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Draeger Medical Systems, Inc. Machine Technician (Production Mechanic) - 3rd Shift in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania

Reference #: J000007699At Drger, it is our passion and dedication to protect, support and save lives. Our dedication to life naturally extends to the quality of our employees' lives. They are the essence of our company, and without them, we would not be what we are today - a world leader in medical and safety technology. We are searching for people who want to join us in building andquot;Technology for Lifeandquot;.The THIRD SHIFT (11:00pm to 7:30am) Machine Technician is responsible for setting up, adjusting, and maintaining PLC driven, automated production equipment, in a high-volume business. Maintains repair and maintenance records for all equipment. Ensures all equipment is maintained to operate in a safe manner. Loads raw materials onto machines as needed. Has the responsibility of being the technical expert on the automated machinery, and trains others as needed.Maintains and repairs all Production equipment to ensure the least amount of downtime is recognized.Sets up and adjusts machine parameters, settings, and controls, to optimize their performance throughout all operating hours.Helps maintain the infrastructure equipment as needed. This includes but is not limited to; trim waste vacuum system, test and inspection equipment, material handling equipment, etc.Monitors wear items, performs preventive maintenance, lubricates, and other cyclical duties on all equipment.Load production machines with raw materials as needed.Completes and maintains accurate production and maintenance paperwork and records as required.Takes responsibility to ensure a safe and organized working environment. Maintains all applicable safety systems used on equipment and throughout the factory.Performs other duties as needed and assigned.Education: Technical School training or higher in electronics, and /or mechanical discipline, or the equivalent in years of work experience. Higher education in fields such as electronics, automation technology, industrial mechanics, etc. is preferred.Related Experience: Minimum of five years as a machine technician, or similar function. Work experience with PLC driven, high volume, automated production equipment is highly desired.Special Competencies or Certifications:Requires a working knowledge of PLC control systemsRequires proven mechanical aptitude and skillsAbility to read, interpret, and work from engineering documentation, schematics, user manuals, etc.Working knowledge of M.S. office (Word, Excel, etc.)At Drger, it is our passion and dedication to protect, support and save lives. Our dedication to life naturally extends to the quality of our employees' lives. They are the essence of our company, and without them, we would not be what we are today - a world leader in medical and safety technology. We are searching for people who want to join us in building andquot;Technology for Lifeandquot;.Draeger is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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