Maintenance Technician in North Charleston, SC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job Description

Seeking an eager candidate with 2+ years' electro-mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will have strong mechanical aptitude, ability to read blueprints and manuals, knowledge of 5S, and more. Forklift certification is a plus. For immediate consideration, please send your updated resume to


The Maintenance Technician II will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance performance on all production processes and equipment.

Must possess a thorough understanding of the operation and have acquired additional technical training, both classroom and practical, that will further enhance abilities that will meet individual and company needs.


  • Communicate effectively with other employees, vendors and contractors.
  • Communicate effectively with other employees, vendors and contractors.
  • Repair or assist with any mechanical problems in the facility or on the grounds.
  • Demonstrate the ability to safety and accurately operate small power hand tools and various pieces of shop equipment.
  • Read and comprehend technical manuals, blue prints, and other related maintenance or equipment documents.
  • Must acquire additional technical training, both classroom and practical, that will further enhance abilities that will meet individual and company needs.
  • Be a self-starter who possesses the ability to work with little or no supervision while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned. Duties may change as the manufacturing process changes.
  • Must display a commitment to safety by following all safety policies and practices at all times.
  • Responsible for performing monthly BBS observations and other audit programs, cleaning, painting, and maintaining 5S system.
  • Participation and completion of required EH&S training.
  • Responsible for performing assigned tasks as specified in the environmental procedures and work instructions.
  • Responsible for observing safety precautions at all times and reporting any environmental incidents to Plant Superintendent.
  • Waste must be placed in appropriate designated labeled containers and lid must be properly closed after disposal of waste. Examples of waste are chemical, oily rags, aerosol cans, empty paint cans.


  • Responsible for performing SMATs and/or TFs and be an active participant in all other facility audit, manufacturing and efficiency programs.
  • This includes WCM involvement in projects and/or meetings, as required. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring 5S standards are met and maintained.
  • Incumbent is required to clean, paint, etc. to maintain 5S standards.
  • Must have High School education or equivalent.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 Ibs and climb stairs frequently.
  • Basic operating knowledge of computers and various software programs.
  • 1-2 years of maintenance experience preferred.


  • Manufacturing plant is not temperature controlled; dust, fumes, and high noise areas are present inside plant areas.
  • Manufacturing processes involve fiberglass, glycerin, latex and formaldehyde.
  • Noise levels exceed 80 dB in some areas of the site.
  • Moving equipment such as fork lifts, buggies, genie booms and industrial sweepers travel throughout the facility, sometimes in congested areas.

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.



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