Maintenance Equipment Engineer - Springfield, Ohio Essential Function: Plans, directs, and coordinates activities around all maintenance equipment.-- Provides technical expertise and project management for various equipment undertakings.----Specifically, this position will focus on the CNC troubleshooting, repairs and controls of existing equipment and lead the design of new equipment.-- This position may also focus on other manufacturing equipment such as robotic systems.-- Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic that reflects the Mission and Core Values of SILFEX. Create and maintain a culture where workplace safety is part of everything we do.-- Provide the safest possible workplace to our employees by modeling and following all company safety policies, reporting any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to SILFEX management. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of the Silfex Quality Management System and properly apply Quality Procedures and Operating Procedures, as appropriate. Contributes to the implementation of various manufacturing improvements including 5S, Lean, etc. Interface with operations and engineering personnel to improve product quality, compliance, safety, reliability and reduce maintenance costs.-- Manage large capital projects up to $1M and large equipment installations. Be a technical resource for the department (CNC) Incorporate multiple disciplines (electrical, quality, production, design) to create solutions. Analyze maintenance data to identify trends in equipment and performance. Troubleshoot unscheduled maintenance and equipment failures.-- Perform root cause analysis and take actions to improve equipment and processes. Make recommendations on actions that can be taken to reverse adverse trends. Create maintenance procedures and policies for new equipment. Create a culture of best practices sharing. Provide technical expertise to plant personnel on troubleshooting failures, repairs and evaluating equipment. Optimize equipment uptime, reliability and efficiency. Focus heavily on the CNC troubleshooting, repairs and controls of existing equipment.-- 5-axis knowledge. Determines feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors. Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials; conferring with equipment vendors and; soliciting observations from operators. Evaluates maintenance programs (preventive, predictive, TPM & FMEA) ensuring minimal equipment downtime by analyzing maintenance processes and recommending preventative maintenance programs, as well as drive process improvements. Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards. Tests newly installed equipment/machinery ensuring vendor fulfillment of contract specifications. Create maintenance procedures and policies.-- Develop and administer training programs for maintenance techs. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and training; establishing personal networks. Flexibility to come in on off-shifts for training or information gathering. Carry out special projects and all other additional duties as assigned. Subject to call-in during off-shift and weekends as needed Attend specialized training and cross train on the job for all maintenance activities plant wide. Reports to the Facilities Manager. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline (B. S.) with 5+ years of experience; or, High school diploma or GED with 8+ years of experience.Experience in a manufacturing plant maintenance role is preferred.5-axis experience is preferred.PLC experience required.AutoCAD, CMMS, ERP, Microsoft applications, Database software knowledge and experience required.Demonstrated experience implementing various manufacturing improvements including 5S, TPM, SMED and Lean principles.-- Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.Strong project management skills.Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.--Excellent written, verbal and customer service skills required. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 100 pounds. The vision requirements include; close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 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