Maintenance Technician in Winchester, Virginia

Company: Abacus Service Corporation


Abacus is a global staffing company that services over 40 Fortune 500 clients.



Job Description:

  • Provides technical support in the manufacturing of liquid drinks.
  • Must be versatile and able to problem solve breakdowns in addition to being proactive with adequate preventative maintenance to avoid machine malfunction and unnecessary downtime.
  • Works with all team members to meet production goals within operating budgets.

  • Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Works with all departments to meet or surpass the plant's safety goals.
  • Follows all GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Participates and provides input with the team during DDS (Daily Direction Setting) meetings.
  • Prioritizes and coordinates maintenance work to ensure maximum equipment uptime.
  • Performs troubleshooting as needed to minimize downtime.
  • Performs equipment repairs.
  • Installs/ repairs/ maintains all types of electrical and mechanical equipment including PLC's, wiring, motor starters, switches, motors, gearboxes, pumps, filters, actuators, valves, etc.
  • Reads and understands all types of blueprints and CAD drawings.
  • Operates power tools, hand tools, and electrical and instrument test equipment to install, maintain, and troubleshoot plant equipment.
  • Operates welders and torches to perform repairs.
  • Operates trade specific tools including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, and verniers.
  • Operates all types of machine shop equipment including drills, lathes, milling machines, grinders, and cut-off saws.
  • Performs all necessary documentation of work performed and any unusual conditions, or defective equipment with the highest accuracy possible in SAP.
  • Executes ownership of tools and shop by maintaining good housekeeping and a clean and orderly work area.
  • Administers training as needed.





Competencies/abilities:

  • These are key observable/measurable skills, knowledge and behaviors required that contribute to successful performance in the position. (e.g., drive for results, customer focus, etc.).
  • Safety Awareness Being aware of conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Quality Orientation Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  • Adaptability Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Teamwork/Collaboration Working effectively with team/work group or those outside the formal line of authority (e.g., peers, senior managers) to accomplish organizational goals; taking actions that respect the needs and contributions of others; contributing to and accepting the consensus; subordinating own objectives to the objectives of the organization or team.




Other qualifications:

Understand and follow company and site policies and procedures on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Hold Tags, HACCP, USDA, Foreign Objects, Safety and Security.



Shifts:

3 PM 11:30 PM
11 PM 7:30 PM, plus OT.




Associated topics:
automotive, breakdown, calibrate, customer service, equipment, field service, field service technician, machine maintenance, maintenance mechanic, millwright

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