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Electro Mechanical Technician

PSG McDonough ,GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Position Title & Location


Electro Mechanical Technician

Indirect Food Contact Facility- We wash IFCO folding plastic crates


Reports to and Location

Plant Manager


Position Purpose

As a proactive team member, working varying shifts, the maintenance technician is responsible for performing and managing plant maintenance programs under the direction of the Plant Manager. Maintenance activities must ensure that employee health and safety, product safety, and the protection of the environment are never compromised, and that all maintenance activities enhance product quality, plant performance and business priorities. The maintenance technician will adhere to all health and safety policies and directives and maintain a clean safe work area. This position partners with internal and external engineering services and local parts vendors to ensure automated equipment operates at the highest level of efficiencies and will advocate improvement projects as assigned.


Major/Key Accountabilities

·         Responsible for hands on maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all plant pneumatics, hydraulics, and electric systems including program logic control (PLC) systems controls machine network devices (EthernetIP Network). The maintenance technician will diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical failures in all plant manufacturing equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, conveyers, process pallet handling machines, dismantling, painting and stencilling systems.

·         Responsible for hands on maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all process hand tools, such as pneumatic or electric, drills, saws, hammers, and grinders.

·         Performs minor unscheduled maintenance and repair on trucking equipment such as forklifts and yard shuttle trucks

·         Responsible for hands on maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of facility maintenance including, dock doors, dock levelling and locking systems, painting, concrete and drywall repair and minor plumbing and furniture repair.

·         The maintenance technician is responsible for accurate and timely documentation of performance and processes as required by local and regional leadership. The maintenance technician will schedule, execute and properly document work orders within the corporate Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

·         The maintenance technician will accurately complete additional scheduling and repair material documentation and reporting as required. Active participation in machine process and design improvement forums is required. The maintenance technician will provide formal and informal training on use and repair of production and facility equipment.

·         Maintenance technicians will participate in health and safety programs including council or committee meetings, OSHA and corporate mandated training, certification and recertification.

·         And any other duties as assigned.



·         Mechanically inclined – Knowledge of and demonstrable ability to use common mechanics tools

·         Willing to work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends and holidays with on-call availability

·         High school diploma or GED required

·         Ability to stand and walk on concrete floors for up to 12 hours and lift 75 pounds 

·         Ability to use an electrical Multimeter for troubleshooting.

·         Ability to read and use mechanical and electrical schematics for troubleshooting

·         Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and hydraulic system components

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills



This position requires demonstrated experience in maintaining and repairing plant production equipment.  Specific areas of expertise include:

·         3-5 years of experience in general maintenance machine operations

·         Knowledge of HMI operation and troubleshooting.

·         General facility maintenance functions including doors, office, forklifts, etc. 

·         Proven track record of production machine maintenance and repair success - (3-5 Years)

·         History of effectively working in a team environment

·         Demonstrated success handling multiple high priority projects, in addition to normal responsibilities


Skills and Knowledge

This position requires knowledge in maintaining and repairing plant production equipment.  Specific areas of expertise include:



·         Control panels and power cabinets

·         Ability to read electrical drawings

·         3 phase 480 volt power systems

·         Electrical Motors

·         Variable Frequency Drives

·         Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems and troubleshooting.

·         Rockwell Automation Compact Logic (RSLogix 5000)

·         Ethernet IP networks, EthernetIP on machine devices and VFDs.


Mechanical Knowledge

·         Chain Drive Live Roller Conveyor systems

·         Chain Conveyors

·         Belt Conveyors

·         Hydraulics pumps and circuits

·         Air compressors

·         Pneumatic circuits valves



·         Ability to use MS office applications and navigate to internet sites.

·         Knowledge of OSHA and LOTO procedures and regulations.

·         NEC 70E electrical Safety.







Why Work Here?

Exempt from closure (associated with food industry) Lot's of room for Growth. Bringing the Company into 2020 with full Automation


McDonough, GA
30253 USA