Reference : 570081

Maintenance Technician

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/03/2019

Position description





DIVISION/LOCATION:   Siding Products Group, CertainTeed Plant, Jackson, Michigan      


CURRENT POSITION/TITLE:  Maintenance Technician


SUPERVISOR TITLE:  Maintenance Supervisor                       




Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, the position is accountable for providing timely mechanical repair and preventative maintenance service to the Jackson Plant.  This mechanical repair and preventative maintenance includes the blending department, production, extrusion processes, and all other equipment, machines, and vehicles within the Jackson Plant. 




  • Answer line calls to troubleshoot any mechanical process or extrusion problem
  • Build, repair, or modify all Plant equipment, including extrusion and blending equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance for production, blending, air compression systems, chillers, closed-loop water system, and the plant lift trucks
  • Test water in closed-loop system for Ph factors, environmental concerns, and add chemicals as needed
  • Contact vendors and arrange for outside maintenance and repairs as needed
  • Use BPICS to locate store parts, follow all inventory removal procedures
  • Identify required non store items and obtain information to purchase
  • Complete assigned projects and tasks as required by management
  • Train new mechanical technicians
  • Meet the needs of internal customers by performing quality repairs in a timely fashion, ensuring finished goods continue to reach external customers
  • Identify all potential problems to equipment, building, and grounds




The position works within parameters as defined by CertainTeed policy and procedure, and is expected to determine the best solution to production, blending, and equipment repair and maintenance needs.  The position relies on knowledge and previous experience to resolve maintenance issues.  The position refers deviations in protocol to the Maintenance Supervisor for approval.




The position must have an in-depth knowledge of maintenance organization and operations, and an understanding of industrial maintenance procedures.  The position must have knowledge of OHSA standards and procedures. The position should be familiar with electrical applications and should possess a mechanical aptitude.  The position should have knowledge of commonly used computer applications. 




The position may be required to travel infrequently to troubleshoot other manufacturing facility issues.  This position requires that the position be able to move heavy objects safely, not to exceed 100 pounds, without requiring assistance such as a dolly, forklift, or team member assistance.  There are also frequent and prolonged periods of standing/walking and pushing /pulling or moving/lifting supplies.  This position experiences frequent/occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.  This position is located within a vinyl siding manufacturing facility and requires the position can work in an environment that can be noisy and dusty.  The ability to withstand heat and chemical odors is also required.  The possession of or ability to obtain licensure for a motor vehicle and lift truck is required.  Must comply with all safety requirements including use of the personal protection equipment required for this position.

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