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Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

Vancouver, WA, USA Req #226
Monday, October 5, 2020

About Us

 

The Glen Dimplex Americas organization operates in North, Central and South America. Focused on enhancing the moments that matter in life with a commitment to delivering the best design and efficiency in the areas of temperature control and comfort creation. The organization’s portfolio of leading brands are strategically positioned to meet the market challenges of tomorrow by enhancing the moments that matter in life and in the environment.
 

The Dimplex brand focuses on innovation, inspired design and energy efficiency while the Cadet brand invites warmth and dependability at a value appreciated by its customers. Together these brands provide complete product offerings in the residential and commercial comfort categories, ranging from electric heaters, to fireplaces and controls. Dimplex also delivers on inspired design in the category of home furnishings with a complete line of mantels and media consoles.
 

Glen Dimplex Americas is a division of the Glen Dimplex Group - the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, which holds significant global market positions in domestic appliances, heating, cooling, ventilation, and renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland the Glen Dimplex Group privately owns over 40 brands with operations in 80 countries.


SUMMARY

Accountable for repairing equipment, machinery and fixing building maintenance issues. Fabricates parts and components for projects and repairs as needed. Ensures the operation of plant is consistent during the Swing shift. Swing shift schedule is Monday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 3:30 am.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·Perform repairs to machinery/equipment as needed.

·Must know how to troubleshoot and test AC/DC motors, motor starters, various sensors and electrical circuits.

·Must have working knowledge of PLC’s, programmable relays and general automation.

·Must have experience with hydraulics and pneumatics.

·Ability to conform to Covid-19 safety requirements.

·Must have basic computer skills and previous experience with Maintenance Software.

·Perform preventive maintenance on machinery/equipment and the building systems.

·Build fixtures, jigs, carts and other miscellaneous items to support production needs.

·Maintains a working understanding of plant production process equipment, systems and facilities in order to perform maintenance effectively.

·Works in collaboration with engineering, tool and die, production management, supervisors and utilizes external expertise as needed.

·Bends and cuts conduit and wire. Drills holes in walls, floors and ceilings for electrical connections as needed.

·Connects wires to motors, fixtures, and other electrical equipment, replaces switches and fuses, and splices wire as needed in normal course of job.

·Bends, cuts and threads pipe as needed for installation of plumbing, pneumatic or hydraulic systems.

·Operates industrial lift truck as needed in the course of repair work.

·Respond to emergency situations during and after work hours.


Must have the ability to work well with others with little supervision. Must be self-motivated, with high energy, an engaging level of enthusiasm, and tremendous integrity and work ethic. Ability to utilize Lean tools to continually improve processes. Must perform all job duties in a safe manner, adhering to the safety rules, regulations, and standards of Glen Dimplex Americas.

In addition to the job duties as listed above, GD Americas may require you to perform the duties of other persons or require you to perform additional duties from time to time. You shall perform your duties faithfully and to the best of your abilities and shall devote your time and attention to the business of GD Americas.



LEAN RESPONSIBILITIES

Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to continuous process improvement at all levels of the organization while creating an employee-empowered culture. The Maintenance team is responsible for maintaining 6S discipline in the Maintenance shop as well as on the production floor when finished with a repair. This position is expected to participate in the continuous improvement of our processes and products, to sign up for Kaizen events, attend Lean training when offered, and to share observations and suggestions for improvement.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required:

Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent


Preferred:

· 5+ years of experience as a maintenance technician working with and around equipment. To be able to repair a machine the technician needs to fully understand how the machine operates.


WORKING CONDITIONS


Frequently

(67%-100%)

Occasionally

(34%-66%)

Seldom

(1%-33%)

Never

Standing

x




Sitting


x



Walking

x




Bending


x



Squatting


x



Kneeling


x



Climbing



x


Reaching


x



Lifting <10lb

x




Lifting 11-25lb


x



Lifting 26-49lb


x



Lifting >50lb



x



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individual with ADA recognized disabilities to perform the essential job functions.



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state and local laws.

How to Apply


Glen Dimplex Americas offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and we are continually striving to attract and retain the best talent available, building ongoing success for both our organization and our employees!


Our team members include people like you: enthusiastic, innovative, motivated and creative. If you are interested in joining our team or learning more about this opportunity, please apply now.


Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Glen Dimpex Americas, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Vancouver, WA, USA