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Senior Maintenance Technician

Company: Niagara Bottling North America
Location: Temple
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Allow us to introduce ourselves:We know that individuals with your skill sets are in high demand, so why should you choose Niagara? We are a family-owned and operated leading beverage manufacturer in the United States with the fastest production lines in the world. We're growing rapidly both across the nation and internationally, providing vast opportunities for career advancement. As a vertically integrated bottling company, we make our own caps and bottles and use the most advanced technology. We produce a variety of products including purified water, sparkling water, vitamin-enhanced waters, and sport drinks. While innovation is the key to our success, our tradition of high quality, value-priced bottled water will never change.Niagara is a high-performing, entrepreneurial company with focus on safety and continuous improvement. We use advanced, state-of-the art technologies to accomplish our mission of sustainability and responsibly providing quality water to our reputable and internationally recognized customers. Across our maintenance teams, we invest in our equipment and our people, equipping and empowering you and your colleagues to make decisions that drive our continued success.**What we offer: **

  • An encouraging and supportive culture where your career growth and development is prioritized
  • The ability for you to make a tangible impact in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Collaboration with other life-long learners who share your curiosity and desire for constant improvement
  • Competitive pay and benefits that include: medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance, retirement savings, and of course--- refreshing waterJob Summary:As a subject matter expert, the Sr. Maintenance Technician ensures all equipment is running smoothly through quick in-depth troubleshooting and repair of all types of manufacturing equipment. No day is the same -- your expertise may be called on to fix an urgent issue or you may implement new ideas and modify equipment to improve efficiency. Working as a team with other technicians, machine operators, supervisors, and department managers, the Sr. Maintenance Technician will collaborate to resolve mechanical issues. Through preventative and predictive maintenance processes, the Sr. Maintenance Technician will develop and implement standard methodologies aligned with Niagara's maintenance strategies and champion continuous improvement efforts as well as assist with training in their designated focus area.**What you would be doing as a Senior Maintenance Technician: **
    • Demonstrate root-cause problem solving to identify and perform equipment repairs and improvements
    • Work directly with management to develop and execute projects involving continuous improvement, upgrades, and the resolution of reoccurring problems
    • Coach and mentor operators, technicians and other peers on maintenance and technical procedures related to high speed bottle manufacturing equipment
    • Plan, lead and execute preventative maintenance efforts to minimize equipment downtime
    • Participate in special projects on equipment upgrades or installations
    • Collaborate with your peers and team members to transfer specialist technical knowledge on Sidel, Krones, Husky or other equipment technology
    • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job, and being available on call may be a requirement
    • Utilize your experience with Krones, Husky, Sidel, or other packaging or bottling equipment, and lead and develop others on the functionality and repair of equipment
    • Creating process improvements or continuous improvement initiatives
    • Utilize skills in fabrication capabilities such as cutting and welding (mig, tig or stick), and work with electrical systems including 480VAC & 24VDC power
    • Read and interpret schematics for process and instrumentation diagrams, and repair variable frequency drives, servo motors and controllers, communication systems (asi-bus, can-bus, profi-bus, ethernet), PLC input/output cards, and safety modules
    • Practice plant safety guidelines at all times and encourage your peers to practice safety all times
    • End each shift knowing you made a differenceProfile of our Senior Maintenance Technicians:Minimum Requirements:
      • 5 years of work experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment
      • High school diploma or GED
      • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and resolve issues across multiple departments and levels of the organization
      • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
      • Effective communication of issues and solutions to cross-functional team members
      • Ability to read and interpret schematics: electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic
      • Skilled in the use of shop equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, bench grinder, drill press, mill and lathe, and assorted power tools
      • Proficient skills with precision measuring equipment, such as calipers, dial indicators, bore gauges, and depth gauges
      • Willingness to be a technical leader and trainer within a specific area of plant or machine centerPreferred requirements:
        • 7 years of work experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment
        • Associate's Degree in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, mechatronics, industrial manufacturing, manufacturing automation or other similar manufacturing-relatedspecialization
        • 4 years of experience in one of the following fields: blow molding, injection molding, packaging, or beverage
        • 4 years of experience with Krones, Husky, Sidel, or other packaging or bottling equipment
        • 1 year of experience leading and developing others on the functionality and repair of equipment
        • 2 years of experience creating process improvements or continuous improvement initiativesBenefits:Full-time Team Members and their eligible dependents are offered comprehensive medical options through Aetna, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts and other benefits! We also support Health Savings Accounts through a matching contribution.Team Members accrue time off with pay for personal, family and medical needs. We also offer paid holidays! The Niagara Family also gives back to those in need in our communities with grants, volunteering and in-kind donations.Our 401(k) plan allows you to contribute on a pre-tax or Roth after-tax basis. Niagara provides a company match each pay period and Team Members are vested on their 3-year work anniversary! Team Members have plenty of options for mutual funds or a Target Date fund.We are a family-focused organization and we stand behind Team Members who want to grow their families by offering $10,000 in Adoption Assistance. We also offer Milk Stork to support work travel for our nursing Niagara moms. We also offer enhanced fertility benefits for IVF and fertility preservation services for Team Members enrolled in an Aetna Medical PPO Plan!We offer the following to protect you and your family:
          • Life and AD&D Insurance
          • Short-Term Disability Insurance
          • Long-Term Disability Insurance
          • Critical Illness Insurance
          • Accident PlanWe offer even more to help you live well:
            • Employee Discount Program
            • Employee Assistance Plan
            • Tuition Assistance (up to $7,500/year!)
            • Section 529 College Savings Plan
            • Legal Assistance & Identity Theft Protection Program
            • Pet Discount and Pet Prescription Drug PlansYou should be proficient in:
              • Blueprint Reading
              • PLC Troubleshooting Skills
              • Creating Preventive Maintenance Plans
              • Electrical Schematics
              • Hydraulics ExperienceMachines & technologies you'll use:
                • Servo Motors
                • Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
                • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
                • Conveyor Systems

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