Maintenance Technician Day Shift in Washington, MO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for a Maintenance Technician to work for an industrial manufacturing company located in the Washington, MO area.


The Maintenance Mechanic is someone who has completed an Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate in an approved program.  Maintenance mechanics to perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining electrical, electronic, PLCs, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components of production machines & equipment such as metal fabricating machine tools, material handling systems, automated lubrication systems, grinders, hydraulic hot forming presses and support equipment.

Job Description

  • Ensures uptime and reliability of manufacturing equipment, process equipment and facilities.
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems. Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area. Removes and replaces worn or defective parts. Performs repairs on motorized equipment. Clean up and remove all items as necessary.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Sets up and operates metalworking tools such as lathe, drill press, or grinder, to make or repair parts.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all production equipment, motorized equipment, facilities and grounds including parking lot repairs, roof repairs, etc.
  • Ability to work overtime scheduled and unscheduled as needed

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.