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Unifrax Maintenance Technician II in Council Grove, Kansas

Job Requirements

Job Description

Engage in repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools, equipment and in maintenance of buildings, grounds and utility systems of a manufacturing plant or other establishment by performing the following duties personally or through other subordinates.

Essential Functions:

  1. Works on work order requests from production floor and determines priority

  2. Follows all safety and good manufacturing processes

  3. Communicate to production and quality assurance equipment break downs and estimated time needed to complete


  4. Communicate updates to incoming maintenance personnel on status of break downs, repairs and troubleshooting done

    during the previous shift.

  5. Observes and listens to sounds of mechanical devices in operation to locate any signs of trouble.

  6. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.

  7. Repairs or replaces effective parts.

  8. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.

  9. Lubricates and cleans parts, equipment and machinery.

  10. Tests and adjusts equipment to meet performance specifications.

  11. Set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, saws and other metal working tools to make and repair parts.

  12. Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.

  13. Repairs electrical equipment, including PC controllers.

  14. Maintains a flexible schedule to accommodate variable shifts from 8 – 12 hrs. depending on maintenance workload.

    Available for on - call status.

  15. Participates and trains with the Safety Team.

Additional Responsibilities:

Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.


Education: High School diploma at minimum

Certificates, Licenses, Registration: Forklift Certification

Special training skills:

Have experience with the following: Hydraulics, electrical wiring (110, 220, 480), water pumps, industrial burners, tig welding, stick welding, mig welding, industrial air compressors, carpentry skills, knowledge of gas applications.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and or move up to10 lbs. frequently lift and or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and or move up to 70lbs. The employee is regularly required to work at heights. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must also be able to work 8 hr. shifts regularly with occasional extended shifts not to exceed 12 hrs.

Mental Activities: While performing duties of this job the employee will frequently engage in teamwork. The employee will occasionally be required to use interpersonal and customer service skills. The employee will occasionally need to speak and write English.

At Unifrax, we provide innovative solutions to our customers'​ application problems across several different industries. Our engineers work with a team of research and development specialists to create high performance specialty fibers and inorganic materials used in high-temperature industrial, automotive and fire protection applications designed with the ultimate goal of saving energy, reducing pollution, and improving fire safety for people, buildings and equipment. Since 1942, Unifrax products and materials have been providing solutions to our Distributors and customers to solve their application challenges. Our products are known universally for their quality and proven performance with names like Fiberfrax® ceramic fiber products, revolutionary low bio-persistent Insulfrax® and Isofrax® alkaline earth silicate fiber products, PC-Max® and Ecoflex® Support Mats for emission control products, FyreWrap® Fire Protection Systems, and Specialty Glass microfibers products used in high efficiency filtration media by nonwovens producers.