Specialist, Maintenance (PECA)

REQ: REQ-118825 Manufacturing

  • Columbus, GA, United States
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Medical/Dental/Pharmacy Benefits
Employee Coverage: Monthly premiums $60.00/Deductible $200 per year
Family Coverage: Monthly premiums $150.00/Deductible $400 per year

401k Retirement Saving - Company match up to 5%

Maintains the packaging machinery in proper operating order through preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, technical support, approved modifications, and maintaining and improving the programming, electrical, and electronic operations of the machinery down to the component level.

Helps to maintain facility operations through the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of facility equipment, to include electrical distribution, HVAC, plumbing and other as required.


include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Converses with equipment operators to ascertain problems with equipment before breakdown, and to determine if breakdown is due to human error or mechanical problems.

Tests faulty equipment and applies knowledge of functional operation of electronic units and systems to diagnose cause of malfunction and makes repairs.

Repairs and modification to assembly tools for production equipment.

Sets up machinery and equipment for production operations.  Trains and observes production operators.

Performs necessary, routine maintenance of facility and its equipment.

Observes operation of machine to determine nature and cause of malfunction and makes needed repairs.

Tests relays, solenoids, transformers, electric motors, and other control electrical items and wiring for defects and make needed repairs.

Disassembles and replaces or repairs mechanical and electrical components or parts such as bearings, coils, armatures, wiring, clutches, drive lines, gear boxes.

Cleans and lubricates machinery as needed.

Repairs defects as determined through troubleshooting and machine analysis.

Checks to ensure that the problem is not mechanical. Inspects the programming, electrical, and electronic operation of the machines by checking the sensors and timing, testing the voltage and amperage, etc.  Goes through the programs and technical documents of the machinery to verify results and observations.

Makes the needed programming, electrical, and electronic changes, adjustments, and repairs such as: Replaces bad sensors; adjusts the timing on the machines; makes programming changes

Performs periodic maintenance procedures of the electrical and electronic systems including: Checks the wiring of the machines and controls; cleans electrical components; replaces certain parts according to maintenance schedules.

Performs routine maintenance on facilities equipment, motors/ electrical distribution.

Aligns, adjusts, and calibrates equipment according to specifications.

Maintains records of repairs, calibrations, and tests. 

Fills out work order requests, submits material purchase requisitions and maintains daily call log.

Maintains perpetual inventory of and orders replacements for spare parts.

Develops, plans and coordinates with the appropriate department and machine keepers and assists in implementing corrections for such problems.

Documents maintenance plans and helps maintain equipment during line maintenance time or before and after production.

Assist in training appropriate personnel.

Continuously analyzes main causes of downtime and takes corrective action.

Continuously analyzes equipment with poor efficiencies and makes appropriate improvements.

Conducts necessary preparatory work before starting new or modified equipment.

Maintains active communication with management, other members of the department and other departments on the condition of the production process and suggest ideas for improvement.

Makes parts as needed to prepare for or maintain production (within the limitations of our shop).

Makes process improvements while lines are stopped for scheduled maintenance or after production.

Maintains accurate records of all improvements and monitors results.  Maintains and updates the technical documents, ensuring that all modifications and changes have been noted.

Develops suggestions and recommendations for improvements and modifications to increase safety, quality, production rate and efficiency.




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.

To get to this level, a Machine Keeper II must have performed satisfactorily the duties of a Machine Keeper II for at least three years within this company and must be certified using the criteria as outlined in the certification process for maintenance specialists.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years technical training and four years maintenance experience with high speed equipment outside the company or two years experience as a Machine Keeper II within the company.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs. Understanding of both the English and System International (Metric) units of measurement.  Temperature conversions IMP – METIC- (0c – 0f etc.)


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete OR abstract variables.


Ability to read and understand drawings of all machines.  Ability to identify and analyze process problems.  Ability to use measuring and testing instruments. Basic machine shop skills.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


REQ: REQ-118825 Manufacturing

  • Columbus, GA, United States
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