Manufacturing Maintenance Job Description

Manufacturing Maintenance Job Description

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Manufacturing maintenance provides mechanical or electrical service on various types of machines or equipment, such as jig border, standard lathes, milling machines, welding equipment, boring mills and grinders, drills, punch press, press brakes, shears, saws, furnaces, motors; various process equipment, and control equipment such as relays, motor starters, control valves, rotometers, pressure switches, chemical or caustic equipment, etc.

Manufacturing Maintenance Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reads and understands, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic prints and symbols
Perform mechanical and/or electrical maintenance work on equipment and machinery as assigned
Troubleshoot electrical and control problems
Perform predictive maintenance, duties that detect early signs of failure or mis-adjustment, complete projects such as mechanical and electrical hardware upgrades
Ensure that the entire maintenance area of responsibility proactively supports all plant goals including safety measures
Ensure all equipment and tools for which responsible are maintained in the proper operating condition to meet established plant needs, established safety, sanitation, and , standards
Facilitate and verify appropriate training for all employees on the shift (including but not limited to cGMPs, job skills, safety)
Ensure assigned projects and deliverables
Drive performance with employees by providing a positive and equitable work environment emphasizing respect, responsiveness, and results, , utilizing the talent management process
Perform regular maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of production machinery, equipment, and specialty tools

Manufacturing Maintenance Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Manufacturing Maintenance

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: A/B, ISO, ISO17025, A/C, PLC, TPI, ANRE, HR, WHIMIS, CMRP

Education for Manufacturing Maintenance

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manufacturing maintenance job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Associates, Engineering, Military, Manufacturing, Education, Technology, Electronics, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for Manufacturing Maintenance

Desired skills for manufacturing maintenance include:

Field's policies
Procedures and practices
Technical field/area of specialization
Electrical
Broken parts
Drills
Fix worn
Hammers
Make adjustments to correct malfunctioning equipment and machines
Saws

Desired experience for manufacturing maintenance includes:

Walking, standing, bending and reaching frequently
Lifting (up to 55lbs) often
Assess and provide opportunities for training and development of maintenance crew members
Responds to emergency/after hour calls
Directs and manages daily maintenance functions, reactive and preventative, to ensure reliability of equipment operation and documented history of repairs and costs
Establish and maintain effective preventative maintenance programs that ensures reliability and documentation

