Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Maintenance Technician is focused on people, process and/or systems as it pertains to the upkeep and/or repair of all plant processes, systems, buildings, and production equipment. The Maintenance Technician’s ability to respond by use of effective mechanical, electrical, process or support systems skills is critical for success in this position. The position also works to eliminate failures resulting in downtime having direct impact on the plants the overall available operating systems.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Comply with Company Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Provide safety leadership in promoting and creating a zero-injury safety culture
  • Ability to solve practical mechanical/process problems and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal, written, or diagram instructions
  • Communicate with shift supervisors, and other line support regarding maintenance issues
  • Ensure proper performance of all plant maintenance processes/systems and production equipment through effective use of planning, troubleshooting and/or diagnostics skills
  • Ensure proper preventative maintenance on all plant systems and production equipment to maximize machine uptime
  • Ensure compliance with all maintenance processes and work being performed
  • Assist in determining necessary actions to address quality issues on molds, stones, and production equipment, as necessary
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein
  • Housekeeping standards
  • Conduct Huddle Meeting with Maintenance Techs
  • Assign work orders to each maintenance tech
  • Communicate with shift supervisors and all operational support personnel regarding maintenance issues
  • Ensure compliance with all maintenance work being performed
  • Keep Maintenance leadership informed of maintenance issues
  • Generates Work Orders and closes them out in SAP
  • Follows up and reports craftsmanship (Good/Bad) to Maintenance Supervisor
  • Provide peer coaching discussions to correct issues
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein
  • Perform at an acceptable level as required to meet or exceed daily safety, quality and productivity standards
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area to ensure facility meets department
  • Mechanical/Electrical troubleshooting
  • Blueprint/ Diagram reading
  • Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have to ability to do basic mathematical calculations
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must be able to problem solve and use basic trouble shooting skills
  • Must be able to work independently and use good judgment
  • Ability to maintain attention to detail
  • Ability to hear audible noises
  • Ability to distinguish basic colors
  • Operate a computer or other keyboard instrument
  • Operate in an SAP environment

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The employee should have the following:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and training or certification in relevant skill or trade
  • 1 - 2 years' experience in a relevant field

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Be exposed to temperature extremes inside or out
  • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
  • Prolong standing or in stationary position for up to 12 hours performing shift work
  • Complete repetitive movements
  • Bend or twist
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment
  • Work in constant noise above 85 decibels
  • Handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds
  • Ascend or descend stairs

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Westlake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation.

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