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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Position located in Sumter, South Carolina.

EMS-CHEMIE is looking for a highly motivated individual who can work with minimum supervision and able to manage multiple projects.  The Mechanical position is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing equipment.   This position ensures that work is in accordance with relevant codes. Ability to work under general supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

(This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed.)

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ mechanical experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
    • Associates degree, military training, and/or related experience is a plus.
    • Position requires strong mechanical maintenance skills in troubleshooting and repairs of chemical plant and nylon fiber processing equipment.
    • Computer:  MS Office.
    • Precision maintenance background a plus.

    Physical Requirement & Working Environment:

    • Must work where the noise level requires hearing protection.
    • May be exposed to various hazards such as corrosive chemicals (acetic acid for autoclave acid boil), steam, molten polymer, equipment related dangers, etc.
    • Routine safety equipment: long sleeves, respirator, safety shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and ability to carry 25 lbs. or less.
    • Capable of climbing flights of stairs or ladders.
    • Working at heights
    • Capable of walking/standing 8-10 hours per day.

      Competitive benefits and compensation package.

      Please send your resume by mail or e-mail to:

      Human Resources
      EMS-CHEMIE (North America) Inc.
      P. O. Box 1717
      Sumter, SC 29151-1717

      Fax 803/481-1843

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