Senior Maintenance Tech


Senior Maintenance Tech

@ SafeSource Direct

• Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment to maximize machine reliability

• Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service

• Perform technician skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines

• Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

• Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

• Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.

• Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

• Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas

• Update PM's and operating procedures to increase machine reliability

• Ensure PM execution and maximize manpower usage

• Actively trains maintenance technicians and process operators in operation, trouble shooting and repair of manufacturing equipment

• Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts

• Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements

• Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments

• Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts

• Starts devices to test their performance

• Initiates purchase order for parts and machines

• Responsible for sanitation and safety of work area and maintenance of equipment in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices, FDA, OSHA 1910 and NFPA 70E standards

• Leads and participates in continuous improvement efforts to raise manufacturing performance in order to meet and exceed critical Plant Safety, Quality, Service, and Cost KPI's

• Lead breakdowns and complete a breakdown sheet for each occurrence

• Create a Root Cause Analysis for critical breakdowns

• Plan and Log completion of predictive and preventive maintenance

• Setup lineside spares

• Complete a criticality analysis of each piece of equipment


• Ability to set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts

• Able to operate welding equipment and various hand/power tools

• Knowledge of plumbing and electrical fundamentals

• Familiar with industrial and mechanical terminology

• Analytical mindset with ability to troubleshoot/investigate issues

• Strong communication skills 2

• Prioritization skills with ability to thrive in fast paced environment

• Problem solving skills

• Team oriented with positive can-do attitude

Education and Experience Requirements:

• High School diploma or equivalent required

• Certificate from college or technical school and 5 or more years of related maintenance or packaging machinery experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Maintenance experience in medical device or medical PPE manufacturing preferred

• Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) knowledge and experience

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products Word Processing software

• Knowledge of CMMS systems

• Knowledge of CFR 110, current good manufacturing practices, FDA Standards, OSHA 1910 and NFPA 70E standards is a plus

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Location: Broussard, LA
Date Posted: September 08, 2021
Application Deadline: October 08, 2021