Production Maintenance Mechanic Job Description

Production Maintenance Mechanic Job Description

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Production maintenance mechanic provides both scheduled and unscheduled repairs of production equipment, including solving problems with mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.

Production Maintenance Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs CNC machinery, robotic systems, pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems
Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs Heat treat equipment, Induction equipment, CNC machinery, robotic systems, pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems
Understand basic Hydraulic and Electrical systems along with associated safety practices
Understand Lean Basics and apply principle's to manufacturing floor activities
Understand Workgroup Basics and apply principle's to manufacturing floor activities
Be able to troubleshoot and repair Pneumatic systems on equipment and ancillary devices
Be able to apply pneumatic principles to repair, upgrade and control equipment and ancillary devices
Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments
Train manufacturing associates in proper handling of precise tooling and high value equipment
Conduct preventive maintenance inspections and perform required preventative maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, filter changes, alignments

Production Maintenance Mechanic Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Production Maintenance Mechanic

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: LOTO, GMP, CPR, APICS

Education for Production Maintenance Mechanic

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the production maintenance mechanic job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Industrial, Fashion, Industrial Technology, Technical, Associates, Manufacturing Technology, General Education, Welding, Education, Manufacturing

Skills for Production Maintenance Mechanic

Desired skills for production maintenance mechanic include:

Industrial technology
Manufacturing
Production operators
Communicating potential equipment problems to production and maintenance supervisors to allow scheduling of repairs
Hydraulic
Latest production schedule
Looking for and implementing equipment and system improvements
Pneumatic
Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Industrial maintenance environment

Desired experience for production maintenance mechanic includes:

Must be able to work nights, weekends or other irregular hours as required by business needs
Work independently on routine tasks, accept direction on given assignments
Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and machine servicing
Have a basic understanding of ladder logic or PLC programming
Utilize a solid working knowledge of general safety practices, along with the ability to recognize safety concerns and successfully take the initiative to modify/fix appropriately without direction
Attention to detail in following standardized preventative maintenance plans on a daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual schedule

