General Maintenance Worker

Location: Ogden, UT
Date Posted: 07-11-2018
THE JOB
This individual owns maintenance of all things mechanical at Kotis Print Shop.  Assists in design planning, prepping, and execution of new work area layouts and makes changes to existing. Troubleshoots solutions for regular and irregular operations of equipment.  Operates with autonomy and does constant on the job research in order to solve numerous difficulties with little assistance.  Works with Print Shop Manager to prioritize projects to make best shirts and swag ever.
 
THE PERFECT CANDIDATE
The perfect candidate loves taking things apart and putting them back together and in essence, personifies DIY.  They likely love working on cars or other small engines, have a mechanical aptitude, and possibly experimented in carpentry.  They know how to independently troubleshoot and solve mechanical problems.
 
THE COMPANY
Kotis Design built a new, clean, state-of-the-art textile screen printing facility in Ogden, UT to keep ahead of our customers’ demands and we need technically skilled people who love screen printing and want to build with us as we grow. We tackle every project with unbridled enthusiasm, promising that in the end we always make the Best Shirts & Swag Ever.

For 6 of the last 7 years we've been named one of the Fastest Growing companies in Washington. Merchandise we've created can be found coast-to-coast on the backs of college students and corporate execs alike.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES

Machine Maintenance & Repair
  • Diagnose machinery when issues arise and figure out a fix
  • Problem solve the reason for breakdowns and test different fixes
  • Communicate with industry technicians when needed
  • Machine/equipment maintenance (presses, heat presses, sewing, knitting, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot knitting/embroidery needles and how to adjust the machines when not performing optimally
  • Set up new equipment
 
General Maintenance & Repair
  • General electric troubleshooting
  • Connect and troubleshoot pneumatic things
  • Set-up non equipment machines (such as printers)
  • Pick up supplies
  • Change light bulbs
  • Paint walls
  • Re-surfacing pallets (putting new rubber on when needed)
  • General building maintenance
 
Build
  • Create custom pallets/jigs for the screen printing presses
  • Help with misc. office improvements like additional lights over presses/equipment, or adjusting the height of a press
  • Build lockers, desks, shelves and other furniture items that are needed
  • Zip-tying airlines and electrical cords to clean them up
  • Move airlines and electrical cords when we change layouts and re-zip-tying them
 
Process Training
  • Document all processes and procedures for reference and training
  • Train others on the ins and outs of specific equipment and how to best run each machine (maintenance schedules, adjustments, etc.)
  • Undertake R&D on how to use the machinery in new and unique ways to add value to the products being produced
 
SCHEDULE 
  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:30am - 5pm
 
REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Additionally, while performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to warm or cold weather. The noise level in the work environment is often loud.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50lbs at times
  • Regularly stand for long periods of time while reaching with hands and arms
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend complex written or oral instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English
 
BENEFITS
Kotis offers a competitive benefit package including:
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401(k) with match with Roth and Traditional options
  • Robust PTO program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Energetic and comfortable work environment with a dynamic culture
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