Job: Manufacturing Machinery Maintenance Tech

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Machinery Maintenance Technician is a “Hands-on” Maintenance Technician, providing technical assistance and support to manufacturing operations, in order to support Manufacturing performance and Continuous Process Improvement initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Preventive Maintenance (PM)

  • Development of Equipment Preventive and Predictive Schedules based upon Historical Performance and Manufacturers suggested maintenance intervals.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications and established PM schedules.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using available precision measuring and testing instrument and troubleshooting malfunctions
  • Maintains equipment, parts, critical spares and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains both hardcopy and electronic records for history of PM’s for all manufacturing assets
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. (PM/TPM docs)
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Fabricates repair parts as needed by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

  • Supports Overall Equipment Effectiveness(OEE) performance by informing production workers of routine Total Productive Maintenance(TPM) techniques and  monitoring compliance
  • Development of TPM Documentation


  • Follows 3S methodology for Facilities Department
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Member of Incident Response Team(IRT)

Administration/Continuous Improvement

  • Work Order System Administration
  • Assistance in implementation of projects
  • Assistance in the development of continuous improvement initiatives (Quick Kaizen, etc)
  • Become the Process Expert. Primary contact for Manufacturing, regarding equipment and process issues, including (but not limited to) equipment downtime and production of nonconforming material

Minimum Education, Experience, and/or Skills Required:

  • 2 Year technical degree
  • Certifications in technical aspect of maintenance (hydraulics, control circuits, electrical etc.)
  • Demonstrated Electrical and Mechanical Expertise
  • Project management Experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of Preventative & Predictive Maintenance
  • Working knowledge of TPM

Competencies (if applicable):

  • Electrical License, preferred
  • Self-starting; highly motivated
  • Inquisitive; inventive
  • High technical aptitude
  • Critical, analytical thinking
  • Data driven and fact based decision making capabilities
  • Must show that individual has ability to perform root cause analysis and demonstrate excellent trouble-shooting skills in high pressure environment
  • Good computer skills
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