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LEAD Technical has partnered with several manufacturing companies in the extended Knoxville area to fill full-time, direct hire Maintenance Technician roles.  A Maintenance Technician in a manufacturing company plays a crucial role in ensuring the efficient operation of machinery, equipment, and facilities. The specific responsibilities and duties may vary depending on the company and industry.

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair tasks on machinery, equipment, and facilities to minimize downtime and ensure smooth production processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Equipment Maintenance:
    1. Inspect, service, and maintain manufacturing equipment and machinery.
    2. Perform preventive maintenance tasks to prevent breakdowns and ensure equipment reliability.
    3. Identify and replace worn or damaged parts to maintain optimal machine performance.
  2. Troubleshooting:
    1. Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic issues.
    2. Determine the root causes of breakdowns and implement effective solutions.
  3. Repairs:
    1. Conduct necessary repairs to restore equipment to working condition.
    2. Coordinate with vendors or specialists for complex repairs or replacements.
  4. Safety and Compliance:
    1. Ensure that all maintenance activities adhere to safety regulations and company policies.
    2. Report and address any safety hazards or concerns promptly.
  5. Documentation:
    1. Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and parts inventory.
    2. Generate maintenance reports and update equipment manuals as needed.
  6. Predictive Maintenance:
    1. Implement predictive maintenance strategies, such as vibration analysis or infrared thermography, to identify potential issues before they lead to equipment failures.
  7. Team Collaboration:
    1. Collaborate with production and engineering teams to optimize equipment performance.
    2. Provide technical support and guidance to operators and other staff as needed.
  8. Continuous Improvement:
    1. Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance equipment reliability and efficiency.
    2. Propose and implement process and equipment upgrades when necessary.

Qualifications:

 

  1. High school diploma or equivalent; technical certification or vocational training in maintenance-related fields is a plus.
  2. Strong mechanical, electrical, and troubleshooting skills.
  3. Knowledge of manufacturing processes and machinery.
  4. Familiarity with maintenance tools and equipment.
  5. Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, diagrams, and blueprints.
  6. Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
  7. Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  8. Willingness to work flexible hours and respond to emergency maintenance needs.

A Maintenance Technician plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the production facility, contributing to the company's overall success by minimizing downtime and maintaining equipment reliability.

LEAD Technical has Maintenance Technician openings with multiple companies in East Tennessee.  To learn more about all of our open Maintenance Technician roles, please submit your resume and we will be in touch promptly.

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