Job Title
Maintenance Technician
Date Posted
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Maintenance Technician – Memphis, TN

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for managing mechanical reliability for the plant. Supports the Plant and Production Manager with all aspects of mechanical maintenance.


  • Changeover, repair and troubleshoot all plant production equipment (injection molding and all associated equipment)
  • Support of equipment installation, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
  • Identification of complex problems with mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic issues on all associated equipment (conveyors, compressors, chillers, programmable controllers, robots); review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Able to understand and complete PM's based on PM schedules
  • Understanding of machine processing and recipe management
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Identification of the appropriate tools and equipment needed to complete the job
  • Assist with the organization and definition of maintenance/equipment standards
  • Responsive to maintenance requests in a timely manner and complete maintenance reports as required
  • Maintain plant equipment to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Ability to work with vendors and/or contractors as required
  • Order spare parts or services as required
  • Make required changes or adjustments as required
  • Implement operational improvements (automation, downtime, line speeds, etc.)
  • Train others to operate equipment and produce products safely and efficiently
  • Observes all company safety policies and procedures as well as maintain good housekeeping.
  • Update MATTEC PM entries on computer as required
  • Maintain organization of spare parts
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager
  • Complete special projects and duties as assigned


  • Strong mechanical maintenance experience and strong knowledge hand and power tools
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Good working knowledge of computer systems


  • Ability to clearly communicate technical system issues
  • Good “hands on” working approach
  • Able to work independently, identify problems and improve
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment and work well under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and complete in a timely manner with limited supervision Physical requirements and work environment
  • Ability to work flexible and/or extended hours and weekends as business demands
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for various times throughout the shift, to move or traverse in manufacturing area safely, to ascend/descend a ladder or stairs, to position self to work on manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to see information postings throughout the facility, visually troubleshoot items on machinery and read directions, documents and signage
  • Ability to drive a forklift and achieve certification


  • Minimum High School Diploma (or GED/High School Certification); prefer Technical School Certification
  • 3-5 years relevant manufacturing experience in plastics technology or a similar technical area
  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred

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