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Maintenance Technician

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Salisbury, MA, US

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.

 

Job Summary:

This position is located at the Milliken plant in Salisbury, MA. The Mechanical Technician reports to the Facilities /Maintenance Manager.  This position is responsible for providing expedient service to the facility’s equipment to ensure maximum efficiency and quality performance involved with manufacturing and processing our products.  Work hours are  night shift 7pm- 7am,

Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
  • Provide scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required equipment service
  • Assist other engineering associates to perform work as required to keep production machinery and auxiliary equipment in working order
  • Inform appropriate management and maintenance/production associates of potential mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved
  • Assist other maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting
  • Demonstrate a high level of safety consciousness and fully participate in the Milliken Safety Process

 

Qualifications: Required

  • Two-year technical degree or accredited apprenticeship program or the equivalent in a mechanical-related field
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical components and equipment including.
  • 3- 5 years maintenance mechanic experience.

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate skills in the following:

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Able to work well with various groups of people such as vendors, customers, Milliken associates whether individually or in a team environment
  • Able to work well and communicate with production associates in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting
  • Able to lift and move objects of 50 pounds and be capable of using motorized equipment (fork trucks, etc.)

 

By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people's lives and make the world around us easier, safer, more sustainable and more beautiful.