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Maintenance Technical Intern (USA JOBS)

United States
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Maintenance Technical Intern (USA JOBS)
United States,
Published 4 months ago




Maintenance Technical Intern

Salary: $18.00 / Hour

Position Purpose:

To function as a Maintenance Technical Intern by building talent on KC systems and equipment by performing maintenance duties. This includes safely supporting production and quality by insuring proper operation and upkeep of the manufacturing and supporting equipment.

Key Customers:

Team Leader, Maintenance Planners, Operating Crews, Machine Leaders, Project Leaders.

Customer Expectations:

Ensure that maintenance activities are accomplished within mill area teams in a manner that supports mill and department objectives.

Drive continuous improvement in safety, quality, and productivity. Own and drive machine uptime.

Visible leader of Lean principles (i.e. engagement, leader standard work, zone control, problem solving).

Ensure corrective and preventive action for all machine non-conformances and support operating crews when needed.


The incumbent reports to the Tech Team Leader and receives work direction from a Maintenance Planner that he/she is assigned to.

This is a training position for a Shift Technical or Day Maintenance position. The position will rotate through all areas of the mill as part of the training.

This position provides expertise and coordination for the technical activities. To be successful, the incumbent must possess a high level of technical skills.

This position communicates directly with operating crews, core team, Technical Experts, Maintenance Leads, Shift Leaders, and other Machine Leaders to achieve business objectives.


Required: A minimum of 3 consecutive years’ experience in maintenance (preferably in Electrical/Electronics) supporting a manufacturing/industrial operation.


A two year technical degree (preferably Electrical/Electronics) or substantial progress towards completion with a requirement of obtaining to advance within maintenance.

Successfully passing a skill knowledge evaluation is required before consideration for this position.

The Maintenance Technical Intern must demonstrate personal sensitivity and competency in process and technical knowledge, as well as leadership. This position must: 1. be able to perform the physical requirements of the job; 2. be available by phone in order to respond to issues and 3. be able to work overtime as necessary.


Vary widely depending on project scope and operating area.

Principal Accountabilities – Maintenance Technical Intern

1. Safety

· Demonstrating safety leadership by knowing and following all safety rules. Ensure team is accountable as well.

· Reviewing accident/incident investigations in a timely manner and confronting unsafe conditions/behaviors.

2. Quality

· Assure work activities (PM's, work order, etc.) are completed.

· Keeps accurate information in SAP and other maintenance systems.

3. Productivity / Efficiency

· Understand key cost concepts (grade cost, machine hour cost, raw material cost) and cost drivers (uptime, first pass yield, final yield/reclaim, labor cost, maintenance cost, operating supplies, etc.).

· Assist and fully support Machine Leader in decisions.

· Assist team in machine startups and shutdowns.

4. Human Resources

· Demonstrate situational leadership in area of technical expertise.

· Develop other team members where appropriate. Build technical knowledge in other team members through training and work order assistance.

· Provide feedback for team members' performance reviews.

· Continue self-development.

· Support engagement and enablement opportunities for a diverse workforce.

5. Asset Management

· Drive machine start-up, shut down, assist grade changes where needed.

· In-depth troubleshooting capabilities on technical and or process related issues.

· Leads mechanical checks and non-conformance follow-up.

· Actively engaged on machine innovations/improvements (based off "Top 5 Uptime Opportunities").

· Process and Instrument Diagram "P&ID" knowledge of process.

· Detailed knowledge of Purchasing, Stores, SAP, and other applicable work systems.

· Perform PM's/work orders as required.

6. Communications

· Provide equipment updates/machine status information. Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates and others who have need to know.

· Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive.

· Facilitate crew to crew communication and resolution of technical issues.

7. Lean

· Support the Lean process (heavy focus on problem solving)

Critical Skills:

1. Initiative - Influencing events to achieve goals, originating action, introducing one's thoughts or actions into a situation.

2. Integrity - Maintaining ethical and organizational norms.

3. Organizational Sensitivity - Considering the impact of decisions on the organization and the greater business. Supports the mill vision and direction of the mill.

4. Collaboration - Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with people who have different perspectives, responsibilities, experiences, and expectations.

5. Controlling - Adhering to a plan, finding problem cause, and modifying the plan when necessary to achieve the desired result.

6. Decision Making - using rational approaches to consider and choose from alternative courses of action.

7. Employee Development - Expanding the skills and knowledge of employees through education, experience, and coaching related to current and future jobs.

8. Motivating - Using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to influence individuals or groups toward task accomplishment.

9. Organizing - Structuring or arranging resources to accomplish objectives.

10. Personal Sensitivity - Demonstrating a consideration for the feelings and needs of others and an awareness of self.

11. Technical/Functional - Demonstrating an understanding of and ability to apply job-related information, and proficiency in job-specific skills.

12. Communication - Ability to effectively express oneself, as well as influence others through oral and written communication.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:
This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.
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