The Hygenic Corporation Maintenance Electrician in Akron, Ohio

Performance Health is looking for a Maintenance Electrician to join our maintenance team in Akron, OH. This position is focused on trouble shooting and electrical repairs for plant facility and production equipment. The Maintenance Electrician works closely with the maintenance and engineering staff and assists in the maintenance of electrical work for plant machinery, HVAC, plumbing and building repairs.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintenance trouble shooting and electrical repairs for plant facility and production equipment.

  • Responsible for building repairs, lighting, HVAC, plumbing, and wiring.

  • Inspect fire pump, emergency lighting, and fire extinguishers.

  • Preventive maintenance for production equipment and facility equipment such as: motors, boiler, chiller, and HVAC.

  • Upgrade equipment by engineering and fabricating parts.

  • Responsible for installing new equipment, light duty wiring, electrical components, and electrical troubleshooting. Perform all necessary work to repair and perform both preventive and general maintenance on all production equipment in the plant.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 3-5 years of maintenance and electrical maintenance experience -General understanding of electrical systems including 24VDC, 120/208/240VAC and 277/480VAC.

  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair or replace motor control devices such as DC speed controls, VFDs, electric motors, contactors, circuit protection devices, potentiometers or pushbuttons.

  • Competence in machinery control logic. Including the ability to find faults in field equipment including relays, timers, counters, safety devices, sensors including transducers, encoders, proximity or limit switches.

  • General understanding of process instrumentation and controllers, resistive heaters and power switching devices such as SSRs and Electromechanical relays.

  • Experience with PLCs; including the troubleshooting of equipment based on machine conditions and ladder diagrams. Candidate is able to identify problems in electronic equipment.

  • General understanding of motion control systems including step and servo motor applications.

  • Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems including directional valves, cylinders, motors and actuators.

  • Must possess strong troubleshooting abilities and be able to resolve technical problems quickly and safely in a fast paced environment.

  • Experience in extrusion industry preferred.

Performance Health is a leader in consumer healthcare and the largest global manufacturer and distributor of products to the rehabilitation and sports medicine markets. The company’s products are sold to leading healthcare facilities and practitioners such as physical therapists, athletic trainers, and chiropractors, as well as direct to consumers. Its market-leading brands, which are sold in over 100 countries, include Biofreeze®, TheraBand®, TheraPearl®, Cramer®, Sammons Preston®, and Rolyan®. Performance Health is headquartered in the greater Chicago, Illinois area, with significant operations both in the US and internationally.

Performance Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, and any other characteristic protected by law.