Sr Mechanical Technician

Sr Mechanical Technician

Matthews International | San Antonio, TX, 78245, US
Salary Range:$80,000 – $117,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 5 days ago

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The Sr. Mechanical Technician oversees work of the Mechanical Technicians and is responsible for ensuring proper assembly, and inspection of standard and custom industrial equipment to meet the customer specification. In conjunction with the Project Manager, the Sr. Mechanical Technician sets daily work output expectations to meet customer delivery expectations. This position also assists in the commissioning of machines and systems and responds to customer's service needs. Cross-disciplinary work is required with all trades, external companies, suppliers, and manufacturers. The Sr. Mechanical Technician diagnoses causes of malfunctions or failures and advises/helps implement corrective actions for the equipment and the reduction of production down time.


* Inspects incoming orders, reads blueprints, schematics, or similar documentation to ensure assembly standards meet required manufacturing standards.
* Meets daily with the Project Manager to discuss status of in process and/or newly received orders; adjusts daily work plan of Technicians as necessary to meet delivery requirements.
* Gain comprehensive understanding of how the equipment's mechanical systems are built and operate. Inspects, assembles, repairs and tests industrial equipment to ensure maximum capacity, efficiency and safety. Responsible for loading software and interface packages onto standard and custom equipment.
* Adjusts and tunes equipment within extremely close tolerance and part specifications to provide excellent service and reliability according to established procedures and methods.
* Suggests product improvements, procedural changes and/or new methods of control or testing.
* Responds quickly to problems to appropriate manage equipment production down time and continued operations.
* Creates and loads serial number records and estimates of deliverables/repairs into the computer using the SAP operating system.
* Maintains logs, records, and reports concerning production, machine maintenance, and product inconsistencies.
* Delegates work to Mechanical Assembly Operators and identifies where training is needed. Uses various machines and hand tools to assist with training of Mechanical Technicians on required skills or to upgrade skills to meet manufacturing demands.
* Maintains knowledge of and follows all safety procedures and company policies.
* Maintains accurate records of all work performed at the customer site.
* Additional duties as assigned.


* Completed training as a mechanical/mechatronic technician, industrial mechanic, or similar
* Minimum 4+ years of professional experience
* Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics
* Experience with web/sheet fed materials and equipment is a plus
* Willingness to travel locally, nationally, and/or internationally
* Service oriented - ability to work closely with the customer
* Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with clients and colleagues across the organization
* Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
* Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting
* Strong analytical, prioritizing, and problem-solving skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook, & internet applications
* Ability to work overtime as necessary



* Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.
* Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
* Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
* The noise level in the work environment may be high.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Saueressig is a provider of premium rotogravure solutions and part of SGK. SGK is a global leader in the design of high performance marketing ecosystems, the creation of content that scales consumer experiences with brands, and the integration of technologies to enable collaborative digital networks. SGK is a Matthews International company.

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.? Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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