Equipment Maintenance and Solutions Technician

Location: Fairfield, OH
Date Posted: 08-08-2018
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. 
Do you like tinkering? Making sure machines are happy and working properly? Troubleshooting electrical and mechanical issues? Being crafty and finding solutions to new problems by building tools? Adding lights and switches to things? Enjoy Make magazine and Fiddling with computers? Making sure all cords are zip tied and hidden? This could be the job for you. 
At Kotis, we’re building a team of brand evangelists, designers, and doers who are obsessed with creating amazing products. We’re the brand behind the brand, the makers of amazing swag solutions meant to amplify our client’s message and connect their people. We built new, clean, state-of-the-art textile screen printing facilities in Fairfield, OH and 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. 
25% of the job is helping do preventative maintenance on a variety of equipment: 
  • automatic screen-printing presses 
  • sewing machines 
  • embroidery machines 
  • heat presses 
  • misc computer setup 
  • inkjet printers 
  • misc automated production equipment 
25% troubleshooting issues that arise with equipment 
25% helping production in various areas throughout the day 
25% creating new tools and solutions with the Production Director. 
5 days/week (Tuesday - Saturday OR Sunday - Thursday) 
8:30am - 5pm 
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 
  • Must be comfortable with both hand and power tools. A background or studied interest in varied electrical, pneumatic, robotics, carpentry, 3D printing, etc is needed. Enthusiasm and detective work required. 
  • 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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