Maintenance Technician

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:
    • Molding machines
    • Molding auxiliary systems equipment
    • Finishing Department booths, conveyor lines and associated equipment
    • 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
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Live our core values

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be make to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Demonstrate 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

Please e-mail resume to: hr@dekalbplastics.com or stop by 550 W. Main St., Butler, IN to fill out an application.