Manufacturing Maintenance Examples

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Manufacturing Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a manufacturing maintenance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing maintenance
  • Troubleshoot under tense situations
  • Use and handle hazardous materials, and understand their hazards at various locations using machines and equipment, properly segregate hazardous materials and waste
  • Communicate to warehouse and/or shipping the transport of hazardous materials and waste according to strict regulatory requirements
  • Comply with state and federal regulations for handling, storage, disposal, transport of hazardous materials and waste
  • Check equipment vibrations
  • Check status of machines and equipment
  • Perform calibration and documentation of instruments
  • Perform basic technician duties including welding, pipefitting, alignment, circuit testing
  • Maintain continuous operations of equipment by troubleshooting and repairing equipment and facilities
  • Collect and evaluate operating data and perform on-line equipment adjustment when necessary to ensure maximum efficiency
Qualifications for manufacturing maintenance
  • Continuous mental/visual concentration
  • Ensure thorough and complete asset and engineering record documentation to provide accurate
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance to minimize down time, includes plotting trends and test values
  • Perform predictive maintenance by analyzing routine failures, construct and compile capability and reliability data for manufacturing equipment
  • Work with all different departments on providing data and verification of failure
  • Work with Engineering and Production to support and improve safety, productivity, quality and cost
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Manufacturing Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manufacturing maintenance. 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 manufacturing maintenance
  • Communicate accurately, concisely, and professionally with production staff and supervisors as to important repair steps taken, parts ordered, and time estimated until completion
  • Participate in daily shift meetings, prioritizing and reviewing work orders to schedule daily work
  • Process administrative paperwork in accordance to departmental policies and procedures
  • Safely troubleshoot and repair of Packaging, Processing and robotic equipment
  • Safely set up and change over production lines
  • Demonstrate the initiative to investigate and offer improvements to our plant operations
  • Communicate appropriately with other employees
  • Safely operate mobile equipment such as fork trucks, hand trucks, lifts, boom lifts
  • Create notifications and follow up on needed repairs
  • Properly lubricate equipment as per the manufacturer recommended lubrication schedules
Qualifications for manufacturing maintenance
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technology-related field is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience required
  • Ability to work with hand and power tools, lubrication equipment
  • Computer skills – must be able to use email system (Outlook), Online training tools, MS Excel, MS Word, and SAP
  • 1+ years of related experience in plastic industry preferred, but not required
  • Must be able to meet respirator certification requirements
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Manufacturing Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of manufacturing maintenance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing maintenance
  • Understanding of SAP is a plus, entering notifications, logging time and following up with repairs
  • Performs minor electronic repair, calibration, and alignment to equipment
  • This role includes being a working member of the team supervising
  • Participates fully in the Apprenticeship Program to learn and understand equipment/process function/operation
  • Learns and performs repetitive PM (Preventative Maintenance) tasks on equipment
  • Rebuild manufacturing equipment as required and perform equipment modifications as directed
  • Minimizes or eliminates facilities and equipment downtime by completing preventive maintenance on facilities equipment, fixtures and production machines
  • Troubleshoots equipment and device malfunctions
  • Accurately documents all work performed and resources used
  • Accurately maintains recordkeeping to including updates to parts inventory database
Qualifications for manufacturing maintenance
  • MRP controller for maintenance department including work orders completed on time, maintenance associates file out orders appropriately, spare parts are on order and in system, develop/revise equipment preventive maintenance procedures and reporting on maintenance activities
  • Support and/or drive cost reduction, productivity and quality improvement goals
  • Evaluate and/or analyze unique problems with equipment, troubleshoot equipment failures and repair as needed
  • Advise or recommend new or changed methods and equipment to reduce costs and improve efficiencies
  • Minimum 5 years working experiences in mass production of equipment maintenance
  • Associates Degree preferred, or one to three years related experience and/or training
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Manufacturing Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a manufacturing maintenance. 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 manufacturing maintenance
  • Schedule and performs required preventative maintenance for the analyzers
  • Manages service contracts with outside vendors and instrument manufacturers
  • Completes routine to complex troubleshooting and repairs of the analyzers
  • Manages instrument supplies (ie., spare parts, consumables, dyes)
  • Works with internal and external customers to manage equipment lifecycle
  • Executes instrument validations (IOQ and test method validations) and document revisions
  • Adheres to cGMP and GDP
  • Liaise with Production and Process Support teams on maintenance opportunities and status of current activities performed
  • On-call support for off hour emergencies
  • Coordinate materials delivery with vendors
Qualifications for manufacturing maintenance
  • Apprenticeship or at least 3 years of verifiable experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Fabrication skills
  • Detailed Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Good knowledge of piping systems
  • Provide Quality work
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Manufacturing Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manufacturing maintenance. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manufacturing maintenance
  • Coordinates with other management staff to ensure efficiency in preventative maintenance and new equipment installation
  • Responsible for productivity of all maintenance personnel
  • Manages projects as assigned by Plant Manager
  • Repair, replace, or install various power transmission systems and components including
  • Ensures documents are accurate for PM and repair data in the maintenance program
  • Provide communication to all fab members by following proper escalation procedures
  • Complete assigned tasks, goals, and critical objectives to meet committed schedules
  • Emergency Response Team participation/membership
  • Provide a postive attitude
  • Utilize metrics and lean manufacturing tools in a manufacturing environment to drive continuous improvements on Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost
Qualifications for manufacturing maintenance
  • Good machining skills a plus
  • Must be willing to attend school if needed
  • Must have prior Manufacturing Maintenance experience
  • Associates degree in a related field or minimum of 2-years of Mechanical experience
  • Knowledge of machine installation and operation, mechanical maintenance, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Must have own set of basic hand tools or be willing to purchase them

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