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Maintenance Technician

Job type:Contract
Town/City:Ellington
State:CT
Salary/Rate:$20 - $25 per hour
Business Sector:Manufacturing
Job ref:BV19880664
Post Date:June 04, 2024
 
 
Monroe Staffing is a division of Staffing 360 Solutions.   We are a leading staffing firm in the U.S. in the light industrial sector. 
 
We currently have an opening for a Maintenance Technician for a large multinational food manufacturer.  The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2 years in the maintenance field or a combination of one year of college or trade school in an equivalent field.  Proven mechanical skills including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair of production machines is a must in past employment.
 
 
        Location              Ellington, CT
        Pay Rate             Starting at $20.00             
        Shift                     3rd Shift – Sunday-Thursday 10:00 pm-6:00 am
 

Job Summary of a Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician Repairs and maintains food-grade machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machines, and other facilities equipment.

Responsibilities of a Maintenance Technician:

  • Performs highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment.
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Diagnoses problems, replaces or repair parts, tests, and adjusts.
  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Accomplishes preventative maintenance (PM) and practices continuous improvement so that production equipment achieves production goals.
  • Executes PM tasks on schedule to ensure prevention of future downtime.
  • Follows through on PM tasks and line work findings to continually improve equipment reliability.
  • Ensures changes in schedules, material availability, and line operations do not prevent PMs from
  • being completed.
  • Detects faulty operations, defective materials, and reports those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills of a Maintenance Technician:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of and ability to operate complex and basic tools.
  • Proven mechanical skills including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and completes work promptly.
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events and react well under pressure.
  • Extremely accurate and detail-oriented.

Education & Experience of a Maintenance Technician:

  • One year certificate from college or technical school; OR two to three years related experience and/or training; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements of a Maintenance Technician:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, walking, stooping, climbing, and lifting tools and materials.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, reach and stretch.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
 
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