Company: Shiloh Industries, Inc.
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Under general supervision, performs advanced and expert level
troubleshooting, diagnoses, repair, maintenance and reconditioning,
in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and
manufacturer's specifications of machinery and mechanical
equipment, such as motors, hydraulic systems and pumps, conveyor
systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools,
power tools and precision-measuring and testing instruments.
Understands the theory of operation for the Die Cast processes and
all related ancillary equipment. Works independently, providing
assistance and to the team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs self-directed reactive and planned maintenance which
includes but is not limited to; observing devices in operation to
locate root cause of problem; dismantling devices to gain access to
and remove defective parts; adjustment of functional parts of
devices and control instruments; repair and/or replacement of
defective parts; testing of device to observe performance; tests
for electrical and hydraulic circuitry and mechanical systems;
orders supplies and repair items as necessary.
- Assist in continuous improvement of the PM work instructions;
adding, removing, defining these instructions and express
improvements suggested to the Maintenance Manager.
- Proactive maintenance activities that include repairing air
leaks, oil leaks, replacing components, continuous improvement
activities, project work, and minor repairs to equipment.
- Acts as a proactive team member and works closely with the
maintenance Supervisor. Analyzes and recommends engineered
solutions to failures. Lays out, wire, builds, and troubleshoots
electrical panels and/or other machinery.
- Provides leadership and assistance.
- This position has no supervisory responsibilities. May train,
orient, lead, assign or check the work of employees.
Education and/or Experience
- High School Diploma or equivalency
- Minimum 2 years related experience in the Die Casting
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to interpret programmable logic controllers; I/O
diagnostics, programming of safety interlocks and ancillary
equipment interlocks, backing up and restoring programs, edit and
- Knowledge of UBE and Buhler Prince Die Cast machines, hydraulic
- Knowledge of stackmelter functions and operations
- Knowledge of hot oil heating units.
- Knowledge of Rimrock sprayers/ladles mechanical functions and
- Knowledge of Fanuc and ABB robots programs, manipulation,
maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Knowledge of overhead cranes.
- Knowledge of plant air systems.
- Ability to operate a forklift.
- Ability to analyze and solve problems, use advanced diagnostic
tools to troubleshoot and/or repair electrical, hydraulic or
mechanical failures, read and interpret documents such as safety
rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The
employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, and color
vision. The employee must be able to enter, egress and traverse
areas inside and outside of machinery, and must be able to climb
ladders for purposes of inspection. The employee in this position
works with safety critical products, therefore are required to have
the ability to differentiate colors that are critical to job
performance. Position require climbing and balancing around and on
top of machines while simultaneously using various hand tools. The
employee must have full range of motion necessary for moving in and
out of all positions. Employee must have good sensation essential
to gauge heat exposure when working around hot equipment, dies or
The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather
conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate. This job is performed in a
shop environment: hazardous materials; greasy, slippery factory
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of this
This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and
responsibilities change with business necessity. All job functions
are subject to modification.
Keywords: Shiloh Industries, Inc., Clarksville , Maintenance Technician, Other , Dickson, Tennessee
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