
    • Troubleshoot basic hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, mechanical and process problems with equipment as needed or directed by Maintenance Manager.
    • Use power tool equipment in a safe manner to avoid injury or harm to self or other employees.
    • Perform scheduled Preventative Maintenance tasks as outlined by Maintenance Manager.
    • Evaluate production report comments prior to performing maintenance to ensure all causes for production inefficiencies are addressed and corrected.
    • Continually evaluate equipment for improvement areas. Tag components or parts that need repair, replacement or improvement.
    • Perform scheduled production equipment mold changeovers as outlined by Maintenance Manager or Production Manager.
    • Perform building maintenance as directed by Maintenance Manager.
    • Maintain sufficient records to support the Computerized Maintenance Management Software (EAM) including work orders and parts management.
    • Coordinate with Production Manager and/or Maintenance Manager as it relates to production equipment training and employee development.
    • Responsible for personal development by requesting regular meetings with managers, requesting additional training, requesting involvement beyond immediate job responsibilities, seeking higher education opportunities including continuing education classes and establishing self-development and performance goals with manager.
    • Responsible for active participation on plant teams and activities including safety, quality, sustainability, community involvement, OEE, maintenance, employee wellness, brainstorming and continuous improvement which are required to create and maintain a World Class environment.
    • Operate Powered Industrial Truck, Boom Lift and Scissor Lift per OSHA regulations rules and guidelines.


    Quality/GMP/Food Safety

    • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
    • Responsible for reporting quality, food safety, GMP, and food defense issues to Maintenance Manager or a member of management.
    • Perform required sanitation activities prior to releasing equipment to production.
    • Ensure equipment is clean and in ‘showroom condition’ after maintenance is performed on production equipment.


    Experience, Educational and Technical Qualifications

    Maintenance Technician I should possess a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation and the desire and focus to improve the business.

    Maintenance Technician I must possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent and other technical certifications and training applicable to servicing industrial equipment in a manufacturing environment.

    Maintenance Technician I must possess at least 2-3 years of preventative maintenance in hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical troubleshooting within a manufacturing environment. 

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