1+ months

Maintenance Lead (Electrical)

Durham, NC 27701
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  • Thrive in an environment of mutual accountability where multi-skilled employees and collaborative teams participate in planning, organizing and executing a daily business plan.
  • Join an operations team that exceeds client expectations by enhancing print capabilities, digital offers, and customer service.
  • Work with complex technologies from industry leading equipment and international suppliers that specialize in digital printing, manufacturing automation and IT systems.
  • Develop your technical skills through in-depth training and certification processes.
  • Explore your passion working with advanced, robotics equipment.
  • Dive into a dynamic business environment with a sophisticated manufacturing process that delivers relevant marketing campaigns and solutions to help our partners, clients and customers grow their business.
This position is located in Durham, NC and requires working a 12 hour rotating work schedule.
Job Title:
Maintenance Lead (Electrical - Print)
Position Summary:
Provides maintenance expertise and leadership to support manufacturing operation in meeting production, safety and cultural goals.
Key Duties / Responsibilities:
(Essential duties are identified by asterisks. Please add percentage of time spent on duties/responsibility.)
  • Provides high level equipment knowledge and technical skill to support operations. (60%)*
    • Leads and assists other employees in diagnosing and repairing malfunctions in equipment and facility systems
    • Organizes and assigns activities/work orders in conjunction with other technicians and leaders
    • Manages projects including requisitioning parts/services and scheduling activities
    • Develops and maintains vendor relationships
  • Develops and generates preventive maintenance work orders, checks work order documentation, records/reviews appropriate equipment information concerning equipment repairs and performance, and closes work orders (20%)*
  • Team Responsibilities (20%)*
    • Trains and develops other Technicians and assists in skill evaluation
    • Work closely with OEM technical support.
    • Requisitions supplies, parts, and equipment; organizes parts identified for repair
    • Informs operators, leaders and other technicians of pertinent information and communicates to other departments as necessary
    • Complies with safety programs, demonstrates a working knowledge of safety programs and can identify safety hazards.

Employees are responsible for supporting and complying with internal and external audits, to include providing information, performing assigned tasks to ensure compliance, and preparing and maintaining evidence that key duties identified as internal controls have been performed.
All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with safety and security policies to promote a healthy working environment.
Valassis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting us at careers@valassis.com or 616-541-3145.
Education & Knowledge:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Technical degree or certifications in Mechanical/Electrical skills
Experience / Skills / Abilities:
  • 5+ years  maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to retain knowledge of procedures and processes and understand complex instructions and multi-step procedures. 
  • Willingness to attend training classes to learn or enhance skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to organize work, people and materials.
  • Intermediate written and verbal communications skills.  Ability to read and interpret documents and write routine reports.
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.  Must have knowledge of Internet software, Inventory Software, Manufacturing Software, and Order Processing systems.
  • Intermediate math skills.  Ability to calculate area, circumference, and volume and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Service-oriented personality.
  • Ability to work independently on nights and weekend shifts.
  • Ability to work a 12-hour rotating work schedule with call-in and overtime duties.
  • Must learn to operate a boom lift and become forklift certified. 
Supervisory Responsibility:
  • Attend meetings/respond to requests in the absence of the Maintenance Supervisor.
Communication & Contacts (Internal/External):
  • Informs leaders and other technicians of pertinent information and communicates to other departments as necessary.
  • Communicates with equipment operators to determine problems with equipment before breakdown and to determine if equipment adjustments or repairs are necessary.
  • Communicates with equipment vendors and various suppliers including technical local and international support.
Decision Making Scope:
  • Often must make decisions in conjunction with department supervisors to shut down equipment, schedule repairs, request for service.
  • Functions as member of emergency response team providing equipment and utility shut down, sprinkler valve operation, and assistance to emergency personnel as required.
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:
  • Physical requirements include heavy lifting up to 50 lbs. / above 50 lbs. with assistance available, working in a boom lift up to 35 feet, working in restricted spaces and awkward positions
  • Working conditions includes high noise (hearing protection required), high speed equipment, paper dust, and process chemicals.

Posted: 2020-10-29 Expires: 2020-12-28

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