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Maintenance Tech

Date:  13-Jan-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Columbus
Contract Type: 
Requisition ID:  27895

Overall responsibilities and duties:

The role of a Plant Maintenance technician is to participate in the Total and Preventive Maintenance (TPM) for all equipment and facilities.

The main missions of the role are:

  • Install, repair, and maintain all equipment and facilities
  • Perform preventive maintenance in a deep equipment level
  • Analyze breakdowns: Spare parts needs, root cause, action to avoid re-occurrence, and preventive checklist modification
  • Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment
  • Make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality
  • Try out equipment after repairs, changeovers, or extended downtime
  • Record operational data such as pressure readings, length of stroke, feeds and speeds for use in set-up, and preventive maintenance records
  • Review production schedule, and when equipment is not scheduled for production,  perform scheduled maintenance
  • Propose and implement continuous productivity and quality improvement actions for all facilities and process efficiency
  • Give advice on technical specifications of new equipment and alterations on existing equipment and facilities
  • Ensure manufacturing, Health, Safety and Environment, and maintainability requirements are met
  • Set up requisition for supplies, equipment, and facilities
  • Participate in the management of the inventory of spare parts and consumables to eliminate downtime
  • Keep up to date documentation related to maintenance
  • Train operators on the safe operation of production equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to building fixtures
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs, clean electrical fixtures, replace bulbs, and paint
  • Maintain clean and sate working environment in line with company policy
  • Adhere to all work rules and procedures
  • Clean, paint equipment, seal floors, clean floors, and paint lines around equipment when line is down or when assigned
  • Actively participate in work teams
  • Submit at least one improvement idea per month
  • Perform other duties as requested



The ideal candidate will have/be:

Minimum education level: Technical diploma and/or journeyman card


  • At least 3 years of maintenance or engineering experience within a fast paced manufacturing environment


Skills and competencies:

  • Electrical wiring and mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of PLC equipment
  • Working Knowledge of Ladder logic and network protocols
  • Strong computer skills
  • Knowledge of Quality systems and Health, Safety and Environmental
  • Strong technical problem solving skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Satisfactory company work record, including attendance
  • Successful completion of Faurecia’s in-house training program
  • Ability to follow instruction verbal and written
  • Excellent math, language, and reading skills required
  • Ability to communicate with employees of all levels
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and in a positive manner
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management


Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • exert 25 to 100 pounds of force occasionally and exert 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Ability to push, pull, reach, stand, walk, grip, twist, and bend
  • High mental and visual effort required
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime when required – up to 12 hours a day / 7 days a week



Safety / Hazards:

  • Steel toe shoes are required in production area at all times due to physical hazards from moving equipment, machine parts, and products
  • ANSI Z87.1 standard safety glasses required in production area due to dust, oils, and debris
  • Ear protection required in production area due to high noise levels from machines
  • Exposure to flying objects such as weld slag and sparks
  • May be exposed to weld fumes and dust
  • May be exposed to moderate burns, cuts and bruises
  • Exposure to significant temperature changes in the facility – (heat in the summer / cold in the winter)
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