Maintenance Technician II


Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC


Posted Under: Janesville, Wisconsin jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs
Posted On: 2017-04-21 14:00:00

Job Description:

Reports to: Maintenance Manager (direct) and Value Stream Leader (indirect) GENERAL PURPOSE: Operating at mastery level, independently maintains and repairs mechanical, electrical, robotic and automated equipment in the manufacturing plant. Provides technical support to Manufacturing Technicians, Value Stream Leaders and Engineers in areas such as production, maintenance, safety, testing, and process improvement. Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic, robotic and mechanical components, equipment or systems. Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data using established formulae and procedures, and performs detailed mathematical calculations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: * Follows all safety policies and procedures defined by the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries.Completes assignments in an orderly and expeditious manner by taking necessary safety precautions as well as understanding and adherence to established company/departmental policies. * Practices Lean principles and participates in Kaizen events and continuous improvement projects. * Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of plant production and/or support equipment, and related processes. * Performs highly complex equipment and system maintenance or modification tasks independently and in work teams. * Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve availability, capability and yield * Identifies complex equipment/system malfunctions and implements effective corrective and preventive actions through a thorough application of advanced analytical and problem solving skills. * Provides technical analysis of work processes, equipment design, operation, and functionality to identify opportunities for increased productivity, improved quality, or cost savings. Works with others to develop alternative solutions. * Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment and systems (e.g., mechanical, electrical) * Performs equipment failure analyses (including preventative and unscheduled maintenance) * Troubleshoots and diagnoses difficult, infrequent problems with equipment * Prepares technical reports to document equipment modifications and equipment maintenance procedures * Continuously learns and applies skills and procedures while performing progressively more difficult, hazardous and technical duties related to the maintenance, modification and installation of the plant equipment and systems. * Assists in AM/PM training development and implementation for standards, procedures, equipment and system operation, detailed analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting techniques. Directly responsible for training Operators. Identifies and acts on opportunities to informally mentor and train others. * Continuously works to improve personal technical and leadership skills. * Develops and/or works from plans and schedules, drawings, and other written specifications, or oral instructions. Selects materials, equipment, and tools to be used. * Accepts and requests increasing levels of responsibility. * Documents maintenance work performed and maintains related records and files, including MSDS. * Requisitions new or replacement parts, tools or equipment for the approval of the Plant Manager. * Assists with the planning and installation or rearrangement of machinery or equipment. * Executes jobs and/or project to meet schedules while ensuring safety precautions and established company/departmental policies are followed. REQUIREMENTS: * HS diploma or GED required; Associates degree or technical certifications preferred. * Must be able to read, write, and speak English * Must be at least 18 years or older * 3+ years relevant training in one or more maintenance trades, specifically mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, PLC controls, robotics and pneumatics. * Knowledge of spreadsheet or database software preferred. * Previous experience training and/or leading others desired. * Experience working for a bedding manufacturer and/or knowledge of sewing equipment a plus. * Mechanical aptitude and ability to read blueprints and schematics. * Effective organization and planning skills * Demonstrates commitment to excellent customer support. * Strong analytical and technical ability to problem solve * Excellent communication skills and ability to work in cross-functional teams * Shows ability to foster a working partnership through listening and understanding needs. * Adapt to changing circumstances and priorities * Effectively solve targeted problems * Encourage and own a safe work environment * Produce high quality work and services * Work cooperatively with others and achieve outcomes * Open to feedback and motivated to grow outside the comfort zone * Communicate efficiently and effectively with others * Work involves physical demands typically found in a manufacturing environment, such as but not