Location: Reading, PA

Position: Electrician

Location: Reading, PA


  • Modify and improve equipment and facility electrical safety designs.
  • Conduct electrical safety investigations and implement corrective actions.
  • Develop and document preventive maintenance programs to enhance equipment availability and throughput.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshoot equipment failures and production loss.
  • Assist maintenance and offer technical guidance to minimize downtime and lost production.
  • Provide "on call" support and supervise daily work for plant electronic technicians.
  • Analyze production delay data to establish or modify preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Generate continuous improvement projects based on production delay data.
  • Prepare and review equipment failure/root cause analysis reports, and evaluate corrective action items and their impact on preventive maintenance programs.
  • Develop cost justifications for improvement projects and corrective actions.
  • Create work orders to detail necessary work for improvement projects or corrective actions.
  • Follow-up and audit to ensure proper completion.
  • Coordinate outside contractor work activities with maintenance or production personnel to minimize cost and production impacts.
  • Assess critical spare parts and standardize parts.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures, training, and skill development for electricians and electronic technicians.
  • Determine and install performance metrics to promote long-term continuous improvement programs aligned with department objectives.
  • Provide support for problem resolution to expedite improvements and enhance working relationships. Perform Project Engineering duties.
  • Serve as temporary replacement for Supervisors or Department Manager as needed. Perform other assigned duties.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with planning to prepare, coordinate, and maintain schedules for extended production outages and major maintenance work.
  • Work with maintenance supervisors and department managers to establish priorities and schedules.
  • Support the management and maintenance of information in the plant's computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Collaborate with maintenance craftsmen and operations to resolve equipment failures.

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to provide leadership.
  • Expertise, knowledge, and training in engineering and maintenance.
  • Extensive knowledge and training in product manufacturing.
  • General knowledge of manufacturing processes for forged or flat rolled metal products.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including conflict management, decision-making, active listening, time management, and positive attitude.
  • Ability to fulfill roles of facilitator, coach, mentor, counselor, and communicator.
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to enhance them as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Formal training or experience with Preventive and Predictive Maintenance programs.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of proven experience in Maintenance Engineering or Maintenance Supervisor position.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proof of US citizenship, nationality, or permanent resident status to comply with export and import laws and regulations.
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