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Maintenance Technician (Millwright) – Guntown, MS

Nov 15, 2018


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this position will be responsible for the inspection, operation, or testing of machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.  Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.  Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.  Manage small projects, coordinate installations and down day work assignments and carry out initiatives in support of the Mill objectives. Collaborate with team members to ensure tasks are completed in a safe, timely and cost efficient manner. This position will work in 12 hour rotating shifts in a 24/7 operation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safety –  Promotes, adheres to, and contributes to plant safety programs and ensures compliance with best maintenance practices (BMP’s).
  • Provide crafts specialist support to Team Members to help achieve the business plan.
  • Write purchase requisitions and work orders using CMMS.
  • Make time and attendance entries into UltiPro.
  • Attend and complete required training.
  • Pipe and plumb hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Repair, install, modify, replace and align machinery.
  • Perform precision measurements by use of various measurement devices such as calipers, dial indicators and micrometers.
  • Reads and interprets blue prints and layout work.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems and components
  • Operate engine lathe to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
  • Conduct toolbox talks and safety briefings.
  • Analyze breakdowns of equipment and plans details of working approach to determine material and/or replacement needs and follows a practical approach to effect repairs.
  • Answer  trouble calls, performs scheduled and non-scheduled inspections, adjustments, repairs, etc., in accordance with diagram or drawing specifications, manuals or other instructions.
  • Analyze all types of hydraulic and   pneumatic   circuits,   diagrams or drawings as   required to install, repair, adjust, calibrate, construct, modify or   service all types of mechanical system and devices.
  • Analyze comprehensive schematics, sketches, and drawings related to the maintenance and repair of all types of mechanical   systems and devices.
  • Properly containerizes, labels, and transports hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
  • Other duties as may be assigned or required to achieve business goals and objectives.

 Essential Skills:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing setting.
  • Maintenance Technician or Technologist diploma or Certified Industrial Maintenance Millwright.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong work ethic and superior trouble shooting skill.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems within the manufacturing process.
  • A proactive individual with a strong preventative maintenance approach.
  • Demonstrate a strong organizational skills with planning on a daily basis.
  • Constant walking and stair climbing.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • Results driven with a proven problem solving ability.

Working conditions

All roles require a person to work in working conditions such as heat, cold, snow, rain, ice, frost, humidity, severe storms and so forth.  Special working conditions include regular evening and weekend work, shift work, working outdoors, working as a team regardless of challenge, and so forth.  Exposure to noise, dirt, grease, water and sawdust is common.

Physical requirements

Physical ability to perform the essential job functions of the position, which includes climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, working at heights up to 30 feet above the ground, lifting up to 50 pounds (from floor to shoulder height), stooping, and bending, carrying up to 50 pounds at least 40 feet.

Work Environment:

The job is within a heavy industrial environment and you may be required to work within various areas of the factory. Dependent upon the area you will work in, the environmental conditions can be hot, cold, dirty, wet, and noisy. The position requires you to work a continuous operation, which will include Saturdays and Sundays. The position also requires you to work overtime as needed. Additionally, safety is our highest priority and safety procedures/guidelines must be adhered to at all times. This includes safety wear such as hearing protection, protective clothing and steel-toed shoes. Punctuality and attendance are extremely important to the success of the operations in general as well as contributing to an overall positive team atmosphere.

Position is exempt. Rate of pay is DOE.

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