Fibermaking MET Technician - Optical Fiber Manufacturing

Job Location(s) US-NC-Wilmington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 10:40 AM)
Job ID
2018-28807
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Contract (Full-Time)
# of Openings
1

Overview

Description: Fibermaking MET Technician - Optical Fiber Manufacturing 
 
Candidates must have experience in manufacturing environment, design role and trouble shooting. Will consider recent tech graduates with 2-3 years’ experience or tech graduates with more experience. Most of time is spent on mfg floor and is hands on role. Manager needs to fill quickly
 
7AM – 4PM some overtime expected, some weekend or off hours possible. 

MET (Manufacturing Excellence Team) Responsibilities: 
• Function as a production technician for Optical Fiber manufacturing 
• Maintain Fibermaking production equipment focused on forming, coating, and winding processes of optical fiber manufacturing 
• Expert-level troubleshooting following shift personnel efforts 
• Proactively monitor equipment and processes, identify outliers and trends, and drive opportunities to fundamental resolution 
• Make process/equipment/procedure adjustments 
• Manufacturing process and equipment improvement identification and solutions 
• Complete repair and maintenance on furnace components 
• Track and order needed parts and supplies; assemble complex systems for use on the equipment 

Responsibilities

Position Responsibilities: 
• Technician support and troubleshooting of optical fiber manufacturing equipment and processes 
• Function as process and equipment SMEs for the Fibermaking department for the forming, coating, and winding process steps 
• Trend analysis (by equipment, attribute, product) & monitoring / response plans 
• Concise and accurate documentation on troubleshooting steps and corrective actions 
• Recommend improvements to process/equipment and drive equipment robustness 
• Manufacturing improvement corrective action plans and solutions 
• Provide inputs about equipment maintenance requirements & shortfalls 
• Identify chronic issues and recommend corrective actions 
• Work in a team to drive equipment/process standardization and continuous improvements 
• Interface with Engineering, Infrastructure/Maintenance, IT and PPD 
• Work with Operations team including section & shift supervision, and associates as required to improve manufacturing performance 
• Track and order needed parts and supplies; assemble complex systems for use on the equipment 

Qualifications

Travel Requirements: 
• Domestic: Less than 5% 

Education/Experience: 
• At least a two-year degree in a technical field with a preferred 2 yrs experience in manufacturing/design AND/OR minimum of 4 yrs experience in a technical role in manufacturing/design 
• Technical troubleshooting on mechanical systems, manufacturing processes, and electrical control systems and PLCs 

Required Skills: 
• Strong problem analysis and troubleshooting skills 
• Electrical technical skills and aptitude including electrical handheld instrumentation 
• Ability to read/understand electrical and mechanical drawings 
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively 
• Ability to propose priority calls based on cost-benefit data analysis 
• Self-motivated and autonomous 
• Written and verbal communication skills 
• Availability for off-hours on-call support and ability to work non-traditional hours 
• Ability to work within a team and provide training to others

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