Avient Corporation Maintenance Technician in Norwalk, Ohio
Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2019 revenues of $2.9 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include: Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end usesAvient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. For more information, visit WHY AVIENT:At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE and Pride to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance. General Summary The Norwalk, Ohio site is looking for a maintenance tech for the midnight shift. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for completing maintenance assignments to build, repair and/or maintain all equipment in good operating condition as quickly and accurately as possible; while keeping associated costs to a minimum to help meet Plant goals. The Maintenance Technician is expected to be multi-skilled and able to contribute to plant maintenance activities in a variety of craft disciplines.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Completes projects with minimal guidance showing a proactive attitude to minimizing equipment down time and lost production capability. Troubleshoots mechanical devices in operation. Dismantles and examines devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Adjusts, repairs or replaces defective parts Sets up and operates shop machinery such as lathe, drill press, grinders, band saws, cutting torch, welder. etc. Uses hand tools and pneumatic tools to modify or repair parts and equipment. Installs new or repairs/modifies hydraulic and pneumatic equipment as needed. Improves reliability and uptime of all equipment. Takes a proactive approach to equipment issues with a preventive maintenance mentality. Operates forklift and hydraulic working platform as needed. Researches supplies, parts and tools needed to complete work orders. Assists in identifying and maintaining an accurate inventory of parts. Contributes to upkeep and updating of required paperwork such as records, maintenance logs, documents, manuals, drawings, PM logs, etc. Supports the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company. Follows applicable Safety, Health and Environmental rules and guidelines while performing job duties. Maintains departmental housekeeping.