Mechanic - Non PHE at C23901 Alfa Laval Inc (US) in Chesapeake, Virginia

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We're glad you want to help us make a difference!

We create better everyday conditions for people. We do this by contributing to a more sustainable future through engineering innovation. We love what we do and we’re good at it. We're now looking for passionate people to become even better! 

  • Perform equipment receipt, uncrate, clean, strip and tear down units

  • Inspect, repair, test and package following the companies policies, procedures, quality standards and Safety guidelines.

  • Work from drawings, parts lists, blueprints, charts, tables and graphs to evaluate and assist in estimating repair costs, time and materials or parts needed to repair assemblies and subassemblies

  • Follow the quality plan per job to repair product

  • Diagnoses, checks and corrects mechanical functions through adjustments, using various tools (for example - hand tools, vibration and balancing equipment, frequency analyzers) and approved repair methods.

  • Sets up and balances rotating equipment using approved balancing methods as required.

  • Sets up and operates test stands and related equipment as required.

  • Record written test results on appropriate test documents

  • Paints, packs, crates and documents shipments of units, parts and materials.

  • Moves material inside shop or other duties as needed

  • Fills in for and performs Mechanic PHE responsibilities, as needed. (Greenwood, Houston only)

  • Recognizes and communicates the need for replenishment of supplies, tools, need repair parts and other facility needs to supervision in a timely manner.

  • Keeps work area and surrounding equipment clean and organized. Performs housekeeping as required at the facility to maintain a professional presentation

  • May be asked to perform some field service work from time to time (not frequent or required)

Education (degree or years) and/or Certification/Registration:

High School degree or Equivalent

Type and Length of Experience:

2 years in a light manufacturing manual repair environment, preferred

Experience operating fork lift trucks, hand pallet jacks and overhead cranes, preferred

Experience with vibration analyzing / balancing equipment a plus

Experience with heavy equipment repair or manufacturing, a plus (Engines, compressors etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes Desired in Candidate:

Ability to read and understand complicated blue prints, drawings, sketches and work instructions

Able to use micrometers and gauges in both English and Metric measures

Skill in working with hand and pneumatic tools (impact wrenches, torque wrenches for example)

Good mechanical aptitude

Demonstrated ability to diagnose mechanical problems

Team player

Read, write and effectively communicate in the English language.

Basic computer knowledge (clocking in and out, scanning bar codes)


Physical Requirements (lifting, climbing, standing, equipment and/or motor vehicle use):

  • Must wear company supplied uniforms and maintain professional business presentation

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs. as required

  • Environmental Factors (hazardous materials, work location, work surfaces, exposure):

    Typical shop environment and machinery – concrete floors.  See site specific MSDS information

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