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Posted: Sunday, February 11, 2018 12:06 AM


Industrial Maintenance Technician at WILLERT HOME PRODUCTS
Location: Huntington, WV 25701

About the Job

Willert Home Products is a premier manufacturer of many well-known and trusted household products. Founded by A.W. Willert in 1946, Willert Home Products began modestly with the production of a single product. Today, more than 70 years later, the company manufactures close to one hundred household products and is still owned and operated by the Willert family. Willert Home Products is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

At this time we are looking for an experienced Maintenance Technician for our Kenova, West Virginia Plant. The individual will be expected to perform all aspects of mechanical, electrical, and preventive maintenance on various high-speed filling and packaging machinery. Our Maintenance Technicians support manufacturing operations by maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing the manufacturing equipment in a safe and orderly fashion.

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience:
1. Industrial breakdown maintenance experience (packaging equipment experience preferred)
2. Experience working on 110V - 480V AC, wiring panels, breakers, and laying conduit
3. Electronics experience that includes PLC and troubleshooting
4. Mechanical experience including cam & switches, pneumatics, hydraulics, vacuum pumps, fabricating and conveyors.
5. Welding experience on Stick, MIG and TIG
6. Milling and lathe experience preferred, but not required
7. Complete knowledge of a Lock Out, Tag out program

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
1. Troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance. Make necessary repairs and adjustments on machines and equipment during production to minimize downtime and maximize equipment efficiency
2. Set-up of manufacturing/packaging equipment
3. Change over tooling on machines including: blister sealing, cartoner, wrappers, baggers and wire line stampers
4. Fabricate/repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment
5. Maintain continuity among shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs

Desired Education and Skills:
1. A two year technical degree is preferred
2. Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional mechanical aptitude is a must.
3. 4+ years industrial maintenance experience preferred
4. Critical thinking
5. Safety mindset
6. Flexibility: willingness to change assignments when a line goes down
7. Highly motivated, self-directed worker that is able to work autonomously in a fast paced and often loud production environment

Willert Home Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and fitness-for-duty test. All such testing will be conducted in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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