Electro Mechanic in Culver City, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides technical support to Maintenance staff and Production.  Performs service and preventative maintenance on a variety of automated electro-mechanical equipment. Responsible for the installation, service and preventative maintenance of all Production related equipment and proper upkeep of tools, supplies and testing equipment.  Helps develop strategies and procedures to constantly evolve our preventative maintenance program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for daily maintenance of production equipment.  Diagnose and resolve causes of electrical and mechanical malfunctions on all production equipment (including custom automated assembly and packaging machinery).
  • Perform high level troubleshooting and repairing electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic control systems, PLC, HMI, AC/DC drives, stepper/servo motor controls, machine vision and test systems, ultrasonic welding equipment and control systems.
  • Use appropriate test equipment to isolate problems and make repairs in a timely manner.
  • Assist in determining inventory quantity levels of machine parts and sourcing.
  • Communicate all pertinent information to department’s applicable personnel.
  • Recommend improvements and optimization of the manufacturing machinery and processes, collaborate with machinery design engineers and machine builders to implement the improvements and modifications.
  • Provide leadership for the continuous improvement projects including engineering solutions to eliminate safety and quality concerns, repetitive equipment failures, and to reduce costs.
  • Maintain updated drawings, schematics, manuals and control systems backup programs on all production machinery and equipment.
  • Adhere to all quality and safety codes including ISO 9000 specifications and requirements
  • Ensure a safe environment is present during equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Train operations staff in respect to machine operation and operator level PM.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Inside:  Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.  A job is considered "inside" if the worker spends approximately 75 percent or more of the time inside.
  • Noise and Vibration:  The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 
  • Hazards:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:       

  1. High School graduate, GED, Technical school graduate or equivalent training.
  2. Minimum of 4 to 5 years of electro-mechanic experience in a manufacturing environment.
  3. Proficient in use of power tools/measuring devices.
  4. Basic background in general machine shop practices and experience working with high/low voltage (up to 480V) power.
  5. Read blueprints and electrical schematics.
  6. Knowledge of safety procedures, lockout/tag out and fall protection.
  7. Ability to train others as necessary.