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Maintenance Technician in Valdosta, GA at Ring

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job Purpose

To ensure safe and efficient operation of all equipment; perform scheduled preventative maintenance as planned; perform production equipment changeovers; troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical problems when needed; maintain proper records for maintenance, inventory of parts, and emergency repairs; promote good housekeeping habits related to maintenance; coordinate equipment training as needed; and communicate ideas and other problems to the management staff.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all equipment to meet or exceed company established Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) expectations and customer quality expectations.
    • Follow Lock out / Tag out policy.
    • Proactive in addressing unsafe conditions on production equipment.
    • Process production equipment and maintain documentation to support process changes.
    • Proactive in addressing inefficiencies of production equipment.
    • Perform maintenance tasks as outlined by Maintenance Manager and/or TPM Leader.
    • Use power tool equipment in the shop in a safe manner to avoid injury or harm to self or other employees.
  2. Perform scheduled Preventative Maintenance tasks as outlined by Maintenance Manager and/or TPM Leader.
    • Proactive in addressing machine inefficiencies during preventative maintenance.
    • Evaluate operator checklist and comments prior to performing preventative maintenance to ensure all causes for production inefficiencies are addressed and corrected.
    • Ensure equipment is clean and in ‘showroom condition’ after preventative maintenance is performed on production equipment.
    • Continually evaluate equipment for improvement areas. Tag components or parts that need repair, replacement or improvement as outlined in the Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) guidelines.
  3. Perform scheduled production equipment mold changeovers as outlined by Maintenance Manager and/or TPM Leader.
    • Perform changeovers with limited downtime as described in Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) procedures.
    • Ensure production equipment is in safe and efficient operation after each changeover.
  4. Perform maintenance tasks as outlined by Maintenance Manager.
    • Troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, mechanical and process problems with equipment as needed or directed by management or Production Supervisor.
    • Perform building maintenance as directed by management.
  5. Maintain sufficient records to support the Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) system – MicroMain.
    • Record parts removed from inventory on appropriate documentation to maintain sufficient parts inventory.
    • Notify Maintenance Manager and/or Administrative Assistant when parts inventory becomes low or reaches a reorder point.
    • Complete the appropriate paperwork required by all work orders.
    • Generate the necessary quick tickets when emergency repairs are required.
  6. Coordinate with Production Manager and/or Senior Operator as it relates to production equipment training and employee development.
    • Provide suggestions for training topics.
  7. Promote and participate in good housekeeping habits to ensure plant appearance exceeds management and customer expectations.
  8. Communicate problems, progress reports and continuous improvement ideas to management staff, maintenance and production personnel.
  9. Responsible for active participation on plant teams and activities including safety, quality, sustainability, community involvement, OEE, maintenance, employee wellness, brainstorming and continuous improvement which are required to create and maintain a World Class environment.
  10. Responsible for their personal development by requesting regular meetings with their managers, requesting additional training, requesting involvement beyond their immediate job responsibilities, seeking higher education opportunities including continuing education classes and establishing self development and performance goals with their managers.

Job Requirements

Experience, Educational and Technical Qualifications

Our Maintenance Mechanic should possess a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation and the desire and focus to improve the business. The Maintenance Mechanic may be asked to perform all duties and responsibilities of a production operator.

Our Maintenance Mechanic must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent.

Abilities Required

  • Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly.
  • Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
  • Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.
  • Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.
  • Must be able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.


Additional Competencies

  • Informing
  • Peer Relationships
  • Drive for Results
  • Technical Learning
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Quality

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Total Work Systems
  • Self-Development
  • Action Oriented
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Ring Container Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.


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