Maintenance Technician

Axiall Corporation Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:


The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the preventative and routine maintenance functions for all extrusion equipment and support systems in all manufacturing facilities.

Candidates must be available to work night shift, 7:00pm-7:00am.


May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Installing new plant equipment

  • Install power requirements for equipment modifications and installations

  • Set up barrels and screws on extruders

  • Set up all equipment for production

  • Develop working mechanical and electrical knowledge of material conveying, process water, chilled water, and compressed air systems that support the production process; includes proficiency at PMs and the rebuilding of equipment components

  • Practice a predictive/preventative approach to electrical and mechanical maintenance issues

  • Ability to document changes, equipment modifications, and new installations

  • Ability to plan work that requires knowledge of electrical and mechanical theories and principals to effectively accomplish assigned work with minimal interruption to production

  • Ability to effectively accomplish assigned work with minimum supervision

  • Good understanding of PC's and PLC troubleshooting

  • Comply with company policies for software updating, filing, and archiving of PLC/PC applications

  • Knowledge and experience with CMMS programs

  • Comply with established safety rules and company policies and procedures


  • Minimum of five years electrical and mechanical experience in Maintenance Technician role

  • Experience with blending and extrusion equipment preferred

  • Electrical and Mechanical background; 3 phase, 480v power experience required

  • Familiarity with PC and PLC equipment

  • Must be able to climb and work at elevated heights

  • Knowledge of 5S and lean principles


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crawl or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


This position works in a fast paced manufacturing facility. Noise level commensurate with large machinery. Ear and eye protection must be worn at all times; steel toed shoes and long pants are required. Temperatures, although maintained, can be effected by outside weather conditions.

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Maintenance Technician

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