Maintenance Technician - Bellevue, WA

Employer: Coca-Cola

Job Description:
Swire Coca-Cola produces and distributes more than fifty of the world’s most recognized brands. Our beverage portfolio has been hydrating and satisfying consumers for generations. Swire’s mission is to create with pride the magical feelings, special times and great taste of America's best soft drinks.

Why Join our Team?
Family-oriented Culture & Opportunity for Growth – We have grown a great deal over the past few years and have individuals who have been a part of the Swire Coca-Cola Family for 30+ years. This tenure is due to the incredible culture we have built, as well as the fact that we love to promote from within. We have even more opportunity than ever since our recent large expansions, and we are looking for the next generation of future leaders for our company.

Stability & Expertise – We have been established for 40 years and are one of the largest bottlers in the U.S.

Great Benefits – We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time associates which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays and Company Discounts.

We are looking to add to our team!
What does an Maintenance Technician do at Swire Coca-Cola?

In the production plant the Industrial Maintenance Technician performs a variety of general facility maintenance. The production environment is operational 24/7 so the technician is responsible to maintain, repair, disassemble and troubleshoot complex equipment in charge of production processes. There is high speed automated production machinery, and other manufacturing equipment.

Responsibilities include:
• Work is performed in high-speed bottling and production environment. Work requires exposure to all temperature changes, high noise levels, working around moving equipment, tanks, heights, wet conditions, fumes, vibrations, dust, etc. Working hours must be flexible with the ability to work all shifts and extended hours as required.
• Perform preventive maintenance on mechanical systems to include disassembly, cleaning, reassembly, & calibration.
• Analyze test results, machine error messages, & information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems.
• Clean, lubricate, & adjust parts, equipment, & machinery.
• Disassemble machinery & equipment to remove parts & make repairs.
• Examine parts for defects such as breakage & excessive wear.
• Observe & test the operation of machinery & equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters& other testing devices.
• Operate newly repaired machinery & equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
• Repair & maintain the operating condition of industrial production & processing machinery & equipment.
• Repair & replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery & equipment.
• Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
• Study blueprints & manufacturers' manuals to determine correct installation & operation of machinery.
• Cut & weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, & assemble new equipment.
• Demonstrate equipment functions & features to machine operators.
• Record parts & materials used, & order or requisition new parts & materials as necessary.
• Record repairs & maintenance performed.
• Enter codes & instructions to program computer-controlled machinery.
• Sometimes repairs or modifications are performed when blueprints & manufactures specifications are unavailable or incomplete.
• Applies a wide variety of methods, procedures & techniques to lay out, install, align, repair, overhaul, & maintain various types of machines encompassing mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, & electrical systems & operation principles.
• Utilizes safety & security practices & procedures following established rules & regulations & maintains a safe, clean, & secure work environment.
• Communicate w/ management, engineers, mechanics, & equipment operators to advise them if there are any potential mechanical hazards.
• Execute the maintenance work schedule as provided by his/her supervisor. Proper execution of the work schedule will require strategic decisions to ensure the scheduled work will be completed within the period scheduled. This effort requires the Lead to be aware of CIP, sanitation & other periods of downtime.
• Keep the assigned Lead informed of all issues which may affect the operational capability of the area processes & equipment.
• Seek assistance from the Lead on the work priority when confusion or more tasks than manpower exists.
• Examine jobs to be done & determine scope & best way to accomplish the work. Consult with requester, maintenance planner, and/or supervisor when necessary.
• Obtain one-lines, drawings, instructional manuals & special procedures, as needed, from files or other sources. Make any additional sketches, diagrams, etc., necessary to clarify the intent of the work order.
• Ensure the safety needs are given a top priority in operations support & work execution. Some examples are Arc Flash/Shock Hazard safety, confined space entry, LOTO, hazardous materials, h& tool safe use, etc.
• Have complete knowledge of plant's processes & packaging systems.
• Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in the execution of the work schedule & operational support. Ensure the shop is maintained in a safe & orderly fashion.
• Protect the integrity & quality of product at all times.
• Attend meetings & supports continuous improvement initiatives.
• Recommend equipment to be included in preventive maintenance programs.
• Suggest improvements to all maintenance processes, including planning scheduling, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, CMMS, storeroom operations, etc.
• Promote the conservation of energy.
• Maintain close contact with assigned maintenance crew, the production supervisor & equipment operators.

• High School diploma or equivalent degree/certificate
• Meet all basic plant employment criteria, to include a good attendance record
• Must have 3-5 years' experience in this role or equal vocational & technical training.
• Maintenance background, which includes hydraulics, controls, welding, electrical, PLC's, machine tools & pneumatics
• Working knowledge of hand power tools.
• Able to read one-line diagrams, blueprints & schematics.
• Able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Ability to work on multiple levels, such as catwalks, ladders, etc. & ability to work in extreme temperatures
• Manual & finger dexterity
• Ability to visually identify defective parts
• Ability to hear machine operations sounds to detect defective parts, machine failures, & changes in speed & other routine running conditions
• Must have strong problem-solving skills & the ability to work efficiently under stressful situations
• Must be able to work flexible shift schedules as determined by business needs.
• Must be able to use a computer & associated software programs.

Swire Coca-Cola, USA is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer that participates in the E-Verify program as required by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,disability, Veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

Contact Person:
Location: Bellevue, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on December 19, 2019
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