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Equipment Set Up Technician

Company: Spectrum Brands
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Division Information

The Pet Care business unit of Spectrum Brands is based in St. Louis, Missouri with distribution, manufacturing and sales offices throughout the US and globe. Owners of dogs, cats, birds, small animals, fish and reptiles rely on our brands for exceptional value and trusted results. Our industry-leading brands include Tetra, Instant Ocean, Marineland, 8-in-1, Dingo, FURminator, Nature's Miracle, GloFish, DreamBone and SmartBones.

Job Summary

Work as directed performing routine and complex repairs, and performing preventative maintenance on machinery and facility. Supports team members in all essential functions and skill sets as required to effectively operate and continually improve the processes of the department.

Pay: $18.00

Benefits: Eligible date of hire; Medical - Anthem, Dental - Delta Dental, Vision - VSP, 401K - Prudential with a company match, company paid life insurance, company paid short term and long term disability, vacation and sick time and more!

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Take an active part in maintaining a safe workplace for themselves and co-workers, both in abiding by all rules and regulations set forth by the company and in suggesting ways to improve the workplace.
  • Adhere to standing PM schedule by completing assigned inspections on time. PM inspections are described as a weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual scheduled maintenance necessary to keep production, distribution and facility equipment operating efficiently. This includes, but is not limited to tightening, adjusting, aligning, parts replacement, and lubrication, etc.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all equipment and Manufacturing processes.
  • Assists in the effort to continuously improve process efficiencies through implementation of new technology, simplification and the elimination of barriers, and non-value-added activities.
  • Demonstrate respect to others with a positive and supportive attitude.
  • Maintain documentation of repairs and preventive maintenance performed.
  • Ensure that appropriate components and replacement items requirements are properly communicated and ordered.
  • Assists in the effort to continuously improve process efficiencies through implementation of new technology, simplification and the elimination of barriers, and non-value-added activities.

Education and Experience Profile

  • 2 years college, technical school or equivalent work experience.
  • High School education or GED.

Required Skills

  • Must be reliable and work with minimal supervision.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Industrial Maintenance in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of machine control (PLC's, Sensors, IO's).
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Welding, Fabrication & Machine Shop Equipment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs with occasional overtime.
  • Good verbal and written skills, computer literacy. Excellent organizational skills and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to read and understand machine blueprints and electrical schematics.
  • Strong ability to trouble shoot equipment malfunctions.

Work Environment

Working conditions are normal for a Manufacturing environment.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Spectrum Brands, Blacksburg , Equipment Set Up Technician, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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