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Maintenance Technician

Chattanooga, TN 37405

Posted: 03/14/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Maintenance Job Number: KR7969993314

Job Description

 Scheduled Hours

3 rd Shift: 11:00 pm – 7:00 am. Schedule may vary depending on maintenance challenges. 

Job Description

I. Essential Functions 

- Maintain, repair, troubleshoot and upgrade of equipment and facility. 

- Analyze equipment and operational problems for all equipment. 

- Take corrective action to resolve mechanical / electrical and operational problems 

- Responsible for making necessary correction and running adjustment for maximum production 

- Assist with change-over of equipment, as necessary to produce different products 

- Test equipment to ensure proper operation prior to starting 

- Lubricate equipment and perform preventative maintenance checks as needed, and / or as requested

 - Assist with checking product and finished packages for visual effects (i.e.: check wrappers, cartons and boxes to ensure machinery is sealing properly) 

- Assist with clearing equipment jams (during production) and set aside product for inspection / rework - Inspect all equipment / report findings to manager. Take appropriate action when problems are encountered. 

- Must have computer skills and knowledge to be able to work within a Computerized Maintenance Management System utilizing PM Work Orders, Task Work Orders and a bar code parts inventory system

 - Identify safety issues / hazards, perform corrective action, notify manager - Assist with installation of new equipment 

- Test equipment after repair to assure no down-time when production comes online 

II. Other Functions: 

- Assist manager / supervisor with training new maintenance employees, when requested 

- Operate forklift, scissor-jack, and other equipment as needed 

- Assist with parts inventory; notify manager / clerk regarding needed parts / equipment / supplies, etc. 

- Operate electrical tools and hand tools as necessary 

- Perform light welding and fabrication as needed. 

- Must be able to perform light electrical work including basic electrical trouble shooting with a volt/ohm meter and amp probe 

- Notify manager regarding recurring equipment malfunctions and of corrective action taken 

- Keep work areas clean to avoid hazards 

- All other duties as assigned by supervisor / manager

II. Other Functions:

A. Experience:

 - At least three years of experience in a similar position 

- Must be able to work with power-driven equipment and / or hand tools

 - Plant electrical maintenance and troubleshooting experience helpful 

B. Education:

- High school diploma or equivalent required 

- Three years or more of experience in a similar role is preferred 

- Willing to continue education through utilizing internal and external resources

C. Responsibility 

- Responsible for performing all maintenance functions in the safest, most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. 

- Must be flexible to work different shifts when required. 

- Must be available to work extended hours and extended weeks and be available for short-notice and emergency call in. 

D. Complexity of Duties: 

- Must consistently exhibit sharp judgment and initiative 

- Must be versatile in performing day-to-day functions 

- Must be able to recognize when technical skills are needed 

E. Supervision Received:

- Works primarily without supervision but must work as a member of maintenance team 

- Must be able to recognize need for supervision and request assistance when needed. 

F. Supervision Exercised:

- Must be willing / able to assist in training other maintenance department employees 

Why work for Qualified Staffing? 

1. We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday pay, and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our Corporate employees! 

2. Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once! 

3. We respond to every job applicant within 24 – 48 hours

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