Bridgestone Americas, Inc 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician-$29.91 in BRISTOL, Connecticut

Opportunity Details:

Overview:

At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for , andbased on thespecificresults our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.

Opportunities

Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

Position Summary:

The Bristol facility is currently looking for a multi-skilled 2nd shift maintenance technician for their ISO Insulation manufacturing facility.

  • When problems arise with our manufacturing equipment, the Maintenance Technician on shift will troubleshoot and repair the system as safely and quickly as possible to maximize production up-time.

  • The Maintenance Technician will also perform periodic scheduled preventive maintenance and calibration on all manufacturing equipment.

  • We utilize the Japanese concept of Kaizen (continuous improvement) to modify our equipment to maximize efficiency/minimize breakdowns. Service technicians work directly with engineering to implement these improvements.

  • The hours vary from 8-12 hour shifts, depending on volume and season.

Responsibilities:

The Maintenance Technician MUST have a strong electrical background with demonstrated experience in troubleshooting (using a laptop) of PLCs (preference given to those with Allen Bradley and Ladder Logic experience),

drives, motors, and other electrical components. The Maintenance Technician will also be responsible for performing preventative and regular maintenance of equipment, conducting equipment and building safety checks and correcting non-conformities, completing paperwork and checklists, troubleshooting and repair of equipment during downtime situations.

Qualifications:

High school/GED

3 years demonstrated experience OR technical degree/certificate program plus 1 year.

The ideal candidate will possess a maintenance background in an industrial/manufacturing setting.

Knowledge and Skills required:

  • Electrical

  • Electronic

  • PLC

  • Mechanical

  • Hydraulic

  • Pneumatics

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time without sitting

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Physical mobility to squat, stoop, bend, climb, and walk

Must be willing and able to work overtime, especially on short notice.

Must be comfortable using a CMMS-Computerized Maintenance Management System.

Benefits, Privileges and Growth Opportunities

• We offer over 31 Benefits and Privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401k, cash balance retirement plan and more.

• We are An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

• Over 100 years of success is an indication of the stability our workforce enjoys.

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred High School

Requisition ID 2017-115715

Posted Date 8/8/2017

Location US-CT-BRISTOL

Zip Code 06010

Functional Area Manufacturing

Category Plant Maintenance

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.