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Mechanical Technician in Wilmington, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Purpose of the Position: Provides first, second and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues in the department. Works hands-on with manufacturing equipment and activities. Identifies and supports process improvements. Uses judgment, experience and initiative to resolve problems and make recommendations. 

Day to Day Responsibilities: 
• Provide first, second and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues 
• Receive training from engineering in technical SME (Subject Matter Expert) areas, on new processes/equipment and/or on procedural changes 
• Serve as a SME in specific technical areas to minimize engineering production support requirements 
• Develop/maintain a system to keep production teams current on process, equipment and procedures 
• Work with support groups and production teams to coordinate and direct equipment start-up, repair, troubleshooting, and process changes 
• Preventive Maintenance support 
• Help department achieve safety and Lean goals 
• Receive training in new processes/equipment and/or procedure changes from engineering 
• Provide technical training for associates 

Education & Experience: Two year electrical/mechanical technical degree preferred (Will consider experienced candidates with demonstrated skills). 

No Degree - 10+ years of work experience. 
2 year degree - 5+ years of work experience. 
4 year degree - 3+ years of experience. 

Must Have: 

• Need electrical background and experience 
• Candidates should have some PLC knowledge. PLC programming is not required, but any higher level PLC experience will be a strong qualifier. 
• Experience troubleshooting electrical circuits. 
• Good process and equipment troubleshooting skills 
• Mechanically and Electrically inclined (aptitude for both) 
• Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary 
• Good written and verbal communication skills (detailed oriented) 
• Ability to train effectively 
• PC proficient (Excel, Word, SharePoint, Passdown) 
• Willing to act as a motivator and role model for the shift 
• Controlled response in emergency situations 

Hours of Work/Schedule/Flex Time: Mon – Fri 8 hrs/day (Some OT/Weekend work will be required) 
On-call support every 6-8 weeks 

Desired Skills: 
• Capable of using Diagnostic equipment 
• Basic understanding of PLC 
• PC – Data Analysis (PI, etc.) 
• Electrical test equipment

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