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Maintenance Technician

Datwyler, Inc.

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Middletown, DE
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

Summary/Objective

The Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician is part of our maintenance team that will be performing both the daily support and troubleshooting of process equipment as well as the execution of the preventative/ predictive maintenance activities for all equipment in our First Line Pharma manufacturing facility. Primary responsibilities will focus on thorough understanding and support of the various forms of processing and manufacturing equipment with a commitment to continuous learning.

Essential Functions / Four Most Important Tasks

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Performs preventative/ predictive maintenance and calibration on production equipment. This includes planning activities to be performed, scheduling manpower and/or contractors as required. Works with key remote programming support services to trouble shoot equipment and to ensure proper operating conditions.
  2. Supports production through equipment on call maintenance and upkeep for the general facility. Works with area engineers to identify and maintain the subsystems that enable production to keep process equipment operating on time and in full. Executes work orders through SAP as required.
  3. Performs preventive maintenance in accordance with the predictive/preventive maintenance plans to ensure production lines are able to produce on time and in full. Follows up on equipment performance, suggests and introduces improvements.
  4. Participates in the development and upgrade of maintenance procedures as needed. Identifies, sets up and monitors the consumption and usage of critical spares with awareness of inventory flow and overall budget. Oversees contractor work on site.

Responsibilities

  • Follows up on equipment performance, suggests and introduces improvements. Participates in the development and upgrade of maintenance procedures as needed.
  • Monitors equipment capability to ensure machines are functioning in accordance with parameters.
  • Monitor the preventive maintenance schedules in order to minimize machine down time.
  • Lead problem-solving sessions to determine root cause of problem; recommend / affect corrective actions.
  • Adheres to all safety rules in accordance with SOP’s, GMP as well as federal, state and local safety regulations. Expected to demonstrate our Company values and Core Competencies.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality required in order to meet production needs of customers. Willingness to work in shifts (late or early hours, weekends, and overtime if necessary).
  • Is open, respectful, and helpful. Constructively contributes with own skills to problem solving in team. Shares and accepts information and knowledge.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to elements including environmental heat and high heat from moving mechanical parts, small parts may be encountered on the floor, and dust particles may float in the air. Work is done in both office space and in the plant where safety is a critical concern. PPE must be worn.

Physical Demands

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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions, provided it does not create an undue hardship on the Company, in accordance with applicable law. Work conditions are those that are present in normal manufacturing environment.

The Maintenance Technician must stand for prolonged periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs, carry, push, and pull up to 30 lbs and gripping of 20 lbs. Technicians will experience substantial movements (motions) of arms, hands, wrists, and/or fingers. Technicians must pass a vison test (with or without corrective lenses) as all work involves sharpness of different types as well as depth perception, color and field. Must wear proper personal protective equipment to include but not limited to gloves, hair net, beard cover, safety glasses, gowning, etc.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

The department has 5 shifts to cover a 24/7 operation. Currently 1st and Weekend I available .

Job requirements

  • Must be experienced with medium to high voltage electronics, 110vac 1ph – 480vac 3ph power distribution.
  • Knowledge and experience in installing, troubleshooting, and repairing low voltage controls and circuitry, variable frequency drives, servo drives and motors, and specialized controllers for temperature and pressure.
  • Strong knowledge of PLC’s and associated sensors, devices and HMI display functions.
  • Must be able to read and understand schematics, ladder logic diagrams, P & I drawings, and one-line drawings.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, thru the integration of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, gearing, pumps and other integrated processing equipment.
  • Knowledge and ability to plan, size and install circuits and power, using conduit, wire way, flexible conduit, cord and related connectors, enclosures, panels, transformers, routing and suspension devices to meet NEC code requirements.
  • Experience in reading technical assembly drawings and sketches, procuring, fabricating, and assembling complex electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Experience testing various electrical or mechanical components.
  • Strong working knowledge with machine logic, I/O, and PLCs.
  • Strong technical competence in industrial automation and process machinery. This will include maintenance, repair, and operation of electro-mechanical systems.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a mechanical and/or electrical technical related field; 3 years of applicable experience; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience.
  • Exhibits technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills to complete complex assignments and demonstrates the ability to solve complex problems.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office or similar applications.
  • Safety conscious and basic understanding of OSHA, NEC, NFPA codes.
  • Works well in a team as well as independently, and the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks.

Diverse and Global Working Environment

As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.
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