At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.
We are currently seeking a hands on Maintenance Mechanic responsible for doing preventive maintenance to join our Extrusion PM team. The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for proactively maintaining operation of machinery and mechanical equipment thru preventive / predictive maintenance.
Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:
Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical/electrical equipment by completing required repairs on production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
Perform preventive maintenance on production equipment and machinery. Clean equipment and remove debris to improve efficiency.
Complete routine preventative maintenance tasks to keep equipment in standard operating condition.
Process necessary documentation regarding procedures performed.
Control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
Have the ability to determine the effectiveness of preventive maintenance routines and recommend improvements and changes.
Demonstrated ability to perform mechanical and hydraulic repairs used in mechanical maintenance work assignments.
Locate sources of problems by observing electrical/mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts
Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
Conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Assists with planning and implementing plant improvements and expansions.
Ensures all maintenance and repair activities are in compliance with OSHA, Federal, Local and plant safety standards.
Investigates equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations
High school diploma or G.E.D.
2-5 years’ Experience in Equipment Maintenance / Preventative Maintenance Procedures
Technical understanding, zeal and ability to deal with uncertainty
Basic understanding of Safety procedures
Experience with Power Tools
Critical decision making ability
Flexibility and adaptability and ability to focus and pay attention to detail
Experience in Industrial Manufacturing a plus
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