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Maintenance Mechanic at PPC, East Syracuse

Job Locations US-NY-East Syracuse
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(7/19/2021 12:44 PM)
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Maintenance / Service Technician


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PPC is hiring a 2nd shift maintenance mechanic at their East Syracuse, NY facility.  The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for performing preventative and responsive maintenance on production machinery and will support the screw machine department. The Maintenance Mechanic will troubleshoot and make repairs to Hydromat, ACME, and Davenport Screw Machine equipment as well as CNC and manual production to support our facility.


2nd Shift: Monday-Thursday 3:00 PM – 1:00AM, Temp to Hire*

*Direct Hire Opportunity for the right candidate

Hourly rate DOE with 10% shift differential


  • Performs mechanical maintenance of all plant machinery and equipment.
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled and preventative maintenance repairs of production equipment.
  • Uses troubleshooting to effectively and efficiently repair production machinery using skills including mechanical, electrical (up to 480 volt), pneumatic, and hydraulics.
  • Engages in successful troubleshooting, promptly and accurately gathering relevant information (equipment manuals, blueprints, work orders, and communication with coworkers).
  • Designs, fabricates, and welds parts to support manufacturing, to include but not limited to the welding of repairs to equipment.
  • Complies with OSHA and ARC task regulations.
  • Uses web-based work order system.
  • Fills out maintenance work orders in database and initiates requests for replacement spare parts as needed.
  • Must be able to flex hours for training purposes and major projects within the plant.
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion, abiding by company rules and safety regulations.
  • Assists with daily support to the Screw Machine department as needed.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Education / Licensure / Experience:

  • High School diploma with skilled trades courses desired combined with 5 years of experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting.
  • 3-5 years of experience in fabrication and welding preferred.
  • Prior relevant machine maintenance experience to include CNC, Hydromat, Acme, and Davenports preferred.
  • Prior CNC programming experience preferred.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and experience with web-based work order systems.
  • Must possess skills/knowledge of Industrial Electrician to read and comprehend electrical blueprints and schematics to install, troubleshoot, conduct preventative maintenance and perform repairs to facilities and production equipment to 480 Volts, 3-Phase.
  • Proficient blueprint reading skills.
  • Must demonstrate safe working habits, the ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge and ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Proficient and well-rounded technical capacity.
  • Experience with work-order systems, preferably web-based systems.
  • Ability to become forklift certified.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment in a culturally diverse workplace.
  • Knowledge in PLC’s and CNC controls


Working Conditions:

  • Work is normally performed in a loud manufacturing environment subject to fluctuations in temperature and on company grounds in a wide range climate changes.  Regular exposure to dust, dirt, grease, oil, low and high voltage, heavy machinery and work in confined spaces will expected in the position of Maintenance Mechanic.


Physical Demands:

  • Physical requirements needed to perform the job are eye-hand coordination and bi-manual dexterity sufficient to work with small parts, a normal range of hearing and eyesight to focus on task, the ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time, the ability to perform work while bending, crouching, and moving in confined spaces, and the ability to lift, push and pull up to 75 pounds.

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PPC is a global leader in connective technology—we can keep you up to speed. We use the latest techniques to  bring new and enhanced products to market fast.  Our state-of-the-art test laboratory is among the best in the business - and we hold more patents in connector technology than any other company in the world.


PPC is headquartered in East Syracuse, NY with additional state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the U.K., Mexico, Denmark, St. Kitts and China.


PPC Quality Policy:  "We are dedicated to Continuous Improvement of our people, processes, products, and services, always determined to exceed our customers' expectations."


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