Assembly Maintenance Trainee
MeadWestvaco - Grandview, MO

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Assembly Maintenance Trainee

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group.
We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title: Assembly Maintenance Technician Trainee

Department: Assembly Maintenance

Location: Grandview, MO


Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment such as motors, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Observe equipment in operation and evaluate potential problems for future repairs.

Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts.

Adjust function parts of equipment and control instruments.

Repair or replace defective parts.

Install special functional and structural parts in equipment.

Lubricate and clean parts.

Start equipment to test their performance.

Set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to repair or make spare parts.

Repair electrical equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


One to three months related experience and/or training. Must pass skills assessment.

General Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Clean photoelectric equipment with contact cleaner. Remove and rebuild escapements by disassembling and replacing worn parts. Dismantle air cylinders and rebuild by replacing worn parts. Locate and repair pneumatics leaks. Locate and repair electrical faults with a multimeter. Adjusting feeding tracks and escapement by adding or removing shims. Adjust tube cut by turning adjustment wheel. Adjusting tube bin by increasing or decreasing the width. Replace motors, motor control and clutches. Trouble-shoot and repair electric motors. Replace conveyor belts by removing and disassembling conveyors. Adjusting Syntron feeder speed by increasing or decreasing power percentage. Adjusting air cylinder's speed by adjusting flow controls. Clean parts bowls by removing parts and wash with cleaning fluid. Replace cut-off blade by disassembling cutter escapement. Remove parts jam by pulling bad parts out with required tool. Clean parts using solvents. Trouble-shoot with programmer using keyboard. Rebuild assembly equipment to upgrade for scrap reduction, quality improvements, etc. Develop cost savings ideas and implement same.

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