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Maintenance Lead Mechanic

Wichita, KS

Post Date: 09/01/2017 Job ID: 813378 Industry: Industrial

Maintenance Lead Mechanic

The Maintenance Lead Mechanic directs maintenance crews in the installation, repair and preventive maintenance of equipment used throughout the plant, facilities, utilities, and powerhouse equipment.

Review of scheduled maintenance to be scheduled by Maintenance supervisors and the planners to ensure priorities of the facility and business are being met.
Review of Preventive Maintenance Procedures to e performed on the equipment, and edit as necessary.
Control maintenance costs by ordering only parts for the equipment that are needed and having equipment in the plant rebuilt when possible. All parts are to be attached to a work order or PM, even one-time orders.
Communicate with production supervisors by answering requests for repairs and meet with production supervisors to discuss and resolve any problems with the equipment in their departments.
See and identify opportunities to train and develop the hourly work force to meet job performance expectations.
Lead hourly Maintenance employees on a daily basis to work safely, efficiently, effectively at the lowest possible cost.
Participate in cost reduction planning with the Plant Engineer, storeroom personnel and MRO buyer.

Plan all maintenance with special attention paid to all regulatory requirements that may apply. This includes, but is not limited to, OSHA rules, EPA regulations, and state and local environmental regulations.
Develop and maintain planned and predictive maintenance procedures and routes as required. Ensure all safety requirements are observed in the performance of maintenance. Promote working safely.
Ensure the availability of all materials and special tools necessary to complete scheduled work.
Prioritize all work orders for routine maintenance and scheduled maintenance.
Train maintenance personnel in proper maintenance procedure and proper reporting procedures.

Working knowledge of CMMS software, SAP. Training is provided those areas in SA where the successful candidate is deficient. Notification and Work Oder creation, materials lookup, PM plan creation and basic reporting skills are required to be successful in this position.
Strong command of written and verbal communication skills.
Displays capability of applying logic when involved with tasks that require problem-solving skills

AS degree Mechanical/Electrical or relevant work experience
5 years prior experience in maintenance
Good communication and leadership skills
Positive attitude with the ability to adapt to change

Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from -10 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit and in constant noise, exposure to fumes, dust, mechanical, electrical and safety hazards.
Noise level in the work environment is moderate but can be loud if in the plant areas.

Work Hrs:   2nd Shift available from 330pm - 12am.

Pay rate: $17-23/hr DOE ~ excellent benefits.

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