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Sr. Maintenance Technician

Company: Niagara Bottling
Location: Missouri City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

The Sr. Maintenance Technician ensures equipment uptime through timely, in-depth troubleshootingand repair of all equipment failures. The Sr. Maintenance Technician shares knowledge of all productionequipment 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. TheSr. Maintenance Technician performs troubleshooting and repair of facilities and auxiliary equipmentsuch as chillers, air compressors, Reverse Osmosis, other water filtration equipment and generalmaintenance 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 Functions**

  • Train and lead Operators, Mechanics and Supervisors on technical procedures related to high-speedbottle manufacturing and packaging
    • Work directly with plant leadership to develop and execute projects involving continuous improvement, upgrades, and the resolution of re-occurring problems
    • Rapid identification of machine problems to minimize equipment downtime with root causeanalysis conducted to prevent re-occurrence
      • Partner with other Sr. Maintenance Technician to resolve cross-functional problems
      • Use of available software systems to analyze and identify issues to drive throughputperformance
        • Define requirements and lead overhaul efforts to rebuild equipment to like-new status duringplanned downtime
          • Transfer knowledge to Niagara team members to develop operating and troubleshootingprocedures in the following areas of bottling production specialization:o Blow molding, inclusive of PET processing, machine set-up, mold changes, and qualityinspection systemso Filling/capping, beverage processing methods, cap feeding systems with light closures,vision inspections systems and laser date coders, quality/sanitation standards, and conveying systemso Labeling technology, roll-fed and/or cut and stack, machine set-up, hot melt gluing systems,and conveying systemso Dry-end packaging including case packers, case conveyors, conventional and roboticpalletizers, and stretch wrappers. Machine set-up required for all pack size changeso Common OEM's for production equipment: Krones, Sidel, KHS, Sacmi, Tech Long
            • Transfer knowledge to Niagara team members to develop operating and troubleshooting procedures in the following areas of injection technology:o Husky injection molding machines consisting of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanicalsystemso Auxiliary systems including resin handling/blending, resin drying, dehumidification, visioninspection, conveying, and cooling systemso Mold systems, internal hot runner and cold half maintenance, identification of componentwear and troubleshooting through detailed inspection of produced productso Plastic processing at high speeds while maintaining tight part tolerances and acceptablelevels of acetaldehyde (AA)
              • Regular and predictable attendance, as well as required on-call availability, are essentialfunctions of the job to ensure equipment and facility up-time
                • Please 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, responsibilitiesand activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.**Qualifications***experience may include a combination of work experience and education*experience may include a combination of work experience and education**Competencies**This position embodies the values of Niagara's LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:**Education****Certification/License:****Foreign Language**You should be proficient in:
                  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment

Keywords: Niagara Bottling, Missouri City , Sr. Maintenance Technician, Professions , Missouri City, Texas

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