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Maintenance Mechanic II (Extrusion Mold)

Leetsdale, PennsylvaniaPEAK Technical Staffing USA

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Our medical manufacturing client is looking for a maintenance mechanic to maintain assigned equipment, buildings, and facilities. Purchase parts and equipment as needed. Communicate effectively with Leads, Supervisors, Managers and Sr. Management.

Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; soliciting information from line operators and other production associates, and listening for problems. Uses precision measuring and testing instruments, gauges, and other hand tools to complete essential functions.
Die Maintenance- complete disassembly of extrusion dies for cleaning. Re-assembly to proper configuration for operation, correctly aligned and leak free. Utilize torches, electric drills, taps, wrenches, etc. for this task
Extruder Operation- Monitor and adjust process parameters as required (Temperatures, Pressures, Line Speeds and Pull Ratio’s)
Verifies effectiveness of repairs, improvements and ensures product produced meets specification.
Schedules, performs and documents all preventive maintenance in accordance with manufacturer’s operation and maintenance schedule, policy and procedure and facility guidelines.
Works closely with the engineering team to complete a variety of activities, including but not limited to: developing user instructions and job aids, implementing process changes, root cause evaluations, corrective actions, qualifications, tests, protocols, validation and other department projects.
Provides mechanical maintenance expertise to production associates by answering questions and requests; communicating with operators, engineering, management, outside contractors and others as necessary.
Instructs and trains personnel in the proper methods and techniques of operation and use of production machines and equipment. Communicates new procedures as necessary.
Develops and fabricates any new fixturing required for the department to which assigned, as well as modifications to existing equipment.
May handle equipment installation projects from start to finish, including initiating contact with vendors to review equipment problems and determine proper repairs or improvements to equipment and interacting with other departments such as Engineering and Purchasing to complete the project.
Assists with investigating potential areas for quality and efficiency improvements.
Recommends process adjustments to aid production. Implements changes as directed.
Recommends and implement improvements to ensure a safe workplace. Identifies and reports potential safety hazards.
Orders and maintains spare parts inventory for machines and equipment.
Complies with all GMP’s, SOP’s, MI’s and SI’s during the course of his work.
Complies with facility escalation procedures.
Maintains all required documentation, including production and maintenance logs.

Candidate Education:
Required H.S. Diploma High School Diploma Or equivalent education
Preferred Associate's Degree Technical Degree, Certification, or Apprenticeship in Related field
Candidate Experience:
Required 3 years’ Experience as a maintenance mechanic (or similar role) in a production environment
Preferred Other Maintenance experience in a medical device manufacturing environment
Candidate Skills:
Licenses and Certifications:
Preferred Mechanical, Electrical, and Computer certifications
Preferred Ability to operate a mill and/or lathe
Candidate Background: Skills, Knowledge & Ability: Minimum requirements:
Required Experience as a maintenance mechanic (or similar role) in a production environment
Preferred Maintenance experience in a medical device manufacturing environment

Selected candidate can work 1st or 2nd shift.

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