Maintenance Technician

Jefferson City, MO 65109

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: JS6965650124 Compensation: 57200

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Jefferson City, MO



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

The Maintenance Technician will be the mechanical resource and leader for all maintenance activities in their assigned area. 


Job Duties:

  • Delivery of shift attainment and OEE (Operational Equipment Efficiency) targets with no quality defects or safety issues.
  • Resolving breakdowns in their area (packaging) and completing root cause analysis with effective countermeasures.
  • Maintaining, monitoring, and repairing manufacturing equipment to ensure reliable and safe operation. 
  • Plan, perform and/or oversee preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Plan and perform routine system evaluations of mechanical equipment, identifying performance trends or issues and recommending course of action.
  • Resolve equipment malfunctions by evaluating machine performance, breakdowns, identifying root cause, and taking corrective actions.
  • Design and fabricate changes to equipment to enhance machine performance.
  • Participate on project teams comprised of Engineering, R&D personnel, contractors, and vendors to introduce new processes and/or equipment.
  • Draft procedures and manuals for preventive maintenance of process systems and equipment.
  • Ensure that all required safety and GMP practices are being always followed while completing the work.


  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Associate degree in mechanical/technical program or two (2) or more years’ experience in a mechanic / instrumentation tech role.
  • Ability to operate common shop equipment (Mill, lathe, Band saw) etc. is preferred.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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