Manufacturing Shift Technician Job in Wilmington, North Carolina

Manufacturing Shift Technician Job at Corning facility in Wilmington, North Carolina

Purpose of the Position: Provides first, second, and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues in the department. Works hands-on with manufacturing equipment and activities. Identifies and supports process improvements. Uses judgment, experience, and initiative to resolve problems and make recommendations.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide first, second, and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues
  • Manage multiple troubleshooting issues utilizing sound technical principles to drive resolution. Prioritizing issues against plant and department priorities
  • Receive training from engineering in technical SME (Subject Matter Expert) areas, on new processes/equipment and/or on procedural changes
  • Develop/maintain a system to keep production teams current on the process, equipment, and procedures
  • Support Preventive Maintenance efforts on equipment
  • Production support for any throughput or safety items that may be hindering output helping the department achieve safety, lean, and production goals
  • Receive training in new processes/equipment and/or procedure changes from engineering
  • Champion safety performance; Maintain and enforce all housekeeping and safety regulations
  • Provide technical training for associates
  • Ensure cooperation with Engineering in the implementation and evaluation of development experiments, as well as troubleshooting efforts
  • Recommend improvements to process and/or equipment
  • Maintain the systems and actions necessary to ensure compliance with department certification programs, quality System Audit Program, and ISO 14000 registration
  • Participate in a trained spill team for the Glassmaking areas; Participate in monthly spill drills Projects involved with Process and Equipment changes, Safety improvement, Lean manufacturing, Workforce development

Education & Experience:

  • Two-year electrical/mechanical technical degree preferred (Will consider experienced candidates with demonstrated skills).
  • No Degree – 10+ years of work experience.
  • 2-year degree – 5+ years of work experience.
  • 4-year degree – 3+ years of experience.

Required Skills:

  • Sound decision making and prioritization skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the plant organization
  • Strong people skills
  • Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
  • Good process and equipment troubleshooting skills
  • Mechanically and Electrically inclined (aptitude for both)
  • Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (detailed oriented)
  • Ability to train effectively
  • PC proficient (Excel, Word, SharePoint, Passdown)
  • Willing to act as a motivator and role model for the shift
  • Controlled response in emergency situations

Desired Skills:

  • Capable of using Diagnostic equipment
  • Basic understanding of PLC
  • PC – Data Analysis (PI, etc.)
  • Electrical test equipment

Soft Skills:

  • Works well in a team environment, is a “self-starter” and “results oriented”.
  • Acts and makes decisions in the best interest of the team.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of the plant.
  • Works well with other disciplines (IT, mechanical, and process engineering) to fully understand manufacturing system functionality and design requirements.

Travel Requirements: (National/International; <5%

Hours of work: 12hr rotating shifts.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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