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Maintenance Operator

Location : Conover, NC
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3-5
Required Education : HS Diploma or GED is required
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Manufacturing

Job Description :

All positions are 1st shift, M-F, 6:30-3:00 (maintenance schedule may differ)
Temp to perm positions for qualified applicants
All positions do require experience (prefer to have some furniture exp. and a steady work history)
All applicants must have interview first


Position Summary: Perform routine or extensive work in the repair and general maintenance of machines, mechanical equipment or the structure of an establishment. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing; aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.


Position Responsibilities: Machinist, Electricians, Shop Personnel:
• Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
• Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
• Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
• Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
• Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.
• Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
• Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.
• Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges.
• Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
• Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.
Position Responsibilities: Baler, Recycling Operations
• Operates cardboard baler to compress and secure loads for recycling.
• Administers all recycling operations, including wood, pallets, metal, fabric, cutting by-product and refuse/trash.
• Operators a powered industrial truck (PIT) fork truck or pallet jacks to accomplish tasks.
• Assists in the delivery of work at VGM plant from downstairs to upstairs as needed using PIT.
• Serves as an on-call PIT operator as directed by Maintenance Manager.
• Maintains neat and orderly work station.
• Maintain storage areas to ensure inventory is protected.
• Wears required safety glasses and other PPE as required; works safely and reports unsafe conditions to Dept. Supervisor.
• Performs other duties as required by supervisor.



Required Qualifications :

Essential Skills and Experience:
• English required for reading tickets and job notes.
Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
• Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
• Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
• Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
• Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
• Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
• Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
• Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Ability to use pallet jacks, fork lifts, hoists, hammers, packing/crating tools, and understanding on how to build packing boxes.
• Self-motivated and able to work well alone or with others.
• Good verbal and written communication skills; basic computer skills.
• Must be a team player, cooperative, and have a good attendance record.

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Contact Information

113 First Street West

Conover, NC 28613

910 Burkemont Avenue

Morganton, NC 28655