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Conveyor Mechanic 2

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Location: Ft. Mill, SC, United States

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Conveyor Mechanic Level 2                              Facilities Manager

Title of PositionTitle of Supervisor

 

Maintenance                                                         Fort Mill Distribution Center                               

DepartmentLocation

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

 

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

 

To perform all aspects of conveyor maintenance, including preventative maintenance, shop and parts inventories, and the adherence to all OSHA safety regulations.

 

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  • Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.  Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts.
  • Starts devices to test their performance.
  • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, band saw, milling machine, welder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  • Movement/positioning/replacement of heavy weight equipment with the aid of mechanical means such as forklifts, pry bars, and chain falls.
  • Position requires pushing toolbox to work areas. 
  • Requires carrying, lifting, and transporting of parts to and from work location and maintenance shop by hand or mechanical means. 
  • Job requires the following personal protective equipment:  cut resistant gloves and sleeves, heat resistant gloves and sleeves, safety glasses, goggles, face shield, ear plugs, and steel toed shoes.
  • Position requires the use of hand tools such as wrenches, hammers, punches, screw drivers, pliers, and pipe wrenches on a continuous basis to perform normal duties. Tasks range from fine adjustments that require dexterity for adjustments to using both hands to apply force when pushing or pulling.
  • Performs plant startup tasks, energizing all equipment and ensuring operation.
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers. 
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.
  • Assists in or performs weekly churn test on the fire sprinkler system; completes regular testing, maintenance, and upkeep of all fire exit doors, fire door alarms, burglar alarm and exit maps.
  • Replaces faulty electrical components on conveyors such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices.
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electrical components.
  • Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.
  • Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.
  • Cleans work area, tools, and equipment.
  • Utilizes computer for work order entry and completion status.
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers. 
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.

 

 

  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wire and cables.
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with maintenance manager.
  • Replaces faulty electrical components on machine such as relays, switches, motors, positions sensing devices, AC/DC Drives and PLC components.
  • Replaces electric motor bearings, brushes and rewire motors for installation.
  • Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment as necessary.

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum of three years conveyor maintenance experience
  • Experience in general machine shop practice, welding, maintenance troubleshooting, electrical systems.
  • Hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems. Able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to read a tape measure, micrometer, dial indicators.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work in a manner that promotes a safe working environment
  • Ability to accurately read and match numbers

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Ability to stand and walk throughout the facility during required length of the shift.
  • Frequently required bend, stoop, push and pull objects.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities include depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift up to 70-100 pounds on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to work at heights up to 35 feet. Employee must regularly climb portable and fixed ladders and stairs and perform tasks at elevations and on elevated platforms.
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  • Ability to operate forklift, motorized pallet jack or other power equipment as necessary.
  • Ability to work with battery acids, paints, lubricants, solvents and cleaners.

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

None

 

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

 

  • Protective hand wear required (gloves issued for individual assignment)
  • Protective clothing in designated areas
  • All OSHA required welding protection

 

APPROVAL:                                                                                    

 

This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  It is not intended to be an entire list of all activities, tasks and skills required of people in the position.

 

 

November 2023

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