at Kelly Services in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
The maintenance technician provides the key link from Engineering and Maintenance to the Business for budgeting/goal alignment, ensures work process compliance and ensures the use of Most Effective Technology (MET)/work practices within the facility. Requires advanced skills and expertise in a range of processes, procedures, and systems, and/or specialized technical expertise within an analytical/scientific method or operational process to perform a broad range of complex work assignments. May act as a working team lead, providing subject matter guidance and coordinating work of others.
The R&D Maintenance technician will work directly with pilot plant engineers, operations team, site contractor resources and other resources such as subject matter experts to enhance reliability and performance capability of the R&D pilot plant operations.
+ Works with R&D personnel and facility contract resources to coordinate, prioritize and schedule pilot plant activities. Ensures that value added and complete service requests are generated.
+ Understands the plant/department strategy, budget, business objectives, value added criteria and day to day operations.
+ Enables seamless integration between operations and service providers.
+ Acts as an informal resource for team members with less experience
+ Responsible for ensuring effective communication of plant status through daily reports, verbal shift change, field walk-through and logbook documentation.
+ Determines if procedures and plans for new service requests are aligned.
+ Reviews work status with service providers and work originators.
+ Reviews plans, preparations, and safety intentions of resources assigned to complete work and repairs in the facility.
+ Creates, develops, changes and updates maintenance procedures and checklists, and initiates procedure MOC’s, as needed.
+ Coordinates work from functional support organizations to be performed by operations personnel.
+ Acts as plant liaison to functional support organizations for general activities and sharing of core plant personnel.
+ Ensures appropriate operational resources are allocated to perform mechanical tasks and activities.
+ Utilizes, updates, and adjusts the OPD-Task List to schedule maintenance activities that impact operations.
+ Works with Turnaround team to ensure start-up and shut-down tasks align with plant operations activities.
+ Participates in development/monitoring of the maintenance budget and applies status/forecast as an input to manage maintenance work in the facility.
+ Collects and/or reviews process data for improvement purposes and corrective actions.
+ Works with plant and maintenance resources to ensure plant specific compliance activities are scheduled and completed to maintain compliance.
+ 4 years of experience in maintenance (manufacturing or military experience).
+ Current, valid US driver’s license.
+ Ability to work overtime as needed.
+ A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
+ High School diploma or equivalent and one of the following is required:
+ Associates degree or higher in a mechanical discipline.
+ 4 or more years of maintenance or relevant military or manufacturing experience
Experience working on low and high pressure tubing
Experience with rotating equipment like agitators, diaphragm pumps and compressors
Experience with mechanical integrity work processes
Experience with switchgears, VFDs, and servo motors and controls
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Strong and experienced mechanical aptitude.
Experienced working in the plant with a non-climate controlled environment.
Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.
Able to use appropriate judgment in escalation or when to involve other resources in decision making or processing.
A self-starter who can identify, prioritize, and accomplish.
Ability to collaborate, negotiate, and facilitate decisions in a high stress turnaround environment.
Have strong Interpersonal, Facilitative, and Organizational skills.
Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.
Demonstrates excellent decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize appropriately.
Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.
Has strong troubleshooting skills.
Has strong written and verbal communication skills.
Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.
Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.
Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.
Demonstrate leadership skills – inspire others and lead them through influence.
Able to work independently with minimal supervision within an empowered team environment.
Strong work ethic.
Why Kelly ® ?
Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.
About Kelly ®
At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.
Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.