Otter Tail Corporation Set Up Mechanic/Maintenance-1st & 2nd Shift (Clearwater & Otsego Location) in Clearwater, Minnesota

Essential Functions:

This position is responsible for the following tasks, duties and responsibilities:

  • Obey all safety policies and procedures, always work in a safe manner and report unsafe conditions or hazards.

  • Remove install new tools in machine.

  • Stage and inspect formers/tools for the job to ensure they are ready for use or repair.

  • Test run tools and materials making adjustments to produce to standards.

  • Ensure correct materials are being used per the order.

  • Respond to mechanical issues and assist the Machine Operator to resolve issues to get line running again.

  • Continually strive to improve set-up times and processes.

  • Perform cleaning and maintenance/repairs of machines and work area.

  • Support maintenance activities.

  • Attend and participate I safety, tool box and other meetings.

  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor/manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Six to twelve months of mechanically related experience.

  • Knowledge of plastic types, thermoforming and tool design.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability.

  • Ability to read and write in English and perform math at an intermediate level.

  • Basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to obtain a forklift license and operate it safely.

  • Ability to proficiently use hand tools and basic power tools.

  • Ability to utilize measurement tools and read basic blue prints.

  • Visual acuity to discern and make quality decisions.

  • Ability to learn pneumatics, hydraulics and basic electronics.

  • Ability to respond to issues with a sense of urgency.

  • Ability to identify and apply continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis.

QualificationsRequiredPreferredLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferred