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Posted:  18 Mar 2015 15:40
DeKalb Molded Plastics is looking for a Maintenance Technician to work on 1st shift.  We are looking for someone with supervisory experience who has the desire and drive to lead the group at some point. 

Major Functions: This position is responsible to perform daily activities that support the maintenance coverage of various operations throughout the plant.  Actions will range from those of a preventative to a proactive nature to emergency repair and corrective action.  Support of production departments, both molding and finishing, on a daily basis is an essential element of the position.

Essential duties and responsibilities are as follows, other duties may be assigned.
•    Review and perform a pre-determined preventive maintenance inspection as per schedule.
•    Perform general maintenance activities as required to:
o    Molding machines.
o    Molding auxiliary systems equipment
o    Finishing Department booths, conveyor lines and associated equipment.
o    Equipment related to various indirect departments.
•    Perform building and grounds maintenance of a general nature as required.
•    Perform inspection of fire safety system as per schedule.
•    Assist in the training of the general maintenance personnel.
•    Assist in training molding staff on plant start-up and shut down procedures.
•    Assist with mold (tool) maintenance.
•    Assist with mold (tool) repair, such as pins, sleeves, scratches, nicks, and assembly after molding runs.
•    Build fixtures and other miscellaneous items as required.
•    Perform as required back-up assistance with molding set-ups.
•    Maintain superior housekeeping throughout the department, highlighting fluid control and pellet control programs.
•    Perform the essential functions of the job within acceptable OSHA and safety/ environmental regulations, quality, productivity and performance standards as outlined in plant policies, procedures and applicable work instructions.
•    Live our core values.

Education/Experience:
•    Associates (or) Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance
•    3 or 5 years in Industrial Maintenance.
•    Working knowledge of Electric, Hydraulic, and Robotic systems.
•    Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
•    Must be able to read, write, add, and subtract.
•    Must have a fork lift license.
•    Must be able to understand written/verbal instructions.
•    Must be able to trouble shoot the following;  Electrical, Hydraulic, Mechanical systems
•    Basic Electrical Certificate
•    Basic Hydraulic Certificate
•    Must be able to read tool Blue Prints
•    Ability to lift 75 pounds.
•    Manual and finger dexterity.
•    Demonstrated the basic knowledge of injection molding process and ability to learn the inner working of the molding process.
•    Must be able to work extended hours and/or overtime as required.
•    Must be able to participate in job development training.
•    Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
•    Strong customer focus.

Those who are interested in being considered should send their resume and salary requirements to hr@dekalbplastics.com.
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