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Maintenance Technician

Company: IPL Macro Plastics CA
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Macro Plastics, a division of IPL, is currently recruiting for a high-performance Maintenance Technician to join our dynamic team in Fairfield, CA.
Macro Plastics is the world's largest manufacturer of bulk containers. Our corporate office is based in Kentucky with sales and manufacturing facilities located worldwide, providing innovative business solutions for the agricultural, food processing, retail, and industrial markets.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining and repairing plant equipment, machinery, and facilities to achieve the production of cost-effective quality products to meet business goals and objectives.
Responsibilities:
General Responsibilities:


  • Performs preventative maintenance.
  • Identifies potential equipment problems and corrects them.
  • Maintains the equipment in a manner so as not to impede the production process.
  • Prepares plant equipment and facilities for production.
  • Responds to equipment failures or facilities problems in a timely and professional manner.
  • Informs manager or lead when critical replacement parts are used from inventory.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action.
  • Identifies equipment problems in timely and accurate manner.
  • Implements contingency plans for keeping production running.
  • Assists in mold changes.
  • Ensures tools and equipment needed to change the mold in a timely manner is set up and available prior to the mold change.
  • Inspects equipment on the mold, such as waterlines, clamps, etc. for wear and replaces them as necessary.
  • Ensures mold is set according to operating specifications.
  • Maintains work areas to keep them free of trip hazards and other safety issues.
  • Ensures tools and auxillary equipment are returned to their proper place after a job or project is completed or after a mold change is complete.
  • Cleans the machinery as necessary.
  • Complies with safety standards.
  • Lock out/tag out procedures are followed at all times.
  • OSHA safety standards are complied with at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    Key Competencies:

    • Mechanical aptitude.
    • Knowledge of basic hand and power tools.

      Knowledge and Education Required:

      • Experience as a Maintenance Technician in the plastics industry preferred.
      • Experience with large tonnage machines (4000 ton) highly desirable.
      • Experience with two-barrel Italtech machines preferred.
      • Works with minimal supervision and must be able to plan and organize work.
      • Strong understanding of OSHA Safety Standards.
      • Experience with Automation a plus.

        Skills Required:

        • Safety and Quality Standards
        • Basic math skills
        • Forklift operations
        • Basic Mechanical skills
        • General computer skills
        • Crane operations
        • General maintenance skills
        • Ability to problem solve.

          Work Conditions:

          • Ability to work in a physically demanding and fast paced environment.
          • Ability to respond to frequently changing priorities.
          • Ability to climb ladders, squat, kneel, stand and/or walk for extended periods.
          • Must be able to lift, push, pull and maneuver at least 85 pounds.
          • Must have good balance and the ability to work at heights.
          • Ability to work in excess of eight hours per day and on weekends as business needs arise.
          • Occasional travel may be required.

            Compensation and Benefits:

            • Competitive Salary based on experience.
            • Great benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) match, Vacation time and more!

              Macro plastics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Macro Plastics complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.
              You should be proficient in:

              • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
              • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
              • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
              • Troubleshooting Industrial Automation Equipment
              • Hydraulics Experience

Keywords: IPL Macro Plastics CA, Fairfield , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Fairfield, California

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