At Niagara, we're looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.
Consider applying here, if you want to:
- Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.
- Develop lasting relationships with great people.
- Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.
Sr. Maintenance Technician
Are you a problem solver who enjoys tinkering with gadgets and equipment? Do you excel in a fast-paced environment where you are empowered to make decisions in a variety of projects? We want to talk to you about our opening for a Senior Maintenance Technician. Allow us to introduce ourselves:
We know that individuals with your skill sets are in high demand, so why should you choose Niagara? We are a family-owned and operated leading beverage manufacturer in the United States with the fastest production lines in the world. We're growing rapidly both across the nation and internationally, providing vast opportunities for career advancement. As a vertically integrated bottling company, we make our own caps and bottles and use the most advanced technology. We produce a variety of products including purified water, sparkling water, vitamin-enhanced waters, and sport drinks. While innovation is the key to our success, our tradition of high quality, value-priced bottled water will never change.
Niagara is a high-performing, entrepreneurial company with focus on safety and continuous improvement. We use advanced, state-of-the art technologies to accomplish our mission of sustainability and responsibly providing quality water to our reputable and internationally recognized customers. Across our maintenance teams, we invest in our equipment and our people, equipping and empowering you and your colleagues to make decisions that drive our continued success. What we offer:
- An encouraging and supportive culture where your career growth and development is prioritized
- The ability for you to make a tangible impact in an innovative and fast-paced environment
- Collaboration with other life-long learners who share your curiosity and desire for constant improvement
- Competitive pay and benefits that include: medical, dental, and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance, retirement savings, and of course... refreshing water
As a subject matter expert, the Sr. Maintenance Technician ensures all equipment is running smoothly through quick in-depth troubleshooting and repair of all types of manufacturing equipment. No day is the same -- your expertise may be called on to fix an urgent issue or you may implement new ideas and modify equipment to improve efficiency. Working as a team with other technicians, machine operators, supervisors, and department managers, the Sr. Maintenance Technician will collaborate to resolve mechanical issues. Through preventative and predictive maintenance processes, the Sr. Maintenance Technician will develop and implement standard methodologies aligned with Niagara's maintenance strategies and champion continuous improvement efforts as well as assist with training in their designated focus area. What you would be doing as a Senior Maintenance Technician:
Profile of our Senior Maintenance Technicians:
- Demonstrate root-cause problem solving to identify and perform equipment repairs and improvements
- Work directly with management to develop and execute projects involving continuous improvement, upgrades, and the resolution of reoccurring problems
- Coach and mentor operators, technicians and other peers on maintenance and technical procedures related to high speed bottle manufacturing equipment
- Plan, lead and execute preventative maintenance efforts to minimize equipment downtime
- Participate in special projects on equipment upgrades or installations
- Collaborate with your peers and team members to transfer specialist technical knowledge on Sidel, Krones, Husky or other equipment technology
- Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job, and being available on call may be a requirement
- Utilize your experience with Krones, Husky, Sidel, or other packaging or bottling equipment, and lead and develop others on the functionality and repair of equipment
- Creating process improvements or continuous improvement initiatives
- Utilize skills in fabrication capabilities such as cutting and welding (mig, tig or stick), and work with electrical systems including 480VAC & 24VDC power
- Read and interpret schematics for process and instrumentation diagrams, and repair variable frequency drives, servo motors and controllers, communication systems (asi-bus, can-bus, profi-bus, ethernet), PLC input/output cards, and safety modules
- Practice plant safety guidelines at all times and encourage your peers to practice safety all times
- End each shift knowing you made a difference
- 5 years of work experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment
- High school diploma or GED
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and resolve issues across multiple departments and levels of the organization
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Effective communication of issues and solutions to cross-functional team members
- Ability to read and interpret schematics: electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic
- Skilled in the use of shop equipment such as hydraulic and mechanical presses, bench grinder, drill press, mill and lathe, and assorted power tools
- Proficient skills with precision measuring equipment, such as calipers, dial indicators, bore gauges, and depth gauges
- Willingness to be a technical leader and trainer within a specific area of plant or machine center
Life at Niagara:
- 7 years of work experience in a maintenance manufacturing environment
- Associate's Degree in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, mechatronics, industrial manufacturing, manufacturing automation or other similar manufacturing-related specialization
- 4 years of experience in one of the following fields: blow molding, injection molding, packaging, or beverage
- 4 years of experience with Krones, Husky, Sidel, or other packaging or bottling equipment
- 1 year of experience leading and developing others on the functionality and repair of equipment
- 2 years of experience creating process improvements or continuous improvement initiatives
The Senior Maintenance Technician embodies the values of Niagara's culture, especially focusing in the following key drivers of success:
If this sounds like you, or you are interested in learning more about life at Niagara, please apply and we'll connect with you soon.Any employment agency, person or entity that submits a rsum into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's rsum will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit rsum to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit rsum into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.
- Lead Like an Owner: Do you thrive in overcoming obstacles and with a sense of urgency in achieving objectives?
- InnovACT: Love making recommendations to continually improve policies, methods, procedures and/or products?
- Find a way: Like to develop technical knowledge through learning from other experts?
- Empowered to be great: Enjoy communicating effectively to resolve issues, teach others, and make improvements?