Production Maintenance Job Description

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PRODUCTION MAINTENANCE SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS

The production maintenance worker maintains and repairs the organization’s production equipment and other machinery (e.g., conveyors, packaging).

PRODUCTION MAINTENANCE ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Disassemble and reassemble machinery and equipment
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning parts and conduct tests to ensure that repairs are satisfactory
  • Monitor performance of machinery and equipment; adjust and calibrate as needed, ensuring that equipment meets specifications and requirements
  • Periodically perform basic diagnostic tests and preventive maintenance, in accordance with prescribed schedules; adjust equipment and reset or calibrate sensors and controls to specs
  • Clean and lubricate equipment or machinery
  • Test damaged machine parts to determine whether major repairs are needed

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

PROCEDURES

The Production Maintenance Job Description is mentioned in the following procedures:

Procedure ID and Name Policies & Procedures Manual
AS1140 Control of Production/Service Processes AS9100

PRODUCTION MAINTENANCE QUALIFICATIONS

Must have at least a high school diploma or GED certificate. Prefer someone with experience in industrial technology, postsecondary coursework in mechanical drawing, mathematics, blueprint reading, CNC, and/or electronics. Must have a good understanding of electricity, electronics, hydraulics, and computer programming.

Ideal candidate will have an associate’s degree or the equivalent experience in industrial maintenance. Industrial maintenance certification(s) would be a plus.

PRODUCTION MAINTENANCE PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to communicate orally with management and production staff is crucial. Regular use of phone and email for communication is essential. Hearing and vision correctable to within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, receiving ordinary information, and preparing or inspecting documents.

The ability to remain in a stationary position roughly 50% of the time, as well as the ability to move about the facilities to perform maintenance work, is required. Must be able to position self to maintain production and related equipment.

Some heavy lifting can be expected. Good manual dexterity required to use maintenance equipment (e.g., computers, testers, gages, hand tools).

Protective gear, except for safety shoes, is supplied by the organization. Safety training takes place upon hire and annually thereafter.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The job is primarily performed indoors in the organization’s production facility.

SKU: JD0970

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