Maintenance Technician

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform highly diversified duties of installation and maintenance of production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Performs simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Perform all machine work including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnoses problems, replaces or repairs parts, tests and makes adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detects faulty operations, defective material and reports those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Receive work orders and determine what parts, equipment and services are needed to perform necessary maintenance and repair work.
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas
  • Record keeping for the machine service history.
  • Performs any other task as per management request.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of a diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a relevant discipline in relation to engineering.
  • He should have knowledge in boilers, pipe fitting and welding
  • Should be experienced  in Beverage line Operation.
  • Prior experience working in general maintenance, plumbing or HVAC
  • Microsoft office skills.

Key Requirements:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Effective problem-solving ability
  • Reasoning and calculating
  • Adapt quickly to unfamiliar situations
  • Embrace continuous learning mentality
  • Work independently or in a team environment


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