Maintenance Technician

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LOCATION: Brainerd, MN

Sheridan MN, a CJK Group company, (formerly Bang Printing) started out in central Minnesota’s lake area in 1899 as a commercial printer has evolved into one of the nation’s leading short- to mid-run book manufacturers is looking for a Maintenance Technician. Today, Sheridan MN offers a complete book solution that encompasses printing and binding, fulfillment, eBook conversion, eCommerce solutions, and more—all in-house, all at competitive prices.

Job Summary:

The primary role of the Maintenance Technician is to ensure that the facility and equipment are maintained and/or repaired in an orderly and quality fashion to keep the plant operating productively.  To perform all electrical and mechanical duties as assigned.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Complete all preventative, scheduled and emergency maintenance and repair work to facilities and equipment as required
  • Perform safety measures in the design and installation of equipment
  • Follow up on and study recurring facility-oriented failures to find solutions
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and materials necessary for the operation of the building and manufacturing
  • Understand and maintain company safety policies
  • Identify workplace hazards, which exist or could develop and correct problems
  • Perform work to ensure procedures are within safety and governmental compliance
  • Inform co-workers and employees of precautions and equipment
  • Accurately record all repairs and maintenance performed in a repairs and maintenance log

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to read electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, manuals and understand functionality of various electrical components
  • Working knowledge of principles of relay logic and control circuits and can troubleshoot and maintain components
  • Understand the workings of and effectively troubleshoot and maintain programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Knowledge of using testing equipment to diagnose issues with electrical components
  • Understand the workings or and troubleshoot AC/DC motor controls
  • Mechanical aptitude/ability to understand, diagnose and maintain mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Good communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Good mechanical and electrical skills
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in a team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Two (2) or more years mechanical experience
  • Two (2) or more years industrial electronics experience
  • Associate degree in Industrial Electronics preferred

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in a factory environment with regular exposure to paper dust, inks, chemicals, lubricants, noise and heat, and the physical hazards of machinery.

  • Walking:  Must be able to walk as some tasks require walking
  • Standing:  Must be able to stand on a concrete floor, sometimes covered with rubber
  • mats, up to 9 hours/day
  • Lifting/Carrying:  Must be able to frequently lift and carry signatures weighing up to 10 pounds at waist level from press folder to workstation for inspection (about 10 feet)
  • Pushing/Pulling:  Must be able to occasionally push/pull skids of paper, weighing over 100 pounds, with hand lift trucks on a concrete floor
  • Bending/Twisting:  Must be able to bed at the waist, flexing knees, and twist body to perform such tasks as working in folder and setting ink.  Some days require more bending and twisting than others depending on press operations
  • Climbing:  Must be able to climb in, out and around press equipment (such as ladder on printing units) as needed to perform various tasks
  • Kneeling:  Must be able to perform various tasks in a kneeling position for various lengths of time
  • Grasping/Reaching:  Must be able to reach for and grasp signatures of varying thickness and weighing up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis from the press with fingers and hands.  Also requires flexing and bending of arms and wrists
  • Sitting:  Some tasks allow for sitting – usually not for more than one hour/day

Why work for Sheridan?

  • Job training
  • Career advancement
  • College tuition up to $5,250 per year
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, Vision
  • Teledoc – convenient and no cost
  • Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary life
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid short term disability
  • FSA Health and Dependent Care savings accounts
  • HSA Health saving account
  • EAP program

CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact the location HR Manager at 218-829-2877 or smn.jobs@sheridan.com.