Maintenance Technician 1

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Huron, OH, 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 performing job duties associated with maintaining, repairing and improving manufacturing equipment and plant utility systems 

Key Responsibilities

  • Repair and perform preventative maintenance on belts, piping, filters, mixers, valves, bearings, mechanical seals and pumps. 
  • Troubleshooting and proof testing of equipment as necessary to solve problems and pro-actively prevent them. 
  • Technical requirements include a solid electrical background to include PLC ladder logic troubleshooting, 480 volt 3 phase, maintenance of power systems through standard instrumentation. 4 – 20 milliamp current loops.
  • Ability to install, test and maintain control devices, pressure-sensing units, and flow measuring devices. 
  • Install, calibrate, test, troubleshoot and repair Allen Bradley PLC’s and install, test and maintain process motor control systems. 
  • Ability to work from detailed technical documents, blueprints, schematics etc. 
  • Basic welding and fabrication skills 
  • Basic understanding of HVAC, boiler systems, compressed air systems and basic pipe fitting. 


Job Requirements

  • 3 – 5 years experience in mechanical maintenance and or related skilled trades.  Two years of technical training with state of the art maintenance practices preferred. 
  • Proven experience using basic hand tools and power hand tools; as well as an ability to present continuing recommendations for plant and process improvement. 
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand technical documents and drawings of plant equipment. 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Position will require ability to perform confined space entry, work at heights, lifting and manual labor. 
  • Basic PC skills and ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel software. 
  • High School degree or equivalent 



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AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID:21437 #LI-DNI 

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