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Maintenance Mechanic-Injection Molding, 1st or 2nd Shift

Date: Jul 22, 2018

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

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Pelican Products is not only the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases for protecting valuable equipment---it's a great place to work. We're looking for team members who take pride in creating and manufacturing products that are preferred by professionals (including fire fighters, law enforcement and military personnel) who work in extreme environments across the globe.

With competitive compensation and benefits, our team enjoys a fast-paced, creative and exciting environment that allows them to flourish and be the best at their jobs. Employees are our greatest resource and as such, their talents are valued and their contributions are recognized. Pelican Products is a unique company that combines the stability and professionalism of a mature firm with the agility and spirit of a small, fast-growth company.

We currently have an opening for a Maintenance Technician-IMC  (2nd Shift) in our South Deerfield, MA location.



Perform a wide variety of maintenance duties to support the IMC business unit. Duties include all aspects of preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and record keeping of state-of-the-art injection molding machines and related equipment. Requires strong experience with electrical/electronic systems including PLC programming, hydraulics, plumbing, and large-tonnage injection molding equipment.




  • Work from engineering prints, bill-of-materials, drawings, blueprints, electrical/electric schematics, operating instructions, and written and verbal instructions. Use hand tools, small power tools, electrical hoists, testing equipment, etc.
  • Plan, layout and perform maintenance and repair operations on state of the art injection molding machines and related equipment including programmable controls. Diagnose problems and determine solutions. Repair/replace various components, switches, sensors, controllers, circuit boards, etc. Utilize computer diagnostic/programming equipment as required. Repair/replace piping of cooling tower and chilled water lines as needed.
  • Assemble, disassemble, and maintain molds and wire switches; install hydraulics, brackets, etc.
  • Lead the preventative maintenance program for the IMC business unit. Create new PM procedures where none exist. Maintain documentation and maintenance records for all equipment according to procedures.
  • Coordinate work with outside contractors. Assemble and test new equipment and develop PM schedules accordingly.
  • Investigate equipment deficiencies. Make effective recommendations to manager. Implement approved modifications and/or improvements.
  • Maintain required inventory of spare parts for machinery, systems, and equipment. Assess parts needs and initiate the replacement of parts as required.
  • Work with Manufacturing, Engineering, R&D, Maintenance, Purchasing, and other departments as needed.
  • Be on-call as necessary.
  • Maintain established quality and quantity standards. Follow prescribed safety precautions, established company and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials and questionable conditions to proper supervision. Maintain work area(s) and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe condition.
  • Maintain daily production and other records as required.
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed.



Qualification Guidelines


  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within time frame specified by the Manager.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be flexible with work schedules and be available to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.


Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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