Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  27513
Job Location(s): 

Utica, NY, US

Job Description

 

Semikron Danfoss is seeking a Maintenance Technician at our Utica, NY facility. The hours for this position are for B shift: every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and every other Saturday 5:45 pm – 6:15 am.

 

The Maintenance Technician provides support to Production Operations in repairing and maintaining production equipment throughout the Plant.

 

Employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of employment which include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, annual bonus program, paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents, a great working environment including 100% climate-controlled facility and much more! Danfoss offers 3 weeks paid PTO accrued over each bi-weekly paycheck plus 13 paid holidays including annual paid shutdown week between Christmas and New Year’s. We pride ourselves on growing our human potential and encourage career growth within our facilities.

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Troubleshoot electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanical systems to the faulty component under the instruction of the Production Maintenance Engineer. 
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using multi-meter and other test equipment under the instruction of the Production Maintenance Engineer. 
  • Analyze machine error messages and information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems. 
  • Troubleshoot and repair the mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and control system components of production equipment, including but not limited to: PLCs, DC drivers, AC invertors, and VFD’s. 
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools 
  • Repair and maintain Quality Control Systems such as Visual recognition, QR scanners, Ultrasonic, and X-ray inspection systems under the instruction of the Production Maintenance Engineer. 
  • Performs basic maintenance duties and repairs as assigned 
  • Complete all required reporting and documentation 
  • Able to perform shift work on a 12.5 hour shift schedule, including working in a cleanroom environment per semi-conductor industry and Danfoss Silicon Power protocol/requirements 

Background & Skills

 

Required (basic) qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate degree preferred 
  • 2 years hands-on experience in industrial maintenance, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical or electronic systems a plus 
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic/ hydraulic drawings, schematics, and engineering blueprints to determine problem root causes and implement corrective actions a plus but not required. 
  • Ability to read precision measuring instruments such as Micrometers, Calipers, Indicators, Levels, and Lasers a plus. 
  • Physically capable of prolonged standing and working in awkward positions while performing maintenance   
  • Available to work overtime including weekends and evenings. Effective problem-solving abilities 
  • Must be well-organized and have the ability to prioritize tasks. Prior clean room experience a plus 

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of advanced processing and process equipment specifically around troubleshooting electrical components.  
  • Able to operate computer and system interface programs to ensure appropriate computing and analysis of production information

Semikron Danfoss – The ultimate partner in Power Electronics

 

Semikron Danfoss unites two companies that complement each other through shared values such as enthusiasm for technology that enable a sustainable future. We believe in a modern and dynamic leadership culture to unleash the full potential of our teams. Innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. The success of our employees is our success. That is why we offer a wide range of development opportunities and assign great importance to the health and well-being of our employees. The foundation of our joint work is our family-like corporate culture, which is characterized by trust, commitment and genuine teamwork.

 

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.

 

This position requires use of information or access to hardware that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning 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.

Semikron Danfoss is a global technology leader in power electronics. Our product offerings include semiconductor devices, power modules, stacks and systems.

In a world that is going electric, Semikron Danfoss technologies are more relevant than ever. With our innovative solutions for automotive, industrial and renewable applications we help the world utilize energy more efficiently and sustainable and thus to significantly reduce overall CO2 emissions – facing one of the biggest challenges today. 

We take care of our employees and create value for our customers by investing significantly in innovation, technology, capacity and service to deliver best-in-industry performance and for a sustainable future.

Semikron Danfoss is a family-owned business, merged by SEMIKRON and Danfoss Silicon Power in 2022. We employ more than 3,500 people in 28 locations across the world. Our global footprint with production sites in Germany, Brazil, China, France, India, Italy, Slovakia and the United States ensures an unmatched service for our customers and partners. We offer more than 90 years of combined expertise in power module packaging, innovation and customer applications – making us the ultimate partner in power electronics.

Semikron Danfoss is a global technology leader in power electronics. Our product offerings include semiconductor devices, power modules, stacks and systems. 

In a world that is going electric, Semikron Danfoss technologies are more relevant than ever. With our innovative solutions for automotive, industrial and renewable applications we help the world utilize energy more efficiently and sustainable and thus to significantly reduce overall CO2 emissions – facing one of the biggest challenges today.  

We take care of our employees and create value for our customers by investing significantly in innovation, technology, capacity and service to deliver best-in-industry performance and to make our world a greener place.  

Semikron is a family-owned business, merged by SEMIKRON and Danfoss Silicon Power in 2022, with headquarters in (insert location). We employ more than 3,500 people in more than 28 locations across the world. Our global footprint with production sites in Germany, Brazil, China, France, India, Italy, Slovakia and the United States ensures an unmatched service for our customers and partners. We offer more than 90 years of combined expertise in power module packaging, innovation and customer application – making us the ultimate partner in Power Electronics. 


Nearest Major Market: Utica