Maintenance Technician in Buffalo, NY

Power Drives (PDI) Posted: 2023-05-03

Buffalo, NY 14220

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We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to maintain, upgrade and repair equipment and facilities including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, plumbing systems.
The trick is doing all of this while having fun in a fast-growing, fast-paced entrepreneurial organization.
PDI is a pet and human friendly environment located in the Larkinville district of Buffalo with a culture that rewards teamwork, accountability, integrity, respect, and continuous improvement.

Objective: Maintain, upgrade and repair equipment and facilities including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, plumbing systems.
Also act as liaison for facilities contractors.

Minimum Requirements:
2 year Engineering/Technology degree or equivalent
5 years of successful experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment

Job Requirements:
Work well in a team environment as well as working independently when required with minimal supervision.
Capable of leading all maintenance-related projects including facility upgrades, equipment installation, upgrades and repairs
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and respond to equipment downtime with a sense of urgency.
Observant, attentive to detail, quality and safety conscious.
Above average math, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and written technical instructions.
Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics.
Ability to diagnose and repair facilities and production equipment
Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical controls including PLC's
Work with general industrial maintenance fluids such as hydraulic oils, solvents, petroleum's
Willing to assist with blood borne pathogen clean ups
Competent with facility issues including plumbing, HVAC, lighting and electrical
Ability to lift 40lbs

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Preventive maintenance (PM) and general maintenance on all manufacturing equipment. Manage the PM system, includes entering new equipment into the system, creating PM tasks and frequency, performing the PM and closing out the work order while maintaining on time performance.
Work closely with Operations in determining feasibility of projects, providing input for costing on proposed changes and carrying out the work as detailed by Operations.
Act as liaison with vendors and contractors to coordinate materials, upgrades, installation of or repair of equipment and facility systems.
Dynamically prioritize repairs and projects based on the needs of production.
Maintain a spare parts inventory for all existing equipment as well as determining spare parts required for new equipment purchases.
Work with Operations in detailing machine specifications for new equipment purchases.
Participate in problem-solving and customer complaint resolution efforts.
Inform Operations Leader/Supervisors of all equipment, process, material, blueprint, safety and quality concerns.
Participate in 5S activities, including daily area cleanup and facility cleanup efforts.
Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and workplace practices.
Accept reassignment to other areas or departments as workload dictates.
Ability to diagnose and repair electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic machinery.
Perform welding for maintenance projects and repairs.
Lead plant safety to insure compliance of equipment and facilities, follow all safety policies and procedures including utilizing proper safety equipment.

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