MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - PLASTICS / GLENDALE, WI in Milwaukee, WI at Parallel Employment Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2017

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Job Description

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - PLASTICS - Direct Hire in Glendale, WI - $18-$25/hour.

Requires extensive experience in machine repair, as well as through knowledge of Extrusion operations. Must possess strong mechanical and communications skills, and have a strong general knowledge of plant maintenance.


Essential Functions Statement(s)

•The employee must complete at least one annual “Lock Out” inspection.

•The employee must complete a minimum of (2) preventive maintenance work orders per month.

•Requires little or no daily supervision.

•Inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate malfunctions.

•Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.

•Employee must help identify spare parts needed for equipment repair and properly fill out requisitions.

•Maintenance Technicians may be needed for weekend or evening “call outs”.

•The employee must have basic knowledge of, and can troubleshoot most equipment in the plant.

•The employee must be able to show basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in the facility.

•The employee becomes and “owner” of one group of equipment: Extruders, air compressors, blenders / loaders.

•An “owner” of a machine must be able to handle all breakdowns on that particular machine. The employee must be able to completely rebuild, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain at least one class of equipment.



•Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

•Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

•Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

•Reliability- The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

•Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

•Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

•Ambition - The drive to achieve personal advancement.

•Self Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

•Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

•Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.


Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

Experience: One to two years related experience preferred in a manufacturing facility

Computer Skills

Certificates & Licenses

Other Requirements

•Successful completion of forklift and electric pallet jack certification and training.

•Attend annual training and practice of Lock Out/Tag Out procedures

•Must possess basic plumbing, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic skills.

•Requires basic working knowledge of power hand tools: Drills, Saws, Cutting tools,

•Good verbal communication skills

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO Employer

Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.