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Equipment Specialist Mechanical Technician

Date:  Feb 8, 2024

Golden, CO, US

Requisition ID: 26411 

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In the role of an EST Mechanical Technician working at the Coors Brewery in Golden Colorado you will be part of the Packaging Maintenance team. You will be responsible for playing an important role in ensuring that our production facility is running smoothly so we can make as much of our great beer as possible.


Must have sufficient experience in an industrial maintenance environment. Skills must include the ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment issues, including corrective adjustments, timing changes, modifications, and parts replacements in a timely manner to improve production efficiency. Must be able to balance driving long term equipment maintenance reliability, with planned preventative and correct workload.


EST Mechanical Technicians must have the capability to develop into an equipment subject matter expert on an assigned category of packaging equipment so that they may understand the complete equipment strategy, and lead the maintenance, troubleshooting and reliability of this equipment.


This position reports to our Packaging Equipment Specialist leader. The base schedule for this position is M-F 6:00AM – 3:00PM, plus overtime support for multi-day maintenance and overhauls.


 The Responsibilities: 

  • Must have the necessary drive to improve plant performance through input and support of assigned line's long term reliability strategy.
  • Works to reduce unplanned downtime by completing assigned work, documenting work in SAP, identifying necessary improvements to equipment and preventative maintenance plans, and involvement in Root Cause Analysis, and working collaboratively with Maintenance Planners.
  • Be a resource for Line Support Mechanics, Instrumentation Controls Electricians, QC, and production teams to solve recurring problems and major breakdowns with their specific piece of equipment.
  • Assist in the training of new employees and creation of new SOPs, quick-fix routines for the breakdown process.
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing techs, plant engineering and contractors for capital projects.
  • Be a resource for to the Production team, Instrumentation Controls Electricians, the quality team, and others to help solve recurring problems.
  • Identify system or equipment deficiencies, and initiates the modification process, utilizing peers, team members, engineering, purchasing, vendors, technical support groups, and other resources. Update prints, programs, equipment manuals and other documentation. Ensure successful changes are implemented on like equipment. Communicate changes made to those affected.
  • Contributes to a safe workplace by performing all tasks in safe manner, demonstrating the use of safety equipment, and in accordance with Lock Out/Tag Out/Try Out safety rules, codes, policies, and regulations.


The Other Qualifications: 

  • HS diploma or GED required.
  • Experience with fabrication of parts using basic shop tools (Drill Press, Arbor, Cutting torches, saws), welding (Stick/TIG/MIG) ability is a plus.
  • Must be able to read and understand manual and drawings.
  • Able to work in team environment.
  • The position also involves frequent stooping or crawling in cramped quarters and underneath equipment.
  • Routine lifting of 50 pounds is normal practice. 



Work Perks that You Need to Know About: 

  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive compensation, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental including:
  • Monthly allotment of free beer!
  • New hires start off with 15 days of vacation and 4 Floating Holidays (prorated based on the time of your start date), on top of the 10 company-provided Holidays. Employees are also eligible to purchase another 5 days of vacation annually. Additionally, all employees receive 64 hours of sick and personal leave annually.
  • Company match of up to 4% on 401k plus an additional end of year contribution.


Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. 


Job Posting Hourly Rate: $38.89 


At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.


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