Senior Maintenance Technician


Senior Maintenance Technician

@ 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 


  • 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


  • Noise Conditions- exposed to constant or intermittent sounds at a level sufficient to cause hearing loss or fatigue
  • Heat/Cold – exposure to high or low temperatures
  • Injury Exposure – exposed to workplace hazards or potential injuries
  • Atmospheric Exposure – exposed to dust, fumes, vapors or mists
  • Inside – 75% or more 
  • Sitting - for extended period of time without being able to leave the work area
  • Standing - for extended periods of time without being able to leave the work area
  • Climbing - ladders, scaffolding, work in overhead areas, etc.
  • Walking - considerable distances, please indicate
  • Lifting – Up to 75 pounds; lifting equipment and assistance provided; maximum and frequent
  • Pulling and/or pushing – on a frequent basis
  • Carrying - regularly carries objects in his/her arms or on the shoulder(s)
  • Grasping - regularly picks up objects with fingers
  • Reaching - regularly required to use hands and arms to reach objects
  • Stooping/Crouching – regularly required to bend forward by bending at the waist or by bending legs and spine
  • Crawling - required to work in confined space, crawl and move about on hands and knees
  • Near Acuity - requires clarity at 20 feet or more with or without corrective lenses
  • Speaking - requires expressing ideas by the spoken word
  • Listening - requires the perception of speech or the nature of sounds in the air


  • Steel Toed Shoes
  • Ear Protection
  • Safety glasses

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Location: Broussard, LA
Date Posted: November 27, 2023
Application Deadline: February 29, 2024
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