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Machine Technician I

COMPANY:  Raven Engineered Films Division

Waynesboro, VA, US, 22980

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  27745

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Deeply committed to protecting Earth’s resources and preserving asset value, Raven Engineered Films produces high-quality flexible film and sheeting. From rugged, textured pond liners to highly-technical balloon film as thin as a sandwich bag, our lighter, stronger film and sheeting solutions are developed to solve demanding challenges. We are looking for dedicated team members to helps us on our pursuit of operational excellence and quality at all levels.

The Machine Technician will set up, monitor, and repair machines in the production area to ensure efficient operation of the division.

Essential Functions
• Performs troubleshooting and repair on machines.
• Designs or modifies equipment, jigs, fixtures, and tooling.
• Performs preventative maintenance on machines, and maintains records.
• Assist with installation of new machines and equipment.
• Maintains appropriate documentation on machines and equipment.
• Order parts through internal procedures, or external sources.
• May operate machines as needed.
• Depending on division, may be responsible for chemical recycling for production operations.
• May train team members on operation of machines.
• May perform minor welding.
• Depending on location, provides assistance with facility maintenance.
• Demonstrates the Dimensions of Competition and Raven Team Member Values in their daily actions.
• Participate in production improvement initiatives.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area. Follow established safety and ergonomic standards.
• May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.
• Learning, understanding, continuously improving, and promoting the division’s quality management system in accordance with ISO standards.

• Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in field related to specific position is preferred.
• 2+ years experience in a related position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to read schematics and interpret equipment manuals.
• Strong electrical and/or mechanical skills.
• Ability to use various hand tools and test equipment.
• Proficiency with a computer. Knowledge of AutoCAD is helpful.
• Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work at a fast pace efficiently.
• Basic math skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
• Welding knowledge is beneficial.


Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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