Senior Maintenance Technician
Montrose, CO 
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Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

  • Avient Corporation provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:
  • Dyneema, the world's strongest fiber, enables unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications, including ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure and outdoor sports
  • Unique technologies that improve the recyclability of products and enable recycled content to be incorporated, thus advancing a more circular economy
  • Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation and reduce carbon footprint
  • Sustainable infrastructure solutions that increase energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation and fiber optic / 5G network accessibility

Avient employs approximately 10,000 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work. For more information, visit .

WHY AVIENT:

Avient Corporation is a world-class sustainable organization built on innovation, collaboration, and employee development. We are committed to providing a supportive and dynamic work environment where our diverse associates can grow and succeed, as well positively impacting our planet and the communities we serve. Our Great Place to Work culture, values, and benefits make Avient an employer of choice for top talent.

We believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.

Job Summary
This position is a Senior Maintenance Technician for our facility in Montrose, Colorado. Position is responsible for completing maintenance assignments to build, repair and/or maintain all equipment in good operating condition as quickly and accurately as possible; while keeping associated costs to a minimum and meet plant goals.

Essential Functions

  • Completes projects with minimal guidance showing a proactive attitude to design and installations.
  • Troubleshoots mechanical devices in operation. Dismantles and examines devices to gain access to
    and remove defective parts. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments, repairs or
    replaces defective parts.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs input/output devices using PLC systems.
  • Troubleshoots, completes, designs, upgrades and installs electrical equipment, circuits and systems.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs/replace electrical components at the component level.
  • Sets up and operates shop machinery such as lathe, drill press, grinders, band saws, cutting torch,
    welder. etc. Uses hand tools and pneumatic tools to modify or repair parts and equipment.
  • Installs new or repairs/modify hydraulic and pneumatic equipment as needed.
  • Improves reliability and uptime of all equipment. Takes a proactive approach to equipment issues with
    a preventive maintenance mentality.
  • Operates the cooling water and waste water system in compliance with EPA regulations.
  • Operates forklift and hydraulic working platform as needed.
  • Researches supplies, parts and machines needed to complete work orders.
  • Assists in organizing and maintaining an accurate inventory of parts.
  • Performs and documents work orders and preventative maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • Documents work completed. Contributes to upkeep and updating of required paperwork such as
    records, maintenance logs, documents, manuals, drawings, PM logs, etc.
  • Supports the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company.
  • Follows applicable ISO, Safety, Health and Environmental rules and guidelines while performing any
    procedure.
  • Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
  • As needed, covers for Maintenance Supervisor when Supervisor is not present.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education and Experience

  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience

  • Technical School degree or experience equivalency

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in process improvement and problem solving techniques.

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in PLC troubleshooting and repair.

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in mechanical, pneumatics, electrical, carpentry, welding/brazing, refrigeration, plumbing, hydraulics, industrial operations.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Electrical Certification or License
  • Self-motivated with strong organization skills and ability to multi-task.

  • Time management skills, quantitative and statistical skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and product recipes/material identifications.

  • Must have mathematical skill to add, subtract, multiply and divide and the ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate one-on-one and in small group situations.

  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of small hand tools, scales, hand trucks, fork lift, utility knife, and mixer/secondary machinery and computer equipment.

  • Demonstrate ability to rapidly learn the operation and set up of industrial machinery per operating procedures while following all training and plant procedures.

Salary $32.00 per hour

Physical/Environ. Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and/or hear.
  • Occasionally required to sit.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and occasionally handle up to 250 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities may be required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Requires the use of safety equipment as dictated by the work area such as safety glasses and shoes, dust mask, hard hat, respirator, face shield, hearing protection, chemical suit, gloves, aprons, etc.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with the exception of high noise areas.
  • Proper personal safety equipment needs to be used while performing this job and that equipment is dictated by the plant safety guidelines.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dust, fumes, airborne particles, chemical dust, and risk of electric shock, vibration, non-hazardous chemical agents and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EHS&S) Requirements

  • Avient integrates EHS&S into all aspects of our operations. Each position at Avient is responsible for complying with all applicable EHS&S requirements. Additionally, employees and management are responsible for reporting all EHS&S incidents immediately to ensure we keep EHS&S a priority within the organization.

Security includes physical security and cyber security.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.


PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
5 years
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