Technician, Extrusion

El Paso, TX
Jul 12, 2021
Aug 11, 2021
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
  • Repairs and maintain extrusion/molding machinery and equipment such as mixers, blenders, coilers, vacuum pumps, pullers, laser systems and all other manufacturing equipment.
  • Understands the functions and knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulic systems where applicable, extruders, auxiliary equipment, conveyors, motors and pumps for cooling tower and chilled water systems, in addition functions of facility air compressors.
  • Observation of electrical and mechanical devices in operation, listen and trouble shoot to locate causes of trouble, utilizing a variety of hand and power tools and other related mechanical peripherals.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, utilizing the above aforementioned of department tools.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts on machinery and equipment. Install special functional and structural parts in devices.
  • Test devices for performance utilizing the above aforementioned tools.
  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs on electrical systems.
  • Analyzes and resolves work related problems. The ability to assist other maintenance employees in resolving equipment problems utilizing proper tools and procedures.
  • Develop changes in working conditions, equipment/tools and production equipment to increase efficiencies, reduce of scrap, and unpredicted down time.
  • Work directly with immediate supervisor, engineering/lead to solve the most optimal customer solution.
  • Maintains high level of professionalism towards co-workers, customers, and leads/supervisor/manager.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a preventive maintenance program.
  • Perform PMs on all required equipment/machinery with other team members.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or/are not included here but are within the context of duties defined.
  • Understand Safety devices on production equipment
  • Maintain inventory control limits
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical and plumbing
  • Understanding predictive and preventive maintenance procedures and time tables

    Required Skills:
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers, and must possess excellent follow-up skills.
  • Ability to work overtime and off shifts when require
  • Process reports, documents and verifies automation problems with immediate supervisor.
  • Knowledge in PC operating systems (Windows XP - Present)
  • Repair PC hardware / software
  • Basic Microsoft office
  • Equipment calibration to manufacturing specs
  • Fabrication and programming of manufacturing test equipment.
  • Understand and repair safety controllers
  • Understand laser, vision and printing systems to diagnose and repair.
  • Extensive IT knowledge to include ProfiBus, IP, Modbus and network topology.
  • Troubleshoot and configure frequency drives
  • Read Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Mechanical prints
  • Repair or Install 120, 240,277,480 VAC single and three phase power
  • Repair and troubleshoot Automation
  • Fabricate and install secondary manufacturing equipment (tables/fixture/etc.)
  • Diagnose and repair manufacturing equipment
  • Understand equipment production sequence
  • Diagnose and repair HVAC units

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