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Suwanee Maintenance Technician

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Maintenance/Repair
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20000032 Requisition #
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PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), is an award-winning workplace because of the value we place on our people and their contributions through, recognition programs, competitive pay, community involvement, and opportunities to grow professionally and personally. We have a proven track record of promoting from within by providing professional development opportunities. We are a $3 billion world-class, global provider of polymer solutions with our materials used in everyday products ranging from sports equipment to medical devices to electronics and more. With approximately 6,000 global associates and 70+ facilities around the world, we collaborate closely with our customers to deliver innovative products and services. If you like to be challenged in a fast-paced, team environment and to work with top, innovative talent, then PolyOne is the ideal company for you to build a career.

 
WHY POLYONE:

At PolyOne, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women and Pride at PolyOne to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as PolyOne Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.

 
Job Summary

The Suwanee Maintenance Technician is responsible for the day to day operations of the Suwanee facility and assumes responsibility for maintaining the physical assets of the property. This position will be responsible for a wide variety of general building maintenance repairs and services.

 
 
Essential Functions
  • Troubleshoots mechanical devices in operation. Dismantles and examines devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Adjusts, repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • 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/modifies 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 forklift and hydraulic working platform as needed.
  • Researches supplies, parts and tools needed to complete work orders.
  • Assists in identifying and maintaining an accurate inventory of parts.
  • Contributes to upkeep and updating of required paperwork such as records, maintenance logs, documents, manuals, drawings, PM logs, etc.
  • Schedule and complete Preventative Maintenance Program.
  • Coordinate special projects as directed.
  • Assist in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors.  
  • Paint interior and exterior walls and cabinets; hang wallpaper and pictures; assemble furniture.
  • Set up and install computer cables as needed; install and repair computer outlets; repair and relocate light fixtures.
  • Replace washers, faucets and seals on malfunctioning plumbing equipment; repair leaky faucets and clean clogged drains; install and repair sprinklers.
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned.
  • Complete grounds work as directed, which may include picking up trash, sweeping curb and dumpster areas and maintaining landscaping beds and other areas.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous manner with all vendors, contractors and fellow employees.
  • Ensure compliance of all work related activities in a fair, ethical and consistent manner.
  • Special projects and other responsibilities as may be determined.
  • Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned.
  • Work within expense limits established.
  • Maintain inventory controls for cost effective operations.
  • Maintain monthly inspection and maintenance of building and HVAC roof motors and fans and replace as needed; clean, grease and paint all equipment used
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Specific Craft Certification/Licenses a plus
  • Technical education a plus
  • 5 years of prior experience in industrial maintenance, electrical, mechanical, or in a related field; or a combination of education and experience deemed equivalent.
 
Additional Qualifications
  • Must have basic skills on use of computers: MS Office, Windows, SAP is desirable.
  • Requires the ability to operate a wide variety of tools such as hand tools, power tools, drill press, band saw, welder, cutting torch, lathe, etc.
  • Must have knowledge of mechanical systems including gear boxes, motors, air compressors, pumps, AC, DC, drive troubleshooting, etc.
  • Must be able to read, communicate and comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, equipment files, etc. Ability to communicate effectively in writing form through letters and email. Ability to do research in the Internet or company Intranet.
  • Ability to implement, enforce and maintain guidelines set by the Company or management.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Strong organization skills and self-starter motivation. Prioritization skills in alignment with Plant priorities. Continuous Improvement mindset and results oriented.
  • Must have math skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide and the ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.)
  • Must have ability to reason and address problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of hand tools, hand trucks, fork lift, mechanical platforms and lifts, bench tools, welders, saws, drills etc.
  • Strong Industrial Electrical experience including troubleshoot and repair PLC's, electronics experience, DC drive units, programmable logic, working with 3 phase motors, 480v and below, MA current signals.
 
Competencies
  • Each position at PolyOne focuses on 12 competencies in the areas of Personal and Strategic Skills as well Thought Rigor and demonstrating an Action Bias. Each position ties to specific competencies and levels of proficiency which help individuals excel at their current role as well as chart their growth path with the company through our Career Planning process.

 
Physical 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, and taste or smell.
  • 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 require 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 safety personnel equipment needs to be used while performing this job and that equipment is dictated by the plant Safety guidelines.
  • Occasionally works in heights exceeding 30 feet.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dust, fumes, airborne particles, chemical dust, risk of electric shock, vibration, non-hazardous chemical agents, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. 
 

We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k).

PolyOne Corporation is a drug free workplace.  PolyOne 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 state and local law.


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