Maintenance Technician

Corning - Winston-Salem, NC4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $57,000 a year
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Purpose of Position

The purpose for the Maintenance Technician position at the Winston Cable Plant is to minimize machine downtime, increase efficiency, and reduce cost through planned maintenance and prompt response to unplanned maintenance requests on the production equipment used to produce fiber optic cables.

Experience & Education

Any of the following qualifies:
Two-year associate from an accredited college or a technical degree from a community college
At least four-years of experience in maintenance at an industrial manufacturing environment with high school diploma or GED
Military background with maintenance and technical experience
Major Responsibilities

Perform root cause analysis of breakdowns and implement corrective actions
Prepare written maintenance instructions, records, and procedures
Maintain accurate and timely records in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), TabWare
Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electro-mechanical equipment
Perform preventive maintenance tasks
Perform tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor/Coordinator
Skills/Characteristics Desired

Strong and systematic analytical and troubleshooting skills
In depth understanding of electrical and mechanical principles
Thorough working knowledge of electrical, mechanical systems
Experience with LOTO and electrical safety
Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings
Experience in the use of hand tools, precision measuring equipment, and machine shop equipment
Good communication skills
Accuracy, attention to details, and strong organizational skills
Ability to react positively to rapidly changing priorities
Capable of independently managing multiple tasks with minimal supervision
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse groups of people
Demonstrated initiative and an eagerness to drive continuous improvement
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Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem