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Maintenance Technician Whitehall

Posted: 10th May, 2024
Title: Maintenance Technician
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Whitehall, USA



Coordinate the efforts of Plant maintenance activities to assure that machines and auxiliary equipment is operational. Work with outside vendors to ensure building related preventative maintenance functions are performed. Work closely with the Maintenance Engineer and Production Manager to coordinate machine downtime to perform routine preventative maintenance on thermoforming machines and facilities areas. Support the Lead Technician to ensure maintenance work orders & reports. This job is to be performed in a safe and clean environment.

  • Conduct preventative and corrective maintenance on thermoforming machines and facilities areas. Perform and complete P.M. (preventive maintenance) and Corrective work orders
  • Ensure adequate spare parts are in inventory and schematics drawings
  • Ensure that auxiliary equipment is operational i.e. chiller, compressor, sub-station, distribution panels and HVAC
  • Coordinate preventative and corrective maintenance activities for auxiliary equipment with Maintenance Engineer
  • Own and use all necessary hand tools required for maintenance activities
  • Own and use all necessary hand tools required for maintenance activities
  • Ensure safety guarding is functional on all machinery and equipment
  • Work with Process Techs and shift Facilitator to implement downtime schedule for preventative maintenance activities
  • Maintain a safe, clean work area at all times
  • Duties include but are not limited to the above
Education and/or Experience
  • Technical, college graduate or equivalent training
  • Electricians or Refrigeration Tech License preferred
Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks with competing priorities
  • Excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills are required
  • Have a thorough understanding of mechanical, electrical, electronics, PLC, electronic sensors, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and machine functions
  • Be able to use machine shop equipment i.e. mill, grinders, welder, band saws
  • Have an in depth understanding of compressors, chillers, HVAC systems
  • Be able to read, write and understand schematics
  • Be able to read and understand shop orders, various production documents and both oral and written job instructions
  • Accurately record and maintain records pertaining to production and facilities
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals
  • Excellent analytic, problem-solving, and organization skills
  • Positive attitude and the ability to work well with co-workers
Working Conditions
  • Requires sitting, standing, and walking
  • Shift hours are according to work requirements and/or plant demands
  • Availability to work overtime and weekend, if necessary
  • Lifting over 100-pounds required with special assistance
Additional Notes
  • Must use safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, hair and beard nets for the production area

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material for the candidacy to Thank you!

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