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Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift

Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Lawrence, KS, US, 66044

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 07/28/2022
Job Band / Grade: 19.NE
Number of Openings: 2
 

  

 

 

The Maintenance Mechanic position reports through the Maintenance Department within the Lawrence Production Center.  Individuals in this department provide the necessary skills to install and maintain the production equipment in support of manufacturing.    

 

The Maintenance Mechanic weekend positions in Lawrence are Full time 40 hours a week: Monday - Friday, 3:30pm - 12:00am midnight.

 

The Maintenance Mechanic demonstrates a broad range of mechanical and troubleshooting skills by having the ability to repair equipment that ranges from simplistic (i.e. batch counter) to complex (i.e. troubleshooting PLC/Ladder logic programming).  Specialists install machinery and equipment to be used in production or related process by assembling, leveling, and securing the equipment. Specialists are also responsible for making the necessary electrical, compressed air, gas, and water connections.  They dismantle machinery as required, transport, reassemble, and make new connections when either moving from one location to another or disposing of equipment.  Specialists repair and maintain machinery/equipment to keep in compliance with safety, blueprints, and manufacturer specifications. Maintenance Specialists install/troubleshoot/repair electrical wiring, replace belts, fabricate parts, read schematics, and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), etc.  They also may be asked to modify existing equipment or designs and build new machines to improve capacity, quality, safety, or cost.  Specialists instruct operators and Operations Supervisors in the operation of new or modified equipment and work with them until they can satisfactorily and safely operate the equipment.  They often transport and handle hazardous waste material in-accordance-with all Federal, State, and Local regulations. They positively participate in performance dialogue and other team problem-solving activities, identify potential problems, and show willingness to proactively work on problem resolution and alternative solutions to traditional methods of operation.  Specialists must take the initiative to help problem solve and drive performance initiatives.  Flexibility is key as the incumbent will be expected to move to different work areas as needed.

 

In this position you will:

  • Perform routine electrical connections, repairs, and troubleshooting on AC Control Systems for 120/240/480 voltages.
  • Perform repair of power transmission systems.  Safely operate shop machines in the fabrication of machinery parts and components.
  • Interpret basic machine schematics and building blueprint drawings.
  • Troubleshoot and repair machinery controlled by Programmable Logic Control (PLC) and A/C Freq Drive systems.  Read and interpret electrical schematics.
  • Perform basic utility connections and repair of pneumatic, hydraulics, and electrical systems.
  • Safely operate electrical and gas welding equipment; understand welding principles.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electro-mechanical and solid state circuitry systems.
  • Understand and perform basic Facility Support services on HVAC, vacuum, and air systems. 
  • Utilize good safety practices.

 

Requirements:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 

 

Note – This is a merit based selection process.  All selections will be based on skills, competencies and performance.  The most qualified candidate will be selected without consideration of seniority. 

Color perception testing will be scheduled at time of interview. 

 

If additional openings become available within 30 days of the posting coming down and the vacancy is still in an open status, applicants will be selected from the original posting. If interested in this job, please apply now. If you are offered and accept this position, you understand that you will be held within this position for 12 months.  If you are offered a new position once you accept, but have been in your position for less than 12 months you will not be able to move to a new role. 

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Successfully completed technical training courses covering basic electrical fundamentals which includes high and low voltage electrical systems, circuits, and schematic reading OR HVAC training class(es) OR a minimum 2 years of work experience performing mechanical and electrical equipment repair on industrial manufacturing and/or commercial equipment.
  • Ability to push, pull, grasp, lift and carry items weighing up to 30 lbs frequently and 60 lbs occasionally.
  • Ability to constantly stand, walk, twist, bend, and reach at/above shoulder level.
  • Ability to frequently work in awkward positions and occasionally work from ladders.
  • Ability to pass a color perception test.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic math, written and oral communication skills, as well as basic computer skills.
  • Ability to set up area and work under pressure to meet production targets.
  • Ability to understand and follow established safety procedures for wearing PPE, lock/and tagout, and handling hazardous chemicals.
  • Ability to accept other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to learn and retain knowledge.
  • Ability to work as a team member.

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Work overtime as required during peak seasons
  • This is a maintenance environment that requires wearing appropriate PPE and following operating procedures when working with hazardous chemicals, hazardous energies, and in harsh operating environments without climate controls
  • Must wear PPE for Arc Flash protection, as well as other PPE such as safety glasses and safety shoes
  • Required to operate hand powered tools and industrial shop machinery
  • There is some noise and hearing protection is required by Hallmark

 

This position is located in Lawrence, Kansas.  Relocation is not provided.

 

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


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