Maintenance Technician 4
Valassis - Newark, DE

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Position Purpose: To install and maintain production equipment in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner. Performs facilities management including facility maintenance (office, production and grounds), selection and coordination of vendors, skill training and ensure compliance with OSHA regulations.

Cost effective control of parts inventory in accordance with corporate operations policies and procedures.

Responsible for the planning and execution of a quality preventive maintenance program to maximize equipment life and operational efficiencies according to Valassis and manufacturer specifications.

Responsible for insuring that all equipment has the proper safety devices/protection is safe to operate and proper housekeeping practices are implemented.

Develops and leads a highly trained and motivated maintenance team to support all operations.

Assist the maintenance manager in controlling costs, fixed and variable.

Responsible for the coordination of schedules, plans, and training with department managers.

Accountable for the repair parts and equipment inventory and budget.

Responsible for maintaining the facility in compliance with local, state, and federal codes and Valassis policies.

Responsible for supporting safety initiatives and safe working conditions; (e.g. Hazcom, Hazardous energy standard, machine guarding, etc.)

Develops and tests equipment improvements to continuously improve operational efficiencies and cost effectiveness of production.

Inspect machinery for potential problems daily. Documents problems and schedule work.

Responsible for preparing maintenance work order schedule for the shift and respond in a timely manner to all red lights on the production floor.

Responsible for performing B-level mechanic duties in accordance with preventive maintenance plan.

Performs any other tasks as assigned by management to achieve overall objectives of the organization.

Responsible for overseeing and performing A-level mechanic duties.

Coordinate with vendors and manage facility maintenance requirements.

Provide training and coaching to new maintenance technicians and inspect their work.

Required Skills

Commercial and industrial electrical skills including: troubleshooting wiring systems and components (480v, 240v, 110v, 24v, 10v, and 5v DC), motors, variable frequency drives, encoders, switches, etc., read & interpret electrical schematics, ability to troubleshoot inputs/outputs to PLCs

Industrial mechanical experience including: belts, bearings, clutches, gearboxes, motors, etc.

PC knowledge/skills including: Windows and Microsoft Office

Computer troubleshooting & minor repair including both software and hardware; computer software training a plus.

Ability to work in a team environment, striving to meet and exceed regional production, quality and safety goals.

Ability to work extended hours, weekends and holidays.

Ability to learn and follow all safety regulations and job instructions to perform primary duties. Knowledge of OSHA requirements is a plus.

Ability to manage programs and systems which support the business.

Must demonstrate good time management skills. Plans and organizes daily work flow.

Must have experience with continuous improvement projects and requires making decisions on your own and explaining the decision and its advantages.

Required Experience

Associate Degree in Facilities Management, technical certification or equivalent experience.

3-5 years in production maintenance leading mechanics.

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Valassis Communications, Inc. (Valassis) is a media and marketing services company, offering reach and scale to more than 15,000...