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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 1

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Logansport, INDIANA, US

Company: Grupo PROMAX

Waelz Sustainable Products, LLC (WSP) is a partnership between Indianapolis-based Heritage Environmental Services and Zinc Nacional, both fourth-generation family-owned businesses.  Zinc Nacional is subsidary of  Grupo Promax.  Our companies have a long history of operating safe, efficient and sustainable businesses which include Zinc Nacional’s nearly seven decades of expertise in producing zinc oxide from mine ore and steel mill byproducts.  Zinc oxide is an important ingredient in many consumer products including sun block, diaper rash cream, cosmetics and dietary supplements to name a few.

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Maintenance Technician I will be responsible for assisting the Maintenance department with the performance, maintenance and preventive/predictive activities for production machinery, facilities, and mobile equipment.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible to perform all duties and activities to create a safe, environmentally compliant workplace that produces high quality products in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Must perform all duties and activities in a manner that is aligned with our company values:  Honesty, Loyalty, Humility, Respect and Responsibility.
  • Assists with the preventive/predictive maintenance inspections and service on equipment, mobile machinery, and facilities.
  • Assists with the diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using diagnostic equipment, calibration devices, micrometers, and other gauges/tools.
  • Tests and operates all equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with all specifications. (Safety, quality, Environmental compliance, etc.)
  • Thoroughly cleans machines and machine parts, removing parts and reinstalling, as necessary.
  • Oils and lubricates moving parts on machines to ensure long-lasting & effective performance.
  • Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts.
  • Assists with Identifying the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machines.
  • Assists with the repairs of broken machines quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepares reports documenting work performed (written and typed in SAP system).
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies utilizing Lean/5S methods.
  • Coordinates with Maintenance Technician II’s to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
  • Will assist Maintenance Technician II’s, and Electricians within appropriate experience and training capabilities.  (ex. Changing electrical terminals to replace motors, running cables/wires, basic electrical trouble shooting for lower voltage systems, etc.).
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

 

  • Mechanically inclined with problem-solving skills.
  • Must have some welding (MIG/TIG), cutting (Torch, plasma), and fabricating skills.
  • Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulic systems preferred.
  • Works well independently and with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and heavy industrial environment.
  • Must have willingness and ability to learn the techniques and processes of the maintenance department.
  • Must have basic computer and typing skills.
  • Must complete and maintain any assigned company required training and certifications.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

High School diploma: Some vocational, technical or community college with related coursework or equivalent experience, preferred. 1-2 years’ experience in heavy industrial environment preferred.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking.
  • Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery.
  • Must be able to visually inspect machines.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders on a regular basis.
  • Ability to work in all outdoor weather conditions.
  • Must be capable of operating all manufacturing and mobile equipment including loaders, forklifts, scissor lifts, etc.
  • Must be able to work wearing appropriate safety PPE including respirators.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Travel may be required for initial training and plant startup.

Waelz Sustainable Products, LLC (WSP) is a partnership between Indianapolis-based Heritage Environmental Services and Zinc Nacional, both fourth-generation family-owned businesses.  Zinc Nacional is subsidary of  Grupo Promax.  Our companies have a long history of operating safe, efficient and sustainable businesses which include Zinc Nacional’s nearly seven decades of expertise in producing zinc oxide from mine ore and steel mill byproducts.  Zinc oxide is an important ingredient in many consumer products including sun block, diaper rash cream, cosmetics and dietary supplements to name a few.