Jarden Corporation LIF - Maintenance Technician I in Rome, Georgia

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Lifoam is a leading manufacturer of custom and proprietary molded foam and protective packaging solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes value added expanded polystyrene (EPS), polyurethane, and refrigerant products used in a number of applications from seven plants in the US. The company's products include premium temperature assurance packaging for the healthcare industry, disposable foam coolers and related products for the consumer market, cold chain packaging for the specialty food & beverage market, and custom & proprietary packaging solutions for a variety of commercial end markets. Its well-known brands include "Lifoam" promotional and imprinted disposable ice chests, "Freez Pak" reusable ice substitutes, "Propak" insulated commercial packaging, and the "EnviroCooler" line of Healthcare packaging, among others.

Since 2013, Lifoam is part of Jarden Home Brands, a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), a leading provider of niche consumer products, with over 25,000 employees worldwide.

Responsibilities

Primary Purpose of Position:

Perform work involving basic maintenance and mechanical skills to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the building in repair. Duties involve repairing mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and basic repairs of building structure.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Use of hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches.

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and/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 machinery and equipment.

  • Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.

  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.

  • Observes plant safety rules.Helps to identify and eliminate any safety hazard or concern.Assists in monitoring of quality of work output and maintenance procedures.

  • Assists in conducting operations so as to meet established cost standards for use of materials, supplies and equipment.Follows instructions in the most efficient use of tools, machines and materials.

  • Maintains a neat and orderly working area and assists other departments in the cleanliness and organization of working areas when projects overlap other department areas.

  • Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to their direct Supervisor.To maintain good working relations with all other employees.Strives to have no conflicts with other department employees.

  • Encouraged to bring any ideas to light for possible usage in factory functions.

  • Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, or others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Experience/Knowledge

General knowledge of Maintenance.

Knowledge in hydraulics & pneumatics.

Basic electrical knowledge

1-2 years experience in a manufacturing environment.

Certifications/Licenses/Registrations

N/A

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

N/A

Other Information

TECHNICAL ROLE COMPETENCIES:

  • 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.

  • Trouble Shooting — 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.

  • Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  • 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Requires 9 hours of standing/walking daily.

  • Must be able to team lift upwards of 100 lbs.

  • Must be able to push/pull upwards of 100 lbs.

  • Must be able to bend/stoop/twist, crouch/squat, reach above and below shoulders

  • Requires repetitive arm, wrist and hand movements.

  • Must be able to work in/with/ near machinery

  • Must be able to work with hand tools.

  • Moderate/heavy exposure to heat, cold, dust and excessive noise.

  • Ability to wear PPE including hearing protection, safety glasses and steel/composite toe shoes.

  • Annual hearing test is required.

  • Some overtime and occasional weekends required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

COMPANY: Lifoam Industries, LLC

Requisition Id: 109543

Location: GA - Rome

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