This position will provide comprehensive maintenance support to Proterra’s Facilities Manager and other site leadership team members. You will be responsible for performing complex and technically demanding work within technical area of expertise, effectively identifying problems as they occur and taking appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is more difficult and complex.
About the Role – You will:
Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and plant facility’s equipment.
Leads the complex maintenance tasks, equipment trial runs, investigates tests, repairs and overhauls. Performs complex maintenance on tools, test equipment, etc.
Leads the resolution of complex equipment/system failures and faults and interfaces with customer personnel to provide quality service and feedback on problem evaluation and resolution.
Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
Performs assessment of complex product/equipment performance based on field support data and recommends modifications or improvements. May participate in the negotiation and administration of service contracts.
Work with sustaining engineer and equipment vendors to set up a robust PM program.
Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service; Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilitates.
Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions; Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
Work with battery engineering team and vendors to understand machine control logic (PLC)
Practice safe work habits and abide by the safety rules in accordance with the safety policies set forth by our client; Maintain clean and orderly work areas (5S).
Provide electro-mechanical corrective repairs and preventive maintenance.
Log all service work performed, downtime during repair and account for equipment service. Completes documents of all inspections, maintenance and repair work and failures; Reviews maintenance logs and work orders of junior techs.
Work in cooperation as a team with the 3PL warehouse operators.
Other duties as assigned by management.
About Our Group:
As strategic partners, the Manufacturing and Facilities team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.
We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.
We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
This position will be part of the Manufacturing and Facilities team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations.
You will report to the Facilities Manager and collaborate with team members located at the manufacturing facility.
Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
Excellent English communication skills.
Your Experience Includes:
High School Diploma or equivalent (specialized training/certifications are a plus)
5+ years of maintenance experience (with electro-mechanical experience is preferred)
5+ years of experience working with automation (i.e., mechanically, electrically or pneumatics)
5+ years of experience of Control Logic
Prior experience with connecting a maintenance PC to a PLC and the ability to step through the PLC program to troubleshoot complex controls failures and make minor code changes under code changes (under the direction of Engineering).
Electro-mechanical skills, troubleshooting skills with PLC controls, servos and other discrete electrical control components.
2+ years of experience with Conveyor Systems maintenance
Be available after hours/weekends and holidays for phone support and callout as required.
Fanuc robot experience is a plus
May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations.
Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.
Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.
Travel: 0 - 10%
Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)