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Equipment Maintenance Technician - 1st shift

Company: Solecta, Inc.
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Position Title: Equipment Maintenance Technician Reporting Relationship: Equipment Maintenance Supervisor Location: Oceanside, CA Company Overview Solecta is an exciting early-stage, high-tech company focused on solving real customer issues and commercializing polymeric industrial filtration products. Solecta has manufacturing facilities in Oceanside, CA. The company is backed by True North Venture Partners, an investing firm that specializes in commercializing and scaling disruptive innovations. Position Summary The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to safely install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment according to preventive maintenance systems and processes to achieve business goals and objectives. Essential Functions -- Comply with safety regulations and organize maintenance area following 5S standards -- Repair, maintain, and Install production and facility equipment -- Continuously improve maintenance processes and procedures -- Perform preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities -- Diagnose and resolve machine and equipment faults impacting production -- Participate in Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Plans for equipment -- Work within a team to achieve company goals -- Participate in writing and updating preventative maintenance and troubleshooting procedures -- Read and interpret electrical schematics and manufactures documentation related to tool maintenance -- Identify and escalate issues to the Maintenance Supervisor affecting safety, quality, delivery, and cost -- Understand manufacturing processes and key inputs / outputs of the manufacturing process -- Research and write purchase orders for spare parts, hand tools, and equipment required for maintenance duties -- Additional duties as assigned Position Qualifications -- High school diploma/GED or equivalent -- Minimum of 5 years of related experience in maintenance and/or facility maintenance -- Experience with pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical equipment -- Ability to use a wide variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment -- Strong understanding of general and preventive maintenance processes and methods: TPM understanding preferred -- Excellent time management skills -- Strong teamwork skills -- Good communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to communicate through email (Outlook) -- Experience with PLC preferred -- Experience with web handling equipment and fluid distribution systems (pumps, piping, etc.) preferred -- Experience in welding and machining preferred -- Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with shifting demands and priorities Physical Demands -- The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and may require the use of respirator PPE, moving mechanical parts, loud noise, and vibration -- The position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouch, crawling, and climbing all day -- Must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 lbs. (with help if required) EOE Company Description Solecta plays a globally impactful role in the development of novel and critical separation technologies for high value process feed streams that directly support the improvement of people---s lives. Whether it be advancements in the production of nutritionally sound food, materials for everyday life, or mitigation of environmental footprint, our team is driven to provide thoughtful and meaningful leadership in advanced separations. With a deep focus on understanding our clients--- industries and applications, Solecta strives to deliver superior value and agility to navigate today---s complex business environment. Solecta maintains manufacturing facilities and an R&D center in Oceanside, CA.

Keywords: Solecta, Inc., Oceanside , Equipment Maintenance Technician - 1st shift, Professions , Oceanside, California

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