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Silgan Maintenance Technician I in ATHENS, Georgia

Silgan Closures, located in Athens GA is looking to add to the team. We service and make caps for the sport drinks, milk and juice industries. Our facility and product line are growing, as are the opportunities. Come join us!Position Summary:Major responsibilities include usage of mechanical, electrical and pneumatic tools for machine repair (Husky, Van Dorn, Krauss Maffei, Sacmi, Oberburg). Evaluates, corrects and eliminates day-to-day machine problems, performing preventive maintenance and working on special projects resulting in improved productivity. This person will be cross-trained in other areas of maintenance.Job Description:

  • Troubleshoot and repair secondary equipment and support equipment for complex mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic problems.

  • Install hydraulic tubing, fittings, hoses, valves, cylinders and pumps on machine

  • Train new maintenance techs on new machines.

  • Communicate with operators, maintenance department, as well as other company personnel as needed.

  • Operate various hand, electric, pneumatic tools including: mill, shears, various saws and grinders, as well as other equipment when necessary.

  • Documentation of predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance performed through EAM.

  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.

  • Visually inspects and listens to machine and equipment to locate malfunctions.

  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.

  • Repairs broken parts.

  • Identifies and participates in continuous improvement activities

  • Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to trouble-shoot and repair injection molding equipment and support equipment for basic mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic problems.

  • Ability to perform installation and fabrication of injection molding support equipment.

  • Ability to perform basic electronic functions.

  • Ability to perform basic plumbing functions.

  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as being self sufficient

  • Ability to communicate with the maintenance department, as well as other personnel within the organization.

  • Ability to work on a ladder at heights reaching 60 feet.

  • Ability to operate various hand, electric and pneumatic tools, including: Mill, shears, various saws and grinders, as well as other equipment when necessary.

  • Certification to drive a forklift, scissors lift an a boom lift.

  • Must possess strong mechanical and electrical skills, as well as a firm grasp in all

  • phases of plant maintenance.

  • Proficiency in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic tools for machine repair.

  • Good mathematical and analytical skills.

  • Ability to read schematics.

  • Good communication (oral, written and listening) skills.

  • Adaptability, Building Strategic Working Relationships, Initiating Action, Managing Work (includes Time Management)

  • Safety Awareness, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical and PLC problems/devices a big plus.

  • Computer Knowledge

  • Associates Degree a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Repetitive bending from the upright position to approximately a 35 degree angle.

  • Ability to maneuver in various positions including: kneeling, sitting, laying down, as well as working at heights reaching up to 60 feet.

  • Pulling or pushing a hand jack with product weighing up to 500 lbs.

  • Ability to transport heavy equipment and parts to various locations within the facility

  • Ability to manipulate heavy equipment when needed.

Requisition ID: 11102