Maintenance Technician I (Apprentice)-Day Shift - REF5031H

at Valassis Direct Mail in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Maintenance Technician I (Apprentice) -Day Shift

Shift Hours: 6:00AM - 4:30PM

Weekend shifts are required for shutdown maintenance.

Hourly Pay Rate: $18.00 - $21.00 DOE

Provide maintenance support and repairs to production machinery and facility for a 24 hr. / 7-day manufacturing operation. Additionally, performs the duties of Facilities Support as required.

  • Production Support: Respond in a timely manner to all maintenance requests on the production floor. Train production technicians in the proper set-up and copy troubleshooting techniques. Provide training and assistance to production technicians as needed to help maximize production output and minimize downtime through the utilization of proper production techniques and handling practices. 30%
  • Troubleshooting & Repairs: Effectively diagnose mechanical and basic electrical problems in assigned area (facility, machinery, equipment, etc.) Make timely and accurate repairs, as necessary, during production Utilize illustrated parts breakdown manuals and operational manuals in the repair, modification, and maintenance of equipment. 30%
  • Preventative Maintenance: Inspect machinery for potential problems on a daily basis. Documents problems and schedules work/repairs as appropriate. Respond to all assigned maintenance work orders in a timely manner. Responsible for performing preventive maintenance (PM) activities in accordance with the preventive maintenance plan. These activities will be recorded using proper PM sheets. 30%
  • Housekeeping/Other: Perform housekeeping duties required of maintenance staff including work area clean-up, machine, and equipment clean-up, sweeping up after clean-up and various other general housekeeping duties as assigned. 5%
  • Administrative: Perform inventory control of parts and equipment used from inventory. Inform Supervisor of parts and equipment used from inventory. Record maintenance activities using the proper computer application or paperwork. Other duties as assigned. 5%
  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)
  • 1 Year related mechanical experience

Additional Certification

  • Powered Industrial Truck Certification


  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to organize work, people, and materials.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and write routine reports.
  • Ability to retain knowledge of procedures and processes and understand complex instructions and multi-step procedures.
  • Ability to speak and communicate effectively utilizing the English language preferred.
  • Ability to work a schedule with call-in and overtime duties
  • Ability to work independently on nights and weekend shifts.
  • Able to diagnose equipment faults and malfunctions.
  • Able to read and understand schematics/blueprints.
  • Intermediate written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must demonstrate good time management skills. Plans and organizes daily work flow.
  • Proficient in performing production equipment preventive maintenance.
  • Service-oriented personality.
  • Willingness to attend training classes to learn or enhance skills.

Equipment/Software Utilized

  • Basic Computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Work, Outlook, and internet software.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by...

    Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1258262

Posted On: Apr 10, 2024

Updated On: May 10, 2024

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