Machine Technician Job Description

Machine Technician Job Description

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Machine technician provides end user desktop support for various software and hardware to include: Microsoft Office, Standard productivity applications, Line of business applications, Adobe, and Antivirus software.

Machine Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective machine technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included machine technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manipulate both manual and CNC machines to produce & test small metal samples according to drawing, customer request, and appropriate specifications
Troubleshooting and resolving mechanical and electrical issues that arise with machine tools and support equipment
Assist with training manufacturing associates to do preventive maintenance on applicable machines
Setup and optimize machines and programs to run first article
Coordinates the processing of all maintenance items work requests
Maintain the Pharmacy in accordance with federal and state guidelines, in accordance with our established policies and procedures, to assure that a complete pharmaceutical program is maintained
Process products through the automation equipment in accordance with scheduled need
Keep automation equipment operating at optimal levels by providing product, picks and inventory in a timely manner
Work with local EMT’s and OEM help desk and Omnicare Automation Services to identify abnormalities with automation equipment
Work with local EMT’s and OEM Help desks and Omnicare Automation Services to resolve machine break downs and failures

Machine Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Machine Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISO, FAA, HP, BLS, CPR, UPMC, RETA, SPC

Education for Machine Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the machine technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Associates, Industrial, Technology, Electronics, Manufacturing, Education, Engineering, General Education, Industrial Technology

Skills for Machine Technician

Desired skills for machine technician include:

Card personalization
Computers and all applicable software
Database
Electronics
Email and internet software applications
Machines
Microsoft Office applications
Proper quality level and peak efficiency each machine should provide
Spreadsheet
Tools

Desired experience for machine technician includes:

Hearing/Listening
Normal/Corrected Vision
Hand/Finger Dexterity
Push/Pull
Have completed a Machine Repair Apprenticeship
A strong work ethic your mechanical aptitude, welding knowledge, the ability to communicate and correspond with others

Machine Technician Examples

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Machine Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a machine technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for machine technician
  • Machine chip removal and disposal
  • Troubleshoots and repairs software controlled electro-mechanical systems
  • Coordinates administrative activities including
  • Troubleshoot, repair and overhaul of mechanical systems like, pumps, chillers, gearboxes
  • Provide maintenance on various equipment – gas burners, various ovens, vacuum systems, brake press, roll form, friction stir weld, spin lathe
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and overhaul mechanical systems like pumps, chillers, gearboxes
  • Possess full knowledge of all standard measuring equipment including the proper use of micrometers, calipers, comparators and various plug/thread gauges blueprint reading
  • Completing periodic machine tool preventative maintenance to ensure machine availability and reliable performance
  • Interfacing daily with machinists, replacement part providers, support staff and management to quickly resolve equipment issues and implement future capital
  • Other production oriented tasks (product assembly, tool grinding, welding, machining) as schedule permits
Qualifications for machine technician
  • Complete all company mandated training as required
  • Must successfully complete all technical, administrative, and interpersonal training programs to satisfy Participative Work Team objectives and become a multi-skilled team member
  • 2-year technical with 3 years’ experience supporting complex electro-mechanical equipment
  • Ability to independently organize and prioritize multiple duties
  • State of Rhode Island Electrician's License
  • Intermediate understanding of PLC Control systems a plus
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Machine Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of machine technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for machine technician
  • Perform PMs on all equipment
  • Complete all necessary forms listing work done, parts used, parts needed, time involved, Initiates requirements for machine parts and supplies
  • Perform installation and setup of new equipment as necessary.Installs and maintains compressed air systems
  • Perform maintenance to meet safety (OSHA) requirements
  • Complete fabrication projects from drawings
  • Coordinate projects with internal customers and outside contacts, vendors
  • Drive to remote locations to maintain equipment
  • Construct brackets and other devices as directed
  • Help maintain operating supplies
  • Maintain the equipment by Total Preventative Maintenance (T.P.M.) standards, schedule monthly TPM activities, find abnormal machine problems finding the cause of the problem, verify product quality, find machine quality problems, identify and adjust the machine to correct using root cause analysis and assisting with production needs as necessary
Qualifications for machine technician
  • Must be able to work all required shift hours, overtime and weekends, as needed
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs., standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • 3+ years Machine Operation experience
  • Works efficiently with work order system to document repairs and perform preventative maintenance throughout the plant
  • Perform basic inspections and repairs on production equipment
  • Associate's degree of six months or more years of directly related experience strongly preferred
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Machine Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a machine technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for machine technician
  • Responsible for daily activities and production in the clad and Fabrication shops
  • Conduct daily CCC meeting, and update metrics
  • Help drive the safety culture
  • Attend production, and scheduling meetings
  • Train new or inexperienced operators
  • Work with planning, Engineering, and routing departments to assure accurate routers, setup sheets, and weld procedures are utilized
  • Plan and coordinate work flow through the clad and fab shops
  • Read, comprehend and apply machine programs, and macros
  • Assist with setups and other areas critical to the operation of the shop
  • Assist with standardizing fixtures
Qualifications for machine technician
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain forklift and aerial lift platform licenses
  • Needs to have the ability to read/interpret blueprints and part drawings
  • Experience in an ISO certified manufacturing facility
  • Ability to change tasks and direction quickly depending on business needs
  • Frequently required to reach, bend and stoop
  • One to two years technical or military school with mechanical training
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Machine Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of machine technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for machine technician
  • Assist Quality Department with RCA’s for any quality issues
  • Prepare readiness checklist for new parts
  • Help monitor GRH’s for your area
  • Be a change agent to help drive new technology
  • Run Oracle reports to help monitor cycle times for accuracy
  • Track daily Oracle time sheets
  • Program and operate PWHT equipment
  • Responsible for weekly orders of supplies
  • Track and issue weld wire to each job router
  • Be able to do repair work when needed
Qualifications for machine technician
  • Professional and courteous customer service
  • Perform accurate and thorough system repairs
  • Address operational and technical issues to optimize productivity
  • Trouble shoot and repair mechanical and electrical components
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds frequently and occasionally 50 pounds or more
  • Responsible for setting up machine prior to production monitoring and correcting them as needed
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Machine Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of machine technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for machine technician
  • Operate their primary equipment (rewinder, core machines, core delivery systems, log saws, palletizers, wrapper bundlers, and/or case packers, etc) at centerline conditions, standard speeds, etc to maximize productivity
  • Operate a forklift when required
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks independently without the need for constant supervision
  • Proactively utilizes vast knowledge of standard concepts, practices & procedures within the Clad Shop & other related fields
  • Produce product by operating all equipment in the department
  • Review programs on numerical and PLC equipment and adjust offsets
  • Troubleshoot and perform minor equipment repairs
  • Can effectively work with the use of computers to access the EAM system other functions
  • Expedites work in response to equipment failures, performing inspections and determining corrective actions
  • Fabricates and welds components as needed
Qualifications for machine technician
  • With associates degree (above), 4 years minimum mechanical experience in an industrial environment preferred
  • Surface and Belt
  • Associate's Degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology or related technical degree is required
  • Minimum of 1 year metal machining experience (test administered) is required
  • Electrical license is preferred
  • Candidate without an Associate's Degree must have two years experience in machine maintenance involving electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems

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