Maintenance Technician

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Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: High Point, NC, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

Responsible for physical and mechanical condition of buildings, utility systems and facility equipment.  Usually has specialized training/certification/license in two or more maintenance disciplines such as 
electrical, electronics, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing/pipe fitting, carpentry, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc. Use and coordinate outside services for more involved and complex work. Knowledgeable of appropriate construction codes. Provides technical guidance to lower skilled employees. Direct the work of maintenance technician.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead maintenance support for CAPEX and improvement projects through design, installation and start-up.
• Diagnose equipment problem, determine repair needs, tear down, repair/replace defective parts and reassemble equipment.
• Ability to find and fix programming errors in pneumatic logic / systems.
• Inform the Engineering Manager of project status, training status and requirements as well as material requirement.
• Develop and deploy new fabrication of equipment as needed – act as the resident “maker” expert.
• Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.
• Must demonstrate integrity while performing duties as per company’s Code of Conduct
• Must be familiar with all plant site equipment and maintenance as needed.
• Perform preventive and active maintenance on all facets of buildings and equipment to allow safe and proper operation of facility.
• Assist the Engineering Manager with workload and project planning.
• Monitor and assist outside workers allowing safe and effective completion of jobs required.
• Skilled fittings of parts and components to close tolerances, requiring precise alignment and adjustment.
• Ensure that all vendors, contractors and visitors brought on site comply with appropriate HSE, Security policies and rules
• Use full range of precision measuring instruments and gauges
• Perform area housekeeping responsibilities 
• Assist with on call duties after hours and weekends

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent is required and 3 years of maintenance experience.  

 

Essential Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential qualification satisfactorily. 
• Ability to read, comprehend and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
• Ability to interact and communicate in English with all levels of the organization effectively and precisely
• Must have effective interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to multi-task and balance priorities
• Dedicated and committed safety leadership and presence
• Analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills
• Ability to climb stairs wearing steel-toed footwear
• Ability to work in hot and cold environments and inclement weather
• Ability to work in a heavy manufacturing environment with limited exposure to chemical agents
• Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time 

 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described in the essential qualifications 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. 

 

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described in the essential qualifications 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.

Competencies

Accepting Direction
Accepting Responsibility
Acquiring Information

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 26828 

 

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