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Newell Brands Preventive Maintenance, 3rd Shift - The Coleman Company in Wichita, Kansas

Position Title: Preventive Maintenance Technician

Reports to: Maintenance & Tooling Manager

Location: Wichita, KS

Job Summary: This position is responsible for performing preventive maintenance on production equipment and assists skilled Maintenance staff in all facets of general maintenance.

Job Duties:

  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures according to preventive maintenance program on all production and plant equipment as assigned.

  • Completes PM documentation and enters information in computer for PM program and/or Work Orders.

  • Reports issues for equipment that is outside skill level or training and/or scheduled downtime does not permit repair.

  • Has the ability to understand, learn and implement correct lubrication processes.

  • Has the ability to determine and apply the right lubricants for equipment.

  • Make necessary repairs on production equipment & systems, machine tools and conveyors.

  • Tear down and overhaul equipment components such as, but not limited to production screw guns, air drills, pumps, valves, regulators, and motors

  • Works as directed by and to assist higher graded workers by performing general tasks as requested or assigned.

  • Will perform assignments related to specific Maintenance Department jobs of greater complexity.

  • Must keep workstation clean and orderly.

  • Observe all safety rules

  • Support team objectives

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Must have a strong understanding of mechanical components and how they work in conjunction with electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems

  • Must be flexible in working different shifts and be able to work a weekend schedule.

  • Completes required reports and other documentation on assigned work and/or inspections.

Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous plumbing and mechanical background is preferred. Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions presented in English.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Personal Protection Equipment Requirements

  • Safety glasses

  • Steel toed shoes

  • Hearing protection

  • Fall protection

  • Arc flash equipment ,

  • National Electrical Code (NEC) approved clothing (long sleeved cotton shirts and pants)

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, FoodSaver, Calphalon, Sistema, Sharpie, Paper Mate, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Yankee Candle, Graco, NUK, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Spontex, Coleman, Campingaz, Oster, Sunbeam and Mr. Coffee. Newell Brands' beloved, planet friendly brands enhance and brighten consumers lives at home and outside by creating moments of joy, building confidence and providing peace of mind. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.