Maintenance Technician

Minerals Technologies Inc. (American Colloid Company)
York, PA
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
American Colloid Company a division of Minerals Technologies is one of the world's leading producers of bentonite clay. Bentonite's unique chemical structure gives it a diverse range of capabilities, enabling it to act as a thickener, sealant, binder, lubricant or absorption agent. The Company's principle markets include metal castings, pet products, oil and gas well drilling, industrial specialties and agriculture. ACC currently has an opening for a Maintenance Technician located in its York, Pennsylvania plant. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for keeping the factory equipment and overall facility in good working and safe order, with the primary focus revolving around production equipment reliability and effective preventive maintenance. All duties come second to fostering a safe work environment.Primary Duties & Responsibilities: Complete scheduled, unscheduled, and emergency maintenance; trouble shooting industrial equipment and electronic PLC's; preventive maintenance checks and servicesOE/Lean: Will participate in the Standard Work program for standard and non-standard tasks. Other Duties & Responsibilities: General plant and building upkeep; assistance with warehouse duties, assistance with production lines ie. Stacking and filling product.Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Qualifications: 5-10 years of professional experience (trades and factory equipment repair preferred ie. motors, augers, bucket elevators, ect); ability to trouble shoot, ability to identify hazards and mitigate them, able to cover first and second shiftsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities: welding, pneumatics, electrical, industrial systems, heavy equipment, forklift certifiedPhysical Requirements: Must be able to lift 50lbs, and be able to bend, reach and climb. Some jobs require crawling and entrance into tight spaces.Travel: N/A Working Conditions: manufacturing facility, outdoors, high noise areas; Work Hours: 40Hrs/week +safety or productivity driven overtimeSafety Training: Familiar with OSHA standardsCompany Benefits: Minerals Technologies/ACC offers a competitive benefit package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Education Assistance and more.An Equal Opportunity