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

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Note this is a 3rd shift position, candidates need to be comfortable working this schedule. 

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