Machine Tech 1 - 3rd shift in Greenwood, Mississippi

Date Posted: 7/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 7/12/2020

Job Description

The Machine Technician 1 is responsible for manufacturing product by operating and maintaining equipment and processes that provide optimum customer service. Technicians in this category should be cross-trained on all equipment in their respective area and have 1-2 years of experience at MT. Also responsible for enhancing the department's productivity and quality and assisting Facilitator as required. This position will be responsible for knowing and implementing all area specific compliance issues, including quality, environmental, safety and MT/plant policies. This position will contribute to team efforts by participating in continuous improvement projects as required. This position will also assist with training coworkers as necessary. Duties and Responsibilities * Produce product by operating all equipment in the department. Set up, adjust and troubleshoot equipment, including automated operations, controls, and sensors. * Review programs on numerical and PLC equipment and adjust offsets. Communicate with Facilitator and Maintenance Techs about required ladder logic and PLC troubleshooting. * Perform preventative maintenance responsibilities. Participate in updates of preventative maintenance schedules. Complete routine equipment and product inspections and complete required documentation. * Investigate and efficiently assist with diagnosis and resolution of equipment and quality problems, production delays or stoppages. Participate in performing root cause analysis and assist with implementing the best solution. * Troubleshoot and perform minor equipment repairs. Provide feedback to Maintenance and Facilitator as needed. Learn and complete corrective actions as directed. * Inform Facilitator or Department Manager about processes or equipment requiring attention. Complete documentation as required or requested. * Recommend and participate in completion of continuous improvement projects specifically designed to improve processes, productivity and quality, especially those related to corrective actions. * Complete other duties as assigned by the manager/facilitator, including working other shifts as necessary. * Adhere to all safety requirements in the work area * Practice 5Ss Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills * Able to interpret technical data, including drawings and schematics, accurately. * Must be proficient in the use of common inspection and test equipment. * Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills required. Education and Experience Requirements * High School or GED diploma required plus Technical Certification in a Mechanical, Electrical, Automation or related program or equivalent combination of education and experience in maintenance, mechanical, or technical field. * Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in maintenance, mechanical, or technical field at MT or similar employer preferred. Physical and Weight Lifting Demands The physical and weight lifting demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequency Letter Code Defined as Never N Infrequent I Up to 1 hour per day Occasionally O 1 to 2 hours per day Frequently F 2 to 5 hours per day Continuously C 6+ hours per day Physical Task Frequency Reason for Physical Actions Stand C Standing work Sit I Load, drive and unload forklift Walk O Manually handle items Bend/Twist C As required to pick up manually handle items; turn from side to side to view load Push / Pull F As required to pick up boxes of parts or finished goods Climb (stairs, ladders) I Climbing on and off the forklift; to access top level of facility Reach F As required to assemble, inspect, or pack product Lift F To place frames on fixtures or move product Carry I Grasp/Grip C Boxes; forklift controls Repetitive Motions C Load and unload boxes of products and parts Kneel/Crawl I Run N Jump N Rapid work speed F To keep production lines moving Filing N Finger movement F Load and unload boxes of finished products and parts Keyboard use I Close vision C Color vision F To determine accurate counts of finished products Depth perception C Far vision F Hear C Talk C As required to communicate w/in cell Smell N Touch N Temperature C Able to work in various temperatures Amount of Weight Frequency Reason for Action Up to 40 pounds C To move product Personal Protective Equipment Equipment Frequency Reason Safety glasses C To protect eyes Leather shoes C To protect feet Gloves F To protect hands Ear Plugs N To protect hearing
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