Production Maintenance Technician – 2nd shift

Job Summary:

Perform maintenance, repair, complex troubleshooting, redesign, and implement improvements on mechanical, electrical, and computerized systems, develop/improve preventative maintenance and machine rebuild/tuning/alignment procedures. Act as a technical resource for Production Operators and assist the Engineering group in process operations / machine improvements and modifications.


  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Performs skilled abilities in examining production machines and equipment to diagnose electrical and mechanical problems to ensure equipment is electrically, mechanically sound, and functions to LTS specifications.
  • Provides support to electronic devices and equipment used in production such as vision systems, converting machines, PLC devices and multiple function sensors.
  • Debugs, repairs, replaces defective parts, or adds new parts and / or equipment. Makes necessary adjustments to insure optimum performance.
  • Cooperates with co-workers and managers to develop a team environment where individuals work effectively – productively in a positive atmosphere where others are treated professionally and respectfully.
  • Demonstrate initiative and dependability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate ability and initiative to analyze equipment / line problems / equipment efficiencies and implement solutions.
  • Demonstrate ability to properly select and install electrical sensors or control systems to improve process performance and machine dependability.
  • Ability to write and implement emergency ECO modifications.
  • Can determine when a machine or piece of equipment is not operating per LTS specification.
  • Maintains and repairs equipment per the maintenance work order procedures.
  • Debugs, repairs, replaces and/or adds any necessary parts and/or equipment.
  • Design and build manufacturing equipment and fixtures.
  • Willingness to perform other tasks not related to present job description.

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the general trade; i.e.: packaging, converting or printing with a strong working knowledge in electronics, sensors, high / low voltage, welding and common machine shop equipment.
  • Knowledge to perform preventative maintenance and calibration of production and/or facility equipment without supervision.
  • Knowledge and ability to implement ECO changes.
  • Knowledge and ability to assist in coordination of installation activities of new equipment with Engineering, Production and Maintenance personnel.
  • Knowledge and ability to train other maintenance Technicians in areas of personally preferred specialization in an on-the job (OJT) training scenario
  • A basic knowledge of Pneumatics
  • A basic knowledge of Mathematics
  • A basic knowledge of computers
  • A basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and equipment database functionality
  • A basic knowledge of PLC programming and operation preferred
  • Skilled in using a variety of shop tools and equipment, including milling machine
  • Skilled in electronic, electrical, machine tool and precision measuring
  • Skilled in using electronic devices for troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Skilled in welding – TIG, MIG and Stick
  • Ability to instruct / assist other Maintenance Technicians in the intricacies of production machinery and equipment in performing PM’s and maintenance calls.
  • Ability to instruct Production Operators in proper operation of the machinery.
  • Ability to provide supervision and training to maintenance / facility helpers in job activities.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, professionally and positively with all employee levels.
  • Ability to develop insightful troubleshooting techniques, training, and document such as a resource for further departmental company use.
  • Ability to view / debug machine control logistic software (PLC) and hardware for proper operations as per the qualified machine specifications.
  • Ability to trouble shoot, diagnose and repair machine breakdowns in a prompt, skillful manner to minimize machine downtime.
  • Ability to make useful recommendations regarding improved machine performance.
  • Ability to set priorities to achieve production quotas and company goals.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and specifications
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to be flexible and work on a variety of jobs, equipment and locations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to read equipment specifications and blueprints.
  • Ability to understand and apply technical information.
  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities and formulate an action plan.

Performance Measures:

  • Response to problems or issues is accurate, timely and cost effective.
  • Internal customers and vendors are satisfied with support, documentation, communication and results.
  • Machines and tools are properly used and maintained in good working condition
  • Internal customers and Engineering satisfied with support, documentation, communication and results
  • Ability to problem solve issues with minimal engineering assistance
  • Functionality review of work when assisting an engineer
  • LTS resources are utilized expertly.
  • Timelines and objectives are established and met.
  • Machines and support equipment are properly debugged and repaired to specifications and within tolerance
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment.
  • Responsible for maintaining the use of required machine guards, safety equipment and safety procedures.
  • Safety Policies are followed.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Response to problems or issues is professional
  • Projects are approached with a positive attitude.

Department/Division: Maintenance
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Grade: 10