• Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-GA-Doraville
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/2/2018 10:14 AM)
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  • Overview

    Purafil, a Filtration Group, is seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to join our team. The Technician will perform preventative and repair maintenance to the process equipment, the facility and the grounds of Purafil. The position operates with little direct supervision and relies on the individual to assess the situation and to take the proper action to improve the facility’s safety, organization, and appearance.  The Maintenance Technician will report to the Maintenance Supervisor.


    • Mix dry (powdered) chemicals in blender for shift’s production.
    • Assist disc operator with pumping of liquid bulk totes of chemicals.
    • Change screens
    • Conduct daily checks on boiler, air compressors, and dust collectors.
    • Conduct preventive maintenance on process and facility equipment.
    • Support plant ISO program, lean manufacturing, and process improvement initiatives.
    • Keep work area and department clean and organized.
    • Monitor operating supply and repair part levels.  Submit requisitions in a timely manner to prevent out-of-stock situations.
    • Perform all other tasks as directed by Purafil manufacturing leadership 

    Education and Experience

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • 4-5 years electrical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • 3-5 years mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.

    Core Competencies

    • Ability to operate a lift truck and a scissor lift
    • Ability to weld
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Ability to troubleshoot and program PLCs is preferred
    • Ability to follow a daily and weekly routine without direct supervision

    Physical Demands of Position

    This position is primarily based in a manufacturing environment.  Shifts last 8-12 hours per day, 4-6 days per week.  Most of this time is spent walking and standing on concrete manufacturing floor in extreme heat and cold; climbing stairs and ladders; wearing personal protective equipment including safety glasses, earplugs, safety shoes, and dust mask.  Some time may be spent on the roof of the building or outside on plant property.  Requires weekend and holiday work as maintenance task and production needs dictate.  Be able to lift fifty pounds. The employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, safety shoes, and hand protection.


    Work Environment 

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is extended periods of time working in hot and cold temperature in the warehouse and on the factory floor.  The employee may also be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment can be moderate but may occasionally be considered high.


    About Us

    Purafil, is the global leader in gas phase (chemical) filtration technology.  Our products and solutions are targeted towards providing superior levels of Indoor Air Quality in a variety of environments including but not limited to oil & gas; water treatment; heavy manufacturing; electronics & semiconductor manufacturing; data centers; transportation; mining; commercial offices; restaurants & food service; galleries, museums, archives & libraries – for corrosion protection, odor control, health and preservation applications. Filtration Group a leading broad-line manufacturer for a diverse range of products that make the world safer, healthier and more productive. We are the one global partner that truly understands that the success of our customers depends on responsiveness, quality of product and continuity of supply. That’s why we go to great lengths to provide consistent and seamless filtration solutions across an impressive range of business applications.


    Company Background –Filtration Group and Madison Industries

    Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive.   With a passionate workforce, global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing global filtration industry.   We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.

    The Company began in 2009 and has rapidly grown to be a global leader in the highly attractive filtration industry.   With revenues of $1.6 billion, Filtration Group is consistently recognized as the fastest growing and one of the largest filtration businesses in the world.   With over 7,000 employees, the Company serves its customers from a global footprint of 105 facilities in over 25 countries.  Filtration Group operates across a wide variety of attractive end markets and produces mission critical products with high replacement rates.   Over 80% of the Company’s revenue comes from replacement / consumable products, many of which are specified into customer’s products or processes.


    Filtration Group is an affiliate of Madison Industries, one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world. Madison builds entrepreneurially driven, branded market leaders that are committed to making the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value.  The team at Madison is committed to building something truly remarkable that long outlasts them while coaching others to reach their highest potential.  Please visit Madison at www.madison.net.


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