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Randstad Preventative Maintenance Technician in Nicholasville, Kentucky

Preventative Maintenance Technician

job details:

  • location:Nicholasville, KY

  • salary:$20 - $25 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, May 14, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_760285

  • questions:angela.nerderman@randstadusa.com859-219-9675

job description

Preventative Maintenance Technician

Responsible for preventive maintenance on assigned machines and for mold change process on all machines. Safely and effectively set up and complete mold changes in a timely manner. Record data and communicate issues to appropriate personnel. Ensure effective and efficient operation of machinery for production of a high-quality finished product.


Complete preventive maintenance on all assigned production equipment in a timely manner according to schedule.

Determine needed parts and/or equipment necessary to complete repairs or perform preventive maintenance and complete appropriate order requests.

Complete mold changes accurately and in required time frame on all assigned machines. Work as part of team with maintenance and machine operators to ensure effective mold change and PM activities are completed.

Stage molds and changeover parts prior to mold changes for maximum efficiency in changes.

Use computer applications (including FlexNet) to view production schedule and plan appropriately for upcoming tooling changes. Meet with necessary personnel to plan each day's activities.

Clean outside of machine after mold change and turn over to production personnel in proper condition.

Clean molds and changeover parts prior to storage and store in proper location.

Record mold change information on proper forms.

Identify and communicate any tooling or machine issues and communicate to appropriate personnel.

Actively identify opportunities for improvements in efficiency, safety, effectiveness and timeliness of mold changes and present suggestions to appropriate personnel.

Learn and gain expertise on new equipment and processes.

Maintain a safe and clean work area in accordance with Company standards.

Follow all GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) as documented in the policy.

Follow all established safety rules and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook, and as stated in the various safety-related training programs. Understand and communicate all hazards and safety issues to the appropriate personnel. Properly use all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

May perform other related assignments at the direction of supervision.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM


Must have strong mechanical aptitude. Incumbent must own or be able to provide general mechanic's tools. Must be familiar with hand tools and maintenance practices. Good general mathematics skills required. Must complete required training in all machines in order to understand proper mold change procedures. Must be familiar with all sections of Master Process Book. Must be able to use necessary computer applications (including FlexNet, FMS & Lotus Notes)


High School




High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree in a related technical field is a plus. Prior experience in a manufacturing environment required. Previous experience operating or maintaining blow-molding, one-step and/or injection-molding machines preferred.

Please email resumes to angela.nerderman@randstadusa.com or call 859.219.9675 and ask for Angela.

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