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Matenance Mechanic

Future Foam Inc locationCouncil Bluffs, IA

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Future Foam Inc locationCouncil Bluffs, IA
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6:30 am to 4 pm M-F
Hourly Wage, $23.50, Based on Experience
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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
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Manufacturing - Mechanic
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Heavy Duty Equipment Maintenance
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
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    Job Location
    Council Bluffs, IA, United States


    Hourly Position starting at $23.50 per hour.  Paid Bi-Weekly!

    Benefits include Short & Long term life insurance, 401 K, 1.5 hrs of PTO earned per pay period.  


    Future Foam is a leading manufacturer of polyurethane foam, carpet underlay and comfort products. We are looking for a successful maintenance professional for the Maintenance Mechanic position that possesses the qualities to fulfill the following:

    Primary responsibilities:

    • Ensures operation of, machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

    • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

    • Troubleshoots production issues to eliminate downtime and makes repairs in a timely manner to meet production needs- Maintain records of maintenance on all plant equipment.

    • Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs.

    • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance

    • Maintain an established comprehensive Preventative Maintenance schedule on assigned equipment.

    • Assist in equipment rebuilding activities and engineering projects.

    • Perform timely equipment change-over as required by the production schedule.

    • Assist operators on equipment set-up to ensure proper operation.

    • Comply with all work safety practices and environmental rules.

    • Maintains safe and clean working environment.

    • Assist in maintaining the facility as needed.

    • Able to respond to situations where shifting priorities are common and difficult conditions happen.

    • Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment.

    Other responsibilities:

    • Fills in where/as needed.

    • Available for call-ins when necessary.

    • All other duties as assigned

    • Daily activities dictate that, at times, employees will be required to give assistance to fellow employees outside their general duties and responsibilities.

    Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are essentially required functions of this position.

    Needs to be a self-starter who works with limited supervision and leads by example.  Expected to adhere to our core values, culture, company policies and procedures.

    Hand Tools/Equipment Used:

    • Various maintenance tools. 

    • Ladders 

    • Safety glasses with side shields, work gloves, steel toe shoes or steel covered slip on, and other PPE required in production areas.


    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    • Balancing: Constantly-Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent from falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. 
    • Stooping: Frequently- Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, using the lower extremities and back muscles.
    • Crouching:  Frequently-Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
    • Reaching: Constantly-  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Standing:  Constantly- For sustained periods of time.
    • Walking: Constantly- Not for long distances, but within the work area, to retrieve work materials.
    • Pushing: Frequently-  Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. 
    • Pulling:  Frequently-  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Lifting: Frequently - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
    • Fingering: Constantly - Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with the fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
    • Grasping:  Constantly -  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
    • Feeling: Constantly - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    • Talking- Occasionally- Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken words.
    • Hearing – Constantly- Perceiving the nature of sounds. Ability to interpret oral communication.
    • Repetitive Motions:  Constantly-Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, head and/or fingers.

    Work Environment: 

    This job operates inside, including hot and cold temperatures, and works around moving equipment.  May be exposed to airborne dust and will be required to wear safety apparel, such as safety glasses, and gloves, as necessary.  Seasonally the worker is subject to extreme heat, temperature above 100 degrees. The worker is subject to noise there is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the noise level. The worker is subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions such proximity to moving mechanical parts and potential exposure to chemicals. The worker may be required to wear protective equipment. Hearing protection and dust musk is optional and is available.  

    Job Specifications:

    • Ability to perform work safely.

    • Ability to use math and understand and calculate measurements, fractions and weight scales and document accordingly. 

    • Must be able to use a tape measure.

    • Strong knowledge and troubleshooting skills on electrical, pneumatic, plumbing, & hydraulics.

    • Ability to read and understand mechanical, plumbing and electrical schematics.

    • Ability to troubleshoot control circuits.

    • Experience troubleshooting PLC’s, drives and other various hardware.

    • Welding and metal fabrication.

    • Ability to operate machinery. 

    • Ability to perform physical labor involving heavy work, exerting in excess of 100lbs of force with some frequency. 

    • Ability to climb ladders and stairs repeatedly throughout the shift. 

    • Ability to communicate thoughts, ideas, request, and problems to fellow employees and supervisors on a one-to-one basis, as well as over the phone and in written form.

    • Ability to work as part of a team.

    • Must be capable of learning and comprehending job assignments, possess good memory and recall abilities, troubleshoot problems and independently implement solutions.

    • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function.

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