Mar 25, 2020

Maintenance Mechanic (Manufacturing)

  • Tekni-Plex
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Manufacturing

Job Description

Business Unit: Liners

Department:

Who is Tekni-Plex?                

We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers’ solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.

Why Work for us?

With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!

What is the position where you can add value?

We are hiring for a Maintenance Mechanic for our Tri-Seal Division within Tekni-Plex. In this role, the maintenance mechanic supports production and quality of machinery and mechanical equipment by performing preventive maintenance on rotating equipment, motors, pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications & troubleshooting malfunctions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all company Enviro/Health/Safety rules.
  • Troubleshoot machine problems and make emergency repairs or changes as necessary to mechanical systems. If temporary repairs are made, follow up and ensure permanent repairs have been performed.
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections, safety checks and housekeeping assignments on equipment (maintain records as necessary).
  • Evaluate recommend and/or implement changes to improve machine health as needed
  • Redline prints and update procedures as needed. Maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Evaluate parts requirements for new or existing equipment and make recommendations for stocked parts. Research locate and order appropriate parts as needed
  • Assist with modifications, capital projects & Plant/Equipment improvements as required.
  • Communicate with vendors support groups and management about equipment issues
  • Perform OJT duties to provide trainees with good working knowledge process and equipment

Suggest/implement improvements in Environmental, Health and safety procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong Mechanical aptitude

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Knowledge of mechanical equipment and components Ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings. Detailed -oriented with strong organizational skills Proficient in using precision measuring instruments. Ability to work and think independently and work as a team member Willingness and ability to perform OJT duties Ability to effectively communicate with operations associates, vendors and support groups

Knowledge of Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Welding & Metal working abilities a plus

Prerequisite Requirements:

Successful completion of the Reading and Math test

Education Requirements:

AAS degree in Machine Technology, Mechanical Eng. Technology or equivalent.

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:

We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement .

 

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review:  EEO is the Law  & EEO is the Law Supplement .

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Job Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong Mechanical aptitude

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Knowledge of mechanical equipment and components Ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings. Detailed -oriented with strong organizational skills Proficient in using precision measuring instruments. Ability to work and think independently and work as a team member Willingness and ability to perform OJT duties Ability to effectively communicate with operations associates, vendors and support groups

Knowledge of Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Welding & Metal working abilities a plus

Prerequisite Requirements:

Successful completion of the Reading and Math test

Education Requirements:

AAS degree in Machine Technology, Mechanical Eng. Technology or equivalent.

Tekni-Plex Rewards:

At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.  We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.  Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.  Our rewards programs include:

We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and Disability
  • 401(k) and Match
  • Wellness Program including EAP
  • Pay for Performance philosophy

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement .


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