Senior Machine Maintenance Technician

  • Xamax Industries, Inc.
  • 63 Silvermine Road, Seymour, CT, USA
  • Jan 15, 2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Small yet dynamic manufacturing firm in the Waterbury CT area is seeking a Senior Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for maximizing the uptime and effective output of all plant assets. Ideal candidates for this position will have experience troubleshooting and maintaining typical converting equipment, as well as normal facility maintenance items. Must possess the knowledge and ability to maintain and repair pneumatic, mechanical, electro-mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems on company equipment. The successful candidate should be collaborative and will work closely with the production department to help develop and maintain a culture of continuous improvement and teamwork.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities on a scheduled or emergency basis as needed
  • Perform controls troubleshooting using a Digital Multi Meter
  • Test and inspect equipment for proper functionality
  • Perform duties such as drilling and tapping of metal
  • Perform maintenance duties including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and schematics
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and perform adjustments
  • Facilities Maintenance- Perform a variety of plumbing, maintenance, and carpentry functions
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Maintain and catalog spare parts inventory
  • Interact with suppliers and internal department personnel
  • Conduct root cause of equipment failure and develop course of action to prevent future failures with direction from management
  • Help develop and implement the plant preventative maintenance program

 SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma/GED or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience. Technical School and military experience preferred
  • 10+ years of manufacturing experience, specifically pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills. Electrical experience, motion control, relay logic & PLC experience a plus
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent time management skills
  • Must be able to work independently and follow company standards for safety and conduct
  • Must be able to effectively navigate and communicate using email, word, and excel
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds
  • Excellent manual dexterity and problem-solving skills required

Competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k plan, generous Paid Time Off, 10 Company paid holidays, life and disability insurance and tuition assistance.

 EOE.