Maintenance Technician

Unix Packaging   Morganton, NC   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on July 3, 2021

Maintenance Technician

Get Hired in July earn a $1250 Sign-on Bonus*
*Must still be employed after 90 days and have perfect attendance.

UNIX Packaging, LLC is a state-of-the-art Beverage Manufacturer opening a Brand New Facility in Morganton, North Carolina

Unix Packaging is a 24-hour 7-day a week operation offering work life balance with 8 hour shifts and company sponsored benefits.
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Sick Time
• Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
• 401(k) with company match

Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains production line equipment including but not limited to case packers, palletizers, labeling machine, hot fill, and blow molding machines. Must have electrical and mechanical knowledge with the ability to perform diagnostics testing and repairs on electrical components.

Responsibilities:

P/M engines, motors, pneumatics, conveyor systems, packaging systems, blow mold, boilers, refrigeration, chiller, pasteurizer, lift trucks, etc.
Complete production line change overs based on packaging requirements
Troubleshoot problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
Install and maintain PLC's, Servo motors and drives, HMI's, robotic assembly equipment etc.
Perform high level trouble shooting pertaining but not limited to: PLC, AC drives, DC drives, pneumatics, servomotors and Robotics
Fabricate repair parts using machine shop instrumentation and equipment; drill press, welder, etc
Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by performing general housekeeping, complying to GMP, SQF, LOTO and safety standards.

Qualifications:

Prior experience working with automated packaging equipment, bottling experience, laser date encoders, shrink film packagers, and multi-reel labeling
Must take initiative to quickly troubleshoot and repair mechanical, pneumatic, air compression, hydraulics, liquid compression, electrical system, and automation system issues as they arise
Experience reading and understanding electrical blueprints, schematics, mechanical drawings
Experience troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns, diagnostics, electrical systems, refrigeration systems, hydraulic systems, air distribution systems
Prior ability and experience driving a forklift in a warehouse setting

Physical Requirements

Ability to perform repetitious work.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to stand up to 80% of shift.
Squatting, and pushing/pulling up to 30% of shift.
Twisting, grasping, reaching, turning, stooping, and lifting up to 80% of shift.

Location: Morganton, North Carolina
Work Hours: Variable; 24-hour facility 7 days a week
Job Type: Full Time