Manufacturing Technician


Job Title: Manufacturing Technician

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Position Objective / Summary: The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance of all production and facility equipment:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment and plant facilities
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair/ replacement of production machines
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities
  • Use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving, and manipulating materials
  • Use control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines
  • Communicate and coordinate with outside contractors such as tooling companies, electrical contractors, and HVAC contractors.
  • Record information according to established policies and procedures
  • Comply with all safety regulations
  • Operates any equipment needed to perform job
  • Aid in facility cleanliness; interior and exterior
  • Performs related duties as needed by supervision
  • Makes recommendations for process improvement

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 4+ years manufacturing experience
  • Strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and industrial skills
  • Familiarity with all product lines
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, or lift for long periods of time
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)

Working Conditions: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
  • Reaching above shoulder height and/or below the waist
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs
  • Using a variety of hand and power tools
  • Exposure to the manufacturing area where personal protective equipment may be required
  • Ambient room temperatures and lighting as found in a typical manufacturing environment
  • May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another during the production process
  • Exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, and odors

This job description is a summary of the job duties and requirements that represent the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be complete in detail. Individuals classified in this job are expected to perform all the essential duties identified herein, and occasionally may be required to perform duties that are not included within this document.

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