MACHINE SPECIALIST C

CANON VIRGINIA, INC   NEWPORT NEWS, VA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on October 13, 2021
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ANNOUNCING A FANTASTIC MACHINE SPECIALIST OPPORTUNITY IN COASTAL VIRGINIA!

 

We are currently expanding our team and new opportunities in the area of advanced Machine Specialist roles are now open.  Do you enjoy pulling up your sleeves and solving the root cause of an issue?  With our Machine Specialist C position, you will perform repairs, maintain and install mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components of production machines and equipment, following schematics, mechanical drawings, and specifications.  This position utilizes knowledge of complex electrical and/or mechanical principles in performing routine and unscheduled maintenance on production equipment. This role uses PLC controls for troubleshooting, implementing software change notices or making equipment improvements.

 

The Machine Specialist C will provide training and developing work instructions for routine tasks.  Requires IAI, Yamaha and PLC as well as mechanical experience.  All work takes place in a climate-controlled environment.  If you are interested and have a related work background, we encourage you to visit our website at www.cvi.canon.com and click on the ‘Careers’ tab.  Position #25174

 

In addition to one of the best compensation and benefits packages in our field, our “work/life” balance philosophy is unmatched in the industry.  A great effort is placed towards a quality work experience where your development and job satisfaction is a top priority to us! 

 

Please visit the site when you can and feel free to reach out to Human Resources at Canon Virginia directly at (757) 353-5851.   Relocation assistance available!  You may also e-mail earobinson@cvi.canon.com with any questions.

 

 

 

Overview

Do you enjoy pulling up your sleeves and solving the root cause of an issue? Within our Machine Specialist C position, you will perform repairs, maintain and install mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components of production machines and equipment following schematics, mechanical drawings, and specifications.

 
This position utilizes knowledge of complex electrical and/or mechanical principles in performing routine and unscheduled maintenance on production equipment. This role uses PLC controls for troubleshooting, implementing software change notices or making equipment improvements. The Machine Specialist C will assist other Machine Specialists by providing training and developing work instructions for routine tasks.

 

Responsibilities

- Repairs and maintains mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic machinery using hand tools and power tools, and following schematics, diagrams and service manuals.
- Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of machinery.
- Verifies, adjusts, calibrates, aligns, and modifies machinery components for good Process Condition. Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems and recommends corrective actions.
- Recommends changes to simplify assembly and maintenance and or improve equipment cycle time.
- Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
- Uses PLC programming panel and knowledge of program commands to troubleshoot equipment; may install and/or modify PLC-controlled equipment.
- Analyzes equipment histories to identify specific repetitive failures and implements countermeasures to improve performance. Evaluates need for equipment modifications and/or redesign (considering cost) when recommending solutions.
- Uses oscilloscope, digital multimeter, signal generator, power supplies, voltage calibrator and other test equipment for calibration, troubleshooting and repair.
- Assists Supervisor with planning and coordinating schedule of preventative maintenance for equipment, machinery and/or tools.
- May make mechanical drawings for machine shop to use in creating new parts or pieces of equipment.
- May set up and operate metalworking tools, such as lathe, drill press, grinder, or milling machine to make or repair parts.
- May research, plan and coordinate joint work projects with appropriate vendors and/or suppliers.

 

Qualifications

Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience equivalent to 5-8 years’ preventative maintenance experience, preferably in an automated manufacturing environment.
- Completion of Canon Technical Training Academy curriculum preferred.
- Experience with robotics, PLC/NC programming, industrial electrical wiring and controls, mechanical and pneumatics principles used in an automated manufacturing environment needed.
- Experience with project management preferred.
- May have to work overtime, respond to emergency call-ins and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.