Shaw Industries Inc Maintenance Mechanic -Tech C 1st Shift in Chickamauga, Georgia

Job Title

Maintenance Mechanic -Tech C 1st Shift

Position Overview

POSITION PURPOSE:

To maintain and ensure capacity of equipment assets in assigned areas of responsibility that impact optimal efficiencies at lowest reasonable cost.

POSITION EXPECTATIONS:

Execution of assigned tasks and duties with focus on:

Safe work practices

High quality, precision work with a customer service orientation in support of “Great Products & Service”

Adherence to standards and best practice application acquired through training and work experience

Learn and grow in knowledge of maintenance practices and equipment performance, understanding their impact on manufacturing processes and business objectives

Provide feedback on job assignment needs and improvement opportunities with peers and leadership

POSITION DUTIES & TASKS:

Maintain manufacturing process and support equipment to highest, reasonable performance levels to include mechanical systems including, but not limited to:

  • Power transmission components - bearings, pulleys/sheaves, shafts/rollers, couplings, sprockets, chains, belts, motors, and gearboxes.

  • Conveyance systems – product/process related, as well as those tied to utilities such as steam, water, air, electricity, etc. which could include pumps, piping, etc.

  • Mechanical control systems - including related hydraulic & pneumatic elements

Troubleshoot and execute repairs of equipment causing or contributing to safety, quality, downtime/productivity opportunities and issues

  • Communicate findings, identifying potential causes, and correction steps to operations and maintenance leadership

Execute proactive maintenance plans on assigned equipment to include:

  • Preventive Maintenance (PM) - inspection & measurement of equipment components for proper function, including replacement of components on pre-defined schedules and lubrication

  • Predictive Maintenance (PdM) – inspection, measurement, with focus on data collection with PdM tools related to equipment performance

  • Condition Maintenance (CM) – repair and replacement of components identified as requiring attention through PM & PdM activities based on detailed job plans

Execute assigned or scheduled work orders in support of projects and process improvement (PI) efforts identified as critical to business objectives

Assist Reliability Tech B’s, A’s, and Leads in installation and removal of general mechanical systems

CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Safety practices - LOTO, Confined Space, PPE, PIT, Fall Protection, Hoisting & Rigging, and Hot Work

  • Calculator and Computer application – work order documentation, parts requisitioning

  • Measurement units, techniques and application of appropriate tools

  • Math skills to include

  • Arithmetic

  • Application of formulas such as area, volume, etc.

  • Conversion of measurement units

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics and make simple sketches

  • Identification and proper use of tools, focused on selection of the right tool for work assignment application

  • Proper storage and handling techniques for lubricants

  • Power transmission component types, terms, operation, and maintenance

  • Plumbing/piping conveyance system types, terms, operation, and maintenance

  • Precision alignment techniques for indirect coupled elements, including laser alignment

  • Basic troubleshooting of mechanical systems

  • Common cause failure modes and correction of mechanical systems

COMPETENCIES

  • Work Standards

  • Solve Problems

  • Build Customer Satisfaction

  • Collaborate

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Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries is more than a flooring company - we are 20,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. Our ability to supply products and services to residential and commercial markets worldwide depends on a constant look ahead. Through leadership and skills training, opportunities across multiple career paths, and a collaborative team environment, we are preparing our associates for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with $5 billion in sales and representation throughout the US as well as in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

If you need any additional assistance or have questions, please contact us at shaw.recruiting@shawinc.com.