Maintenance Technician 2nd Shift

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
US$ 17.20 - US$ 21.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Marshall, Jennifer, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion has a great DIRECT HIRE opportunity for a 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician Monday- Thursday 3:30pm-3:00am....NO WEEKENDS!

The maintenance technician's role is to keep the plant and equipment running in a safe and efficient manner. Maintains and repairs building and equipment. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Manage start-up to make sure equipment is in proper operating condition.
Demand Maintenance as assigned: Skill in diagnosing equipment defects and making necessary repairs.
Maintain, repair and troubleshoot machinery, ovens, mechanical lift trucks, and facilities problems as needed for production issues and efficiency.
Safety operate various machines, including a Band Saw, Break Press, Mill, Lathe, Grinder, etc.
Inspect machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.
Maintain all areas of the shop, boiler room, and the interior/exterior of the plant.
Troubleshoot electrical functions (i.e. motors, controls, PLC function, and other basic wiring)
Confers with management and suppliers to resolve maintenance problems and recommends measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment
Complete Preventative Maintenance tasks as assigned.
Assist with inventory control of tools and parts on hand.
Work with tools and power equipment as well as material handling.
Operate mechanical forklift, pallet jack, battery-changer and stock picker.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training, along with company pre-requisite programs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOPs).
Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

Perform all duties within OSHA and company safety standards; LOTO, wear PPE and maintain safety equipment.
Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.
Immediately report all accidents and deficiencies to the lead/foreman/supervisor/manager.
Ensure safety devices are installed and working properly.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Working hours: 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and/or maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine breakdown, preventive maintenance and other maintenance related reports and correspondence.
Intermediate verbal communication skills in English.
Ability to add and subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Knowledge of the materials, tools, methods, and techniques used in the mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic trades (i.e. welding, tap measure, band saw, lathe, caliper, micrometer, etc.).
Self-motivated, able to work unsupervised and with teams
Project oriented
Multi-tasking ability
Attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Work well with others
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work effectively with all levels of management and team members

High School

1-4 years

High school diploma or GED
1-5 years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience


Basic knowledge of manufacturing.
Facility maintenance experience preferred
Industrial mechanical experience.
Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics
Knowledge of electrical/mechanical safety practices

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