• Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2018 1:04 PM)
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  • Overview


    Maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.



    • Analyzes equipment/systems throughout the plant on improvements, specifications, designs to maintain and improve to offer effective uptime and continuous improvement.
    • 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.
    • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
    • Troubleshoots electrical/mechanical systems, servo drives, press controls, panel views, robotic controllers and electrical programs.
    • 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 and monitoring compliance.
    • 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.
    • 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, and establishing personal networks.
    • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.



    • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
    • Must have at least two years of maintenance experience in a production environment
    • Must know and follow standard safety practices
    • Must be willing to work flexible and variable schedules and shifts
    • Must have a working knowledge of one or more industrial networking systems (e.g. Ethernet/IP, Profibus,  DeviceNet)
    • Able to lift 50 lbs
    • Able to work at heights of at least 60-100 feet



    • Ability to deal with uncertainty
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively while managing multiple tasks is required.
    • PLC install and replacement.
    • PLC diagnostics and program interpretation.
    • PC based diagnostics and program interpretation.
    • Robotic control and feedback device troubleshooting.
    • Electrical field device/component troubleshooting and replacement.
    • Mechanical comprehension and functional understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical drives and motors, bearings, fasteners and fittings, hardware.
    • Field device knowledge, such as smart eyes, photo eyes, micro switches, proximity devices, encoders, reed sensors, ultrasonic, retroflective and reflective etc.
    • PLC ladder logic interpretation.
    • Electrical control safety devices and installations.
    • Process equipment control knowledge for troubleshooting and installations.


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