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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Culp, Inc.
Location: High Point
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the adjustment, set up, troubleshooting, repairs, preventive maintenance of all industrial sewing equipment as well as performing routine building upkeep and repairs. Carry out job responsibilities of the Maintenance Mechanic position and other assignments as necessary. Position Responsibilities: * Utilize knowledge of Juki, Brother, single and double needle sergers, lock and chain stitch and Juki walking foot to repair and maintain sewing machines * Set up and adjust folders/attachments as well as ordering of folders/attachments from suppliers * Maintain and keep an organization inventory of parts/attachments * Create and maintain a preventative maintenance program for sewing equipment * Develop sewing attachments, work aids and other ideas to help improve productivity, quality and efficiency * Identify requirements for special support equipment to increase productivity, improve quality and reduce costs * Responsible for maintaining the machine shop in clean and organized condition * Train and develop sewing machine mechanics * Work effectively and in a timely manner with production leads, production supervisors and sewing associates to achieve production goals * Maintain an orderly, safe and clean work area * Create and maintain sewing machine files (i.e.: downtime reports, maintenance records) * Change light bulbs, unclog toilets and sinks, changes air filters, perform general tasks such as monitor parking lot area to ensure safety (slipping hazards), change door locks, perform small carpentry tasks, repair small roof leaks & take care of other miscellaneous repair tasks in the plant not listed before * Works with outside building maintenance contractors when they are onsite performing repairs or preventive maintenance * Adhere to safety procedure * Consistently follow verbal and written instructions * Complies with OSHA Safety and Health regulations * Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor Role Qualifications/Essential Skills and Experience: * Minimum ten years of applicable experience and working knowledge of industrial sewing machine equipment in a production environment with previous supervisory experience * Strong team player with a sense of urgency * People oriented, enjoys interacting with people and helping them to overcome barriers * Adaptable, flexible and detailed oriented * Mechanically inclined with problem solving and machine troubleshooting ability * Able to read and interpret sewing machine & other industrial equipment manuals * Excellent communication and planning skills * Commitment to company values * High school diploma or equivalent * Basic MS Outlook, Word and Excel skills preferred Reporting to this position: Sewing Machine Mechanics Physical demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.

Keywords: Culp, Inc., High Point , Maintenance Mechanic, Engineering , High Point, North Carolina

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