Maintenance Technian

Automotive supplier company in Taylor, MI is in need of a Maintenance Technician.
This is a 90 day contract-to-hire position.
The role of a Plant Maintenance technician is to participate in the Total and Preventive Maintenance (TPM) for all equipment and facilities.
The main missions of the role are to:

Install, repair and maintain all equipment and facilities
Perform minor repairs to building fixtures, perform minor plumbing repairs, clean electrical fixtures, replace bulbs and do painting
Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality
Try out equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended downtime
Record operational data, such as pressure readings, length of stroke, feeds and speeds for use in set-up and preventive maintenance records
Review production schedule and, when equipment is not scheduled for production, perform scheduled maintenance
Propose and implement continuous productivity and quality improvement actions for all facilities and process efficiency
Give advice on technical specifications of a new equipment and alterations on existing equipment and facilities, making sure manufacturing, Health, Safety and Environment and maintainability requirements are met
Set up requisition for supplies, equipment and facilities
Participate in the management of the inventory of spare parts and consumables to eliminate downtime
Keep up to date documentation related to maintenance
Train operators on the safe operation of production equipment
Maintain clean and sate working environment in line with company policy
Adhere to all work rules and procedures.
Additional responsibilities include:
Clean / paint equipment, clean / seal floors, paint lines around equipment when line is down or when assigned
Actively participate in work teams
Implement at least two improvement idea per month
Dispatch trouble calls when required
Other duties as requested.
Job Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:
Technical diploma and/or journey man card
At least 3 years of maintenance/engineering experience within a fast paced manufacturing environment
Perform tasks of substantial variety/complexity which require an extensive knowledge of fabrication/processing techniques, tools, materials, machines and equipment
Electrical wiring and mechanical skills
Working knowledge of Quality systems and Health, Safety and Environmental skills
Strong technical problem solving skills
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
Satisfactory company work record, including attendance
Successful completion of company's in-house training program
Ability to follow instruction verbal and written - good math, language and reading skills required
Good communication skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate with employees of all levels
Forklift/Scissor Lift/Boom certification - successful completion of Taylor certification trainings
Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and in a positive manner
Valid drivers' license.
Physical Requirements:
Job involves lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, exerts 25 to 100 pounds of force occasionally and exerts 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Requires pushing, pulling, reaching, standing, walking, gripping and bending
High mental and visual effort required
Work involves considerable bending and twisting
Able and willing to work overtime when required - up to 12 hours a day / 7 days a week
Safety / Hazards:
Steel toed shoes required in production area at all times due to physical hazards from moving equipment, machine parts and product
ANSI Z87.1 standard safety glasses required in production area due to dust, oils and debris
Ear protection required in production area due to high noise levels from machines
May be Exposed to flying objects such as weld slag and sparks
Bump camps required in production area to reduce risk of head injury
May be exposed to weld fumes and dust
Exposed to moderate burns, cuts and bruises
Exposed to significant temperature changes in the facility - (heat in the summer / cold in the winter)
Experienced candidates may submit resume via Zip Recruiter and follow up with phone call to Caliper, Inc. in Fraser, MI.

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