Set-Up Technician

  • Post Date: September 13, 2017
  • Apply Before: December 28, 2017
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

Position Title:            Set-Up Technician

Reports To:                Production Manager

Department:              Print Department


(The following statement describes the principle activities of this position and shall not be considered a detailed list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this position)

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:


  • Operates equipment and observe for proper operation.
  • Inspects all machine; study schedules to determine need for adjustments, overhauls, repairs or replacement of parts of changeovers.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, installs, erects, moves and/or dismantles all types of machinery and production equipment.
  • Analyze all mechanical or operations problems on production equipment.  Plan and take corrective action.
  • Inspects job site and equipment to be dismantled, erected or moved; estimate weight of load to be handled, lifted, clearances and recommends support equipment needed.
  • Selects tools, machinery and materials needed for assignment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance for equipment and building as needed.
  • Oil and grease equipment.  Replace broken, worn or missing parts.
  • Set-up equipment, make changes, running adjustments, replace work or damaged parts, overhaul and make necessary repairs.
  • Start, stop equipment.  Remove jams.
  • Reset equipment after shutdown and repair.
  • Operates machine tools, lathes, grinders.
  • Repairs and maintains all tools, machines and equipment.
  • Complies with environmental regulations when working on equipment.
  • Performs clean-up and housekeeping duties.
  • Complies with established job safety practices.
  • Regular attendance is required between the assigned start and end times for work.
  • Maintains the competence, knowledge and skills necessary for the satisfactory performances of all assigned responsibilities.
  • Performs such assignments as management may direct.


Knowledge Required:

  • Training usually acquired through high school or equivalent education and on-the-job.
  • Knowledge of standard machine shop practices.
  • Knowledge of welding, heat treatment of metals, drilling.
  • Standard operating procedure training (SOP).
  • Standard health and safety procedures (H&S).



Skills Required:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong safety orientation.
  • Thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Ability to work independently within the parameters set by management.
  • Ability to work with other people, create and maintain a team environment.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend written and verbal instruction in English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements:

  • Required to work a scheduled 8-hour shift.
  • Must work overtime as required.

Working Conditions:

  • The environment is noisy.
  • Safety glasses, safety footwear, ear protection in appropriate areas may be required.
  • May work with materials that could irritate eyes, skin and breathing.  This may require the wearing of gloves, masks or other protective equipment.
  • Exposure to occupational hazards such as physical obstacles, automatic and semi-automatic equipment, chemicals, etc.
  • Requires light and heavy lifting, carrying.
  • Climbing and working in high and sometimes narrow places.

Salary: $22.00- $23.00 per hour to Start

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