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Reliability & Maintenance Mechanic - Carpinteria, CA

Company: Avantor
Location: Carpinteria
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryReliability & Maintenance MechanicWhy Avantor?Our more than 14,000 associates globally are passionate about setting science in motion to create a better world. By choosing a career with Avantor, a Fortune 500 company, you will make breakthroughs, make a difference-and make your mark. You will work closely with dedicated people who share your enthusiasm for innovation, excellence and achievement. Whether you want to help customers advance science or solve complex problems, Avantor is where you belong.Consider a career with us at one of our offices, manufacturing and distribution facilities or innovation centers, or as part of our laboratory and clinical services teams working onsite at customer locations worldwide.Location: Carpinteria, CAShift: 1st ShiftJob Summary:The Reliability & Maintenance Mechanic performs essentially the same duties as Mechanic, but under limited supervision and with an increasingly wider range of duties of a more complex nature, such as: working in more than one of the maintenance trades as hydraulics, plumbing, refrigeration, electrical, sheet metal fabrication, and welding. Interprets blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications. Sets up and operates all tools and equipment necessary to perform work assigned. Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. May train and oversee daily duties of Mechanic.Job Description:

  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  • Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts.
  • Starts devices to test their performance.
  • May set up and operate drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  • May initiate purchase order for parts and machines.
  • Repairs electrical equipment.
  • Must be regular and punctual in attendance
  • Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.Qualifications:
    • High School diploma preferred
    • 3-5 years relevant mechanical experience
    • Basic electrical diagnosis skills including use of multi-meter
    • Familiar with precision measuring tools (dial calipers)
    • Ability to read and follow written instructions
    • Ability to document repairs in legible hand-writing
    • Ability to read and interpret blue prints, drawings and repair manuals
    • Basic computer skills including Word and Outlook.DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

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