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Maintenance Technician

Location: 

Charleston, SC, US

Maintenance Technician 

  • Maintains a strong performance level of completing tasks to meet scheduled requirements and business objectives.
  • Completes maintenance related functions:
    • Troubleshoots Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical (including PLC) and Hydraulic Systems to repair machine equipment during unexpected and expected downtime events
    • Complete PM schedule that ensures machine robustness and maximum uptime
    • Ensure all equipment and tools are maintained properly to avoid interruption of production and to minimize unnecessary downtime
    • Proactively analyzes machine downtime to identify and correct mechanical problems before they occur
    • Ensure availability of replacement parts for key manufacturing equipment to minimize unnecessary machine downtime
    • Maintain maintenance related records
    • Co-ordinate with outside contractors on equipment repairs and to source the most effective repairs and upgrades cost
    • Provide input and ensure completion of continuous improvement projects
    • Perform  facilities maintenance
    • Maintains clear written records
    • Creates and maintains a safe and secure work environment
    • Achieve goals and objectives that are set out each year
  • Flexible and able to adjust quickly to changing demands and requests.  Accepts new tasks as an opportunity for growth, embraces production challenges, and supports the business needs.  Focused continuous personal development of new skills and capabilities as business needs arise and change.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                      

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made.

  • Stand for extended periods of time
  • Frequently lift up to 25 lbs, occasionally lift up to 40 lbs, and correctly lift up to 75 lbs *
  • Occasionally to frequently bend, twist and squat
  • Perform fast-paced repetitive use of both right and left hands, including light-grasping, pushing, pulling, reaching, and carrying

WORKING ENVIRONMENT                                                                                                                       

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made.

  • Moderate noise

TRAVEL REQUIRMENTS                                                                                                                     

  • Minimal

INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS                                                                                                                         

  • WABCO Manufacturing and Logistics employees
  • Vendors/Suppliers
  • Other WABCO Departments and Employees

MINIUMUM KNOWLEDGE AND BACKGROUND REQUIRMENTS                                                                                                                        

  • Courses in Maintenance related discipline; Electrical certification or industrial electronics education preferred
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and technical knowledge of Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical and Hydraulic Systems
  • Allen Bradley PLC programming experience preferred
  • Experience with total productive maintenance systems (TPM) preferred.
  • Machining experience preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Maintenance position in automotive industry preferred
  • Familiar with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Preventative Maintenance software preferred
  • Strong time management, sense of urgency, and organizational skills preferred

Maintenance Technician 

  • Maintains a strong performance level of completing tasks to meet scheduled requirements and business objectives.
  • Completes maintenance related functions:
    • Troubleshoots Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical (including PLC) and Hydraulic Systems to repair machine equipment during unexpected and expected downtime events
    • Complete PM schedule that ensures machine robustness and maximum uptime
    • Ensure all equipment and tools are maintained properly to avoid interruption of production and to minimize unnecessary downtime
    • Proactively analyzes machine downtime to identify and correct mechanical problems before they occur
    • Ensure availability of replacement parts for key manufacturing equipment to minimize unnecessary machine downtime
    • Maintain maintenance related records
    • Co-ordinate with outside contractors on equipment repairs and to source the most effective repairs and upgrades cost
    • Provide input and ensure completion of continuous improvement projects
    • Perform  facilities maintenance
    • Maintains clear written records
    • Creates and maintains a safe and secure work environment
    • Achieve goals and objectives that are set out each year
  • Flexible and able to adjust quickly to changing demands and requests.  Accepts new tasks as an opportunity for growth, embraces production challenges, and supports the business needs.  Focused continuous personal development of new skills and capabilities as business needs arise and change.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                      

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made.

  • Stand for extended periods of time
  • Frequently lift up to 25 lbs, occasionally lift up to 40 lbs, and correctly lift up to 75 lbs *
  • Occasionally to frequently bend, twist and squat
  • Perform fast-paced repetitive use of both right and left hands, including light-grasping, pushing, pulling, reaching, and carrying

WORKING ENVIRONMENT                                                                                                                       

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made.

  • Moderate noise

TRAVEL REQUIRMENTS                                                                                                                     

  • Minimal

INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS                                                                                                                         

  • WABCO Manufacturing and Logistics employees
  • Vendors/Suppliers
  • Other WABCO Departments and Employees

MINIUMUM KNOWLEDGE AND BACKGROUND REQUIRMENTS                                                                                                                        

  • Courses in Maintenance related discipline; Electrical certification or industrial electronics education preferred
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and technical knowledge of Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical and Hydraulic Systems
  • Allen Bradley PLC programming experience preferred
  • Experience with total productive maintenance systems (TPM) preferred.
  • Machining experience preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Maintenance position in automotive industry preferred
  • Familiar with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Preventative Maintenance software preferred
  • Strong time management, sense of urgency, and organizational skills preferred

 

  • Maintains a strong performance level of completing tasks to meet scheduled requirements and business objectives.
  • Completes maintenance related functions:
    • Troubleshoots Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical (including PLC) and Hydraulic Systems to repair machine equipment during unexpected and expected downtime events
    • Complete PM schedule that ensures machine robustness and maximum uptime
    • Ensure all equipment and tools are maintained properly to avoid interruption of production and to minimize unnecessary downtime
    • Proactively analyzes machine downtime to identify and correct mechanical problems before they occur
    • Ensure availability of replacement parts for key manufacturing equipment to minimize unnecessary machine downtime
    • Maintain maintenance related records
    • Co-ordinate with outside contractors on equipment repairs and to source the most effective repairs and upgrades cost
    • Provide input and ensure completion of continuous improvement projects
    • Perform  facilities maintenance
    • Maintains clear written records
    • Creates and maintains a safe and secure work environment
    • Achieve goals and objectives that are set out each year
  • Flexible and able to adjust quickly to changing demands and requests.  Accepts new tasks as an opportunity for growth, embraces production challenges, and supports the business needs.  Focused continuous personal development of new skills and capabilities as business needs arise and change.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS                                                                                                                      

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made.

  • Stand for extended periods of time
  • Frequently lift up to 25 lbs, occasionally lift up to 40 lbs, and correctly lift up to 75 lbs *
  • Occasionally to frequently bend, twist and squat
  • Perform fast-paced repetitive use of both right and left hands, including light-grasping, pushing, pulling, reaching, and carrying

WORKING ENVIRONMENT                                                                                                                       

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made.

  • Moderate noise

TRAVEL REQUIRMENTS                                                                                                                     

  • Minimal

INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS                                                                                                                         

  • WABCO Manufacturing and Logistics employees
  • Vendors/Suppliers
  • Other WABCO Departments and Employees

MINIUMUM KNOWLEDGE AND BACKGROUND REQUIRMENTS                                                                                                                        

  • Courses in Maintenance related discipline; Electrical certification or industrial electronics education preferred
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and technical knowledge of Mechanical, Pneumatic, Electrical and Hydraulic Systems
  • Allen Bradley PLC programming experience preferred
  • Experience with total productive maintenance systems (TPM) preferred.
  • Machining experience preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Maintenance position in automotive industry preferred
  • Familiar with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Preventative Maintenance software preferred
  • Strong time management, sense of urgency, and organizational skills preferred

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Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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