Maintenance Technician

Title:                          Maintenance/Automation Technician

Maintenance/Automation Technician Essential responsibilities and duties

The main missions of the role are to:
o   Install, repair and maintain all equipment and facilities 
o   Analyse mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality 
o   Validate equipment after repairs, changeovers or extended downtime 
o   Record operational data, such as pressure readings, length of stroke, feeds and speeds for use in set-up and preventive maintenance records 
o   Review production schedule and, when equipment is not scheduled for production,  perform scheduled maintenance 
o   Participate in Production Ssystem Efficiency and Quality System Efficiency workshops to support continuous improvement: propose and implement continuous productivity, process and quality improvement actions for all facilities 
o   Facilitate equipment moves on the shop floor 
o   Give advice on technical specifications of new equipment and alterations on existing equipment and facilities, making sure manufacturing, maintainability and Health, Safety & Environmental requirements are met 
o   Participate in the management of the inventory of spare parts and consumables to eliminate downtime 
o   Keep up to date documentation related to maintenance 
o   Train operators on the safe operation of production equipment 
o   Perform a start of shift safety sign-off to ensure that all safety features on assigned equipment are operational


The ideal candidate will have/be:
Minimum education level: Technical diploma, preferably with a specialisation in maintenance 
o   At least 3 years of maintenance/engineering experience within a fast paced manufacturing environment 

o   Proven ability to undertake tasks of substantial variety or complexity which require an extensive knowledge of fabrication/processing techniques, tools, materials, machines and equipment 
Skills and competencies:
o   Strong electrical industrial troubleshooting experience 
o   Experience with PLCs, Allen Bradley RS500 and RS5000
o   Strong mechanics aptitude
o   Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics  
o   Pneumatic troubleshooting and repair  
o   Working knowledge of Quality system and Health, Safety and Environment skills 
o   Strong technical problem solving skills 
o   Strong teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills 
o   Ability to work in a matrix organisation  
o   Willing and able to work overtime (Come in early, stay late, weekends, as required) 
o   Knowledge of Motoman NX and DX controllers programming an asset. 

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