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Sr. Maintenance Technician - Injection

Company: Niagara Bottling
Location: Ontario
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryThe Sr. Maintenance Technician ensures equipment uptime through timely, in-depth troubleshootingand repair of all equipment failures. The Sr. Maintenance Technician shares knowledge of all productionequipment to maintenance team and Operators. The Sr. Maintenance Technician acts as a subjectmatter expert on behalf of the plant in at least one of the following equipment areas: injection molders,blow molders, fillers/cappers, labelers, case packers, conveyors, palletizers and/or stretch wrappers. TheSr. Maintenance Technician performs troubleshooting and repair of facilities and auxiliary equipmentsuch as chillers, air compressors, Reverse Osmosis, other water filtration equipment and generalmaintenance of the plant. Sr. Maintenance Technician works directly with Maintenance Technicians,machine Operators, Supervisors, and Managers to resolve mechanical issues. The Sr. MaintenanceTechnician develops and implements best practices aligned with Niagara's maintenance strategies.Through the use of preventative and predictive maintenance processes, the Sr. Maintenance Technicianchampions continuous improvement efforts and assists with training in their designated focus areas.Job Description**Essential Functions**

  • Adhere to and enforce highest standards in safety and good manufacturing practices plant-wide
  • Train and lead Operators, Mechanics and Supervisors on technical procedures related to high-speedbottle manufacturing and packaging
    • Work directly with plant leadership to develop and execute projects involvingcontinuous -improvement, upgrades, and the resolution of re-occurring problems
    • Rapid identification of machine problems to minimize equipment downtime with root causeanalysis conducted to prevent re-occurrence
      • Partner with other Sr. Maintenance Technician to resolve cross-functional problems
      • Use of available software systems to analyze and identify issues to drive throughputperformance
        • Define requirements and lead overhaul efforts to rebuild equipment to like-new status duringplanned downtime
          • Transfer knowledge to Niagara team members to develop operating and troubleshootingprocedures in the following areas of bottling production specialization:o Blow molding, inclusive of PET processing, machine set-up, mold changes, and qualityinspection systemso Filling/capping, beverage processing methods, cap feeding systems with light closures,vision inspections systems and laser date coders, quality/sanitation standards, and -conveying -systemso Labeling technology, roll-fed and/or cut and stack, machine set-up, hot melt gluing systems,and conveying systemso Dry-end packaging including case packers, case conveyors, conventional and roboticpalletizers, and stretch wrappers. Machine set-up required for all pack size changeso Common OEM's for production equipment: Krones, Sidel, KHS, Sacmi, Tech Long
            • Transfer knowledge to Niagara team members to develop operating and troubleshooting procedures in the following areas of injection technology:o Husky injection molding machines consisting of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanicalsystemso Auxiliary systems including resin handling/blending, resin drying, dehumidification, visioninspection, conveying, and cooling systemso Mold systems, internal hot runner and cold half maintenance, identification of componentwear and troubleshooting through detailed inspection of produced productso Plastic processing at high speeds while maintaining tight part tolerances and acceptablelevels of acetaldehyde (AA)
              • Create SOP's for troubleshooting machines, and upload them to BDA system; responsibility for machine reliability and meantime before failure
              • Regular and predictable attendance, as well as required on-call availability, are essentialfunctions of the job to ensure equipment and facility up-time
                • Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities,duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilitiesand activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.**Qualifications**
                  • Minimum Qualifications:o -6 Years - Experience in a maintenance manufacturing environmento -6 Years - Experience in Positiono -4 Years - Experience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and education
                    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and resolve issues across multiple departments and levels of the organization
                    • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
                    • Effective communication of issues and solutions to cross-functional team members
                    • Ability to read and interpret schematics: electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic
                    • Skilled in the use of shop equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, bench grinder, drill press, mill and lathe, and assorted power tools
                    • Proficient skills with precision measuring equipment, such as calipers, dial indicators, bore gauges, and depth gauges
                    • Willingness to be a technical leader and trainer within a specific area of plant or machine center
                    • Preferred Qualifications:o -10+ Years- Experience in a maintenance manufacturing environmento -10+ Years - Experience working in -Positiono -6 Years - Experience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and education
                      • 4 years of experience in one of the following fields: blow molding, injection molding,
                      • packaging, or beverage
                      • 4 years of experience with Krones, Husky, Sidel, or other packaging or bottling equipment
                      • 1 year of experience leading and developing others on the functionality and repair of equipment
                      • 2 years of experience creating process improvements or continuous improvement initiatives
                      • Skilled in fabrication capabilities such as cutting and welding (mig, tig or stick)
                      • Skilled working with electrical systems including 480VAC & 24VDC power
                      • Ability to read and interpret schematics for process and instrumentation diagrams
                      • Skilled in the repair of variable frequency drives, servo motors and controllers, communication systems (asi-bus, can-bus, profi-bus, ethernet), PLC input/output cards, and safety modules**Competencies**This position embodies the values of Niagara's LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:
                        • Lead Like an Ownero -Makes safety the number one priorityo -Keeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediatelyo -Effectively prioritizes tasks based on department goalso -Shows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directlyo -Prioritizes resolution of customer issues effectivelyo -Responds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customers
                          • InnovACTo -Makes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or productso -Demonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstanceso -Increases performance through greater efficiency
                            • Find a Wayo -Seeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other expertso -Understands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actionso -Seeks solutions rather than placing blame
                              • Empowered to be Greato -Consistently looks for ways to improve one's self through growth and development opportunitieso -Communicates clearly and promptly up, down, and acrosso -Communicates effectively to manage expectationsYou should be proficient in:
                                • Creating Preventive Maintenance Plans
                                • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
                                • Hydraulics Experience
                                • Experience in a Manufacturing EnvironmentSalary info:$35 - $50 / hr

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