Maintenance Process Technician

Plastic Omnium - Fairfax, VA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $30,000 - $40,000 a year

The Maintenance / Process Technician is responsible for maintaining the quality of the product run by providing a safe and timely preventive maintenance and upkeep on production and facilities equipment. Serves as troubleshooter to keep machines in running order.


Set up of equipment
Ensure compliance to machinery safeguards and procedures
Follow all safety rules
Assist with installation of all equipment of the site
Assist with implementation of best practice systems for site


Troubleshoot and repair plant electrical/hydraulics/pneumatics and electronic (PLC) issues
Safe use of all tools, welders, electrical wiring
Perform PM Levels 1, 2, & 3 and maintain maintenance log books
Plant facilities upkeep – (HVAC, Compressors, Chillers, Electrical, Water Treatment)
Tool Change Activities & Documentation
SMED and TPM Activities
Perform Work Orders as assigned
LOTO (Lock/out; Tag/out) expertise
Actively participate in continuous improvement and corrective action activities


Personal Background

Requires a High School Diploma
2 year Technical degree preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability in team environment.
Ability to collect, maintain and analyze data.
Ability to work in a fast paced, result oriented environment within tight time constraints.
Ability and availability to work unusual hours
Must successfully complete all required training
Must comply with all work rules, policies and procedures.
Must comply with all safety rules and regulations

Skills & Abilities

Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Electronic PLC experience
Analyzing and Problem Solving Skills
Communication / Influencing Skills
Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
Project and results oriented
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis
Position requires walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, reaching and climbing; Requires working under high temperature at certain times