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Maintenance Technician


Akron, OH, US, 44306

Req ID:  80588
Facility:  AKRON EXETER-5001
Department:  Maintnance - AXO
Division:  Global APS


Basic Function

The position of Maintenance Technician is responsible for preventative maintenance, 
troubleshooting, and repair of plant process equipment used in the manufacturing process. 
The incumbent evaluates the unit’s operating status and performs troubleshooting of 
processes, and repairs equipment in order to maximize unit reliability and quality 
production. The incumbent understands levels of downtime caused by equipment issues 
and associated points of cause and maintains communication with others inside and outside 
their department. This positions receives direction from a supervisor and may receive 
support from a process specialist and technical personnel

Roles & Responsibilities

• Comply with all safety requirements resulting in zero safety violations. This includes 
participating in all safety related activities such as safety talks, behavioral based safety 
observations, audits, etc.
• Monitor, troubleshoot, and perform predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance 
on equipment used during daily manufacturing
• Perform changeovers and disassemble, assemble, and clean machinery
• Follows standard operating and LOTO procedures for all assigned tasks
• Follows schematics, diagrams, blueprints, operation manuals, manufacturer’s instructions,
and engineering specifications
• Install, adjust, and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, electromechanical, conveying, bag housing, 
and air conveying systems
• Inspect and replace hoses, valves, pumps, etc.
• Weld and fabricate parts and machinery as required
• Review and maintain electronic work orders, timekeeping, and parts inventory system
• Review and maintain electronic records of maintenance repair actions; provide analysis of 
data retrieved
• Maintain physical accountability and inventory of parts and equipment in storehouse; 
anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies
• Instruct/teach proper maintenance and care methodologies and procedures

Min. Qualifications

• Availability to work overtime or weekends on short notice as needed; provide on-call service 
when required
• Must possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D. at time of application
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License
• Must be able to read and interpret schematics, diagrams, blueprints, operation manuals, 
manufacturers’ instructions and engineering specifications, write routine correspondence, and 
speak the English language to effectively communicate with supervisors and other team 
• Must be able to climb stairs, ladders and work in 
confined spaces
• Strong mathematics and computer skills; SAP experience preferred
• Properly follow written and verbal operating and LOTO procedures; complete work within 
given deadlines
• Ability to troubleshoot equipment and problems effectively
• Collaborate with team members
• Maintain excellent attendance habits

• Stand on feet up to 12 hours
• Ability to perform without reasonable accommodation: walking, climbing, bending, 
kneeling, twisting, and lifting a minimum 55 lbs. or more
• Willing and able to comply with respiratory fit testing
• Must be able to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include: heat, 
cold, dust, strong odors, and loud noises with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including long pants, long sleeves, steel-toed boots, 
gloves, hard hat, safety goggles, earplugs, and a respirator are required to be worn

Preferred Qualifications

1 - 2 years previous experience working in an industrial maintenance role of similar 
capacity at an industrial manufacturing facility is PREFERRED


PREFER if Possess a certification/degree in at least one of the following:
 *2-year degree in Industrial, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
 *Industrial Electricity/motor controls or a state-issued license
 *Journeyman’s Card (Electrical, Maintenance, Millwright)
 *Welding certification (3G or 4G; 6G preferred)
 *Fluid Power Systems (Hydraulic and Pneumatic)


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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