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Maintenance Technician - Optical Lab in Winston-Salem, NC at The Resource Inc.

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

We' re seeking an experience Maintenance Technician to join our nonprofit client, in their Optical Lab in Winston-Salem! This is a permanent, Direct Hire opportunity with a 2nd shift working schedule (3: 00pm-11: 30pm) and a pay rate of $20.00 per hour! The Maintenance Technician supports maintenance initiatives by serving as the primary focal point for communications and maintenance activities, as well as coordinating both routine and major maintenance shutdowns as required. The ideal candidate for this position will have previous experience in highly automated manufacturing, proficiency in computerized maintenance management systems, and a working knowledge of optical terminology is preferred. If you feel you could successfully carry out the duties listed below and are a qualified candidate, we' d love to speak with you!

Responsibilities:
- Organize work materials, write work instructions, specify safety needs, and optimize the use of maintenance labor to maximize performance and minimize downtime of lab equipment
- Identify and procure parts and materials needed for planned work orders and PM work orders
- Write purchase requests for repair and replacement parts, and contract services
- Prioritize planned, preventive, predictive, and project maintenance activity for assigned lab areas, in concert with production schedules and equipment maintenance needs
- Estimate labor requirements for all planned and preventive maintenance work orders
- Conduct weekly meetings with Operations, Technical, and Maintenance employees to organize and prioritize maintenance work
- Ensure weekend/downtime activities are coordinated
- Create, or change PMs as needed
- Schedule maintenance activities with contractors on Preventative Maintenance on equipment
- Assume additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed

Qualifications:
- At least 3 years of experience in highly automated manufacturing, lean manufacturing/continuous flow operations
- Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a Computerized Maintenance Management System
- Ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams
- Demonstrated ability for independent decision-making
- Flexible and responsive to the needs of the business
- Ability to overcome obstacles and have the organizational skills necessary to complete assignments in a timely manner
- Proactive in problem solving and leading the resolution of lab equipment problems
- Effective oral and written communications skills
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as required
- Comfortable working in a combination of seated, walking or standing position for up to 10 hours
- Ability to use Outlook (email), Basic Word Document, and Basic Excel Spreadsheets
- Associate Degree or Maintenance Certification is preferred
- Working knowledge of Optical Terminology is preferred

Submit your resume online, or in person at 1292 S. Stratford Rd. Winston-Salem, to be considered for this position. For additional information, please call or text our office at 336.896.1000.
While we appreciate all inquiries, only qualified candidates will be contacted for further information.