• Sandvik AB
  • $42,145.00 -71,390.00/year*
  • Oxford, CT
  • Automotive
  • Full-Time
  • 92 Hogs Back Rd

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  • Job category: Manufacturing
  • Kanthal in Bethel CT, is looking for a

    If you are a results-oriented, team player with strong equipment repair skills and experience, we want to hear from you!

    Kanthal is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels, special alloys, as well as metallic and ceramic resistance materials for the most demanding industries. Sandvik Wire and Heating Technology is a product unit within (SMT). Its cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and world-leading metallurgy and R&D. Operations are divided into four product areas: Tube, Strip, Wire and Heating Technology - and Primary Products.

    Key performance areas

    As the Maintenance Mechanic, you will be responsible for the maintenance, installation, and repair of all mechanical systems and equipment, working from drawings, manufacturers documentation, specifications, plant layout sketches, and general instructions. This will include routine testing and inspections to ensure equipment and systems are operating properly and efficiently, as well as, troubleshooting various systems and equipment and repairing mechanical malfunctions. You will be expected to maintain good communication with your supervisor by keeping him/her informed of quality, maintenance, safety, production, and other related issues, and obtain supervisory approval for any deviations from standard procedures.

    Additional responsibilities include:

  • Conduct regular PM on mechanical manufacturing equipment
  • Troubleshoot mechanical malfunctions, locate source of problem, and replace defective equipment and components.
  • Maintain the established routine maintenance program and respond as soon as possible to all emergencies
  • Follow environmental procedures with knowledge of waste handling, labeling, transporting and disposal
  • Test run all repairs to insure proper operation of unit or system
  • Refer unusual or recurring problems to supervisor
  • Complete all required and related paperwork such as job tickets
  • Maintain order and cleanliness in work area
  • Your Profile

    The Maintenance Mechanic should possess a high school diploma or equivalent along with a minimum of 3 to 5 years manufacturing and industrial equipment repair experience in a similar industrial manufacturing environment. High School Diplomas, or trade school or technical certificate is preferred. You have strong parts fabrications skills along with welding and fabrication experience and general facility maintenance experience. Wire mill equipment (ovens, furnaces, drawing machines) repair would be a plus. This role requires manual dexterity and visual and audio ability.

    You should also possess:

  • Knowledge of the electrical, mechanical and logistics equipment used in manufacturing, including its safe usage, maintenance, and storage
  • Forklift experience
  • Must maintain a valid forklift operators license
  • Annual Hazardous Waste Handling/RCRA Training and Emergency Preparedness
  • Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to speak and read English
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., and move up to 100 lbs., bend, walk and reach
  • Benefits

    Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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