Broad Function and Purpose of Position:
Set up, adjust, repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment to support the safe, efficient and productive operation of the Marion manufacturing facility; maintain buildings and grounds in good repair. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Plant Engineer and the Engineering Manager. Is on-call nights and weekends for emergency or unscheduled repairs.
- Review work orders daily for repair and maintenance of machinery and mechanical equipment including engines, motors, pneumatic tools, mixers, packaging equipment, conveyor systems, and other production machines and facility equipment; estimate material requirements and repair and/or replace defective parts as needed; analyze mechanical and other operations problems and take corrective action; report all unsafe equipment, machinery, and practices to the Engineer.
- Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears and other machinery parts; perform preventive maintenance as scheduled.
- Maintain inventory of tools, parts, repair supplies and other materials; obtain quotes for replacement parts and materials and prepare requisitions as needed; fabricate parts not commercially available using hand and machine tools; maintain tools and equipment in good working order.
- Check, clean and maintain boilers; inspect and repair boiler fittings; open valves and adjust regulators to control flow through pipelines and/or blow sludge from system.
- Set up and operate machine tools such as hand saw, planer, joiner, shaper, drill press lathe, grinder and other equipment to repair and fabricate machine parts; use all tools as instructed.
- Install and repair electrical wiring, fixtures and equipment; measure, cut and bend wire and conduit; replace faulty electrical components including fuses, light sockets, bulbs, relays, switches and motors; rewire motors; review wiring diagrams, specifications or instructions from manager for repairs, installations or inspections to be performed.
- Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings and fixtures; repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment; bend, cut, thread and cut piping; shape and fabricate pipe to particular requirements of the job.
- Alter, repair and maintain buildings, floors, ceilings, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, lights, scaffolding, etc.; maintain grounds in all seasons.
- May perform routine repairs to heating and air conditioning systems.
- May operate cutting torch or welding equipment to fabricate equipment by cutting, burning and joining various metals; may repair equipment by using welding techniques and appropriate gas or electric welding equipment.
- May install, repair, calibrate, service and replace electronic devices and systems.
- Prepare reports and maintain records of purchases, daily activities, work order status, preventive maintenance, etc.
- Perform other work and special projects as required by manager.
- Education: High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
- Years Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in general repairs in a manufacturing environment, including experience in at least two of the following trades: electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, welding or machining; OR any combination of training that provides the required knowledge and abilities to do the job.
- Must have mechanical aptitude; must have demonstrated ability to work with hands and use various tools; must be able to climb in overhead structures and work beneath machines in close quarters to perform installations, repairs and maintenance, must have ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; must be able to work with minimal supervision; must be organized with good written and oral communication skills; must be able to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
- Must be able to maintain an excellent attendance record.
- Must be flexible to work any shift and overtime as necessary.
Competitive Benefits: Health Insurance, 401k with company match, year-end profit-sharing bonus, paid time off, and paid holidays.
Meaningful Work: Sika products enhance our surroundings and the work every employee completes helps positively impact daily lives by making our world stronger, more durable, and more reliable – every day.
Company Culture: Sika centers work culture around entrepreneurship where individuals have the power to make decisions, learn from mistakes, and define their career.
Community Involvement: Sika takes active roles in our community and aims to support volunteer work and charitable endeavors across the United States through rebuilding and giving back.
Sustainability Initiatives: Sika is committed to sustainable development, reducing environmental impacts, and assuming social responsibility. The company supports energy efficient projects and implements numerous measures aimed to boost economic, social, and ecological sustainability.
Sika Corporation is committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals that apply. As an equal opportunity employer Sika will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other protected characteristics.
With over 100 years of experience, Sika is a worldwide innovation and sustainability leader in the development and production of systems and products for commercial and residential construction, as well as the marine, automotive, and renewable energy manufacturing industries. Sika has offices in over 100 countries with over 300 manufacturing facilities and more than 33,500 employees worldwide. With annual sales of 11.5+ billion dollars in 2022, our commitment to quality, innovation, and the environment as well as putting our customer’s needs first, encompasses why Sika is the global leader in our industries.