Forklift Mechanic (US) - 1151 - Tunkhannock PA (Tunkhannock, PA)

Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, United States DHL Supply Chain 3684515 19. June, 2020

Role Purpose:

The maintenance mechanic is responsible for troubleshoot, repair, and maintain equipment in accordance with electrical diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications. Responsible for performing root-cause analysis for all mechanical and electrical equipment. Must have advanced skills in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance of all equipment,
  • Perform root-cause analysis, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain mechanical and electrical equipment such as: motors, pneumatic, conveyor, blending, scaling, filling, cartooning, coding/printing, electrical, compressed air, vacuum hydraulic and bulk-filling systems.
  • Train junior mechanics on equipment, procedures and troubleshooting practices.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical systems related to production and plant support equipment ranging from single phase to three phase equipment along with voltages ranging from 5VDC – 480 VAC.
  • Root cause analysis on equipment of systems failure.
  • Interpret electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, blueprints, and layouts.
  • Troubleshoot electrical wiring, relay logic, control and safety circuits.
  • Troubleshoot electronic boards, PLC;s, touch screens, displays, contactors, motors.
  • Ability to use and read a volt meter, amp meter, ohm meter, and other electrical testing equipment needed for the facility.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues related to power transmissions, chain and belt drives, cams, bearings, and actuators.
  • Troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic controls and components.
  • Ability to perform basic HVAC troubleshooting.
  • Teardown and rebuild gearboxes, clutches, actuators, and other assembles related to equipment repairs.
  • Proficient in using all hand tools, power tools, shop equipment such as: drill press, surface grinders, torch, plasma cutter, pipe threader, breaks, presses, calipers, micrometers, other measuring instruments, and test equipment.
  • Fabricate parts, guarding, and parts modifications for equipment repairs and improvements.
  • Weld different grades of metal for repairs and fabrication using different plant welding techniques (i.e. MIG, TIG, and Arc).
  • Follow all company policies including but not limited to general manufacturing and safety practices.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, or 5-7 years of related experience or training, or equivalent combination of experience and education

Our Organization is an equal opportunity employer.

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