in County, AR
Job Title: Maintenance Area Lead
Status: Hourly, Exempt
Reports to: Plant Manager
The Maintenance Area Lead is responsible for daily supervision and directing of employee tasks within
Maintenance and Fabrication department. The Area Lead is responsible for repairing, maintaining,
building, overhauling, and installing of various types of machines and equipment. The Area Lead will
also be responsible for leading the team of maintenance technicians and fabricators in their day-to-day
activities, including, directing, tracking, and training of teammates. This position is responsible for
ensuring that company standards are achieved and maintained with a targeted emphasis on continuous
improvement. The Area Lead will be required to be a self-starter with the ability to motivate and lead
the employees in his/her assigned area.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Education & Experience:
Must be at least 18 years of age to perform this job. 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. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Review maintenance work orders and P.M.’s and projects assigned daily to insure tasks
are being completed in a timely manner.
Analyze any reoccurring problems with machinery & equipment and come up with
permanent repair ideas and fixes and cost reduction.
Perform preventative & routine maintenance as scheduled in a timely manner.
The ability to look up repair parts via prints and/or spreadsheets, catalogs or online.
Perform work on mechanical drive systems such as belts, pulleys, speed reducers, roller
chain, sprockets, shafts, and bearings mostly used on conveyor systems and tables.
Must have strong troubleshooting skills in mechanical components and systems.
Operate lift truck, scissor lift, boom lift and other equipment as needed.
Follow all safety procedures and practices.
Must be able to operate and understand lockout/tagout procedures.
Responsible for housekeeping duties in the maintenance work area and any area where
repairs are being made on the plant floor; this includes wiping down any machinery worked
Perform facility/building maintenance and repair and projects as needed and required in a
Must follow all rules, policies, and procedures outlined in the company handbook.
Must have the ability to troubleshoot in electrical systems and components: 3 phase, single
phase, and AC and DC control voltage used on contactor, drives, photo eyes, proximity
switches, coils, limit switches, safety switches, fuses and breakers.
Ability to replace failed electrical components as needed.
Hydraulic troubleshooting skills.
Must be able to identify failed hydraulic components and repair as needed on hydraulic
systems control valves, pumps, cylinders and pressure transducers.
Other duties as requested/assigned.
High School diploma or GED equivalent required; or equivalent combination of education
This position requires a minimum of 1 year technical with 1 year experience or a
minimum of 2 years of experience in electro-mechanical/industrial maintenance.
Good communication skills.
Must have cooperative attitude and work effectively
Must be able to work well with and direct others
Must have excellent mechanical aptitude and cause and effect analytical skills
Experience in one skill area of: hydraulic, electronics, plumbing, robotics, electrical,
mechanical, welding and general carpentry.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; maintains a clean and organized
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to
Safety - Observes all safety procedures and policies; Reports potentially unsafe
conditions to supervisor; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Good attention to detail.
Able to work accurately from verbal and written instructions.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on
a regular and continual basis. It does not exclude other duties that may be assigned.
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veteran / Disability Employer