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Maintenance Mechanic - 3rd Shift
MD - Baltimore

Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons you owe it to yourself to consider aligning your career with Essilor of America.
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Enjoy excellent training, advancement opportunities, great culture, and competitive pay and benefits

If you combine technical aptitude with attention to detail and the motivation to learn and grow professionally, this position offers you several compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Enjoy strong training -- optical experience is preferred, but whether you have it or not, we;;ll set you up for success.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance; we are committed to hiring from within whenever possible.
  • Join a collaborative, motivated team in an upbeat, mission-driven environment.
  • Enjoy the stability and resources of a growing global organization -- our recent combination with Luxottica has made us the world's largest player in the eyewear industry.
  • Earn competitive pay and first rate benefits.
Improving Lives By Improving Sight. Essilor of America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 7,000 people and operates the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S. Essilor of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, and other brands, and our products are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor has been on Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Innovative Companies every year since 2010.
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Step up your career with a growing global industry leader

The Requirements
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To be a good fit for this opportunity, you will have:
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to lead and coordinate with others to accomplish daily outputs.
  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment.
  • Ability to work in close physical proximity with others.
  • Ability to navigate computer based menus and commands.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpret blueprints, shop drawings, sketches and work orders to others.
  • Ability to pick up new technology.
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to take direction and perform duties on as needed basis.
  • Good follow up skills on machinery repaired.
  • Minor building maintenance tasks.
  • Must be able to work with various hand tools.
  • Must be able to work on machinery alone or with a team.
  • Must have strong ability to multitask and work on completing tasks.
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand the English language.
  • High school diploma or GED required. Trade school or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • 2 to 5+ years working experience in a technical or mechanical trade.
  • Experience with machinery helpful.
  • Optical background helpful.
  • Must have electrical background.
  • Must have working knowledge of electronics and electrical wiring.
  • Must have previous experience working on production equipment strongly preferred.
  • Must have previous experience working on electronic equipment.
  • Experience using and operating a computer.
  • PLC experience a plus.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal customers.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  You need to know:
  • You may work with and around chemicals.
  • The role may require sitting and/or standing for extended periods.
  • You'll need to be able to lift and move up to 15 lbs. to waist height on a regular basis.
  • We are customer driven, so we'll look to you to be flexible about working overtime as needed, possibly including weekends.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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  • Daily servicing, calibrating, troubleshooting and repair of optical machinery, including automated lens surfacing, finishing, and AR equipment, velocity coating machinery, and hard coating machinery.
  • Track and perform scheduled and non-scheduled production equipment maintenance.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance on all equipment via PM checklists.
  • Conduct machine startup and shutdown daily and as needed.
  • Operate technical computer controlled machinery and equipment.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer operations and applications.
  • Diagnose electronic failures at the component level using electronic schematic diagrams.
  • Communicate with equipment vendor technicians both in writing and verbally.
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of machinery and equipment.
  • Clean machines, equipment and workspace daily and perform scheduled maintenance.
  • Fill out maintenance work orders.
  • Troubleshoot using mechanical, electrical, and electronics knowledge.
  • Calibrate new equipment as needed.
  • Perform plumbing work as needed on equipment.
  • Suggests procedure changes to improve department efficiency.
  • Responsible for sourcing machine parts at lowest cost (i.e. Internet vs. Manufacturer).
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the changing needs of the job.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner, according to company policy and OSHA regulations.
  • Follows company’s “Lock out / Tag out” procedures and suggests improvements to safety measures.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment to include light housekeeping.
  • Perform light-duty building maintenance including loading trash to dumpster, breaking down packing materials.
  • Participate in all Lean Manufacturing initiatives and daily routines.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Outstanding communication skills are essential as frequent interactions with key personnel in all departments will be required.
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Why Join Us
More good reasons to build a career home with us.
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Professional development
Our in-house training program will acquaint you with our culture and business, as well as your role. We're committed to ensuring you thrive here, and history shows that strong performers can advance their careers at Essilor.

Great environment
You will join a team that includes dedicated, smart and mutually supportive professionals. Our culture is entrepreneurial, and the company has been innovating both technologically and to solve problems for 170 years.

Truly living our values
At Essilor, we believe everyone deserves to see life and all its detail with the best vision possible. That's why, in addition to designing, manufacturing and distributing quality vision care solutions worldwide, we invest in raising awareness of the importance of good vision, support eyecare professionals, invent new technologies and products, and support philanthropic initiatives. For example, the Essilor Vision Foundation partners with schools, eye doctors, and communities to provide eye exams and glasses to underserved children at no cost to their families. We also are committed to robust standards for environmental sustainability. These are just a couple of reasons we were one of the 52 companies named to Fortune magazine's 2019 Change the World list.

Excellent benefits
We offer an exceptional mix of benefits, including medical, dental and vision plans; a 401(k) plan with company match; tuition reimbursement; comprehensive training through Essilor University; lens and frame benefits for you and your family; an employee stock purchase plan with company match; and more.

Video: As part of the #DifferenceMakers campaign, Essilor chose four eyecare professionals and three Essilor employees to participate in a mission trip to Southeast Asia in March 2019.
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Road to Success
Explore the characteristics that will enable you to stand out.
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We'll provide training, but change will be ongoing, and your own role may evolve. We're looking for adaptable and flexible people who can excel in a fast-paced production environment. In addition, in order to excel in this role, you will:
  • Bring a proactive approach to learning and getting up to speed quickly.
  • Support our commitment to getting Quality Right the First Time.
  • Achieve goals independently and also contribute as a team player.
  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Remain flexible and adaptable as processes change.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe workspace.
  • Bring a commitment to our mission and goals.
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Essilor of America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at