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Maintenance Technician - 2539 in Janesville, WI at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 9/7/2017

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Job Description

Maintenance Technician

SUMMARY

Responsible for all size change of dies and downstream equipment.  Start up of line after changeover.  Getting product in specification before turning the line over to production.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Make all die changes

  • Setup all downstream equipment for size pipe to be run

  • Purge machines for changeover

  • Cut and build plugs

  • Cut rubber for tanks and bellers

  • Build heads

  • Pre-heat tooling

  • Insure all downstream equipment is in proper working order

  • Maintain inventory of tooling and supplies

  • Electrically wire all heads

  • Train production team members

  • Be available for occasional unscheduled overtime

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No Supervisory responsibility

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma and a minimum of 2 years experience in extrusion or three or more years in industrial maintenance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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