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Maintenance Technician


Bay City, MI, US, 48706

Req ID:  78557
Facility:  BAY CITY-5055
Department:  Production Shift 2 - Bay City
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain


Basic Function

The position of Maintenance Technician includes multiple tasks that ultimately provide good manufacturing practices and on time delivery to the customer.  The individual must be able to support all manufacturing maintenance activities in the facility. Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety standards in addition to helping in the manufacturing area when needed.

Roles & Responsibilities

•    Comply with all safety requirements and training to support a GoalZero culture. This includes participating in all safety related activities such as safety talks, safety observations, audits, etc.
•    Calibration of instrumentation as needed.
•    Perform preventive/corrective maintenance and maintain accurate records. This includes the ability to dismantle, clean, repair, replace, install, assemble, and lubricate equipment.
•    Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production.
•    Operate with a flexible work schedule including off shifts and in on-call situations.
•    Maintain accurate critical spares and parts inventory system.
•    Analyze operating processes to help maximize efficiency and assist with maintaining efficient machine operations.
•    Troubleshoot manufacturing issues within the process or facility.
•     Blueprint reading, including electrical and pneumatic schematics.
•     Understand instructions and diagrams to successfully inspect, install, adjust, and maintain all mechanical, hydraulic/pneumatic, and electrical equipment in our facility.
•     Determine the best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production.
•     Determine when equipment needs to be shut down to prevent further damage.
•    Dismantle, clean, repair, replace, install, maintain, assemble, and lubricate equipment.
•    Make permanent or temporary repairs and notify supervisor if outside assistance is required to complete repairs.
•    Operate Mill, Lathe, band saw, welder, Multi-meter, cutting torches, power hand tools, bench grinder, etc.
•    Locate source of trouble on electrical equipment by tracing and testing circuits and inspecting faulty operation.
•    Inspect and diagnose motors, switches, receptacles, circuit breakers, and electronic devices.  
•    Perform PLC programming on various types of devices and machines located within our facility.
•    Familiar with HVAC, Refrigeration Compressors and Condensation units, operations, Gas Fired Boiler operations and related processes.
•    Complete work orders or follow oral instructions to assist the manufacturing group in their daily operations.  
•    This person will be required to perform a wide range of duties including assisting the manufacturing group as needed.  
•    The position requires the ability to operate a forklift, perform general house cleaning duties, maintain a clean work environment, and operate machinery associated with production.

Min. Qualifications

•    2 years experience working in a similar capacity at a manufacturing or production facility.
•    2 years experience working with PLC, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, etc.
•    Knowledge of working with controls and 480 volt electrical circuits.
•    Proficient knowledge of preventative maintenance practices.
•    Ability to work overtime or weekends on short notice as needed.
•    Ability to apply basic mathematics skills.
•    Effective written and verbal communication skills required.
•    Ability to work proactively and support other personnel and departments.
•    Ability to multitask and utilize the time available to organize and complete work within given deadlines.            
•    Maintain good attendance.
•    Must possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D
•    Relative certificates should be provided.  
•    Mechanical and problem-solving abilities.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

•    Stand on feet for 8-12 hours.
•    Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more.
•    Ability to work with fiberglass among other potentially hazardous materials.
•    Ability to comply with respiratory fit testing.
•    Proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required to be worn.
•    Ability to work in moderate noise level atmosphere.  


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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


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Nearest Major Market: Bay City
Nearest Secondary Market: Saginaw

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