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UnitedHealth Group Associate Equipment Service Technician - 2nd Shift, 2:30pm - 11pm Sunday to Thursday in Overland Park, Kansas

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

Associate Equipment Service Technician - 2nd Shift - 2:30pm - 11pm Sunday to Thursday

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventative maintenance, inspections, and repairs electrical and mechanical equipment, devices and components

  • Troubleshoots, routinely inspect equipment and electro-pneumatic control as necessary on automated equipment

  • Install new equipment including electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and computer systems

  • Mechanical expertise to include, but not limited to precision alignment, tensioning fastener and belts, lubrication, lacing and tracking of belt system

  • Performs data entry to generate work orders for repair, replacement parts, PM program, inventory data and machine history

  • Optimizes equipment readiness through planned Preventative/Predictive/Corrective maintenance program

  • Assists Supervisor and Operators in resolving process problem that affect the quality of the product

  • Must possess a sense of urgency on troubleshooting and repairing equipment for minimal downtime. Communicates to upper management on status of equipment downtime

  • Maintain preventative maintenance schedules by thoroughly documenting all issues, repairs, parts used, recommendations etc

  • Act as first responder for all operation needs relating to production and application issues

  • Reduce machine down time, improve throughput and overall performance of machines

  • Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed equipment parts, and supplies, placing and expediting orders using CMMS system

  • Performs machine ownership responsibilities on assigned equipment in an effort to exceed expectation of ensuring equipment is in proper working condition to meet safety, quality and productivity expectation

  • Performs all assigned planned and unplanned maintenance to Mail Order Pharmacy automation equipment

  • Records all completed work order and parts used within the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Answers trouble calls throughout the day should any equipment breakdown or malfunction

  • Subject Mater Expert of electrical/mechanical troubleshooting procedures and equipment installations within the Automation Maintenance group

  • Work in tandem with IT, Engineering as necessary to solve difficult technical issues

  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending scheduled educational workshops, reviewing technical publications

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Any other tasks assigned by management

  • Ability to work independently and/or part of a team

  • Takes part in project teams spanning more than own function

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or GED

  • 5+ years of experience in the repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of an automated manufacturing or distribution line

  • 2+ years of experience with maintenance troubleshooting using PLC tool and data sets.

  • Experience in the use of measuring and testing instruments

  • Must be able to troubleshoot electrical/mechanical/pneumatic issues when they occur on the line including, but not limited to, installation, diagnostic, calibration, maintenance/repair of equipment and electronic devices

  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Experience with Electrical: 3-phase 480 volts circuit, motor starter and controls

  • Experience with Mechanical: Align bearing and drive shafts, replace motors and gear boxes, troubleshoot belt drives, and motors

  • Experience with Pneumatic: Connect circuit, determine and correct failures of solenoids, cylinders, and switches

  • Experience with Sensor: Troubleshoot photo-eyes, proximity switches and other sensing devices

  • Analytical and problem solver

  • Experience with PLC, automation control, electrical, mechanical

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

  • Ability to work night and week end as needed

  • Ability to use/operate power and hand tools

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualification:

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering

Careers with OptumRx. We’re one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You’ll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There’s no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Equipment Service Technician, PLC, Pneumatic, automation controls, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), 3-phase 480 volts circuit, manufacturing, distribution line, telecommute, second shift