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Sr Maintenance Technician (SMT)

Company: Niagara Bottling
Location: Missouri City
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Welcome to our Team Member career opportunity section. Here you can view our current job openings and apply for positions online.Internal Candidate Reminders:1) Notify Your Supervisor - Prior to applying, employee must notify their current supervisor or local HR Manager/Generalist.2) Career Profile - Prior to applying to a role, employee must complete their Career Profile in Workday.3) 90 Days - Employee must complete their 90-day introductory period with Niagara AND be 90-days free of corrective action in order to apply to a new role.4) Performance Review - If employee has worked for Niagara long enough to participate in a performance review, they must have received Achieves Expectations or above, in most current performance review to apply.Sr Maintenance Technician (SMT)The Sr. Maintenance Technician ensures equipment uptime through timely, in-depth troubleshooting and repair of all equipment failures. The Sr. Maintenance Technician shares knowledge of all production equipment to maintenance team and Operators. The Sr. Maintenance Technician acts as a subjectmatter expert on behalf of the plant in at least one of the following equipment areas: injection molders, blow molders, fillers/cappers, labelers, case packers, conveyors, palletizers and/or stretch wrappers. The Sr. Maintenance Technician performs troubleshooting and repair of facilities and auxiliary equipmentsuch as chillers, air compressors, Reverse Osmosis, other water filtration equipment and general maintenance of the plant. Sr. Maintenance Technician works directly with Maintenance Technicians, Machine Operators, Supervisors, and Managers to resolve mechanical issues. The Sr. MaintenanceTechnician develops and implements best practices aligned with Niagara s maintenance strategies. Through the use of preventative and predictive maintenance processes, the Sr. Maintenance Technicianchampions continuous improvement efforts and assists with training in their designated focus areas.Essential FunctionsAdhere to and enforce highest standards in safety and good manufacturing practices plant-wideTrain and lead Operators, Mechanics and Supervisors on technical procedures related to high-speed bottle manufacturing and packagingWork directly with plant leadership to develop and execute projects involving continuousimprovement, upgrades, and the resolution of re-occurring problemsRapid identification of machine problems to minimize equipment downtime with root cause analysis conducted to prevent re-occurrencePartner with other Sr. Maintenance Technician to resolve cross-functional problemsUse of available software systems to analyze and identify issues to drive throughput performanceDefine requirements and lead overhaul efforts to rebuild equipment to like-new status during planned downtimeTransfer knowledge to Niagara team members to develop operating and troubleshooting procedures in the following areas of bottling production specialization:Blow molding, inclusive of PET processing, machine set-up, mold changes, and quality inspection systemsFilling/capping, beverage processing methods, cap feeding systems with light closures, vision inspections systems and laser date coders, quality/sanitation standards, and conveying systemsLabeling technology, roll-fed and/or cut and stack, machine set-up, hot melt gluing systems, and conveying systemsDry-end packaging including case packers, case conveyors, conventional and robotic palletizers, and stretch wrappers. Machine set-up required for all pack size changesCommon OEM s for production equipment: Krones, Sidel, KHS, Sacmi, Tech LongTransfer knowledge to Niagara team members to develop operating and troubleshooting procedures in the following areas of injection technology:Husky injection molding machines consisting of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical systemsAuxiliary systems including resin handling/blending, resin drying, dehumidification, vision inspection, conveying, and cooling systemsMold systems, internal hot runner and cold half maintenance, identification of component wear and troubleshooting through detailed inspection of produced productsPlastic processing at high speeds while maintaining tight part tolerances and acceptable levels of acetaldehyde (AA)Create SOP s for troubleshooting machines, and upload them to BDA system; responsibility for machine reliability and meantime before failureRegular and predictable attendance, as well as required on-call availability, are essential functions of the job to ensure equipment and facility up-timePlease note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:6 Years Experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment6 Years Experience in Position4 Years Experience managing people/projects *experience may include a combination of work experience and educationDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively and resolve issues across multiple departments and levels of the organizationExperience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and OutlookEffective communication of issues and solutions to cross-functional team membersAbility to read and interpret schematics: electrical, hydraulic, and pneumaticSkilled in the use of shop equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, bench grinder, drill press, mill and lathe, and assorted power toolsProficient skills with precision measuring equipment, such as calipers, dial indicators, bore gauges, and depth gaugesWillingness to be a technical leader and trainer within a specific area of plant or machine centerPreferred Qualifications:10+ Years Experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment10+ Years Experience working in Position6 Years Experience managing people/projects*experience may include a combination of work experience and education4 years of experience in one of the following fields: blow molding, injection molding,packaging, or beverage4 years of experience with Krones, Husky, Sidel, or other packaging or bottling equipment1 year of experience leading and developing others on the functionality and repair of equipment2 years of experience creating process improvements or continuous improvement initiativesSkilled in fabrication capabilities such as cutting and welding (mig, tig or stick)Skilled working with electrical systems including 480VAC & 24VDC powerAbility to read and interpret schematics for process and instrumentation diagramsSkilled in the repair of variable frequency drives, servo motors and controllers, communication systems (asi-bus, can-bus, profi-bus, ethernet), PLC input/output cards, and safety modulesCompetenciesThis position embodies the values of Niagara s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:Lead Like an OwnerMakes safety the number one priorityKeeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediatelyEffectively prioritizes tasks based on department goalsShows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directlyPrioritizes resolution of customer issues effectivelyResponds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customersInnovACTMakes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or productsDemonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstancesIncreases performance through greater efficiencyFind a WaySeeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other expertsUnderstands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actionsSeeks solutions rather than placing blameEmpowered to be GreatConsistently looks for ways to improve one s self through growth and development opportunitiesCommunicates clearly and promptly up, down, and acrossCommunicates effectively to manage expectationsEducationMinimum Required:High School Diploma or GEDPreferred:Associate's Degree in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, mechatronics, industrial manufacturing, manufacturing automation or other similar manufacturing-related specializationCertification/License: Required: N/APreferred: N/AForeign Language Required: None RequiredPreferred: None RequiredBenefitshttps://careers.niagarawater.com/us/en/benefitsThis job is intended to be performed entirely outside of Colorado

Keywords: Niagara Bottling, Missouri City , Sr Maintenance Technician (SMT), Professions , Missouri City, Texas

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