Kinston Maintenance Reliability Technician
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Kinston, Nc

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These are generally duties considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as the detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent. -Equipment lubrication, managing contamination control efforts by maintaining breathers and filters (air and oil), using filter carts and other periodic decontamination technologies. Support Reliability Engineer in CIP and corrective action activities involving equipment modifications and upgrades. Create, write, and review reliability plans and procedures. Compile reliability and maintainability predictions. Availability analysis. Perform Failure analysis using various Predictive tools– vibration analysis, thermo graphics, ultrasonic hydraulic valve inspections, and oil analysis. Coordination of inventory and routine ordering of products. Use of tools and equipment for routine and non-routine lubrication functions. Draining, cleaning, changing filters and breathers, filling and maintaining level of hydraulic reservoirs. Mechanical modification of systems as directed to facilitate lubricant sampling and filtration, and other proactive improvements. Operating filtration equipment. Grease relubrication with manual dispensing equipment. Maintenance of dispensing equipment and automatic systems. Labeling and tagging reservoirs, equipment, inventory and delivery containers. Safety inspection of guarding, interlocks, lockout tags posted. PLC/HMI backup to secure drive.
Perform Oven data pack inspections and maintain database of previous inspections. Provide training for alternative technicians in cases of non-availability due to vacation or unforeseen circumstances. Printing and fulfilling planned lubrication activities. Update scheduling systems, including adding notes to system and requesting work orders for maintenance repairs and activities. Perform field level oil analysis, including (e.g.) Crackle, Viscosity and Blotter test, as required. Schedule, collect, label and mail lubricant samples with requisite details, for analysis. Perform basic evaluation of oil analysis results and recommend current and future maintenance actions. Troubleshoot common lubrication-related procedural and equipment problems. Report in writing any discrepancies or conditions that require corrective, predictive or planned maintenance for production systems.
Reports any unsafe condition or act immediately to supervision or EHS team member.
Understands company safety. Initiates and acts as facilitator on the floor to promote those initiatives. Completes preventative maintenance sheets issued by scheduler/planner, maintenance lead mechanic, supervisor or maintenance manager. Inspects plant equipment for proper working condition and safe operation. Uses CMMS Maintenance System to document work orders. Records all parts needed for repairs to be performed.

Minimum Qualification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age. Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively with Managers, supervisors, and peers. Machinery lubrication technician (MLT) Level 1 Certification or obtain certification within 180 days of hire. Safely comply with health, safety & environmental requirements education/work experience. 5 plus years’ experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics and basic electrical repair. Associate’s degree or diploma(s) in maintenance technology and/ or technical trade certificate. May be required to work weekends/shutdowns based on set up needs on these machines. Must be able to operate a computer and a tablet (iOS and android). The appropriate candidate for this position is results oriented, team player, self-starting, dynamic, flexible, and strongly motivated to succeed and deliver. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in Software Reliability and Microsoft Office is a plus. International council for machinery lubrication (ICML) Machinery lubrication technician (MLT), Level 1 Certification desired. Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician (CMRT) certification issued by the society for maintenance & reliability professionals desired. Ability to read and interpret documents & drawings and write detailed repair reports. Excellent verbal communication and written skills. Ability to lead others and experience in training others in predictive maintenance equipment.

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