General Maintenance Technician I in Pottstown, PA at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Job Description

This position is responsible to shadow our experienced maintenance mechanics and use On the Job Training to learn the functions and repairing of the equipment in the Pottstown plant. Upon completion of training, the technician will provide 2nd shift maintenance support and preventative maintenance for the Pottstown plant.


* Perform work safely and per company safety policies and work instructions.
* Complete General maintenance duties; Duties include but not limited to the following functions -- floor/ wall repairs, painting, light Building Repairs/ Modifications, Carpentry, Equipment repairs, etc.
* Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and using test equipment to diagnose problems.
* Gather material for preventive work orders in a timely manner.
* Maintain equipment, parts and supply inventories by checking stock in the maintenance department.
* Effectively communicate with value streams and other internal customers to ensure work is produced to meet or exceed expectations and in a timely manner.
* Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
* Meet quality, service, cost and efficiency objectives for each assigned work order.
* Support walk-in work as assigned and make repairs to support production requirements.
* Identify problems and make recommendations for solutions.
* Support continuous improvement activities and kaizen events in all departments.
* Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands/arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift/move weights up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 65 pounds.
*Other duties may be assigned*

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses are required for the job when in the manufacturing areas. Safety toed shoes or boots (ASTM 2413-11 standard) are required in specific manufacturing areas.
Less than 5%

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function 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 equivalent
* Vocational or Technical training preferred
* Basic mechanical knowledge and aptitude required
* Must be computer literate.
* Must be capable of lifting 60 lbs. routinely and confident working at heights
* Must be able to work in a fast paced, continuous operating environment


* None

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.


* Basic mechanical skills knowledge
* Basic electrical knowledge
* Support production using skills learned and continually developing skills to support the department goal of Overall Equipment Availability.
* Use higher level productivity tools to include Root Cause Analysis, 5S, TPM in your daily job function.
* Strong Work Ethic to assist the maintenance team in the daily schedule of work.
* Ability to professionally work with peers and internal customers.
* Demonstrates the ability to develop tooling, complex machinery, and processes to produce error free product and successfully transfer tooling and processes to full production.
* Drive and sustain 5S activities within the department.
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