Production Maintenance Mechanic Examples

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Production Maintenance Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a production maintenance mechanic. 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 production maintenance mechanic
  • Prepare and set-up machinery for scheduled production runs
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment while production is in process, and perform routinely-scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
  • Resolve auxiliary equipment issues
  • Provide appropriate support (as necessary) to Material Handling / Receiving crews
  • LOTO and Forklift certification
  • Completion of an Accredited two-year Technical College Program in a related field of study
  • Positive Work Ethic and Initiative to address and resolve issues that arise in the immediate situation
  • Some individual jobs may require heavy lifting (up to 75 lbs) and pushing of heavy carts
  • Utilizes meggers, voltmeters, multi-meters
  • Plan, lead and execute preventative maintenance (PM) according to PM schedule to minimize equipment downtime
Qualifications for production maintenance mechanic
  • Must be able to work some weekends when required
  • A variety of work schedules is available, including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
  • Some travel to support remote work sites and business startups nationwide may be required
  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hat and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed
  • Complete reactive maintenance on production lines to recover from equipment failures by repairing mechanical, electrical, and structural components
  • Create retrofits and fabrication, complete machine tear down/repair and assembly and work on PLCs, VFDs, and electric motors
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Production Maintenance Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production maintenance mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production maintenance mechanic
  • Able to read a schematic and use a multi-meter to troubleshoot electrical problems
  • Some welding knowledge is helpful
  • Knowledge of motors, conveyors, diaphragm and centrifugal pumps is helpful
  • Responsible for providing maintenance support in all production areas
  • Performs planned preventive maintenance tasks scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Use equipment such as hand tools, power tools, welders, electrical test equipment, PLC interface, Human Machine Interface, diagnostic equipment, fork lift
  • Must show ability to perform PM on equipment in department
  • Repair and replace parts on equipment in assigned area
  • Be able to use basic hand tools
  • Document all maintenance performed on equipment related to the assigned areas according to policies
Qualifications for production maintenance mechanic
  • Experience with CMMS or ERP systems needed, SAP experience preferred
  • Able to lift 100 lbs and pull 120 lbs as needed while performing work
  • Able to work with an awkward posture for 2 hours or more
  • Willingness to work holidays and weekends as we are a 24/7 facility operating through most weekends and holidays
  • Must be mechanically and electrically inclined and have the ability to work in and around production machinery
  • Must be able to use Outlook mail
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Production Maintenance Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production maintenance mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production maintenance mechanic
  • Be able to complete PM's on all equipment safely within assigned department
  • Read and understand electrical drawings, schematics, and flowcharts
  • Provide accurate documentation of all work performed when required
  • Knowledge of Basic Problem Solving Principles
  • Show a defined troubleshooting logic when diagnosing equipment problems of mechanical or electrical nature
  • Ensure the continued operation of all equipment related to the assigned areas in a safe and efficient manner according to ISO/GMP, policies and OSHA regulations
  • Understand MS office software
  • Understand Basic Print Reading Concepts
  • Must participate in Department specific training
  • Understand and apply SDWT principles
Qualifications for production maintenance mechanic
  • Experience with PLC (e.g., industrial maintenance, computer control systems)
  • Possess working knowledge of "Mastercam"
  • Must have sufficient computer knowledge and experience to program and operate CNC equipment
  • Must be able to read blueprints and fabricate parts from them without physical reference
  • Must know mathematics through trigonometry and formulas
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a machinist/tool and die maker
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Production Maintenance Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a production maintenance mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production maintenance mechanic
  • Be able to layout/assemble/wire equipment systems from electrical schematic packages
  • Ability to use Shop Equipment to repair /upgrade/modify parts for equipment
  • Understand how to troubleshoot/repair/program/install Motor Control Systems in Department
  • Understand how to upload/download software to Motor control drives
  • Initiate purchase orders for parts and cross reference specs for ordering replacement parts
  • Understand part cross referencing and CCR process
  • Be able to navigate AutoCAD software to retrieve drawings
  • Become familiar with plastic processing and molding machines
  • Understand basic plastic welding principles used in department
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges
Qualifications for production maintenance mechanic
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairwells and work at heights as required
  • Technical or vocational school preferred
  • Base knowledge in pipe welding and fabricating
  • Industrial electrical knowledge
  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift
  • PLC troubleshooting
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Production Maintenance Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a production maintenance mechanic. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for production maintenance mechanic
  • Requisitions supplies, materials, tools, machine parts, and other necessary equipment
  • May repair electrical equipment
  • Ensures the proper use, care, and storage of tools and equipment
  • Perform bearing analysis and installation
  • Analyzes electrical circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings, and installs, repairs, calibrates, services or replaces electrical devices and systems, and power generation devices to prevent overload using an amp probe, recording meter and various hand, power, and specialty tools
  • Welds various types of metal to repair or fabricate metal assemblies
  • Performs preventive maintenance on uninterrupted power supply systems, generators, and air compressors to maintain system operation and reliability to ensure uninterrupted power and continuous air supply to critical facilities, equipment and systems using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools
  • May be required to respond to 24-hour emergency calls for assigned work area to perform emergency building or equipment repairs during off-duty hours using a vehicle, telephone, hand, power and specialty tools and necessary materials and other related duties as assigned
  • Ensure equipment is capable of running quality parts in proper sequence and speed to meet production demands
  • Repair/replace worn tooling
Qualifications for production maintenance mechanic
  • Industrial Mechanic or Production Mechanic with Associate 2-year Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Technology and/or Related Maintenance Technology experience
  • Knowledge of personal computers and computer control systems, current CMMS software, Computer Microsoft Office preferred, or the ability to obtain competency for the above within 90 days
  • High school or vocational-technical school graduate with a combination of formal training and experience equal to five years of industrial safety environment experience required
  • Trade school graduate or completion of a recognized apprenticeship program with three years’ experience as a Mechanical/Electrical technician in an industrial/Production environment preferred
  • Minimum Electro Mechanical Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school or equivalent experience
  • Factory or military generator school preferred

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