Injection Molding Maintenance Technician – Piscataway, NJ

A company manufacturing custom plastic injection molded components wants to hire an injection molding equipment Maintenance Technician for first shift. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for; making injection molding mechanical systems more efficient, installing new machinery, troubleshoot various issues with injection molding equipment, and repairing injection molding and auxiliary mechanical systems to achieve maximum output.

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC SPECIFIC DUTIES
  • Carefully read manuals of equipment and interpret them to understand how to operate and maintain equipment properly.
  • Inspect newly acquired injection molding and auxiliary equipment upon arrival.
  • Strictly abide by safety regulations during manufacturing activities, keeping equipment in check to avoid mechanical hazards that could cause harm to operators and workers.
  • Teach workers how to operate equipment.
  • Carry out routine servicing of equipment to prevent breakdowns and malfunctions, which could negatively impact production.
  • Keep a record of maintenance activities to track and project the lifespan of equipment.
  • Communicate with management about equipment faults and best maintenance practices that need to be implemented for maximum performance.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment for all employees and customers complying with organizational and OSHA safety standards, procedures, and regulations.
  • Evaluate workspace safety on the production floor to ensure everyone is following guidelines with equipment.
  • Ability to complete a variety of tasks required to maintain production equipment, e.g., plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning, and structural concerns.
MAINTENANCE MECHANIC REQUIREMENTS 
  • Four or more years of experience working in equipment maintenance
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification in industry-accepted standards
  • Excellent understanding of injection molding mechanical systems and auxiliary equipment.
  • Strong knowledge of skilled trades, such as HVAC, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
  • Strong ability to communicate in writing and speaking
In addition to an hour rate in the $55 to $65 per hour range, the company offers healthcare benefits, a 401(k) with matching, and relocation assistance.


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