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
  • 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: October 10, 2022
Application Deadline: December 12, 2022
Job Type: Full-time