Staffing - Equipment Technician II in Fort Worth, TX at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Automation Equipment Technician

11 PM - 7 AM M-F (weekend and OT as needed 40-60 hrs/week) 

Scope of Position: 
To provide both preventative maintenance and repair for manufacturing equipment used in the Connector Automation department. 

This position includes significant duties such as: 
• Troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic processes of both automation and manual equipment in order to support production needs. 
• Determining the quantities and capabilities of materials needed and the cost for the repairs, upgrades, and modifications of the equipment. 
• Performing basic operation processes for all equipment used in production. 
• Using drawings sketches, specs, charts and tables to locate machinery, determine requirements, machine moving requirements, identify spare and repair parts, determine preventative maintenance schedules, determine machine capabilities and optimize them. 
• Assisting Mfg. Engineering with the layout of equipment and installation of necessary utilities. 
• Prioritizing preventative maintenance and repair on all mfg. equipment. 
• Identifying issues and reacting appropriately, including bringing long-term downtime or urgent quality issues to the Supervisor and Engineer’s attention. 
• Using computers to communicate with software PLC’s and other programs needed to troubleshoot or operate equipment to the proper industrial standards. 
• Working independently or as a team member to perform minor equipment improvement projects to reduce downtime, improve quality and overall reduce costs for the operation of the equipment. 
• Maintaining inventory counts for spare parts 

Required Education: 
• High School Diploma or equivalent 
• Current enrollment or Technical degree is a plus 

• 5+years of experience in a manufacturing environment with proven skills in mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting 

Required Skills: 
• Able to work in a team environment 
• Able to successfully complete special projects with little or no supervision 
• Able to communicate in English both written and verbal 

Manager Must Haves: 
- Experience with inventory systems 
- Background with Blue printing and drawing 
- Background with instrumentation installs 

Please note: the hiring manager confirmed there is a strong possiblity the assignment will be extended past the current 6 month timeframe

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 or 844-463-6178.