Maintenance Mechanic

LocationBrookfield, Connecticut
DepartmentProduction
Reports ToProduction Supervisor
Position Overview

This is a diverse function that includes maintenance of equipment, facilities and all supporting components: pumps, meters, conveyors, rails, couplings, filters, hoses, electrical switches, air compressors, dock equipment, and facility.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain, fix, and improve equipment used in Production, Warehouse and Bulk Operations.
  • Ensure gates, fences, parking lots, loading docks, doors, rail tracks, tank farm and installations are functioning properly and well lit
  • Repair or work with contractors to maintain mechanical, electrical, and structural components
  • Work on PLC, manual switches, and electric motors
  • Plan, organize and lead preventive maintenance (PM) on all equipment.
  • Planning of PM of all the moving pieces and project work
  • Proactive maintenance to minimize equipment downtime
  • Reactive maintenance on production lines to recover from component failure
  • Monitor equipment and locate sources of problems by observing and listening
  • Observe the process and initiate/own activities to improve processes
  • Creative problem solving to perform equipment improvements
  • Train, support and participate in any Lean or process improvement initiatives.
  • Utilize Maintenance tracking software to log and track PMs and WOs
  • Maintain ISO and cGMP documentation as required
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, spare parts and consumables by working directly with vendors
  • Good communication skills with team members and all other business areas
  • Create and maintain a process to communicate with off shifts; Board, Emails, etc.
  • Work with the team of production supervisors to meet the daily schedule requirements.
  • Assist management in supervising any projects related to retrofitting equipment, adding equipment, installations, commissioning of new equipment, etc.
  • Assist the supervisor in improving the productivity and efficiency of the operation
  • Assist and supervise contractors ensuring their compliance with company safety and regulatory SOPs
  • Operate a forklift as needed to complete duties
  • Light fabrication, machine and pump tear down/repair and assembly
  • Work with Project Manager on Capital Projects
  • Support general facilities maintenance.
Skills & Qualifications
  • Electrical and PLC fundamental knowledge preferred
  • Previous ISO, cGMP and Lean experience a plus
  • Must have experience using computer and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with multiple departments
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Proven attention to detail and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be organized
  • Must have a great attitude and be a team player
  • Some repairs are going to be done on weekends or off shift so must be flexible.
  • Required to maintain tool inventory
  • Supervisory skills needed.
  • Sign off for contractor work done in buildings, installations and equipment.
  • Physical requirements are consistent with the function, able to perform the job lifting, bending, twisting, and working at floor level.
  • Must be able to use tools, lift equipment, ladders, work in tight spaces
  • Required to lift 40 to 50 pounds
  • S. Degree or equivalent required.
Qualities
  • Self-starter individual with strong attention to detail
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect and commitment coupled with the ability to accept change.