Maintenance Technician

Western Group Packaging

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Work with brand new state of the art equipment in a brand new 155,000 sq. ft. beverage manufacturing startup facility in North Las Vegas seeks a qualified Maintenance Technician to become part of our team!  Join us as we become the facility that will ultimately set the standards for all other beverage manufacturing facilities!

Responsibilities:

  • 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; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with robotic palletizer, bottle and pack conveyors, laser date encoders, shrink film packagers, and multi-reel labeling
  • Expert knowledge of pneumatics, air compression, hydraulics, liquid compression, electrical, automation systems
  • Ability to trouble shoot high speed bottling equipment, dryers, cooling towers, boilers
  • Minimum of 4 years in manufacturing and maintenance experience
  • Prior experience maintaining machinery with PLC control panel
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