Senior Facilities and Maintenance Technician in West Chester, Pennsylvania, US at Portescap

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

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Job Description

The Senior Facilities & Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the facility and preventative as well as predicative maintenance of its equipment, including equipment requirements specification and installation.  This role will also be responsible for the managing and performance tracking of the maintenance team, driving improvements to its systems, and contributing to repairs and assistance as required.  The person in this role is to be available as the emergency contact for off-shift and weekend maintenance issues.

This position has the most significant impact on maintaining the facility and equipment, while directing, developing, and training maintenance associates.  This person will participate in the company-wide lean conversion process, which will have an impact on safety, quality, delivery and cost.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and perform maintenance duties or delegate where necessary to other maintenance personnel.
  • Investigate equipment failures to diagnose improper operation, remediate, and recommend future preventative maintenance to avoid in the future.
  • Perform machine and equipment installation, relocation, removal/salvage, and repairs.
  • Manage, track, perform, and continually improve Preventative Maintenance (PM) program for facility as well as train maintenance team members on PM tasks and process changes.
  • Manage, teach, and perform repairs and maintenance plan for physical structure and generator, power, HVAC, and other.
  • Order any related equipment items as needed or delegate tasks to maintenance team.
  • Manage maintenance and paperwork for company transportation vehicle.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, and generate maintenance records for equipment needed to meet operational requirements.
  • Call in as necessary and manage outside services personnel when on site.
  • Manage housekeeping service.
  • Create necessary P.O.s in Oracle to make purchases related to maintenance.
  • Act as point of contact and on-site knowledge expert for hazardous materials.
  • Lead by example for safety and quality through discipline to 5S program.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and electrical schematics
  • Computer and database skills
  • Leadership and team management skills
  • Problem solving skills and critical thinking in order to design, develop, execute, and improve systems
  • Understanding of lean culture and systems
  • Knowledge of engineering and technology to apply these principals to equipment selection, design, and procurement, installation, application, and repair                                                             
  • Drive to learn new principles and skills for continuous improvement
  • Flexible work schedule and ability to work overtime when needed

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering, or Associates Degree in Engineering with 2 additional years’ experience, or 4 years of relevant experience in addition to the minimum required
  • 5+ years maintenance experience preferred
  • 2+ years CNC machining repair and troubleshooting experience required
  • Previous experience with machinery, plumbing, and electrical work required

Physical Demand and Work Environment:          

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

****Must be willing and able to travel by all forms of transportation

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