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Maintenance Technician I

Published: June 7, 2021 Location: Louisville, KY, US

LINAK U.S. Inc. is a global leader in the design and production of electric linear actuator systems. Our products are used in various industries including medical, agriculture, industrial automation, furniture, construction, and other great industries. Our North and South American headquarters where we have both Sales and Manufacturing divisions is located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Our mission as a company is straightforward: We provide products that improve people's quality of life and working environment.

LINAK U.S. Inc. offers a great work environment and challenging career opportunities. As a company, we operate by a set of values that are deeply rooted in the organization.

We as a company value:

  • Customer Orientation
  • The Will to Change
  • Loyalty, Openness and honesty
  • Enthusiasm and Individual Efficiency
  • Job Satisfaction and Helpfulness
  • Creativity

The Maintenance Technician I assists and provides direct maintenance operations for production equipment during unscheduled downtimes and scheduled preventative maintenance operations.  The Maintenance Technician I works under direction of Maintenance II & III personnel and with operations execution team, technical personnel and the area Supervisor / Coordinator to meet or exceed the areas goals for Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Productivity as those metrics pertain to equipment uptime, reliability, and process conformance.

Major Responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • Assists in providing highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines
  • Assists in providing emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
  • Performs simple machinist duties and responsibilities
  • Assists in providing maintenance technician skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, basic electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Maintains all preventative maintenance activities documentation
  • Assists in diagnosing problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Performs regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities as directed
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Assists in detection of faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas
  • Develops team involvement and interaction to improve equipment functionality, and efficiencies
  • Uses, maintains and improves Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) as required

The Maintenance Technician I will work in support of and in conjunction with the operations execution team, technical personnel and under the direction of the area Supervisor/Coordinator, complying with the systems developed by the Facilities Manager, reporting to the area Manager.  Candidate must be capable of performing in a responsible and efficient manner the techniques and tasks that are assigned.  Requirements include:

  • High School Diploma/GED is required.
  • Trade School experience is preferred. 
  • Good Communication Skills (oral and written) are required. 
  • Must be goal oriented with a high degree of enthusiasm in order to reduce equipment downtime, prolong asset life cycles, optimize equipment performance, and increase production efficiencies. 

Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check, Basic Skills, Education and Drug Testing

The benefits of employment at LINAK include: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) Plan with Company Contribution, Teladoc, Tuition Reimbursement, Special Incentive Plans, Onsite Workout Room and climate controlled environment.

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