Maintenance Mechanic in Houston, TX at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 3/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Description Position at Valeron

Essential Functions:       

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements (both planned and unplanned) on production, packaging, processing equipment, and utility systems (to provide a continuous supply of heat, steam, cooling, electrical, power, gas, or air required for operations).
  • Readily available for emergency repairs in breakdown situations
  • Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, mechanical schematics, service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Performing preventative maintenance (i.e. conducting computerized preventative maintenance check-ups or reading SPC charts and data)
  • Line manufacturing support systems (ozone generation, line/lube delivery, chemical deliver)
  • Complete work orders in a timely manner maintaining high quality standards
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.
  • Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low supply levels to Supervisor
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include lockout-tagout requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
  • Responsible for safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Follows all safety rules regarding machine operation and proper guarding

 Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; Formal Engineering/Maintenance Training desired
  • 7 years minimum experience in a maintenance role within a manufacturing facility, preferably plastic industry.
  • 5 years minimum experience with one or more technical experiences: Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, computer controlled equipment, PLC and HVAC
  • 5 years minimum experience on a variety of equipment including lubricating, cleaning, material handling, motor control, relay control, process control and packaging equipment.
  • Professional experience with ammonia refrigeration systems preferred.
  • Ability to inspect equipment, recognize potential problems and independently take appropriate corrective action to prevent component failures or equipment down time.
  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and record daily logs and update necessary departments
  • Ability to operate lift truck, boom lift and scissors lift
  • Basic math skills to use micrometers, scales, levels, and tapes
  • Basic computer skills to enter work orders on maintenance connection and communicate with team members & management
  • Prior welding experience preferred
  • Technical Competencies to operate hand, power, and pneumatic tools
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must be able to trace problems on machines using accepted maintenance procedures and techniques
  • Must be able to anticipate, evaluate, and consider the consequences of various actions.
  • Sufficient visual acuity to read instructions; digital screens operate machines, trace machinery problems by sight. 
  • Demonstrate good job attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Prior industrial manufacturing experience required
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.

 Work Conditions:

  • Environmental Conditions: (Dust, fumes, heat, cold, noise, vibration, toxic conditions, work hazards, etc.) Controlled environment, noise from refrigeration equipment, etc. – Activity: Work is performed in doors on concrete floors involving extreme temperatures. Requires safety shoes, ear plugs, and safety glasses. Must be able to occasionally climb stairs and work elevations of more than 20 feet. Work in high noise levels that requires ear plugs. Must be physically able to exert up to 60 pounds of push force and up to 80 pounds of pull force.
  • Must be willing to work 12 hours 4 weeks rotating shifts
  • Must be willing to perform job functions following set safety procedures.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Work Aids

  • Machine shop instrumentation and equipment, testing equipment, electrical hoist, cranes fork lift, electrical/hand held tool, pneumatic tools, utility knife, safety glasses, ear plugs, and EHS safety shoes.   

 Maintenance Mechanic Essential Job Demands

Sitting

O

Standing

F

Walking

O

Bending

O

Kneeling

O

Lifting

Under 10 Lbs.

11-20 Lbs

21-50 Lbs

51-100 Lbs

Over 100 Lbs

C

F

O

N

N

Carrying

Under 10 Lbs.

11-20 Lbs

21-50 Lbs

51-100 Lbs

Over 100 Lbs

C

F

O

N

N

Twisting

O

Balancing

C

Crouching

O

Climbing

O

Crawling

O

Feeling

O

Foot Control

O

Pushing/Pulling

O

Reaching

O

Gripping

F

Pinching

F

Hearing

Constantly

Vision (Clarity at Near, Far, Depth, Color & Field)

Constantly

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