Minco Products Inc.

Maintenance Technician

US-MN-Minneapolis | US-MN-Fridley
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At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


Do you enjoy troubleshooting and repairing equipment? Then this demanding technical position is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by Reducing downtime, increasing equipment reliability, learning new technologies and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.


  • Perform a variety of maintenance on parts, pumps, presses, motors, systems, and related production equipment; exhibit a working knowledge of multiple skilled trade areas, such as electronics, electrical, HVAC, telecommunications, hydraulics, compressed air systems, plumbing, pipefitting, and related areas
  • Install, program, maintain, troubleshoot and repair machines and equipment in our facilities, focusing on Temperature controllers/PLCs and computer based logic
  • Serve as an expert in troubleshooting and diagnosing problems and performing maintenance in a significant number of equipment families    
  • Work with internal customers to provide system and process improvement, recommends changes to current machinery or processes, and update operations
  • Complete work orders and paperwork regarding daily maintenance and repair duties; may review the work or documentation of other maintenance staff on projects
  • Assist with inspecting the plant and related facilities for mechanical and equipment problems, review and examine areas, and determine appropriate action(s); assist with the selection and direction provided to contractors
  • Read and interpret blueprints, equipment manuals; develop methods and requirements to repair and maintain equipment; adapt methods where appropriate; provide assistance to other staff to understand requirements
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and Minco operating policies and procedures to maintain a safe environment and efficient operations
  • Utilize tools, materials, and equipment according to safety and operational principles and practices; may handle and label hazardous waste or materials based on area of assignment
  • Communicate with production, quality control, warehousing, and other departments to maintain a safe and effective environment and to ensure quality products
  • Serve as a lead to staff to include assigning and monitoring work, training and providing direction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned



Basic Qualifications:


  • Three plus years of technical and advanced controls experience and/or related experience in a manufacturing environment
  • High school graduate or equivalent education


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) highly preferred
  • Completion of an Apprenticeship or Associates degree is preferred

  • Working knowledge of temperature controllers/ PLCs and computer based logic
  • An understanding of multiple skilled trade areas such as electronics, electrical, HVAC, telecommunications, hydraulics, compressed air systems, plumbing, pipefitting, and related areas.
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, specifications, and documentation
  • Experience troubleshooting and diagnosing equipment failure and problems
  • Able to use power tools, equipment, and machinery in areas of specialization
  • Able to prioritize, assign work and train others, as needed
  • Able to communicate with other departments to solve process and operational problems
  • Able to handle and label hazardous materials based on area of assignment
  • Strong track record of ensuring compliance with applicable safety and operational guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Basic computer skills


What skills you bring:


  • Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with employees and management
  • Strong experience responding to and resolving questions and concerns
  • Project management, organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal and external customer contact


This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota


Why Minco?


At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.




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