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Plant Maintenance Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512640-755336
    • Job Location: Aliquippa, PA
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 12, 2021
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ARDEX Americas (www.ArdexAmericas.com), is the Global industry leader in the manufacturing and development of high-performance specialty building materials. Our success is built on continuously innovating products that shape the construction industry, and a strong team committed to delivering "customer first" solutions. We promote an inclusive "Growth Mindset culture", driven by collaboration, creative thinking and idea sharing.

To further drive expansion of our business we are immediately hiring a PLANT MAINTENACE TECHNICIAN.

This position will be located at our Aliquippa Production facility in Beaver County - 20 minutes North of Pittsburgh International Airport.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain the highest level of safety and housekeeping awareness. Ensure that safety procedures are always followed and maintain a good safety record
  • Work closely with Maintenance Coordinator and Production Supervision to identify maintenance priorities.
  • Maintain production equipment in the plant.
  • Maintain campus and facility grounds and equipment as necessary
  • Maintain all forklifts, air compressors, hand trucks, liquids equipment, lawn mower, etc.…
  • Keep knowledge base & skill set current with technology employed in the plant
  • Work on new equipment installations, modifications and fabrications
  • Help train new employees
  • Provide supervision and equipment support on the plant floor
  • Fully understand every position within the plant and be able to substitute in, if necessary
  • All other miscellaneous duties as assigned
  • Apply 5S, lean manufacturing approaches and other continuous improvement initiatives into the plant and maintenance operation
  • Work as a team on process improvement issues - having a focus on safety and productivity

Experience and Skills:

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Ten (10) years maintenance experience preferred
  • Demonstrates good mechanical, basic electrical and strong hands - on skills
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds. Ability to stand, sit, and walk for extended periods of time, occasionally kneeling and bending
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and written with supervisors, maintenance and other employees
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and rotating shifts, if required
  • Must be customer focused and maintain a high level of customer service for both internal and external customers
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
  • Forklift and hand truck experience preferred

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Benefits

Benefits:

  • Industry competitive compensation based on experience
  • Excellent benefits package to include Paid Time off (PTO), 11 Paid Holidays, 401K match, Vision, Medical, Dental, flexible work initiatives, tuition reimbursement program (up to $5,500 annually), reduced gym memberships, pet insurance & more!

About ARDEX: Want to put your career on a solid foundation?

As a family-owned company, our employees are the foundation of what we do, and enjoy an open culture that promotes diversity, team-spirit, innovation, and excellence in all we do. 

Should you experience any difficulties using our online application database, simply send your resume and cover letter to Careers@ArdexAmericas.com