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PDS Tech Inc Die Maintenance in Ridgeville, South Carolina

Job purpose

Responsible for die maintenance, die installation, effective evaluation and repair of dies.

Essential Functions

  • Support equipment / die downtime in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

  • Develop and support die maintenance and improvement projects.

  • Support weekend and shutdown die issues.

  • Support training of other die associates.

  • Support of the engineering group in short / long term projects.

  • Support machine checks, preventative maintenance duties, line troubleshooting and reporting of problems and repairs;

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Utilizes hand tools, power tools, and hoists/cranes to repair and maintain dies and associated equipment.

  • Utilizes calipers, micrometers and other gauges to evaluate production components.

  • May be trained and assigned to operate a forklift.

  • Keeps work area clean of debris and safety hazards.

  • Complies with Safety Policies and reports unsafe conditions.

  • May be trained and assigned to perform Plant Start-up & Shutdown Procedures and Weekend/Holiday Shutdown Facilities Check.

  • Work on daily activities as assigned by the Team Leader.

  • Respond to die downtime and recovery issues.

  • Monitor dies for potential problems identification.

  • Perform quality & running efficiency improvements to the dies.

  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance plans & activities.

  • Quality confirmation of completed work.

  • Perform zone inspections.

  • Perform all phases of die and associated troubleshooting on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and/or pneumatic systems including process water controls and lines

Education, Experience and Competencies

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a maintenance technician.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well.

  • Must demonstrate capability of using hand and power tools.

  • Understands safety policies, quality policy and environmental policies.

  • Has basic understanding of GD&T etc.

  • Ability to analyze die & process problems and implement repairs & countermeasures for:

  • Hydraulic cylinder issues

  • Mechanical issues

  • Ability to weld & hard finish.

  • Demonstrate solid “Troubleshooting” skills.

  • General computer/data entry skills.

  • General electrical troubleshooting.

  • General machine tool knowledge.

  • Understanding of 2D drawings.

  • Ability to be a self-starter, learn on a continual basis, train others and work well in a team atmosphere.

  • Capability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic functions and components.

  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive approach with die maintenance and Ability to troubleshoot.

  • Team Oriented.

  • Self-starter imitative / Drive/ Eager to learn.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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