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Laitram®

Machine Service & Repair Technician

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Category

Facilities & Maintenance

Division

Laitram LLC

Hours

Days
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Laitram, LLC is seeking a Machine Service & Repair Technician to join the Corporate Facilities Management and Engineering Team at our Harahan location. This individual will be responsible for advanced level troubleshooting and repair of complex CNC metalworking machines, process equipment, facilities support equipment and various systems within a high-precision manufacturing facility. In this specialized technical role, you will perform complex repairs, maintenance and programming of machine tools while enhancing the skill set of our current Machine Repair team.  

Laitram, L.L.C.’s four operating divisions—Laitram Machinery, Intralox, Lapeyre Stair, and Laitram Machine Shop — employ over 2,500 people across 30 countries. Laitram’s corporate support group provides professional services to the operating divisions, including information technology services, human resources, legal counsel, accounting, safety, and facilities and maintenance. They supply a high level of expertise while maintaining the flexibility and efficiencies of internal resources. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

Responsibilities:

  • Advanced level troubleshooting and repair of complex CNC metalworking machines, process equipment, facilities support equipment and various systems within a high-precision manufacturing facility.

  • Diagnose and repair to a component level, problems in complex precision electro-mechanical machinery and equipment.

  • Identify out of tolerance equipment and gauges.

  • Make appropriate repair decisions adhering to company and customer guidelines.

  • Analyze failures and implement modifications as a preventive maintenance measure.

  • Work with management, equipment manufacturers, vendors and other organizations to analyze problems and make repairs and improvements.

  • Source and order parts, supplies, and services as needed.

  • Use computerized maintenance and calibration tracking system.

  • Develop and implement training material and work instructions.

  • Reads drawings, schematics, service manuals or verbal instructions and operates a variety of tools and machines incidental to operations.

  • Ensures facility and production equipment is maintained and repairs performed, also ensures appropriate maintenance documentation is completed and filed.

  • Requisitions new supplies and equipment including reviews for new machine tool purchases.

  • May be required to be on call to provide telephone assistance as well as emergency response to the facility.

Requirements:

  • Experience as a CNC field service engineer or technician

  • 10 plus years’ experience in Production Equipment and CNC machine tool maintenance and repair.

  • In depth knowledge of various maintenance operations sufficient to execute installation, service and repairs.

  • Experience/licenses/advanced training with some combination of industrial trades (electrical, refrigeration, boilers, chillers, motor controllers.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expertise in PLC / PMC programming and ladder logic



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