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Digi-Key Electronics Resident Maintenance Technician in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. In addition to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components and providing the best service possible to customers, employees have access to a highly competitive benefits package. The package includes a comprehensive health insurance plan featuring a low co-pay and no deductible plan as well as dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage; flexible spending accounts; competitive paid time off; relocation assistance; 401(k) and profit sharing; and education advancement. To learn more, visit our . Schedule (may change based on business needs): Will be discussed further in the interview This is considered an essential onsite role, which requires regular onsite attendance Position Overview: As a Resident Maintenance Technician, you will be expected to provide industrial Electrical/Mechanical expertise, and you will be part of a team that works to maximize equipment utilization and efficiency. The role will assist in the development and implementation of processes to maintain proper utilization and functionality. We require that you have advanced knowledge and that involves the exercise of discretion and judgment with regards to your teammates, time management and services provided as a part of your normal routine. This position will focus on the application of knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and automated equipment, including the knowledge of 480vac, 240vac, 120vac, and 48vdc, 24vdc, Industrial Communication Standards. You will be accountable to the existing Maintenance Shift Supervisor, Resident Site Supervisor and or Site Maintenance Manager and will work within a team of experienced technicians/engineers. A majority of the job responsibilities will be focused on the KNAPP supplied automation in the PDCE Barzen facility. This position will service and support one of the largest installations of its kind in the world on the newest generation of automated fulfillment equipment, requiring a very high uptime rate. Responsibilities: Rectify electro-mechanical faults as well as troubleshoot industrial automation issues. Provide expert knowledge and guidance on this subject matter to all assigned areas of assistance; throughout all activities maintain focused on safety Provide experience and expertise in the installation of conveyor and precision automation equipment Provide first class support on operation and maintenance of installed automated storage and retrieval systems, and storage and picking systems Quickly and diligently respond, track, record and triage any problems or emergency calls and requests Provide emergency breakdown and specialized maintenance service support; work against timelines to complete reactive repairs Provide first-class response to customer inquiries and requests, in conjunction with the customers on-site maintenance department, ensuring, as far as reasonably practical, to do the job right the first time Set up and calibrate precision automation equipment Create strong effective working relationships with within Digi-Key to enable them to provide first-class service Meet performance expectations specific to expected output, speed of response, quality of repair, and standards of workmanship. Provide training pertaining to the overall system to Digi-Key employees as required Maintain quality of service by ensuring clear and precise quality communications with customers Ensure reports and documentation are well written (e.g. complete/thorough, legible, understandable) via tablets, with all correct job numbers entered, and presented to Shift Supervisor on biweekly basis for review and approval Execute site quality, safety, and any statutory procedures Utilize appropriate health & safety considerations regarding given tasks; carry out risk assessments Meet regularly with the Maintenance Shift Supervisor or Resident Site Manager or Site Maintenance Manager to disc ss activities, progress and performance Log all spare parts usage issues appropriately and promptly with the customer and Knapp spare parts team or CMMS if available Ensure proper care and maintenance of the tools and equipment supplied Lead the mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing processes as needed Professionally interact with on-site management keeping them informed of repair and maintenance progression and addressing any concerns Demonstrate ownership of issues to achieve a quick timely resolution Demonstrate flexibility and the best use of skills and capabilities throughout daily activities Experience and Education: Minimum of an Associate Degree in Electronics Engineering, Electrical Technology, Electrical and or Mechanical Engineering preferred 3 - 8 years of verifiable progressive experience as Maintenance Repairman, Maintenance Electrician, Machine Repairman, or Industrial Maintenance Engineering Verifiable experience providing repairs on various types of machinery systems, including electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Extensive experience in equipment maintenance, modifications and design preferred Verifiable ability to interpret and work with electrical circuit diagrams Theoretical and operational experience in the repair, troubleshooting of PLC-based machinery and control systems Ability to provide expertise and guidance that contributes a unique interpretation or analysis of our systems to our customers Demonstrated mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings Ability to operate hand tools and be able to disassemble and assemble parts onto equipment Able to follow set up instructions, assembly drawings and check lists Experience with network equipment interfaces preferred Demonstrated commitment to be the best; valuing progress over perfection Strong problem-solving capabilities; leveraging curiosity, creativity and open-mindedness in solution development Process-oriented mentality; show accountability by taking ownership over your results Hands-on, team-oriented commitment to continuous improvement Experience in reducing costs through process improvement efforts Effective verbal and written communication skills Strong attention to detail and exceptional follow-up skills Exceptional people skills, with the ability to gain and maintain trust and confidence of individuals within and outside of Digi-Key; embody excellent customer service skills and people make the difference mentality Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills Willing to learn and adapt to changing role requirements Performs other duties as required Must demonstrate the following behavioral competencies: Customer\|Client Focused, Ethical Conduct, Personal Effectiveness\|Credibility, Manage Execution, Attention to Detail, Positive Attitude, Professionalism, Initiative, Problem Solving and Analysis, Thoroughness, Time Management, Communication, Project Management, and Relationship Building Other duties as assigned including but not limited to possible reallocation of efforts to other organizations per business need and management request Physical and Other Requirements: Weekends and overtime if required by workload Occasional travel required, should have passport or can get a passport in a reasonable timeframe Physical requirements may be: Sitting, squatting, walking, reaching out to arm\'s length, reaching... For full info follow application link. Digi-Key Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 1-800-338-4105 or careers.us@digikey.com.