Careers

COMPANY: Powdermet, Inc.
POSITION: Engineering Technician
LOCATION: Euclid, Ohio
REPORTS TO: Group Leader


Minimum/General Experience:
Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot and operate facility equipment to meet the demands of a fast paced research and development team.

Functional Responsibilities: Work with a diverse research team to perform a variety of test work. Maintain a laboratory notebook for all research testing. Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment. Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service. Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines. Read and interpret equipment manuals, diagrams, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service. Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments. Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties. Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision. Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas. Simple machinist duties and basic welding skills a plus (arc, tig, mig). A background or understanding in chemistry or chemical processing is desired. This position requires the safe handling of a variety of chemicals. Familiarity with Safety Data Sheets is highly desired.

Minimum Education:
BS preferred or high school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship.

Required Skills and Experience
  • Understanding of hydraulic systems and electrical wiring diagrams
  • Basic use of hand tools
  • Experience with chemicals and mechanical devices
  • Ability to interpret plumbing and instrumentation diagrams (PID)
  • Good reading, writing and communication skills (maintains a lab notebook)
Primary Function: Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot and operate facility equipment to meet the demands of a fast paced product research and development team.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with a diverse research team to perform a variety of test work
  • Maintain a laboratory notebook for all research testing
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, diagrams, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Simple machinist duties and basic welding skills a plus (arc, tig, mig)
Additional Skills
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Capable of lateral thinking and multi-tasking
  • Comfortable working either alone or as part of a team
  • Disciplined enough to help keep projects on schedule
  • Must be detail-oriented, capable of keeping accurate records, and possess good verbal and written communication skills
Work Environment
  • Generally works in a shop or laboratory
  • Will work with a variety of chemicals, equipment and processes


For consideration, submit resumes to the HR Department at:
tdamico@powdermetinc.com