Maintenance Technician

Milwaukee, WI

Job ID: 35839 Industry: Manufacturing, Other Pay Rate: $50 - $65k
The skilled "can assembly" maintenance mechanic will perform various manual and mechanical production functions by operating, adjusting, and repairing production equipment to meet customer specifications. This position is responsible for maintaining the "can assembly" line efficiently, producing quality containers, performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairing machines. Basic knowledge of machine set up would also be required for slitters, welders, double seamers, testers, and so forth. The ideal candidate will have experience with manufacturing machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, hydraulics, conveyor systems, electrical devices, production machines, and equipment.

Responsibilities and duties of this position include but are not limited to:

- Maintaining tools and machinery in good working order
- Completing preventive maintenance requirements as scheduled
- Troubleshooting sources of problems by observing mechanical equipment in operation
- Replacing defective parts and adjusting equipment
- Controlling downtime by performing routine maintenance and instructing workers on the proper operation of equipment
- Using machine shop instrumentation and equipment to repair parts
- Maintaining equipment parts and supplies inventories
- Follow all safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition
- Performs other duties as assigned

Job knowledge, skills, and abilities:

- Ability to read and simple reference blue prints and manuals, use and interpret readings, use of fixed gauges, adjustable and precision measuring instruments such as micrometers and calipers
- Use of common hand and power tools, carts, and forklift
- Ability to read work instructions and production schedule
- Ability to accurately fill out production paperwork
- Demonstrated basic mathematical aptitude, skills in basic mathematical calculations, decimals, and fractions
- Understands quality, PPE requirements and safety, and the importance of complying with safety policies and procedures

Shift work: 6pm - 6am, night shift, 4 days on - 4 days off schedule. This position includes significant overtime, company annual profit share bonus, and quarterly safety bonus.
Mechanical backgrounds are preferred
This role provides a solid opportunity to fill a high impact and highly visible role within the company.

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