Die Maintenance Technician

  • Category
    Manufacturing
  • Location
    Ridgeville, South Carolina
  • Type
    Direct hire

Client Type: Automotive Industry

Location: Ridgeville, SC (Greater Charleston Area) *relocation assistance available, if relocating beyond a 50-mile radius.

Title: Die Maintenance Technician (4 openings)

Position Type: Direct, Full-Time

Hourly Rate: DOE

Start: ASAP

Description:
Our client has an immediate need for four (4) Die Maintenance Technicians. The selected candidates will be responsible for die maintenance, die installation, effective evaluation, and repair of dies.

Essential job functions include:

  • Support equipment / die downtime in a dynamic fast-paced environment
  • Develop and support die maintenance and improvement projects
  • Support weekend and shutdown die issues
  • Support training of other die associates
  • Support of the engineering group in short / long term projects
  • Support machine checks, preventative maintenance duties, line troubleshooting and reporting of problems and repairs

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Utilizes hand tools, power tools, and hoists/cranes to repair and maintain dies and associated equipment
  • Utilizes calipers, micrometers, and other gauges to evaluate production components
  • May be trained and assigned to operate a forklift
  • Keeps work area clean of debris and safety hazards
  • Complies with Safety Policies and reports unsafe conditions
  • May be trained and assigned to perform Plant Start-up & Shutdown Procedures and Weekend/Holiday Shutdown Facilities Check
  • Work on daily activities as assigned by the Team Leader
  • Respond to die downtime and recovery issues
  • Monitor dies for potential problems identification
  • Perform quality & running efficiency improvements to the dies
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance plans & activities
  • Quality confirmation of completed work
  • Perform zone inspections
  • Perform all phases of die and associated troubleshooting on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and/or pneumatic systems including process water controls and lines
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a maintenance technician
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well
  • Must demonstrate capability of using hand and power tools
  • Understands safety policies, quality policy and environmental policies
  • Must have a basic understanding of GD&T, etc.
  • Ability to analyze die & process problems and implement repairs & countermeasures for hydraulic cylinder and mechanical issues
  • Ability to weld & hard finish
  • Must demonstrate solid troubleshooting skills
  • General computer/data entry skills
  • General electrical troubleshooting skills
  • General machine tool knowledge
  • Must have an understanding of 2D drawings
  • Ability to be a self-starter, learn on a continual basis, train others, and work well in a team atmosphere
  • Capability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic functions and components
  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive approach with die maintenance and ability to troubleshoot
  • Must have the flexibility to work 2nd or 3rd shifts long-term and to work weekends, holidays, daily overtime and off shifts as needed
  • Able to work in the USA without sponsorship now or in the future
 

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance & AD&D
  • 401K with 4% matched
  • Holiday Pay + PTO

 

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