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Mechanical Technician

Company: Linde
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

About Linde

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2019 sales of $28 billion (---25 billion). We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.

The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity& specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.

For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com .

Job Overview:

We are currently seeking a Mechanic/Machinist that will be based at our Tonawanda, NY location. This position will report to the Rotating Equipment Rebuild Shop Manager.

The overall objective of the Mechanic/Machinist is to support the Rotating Equipment Rebuild Shop activities and ensure the safe and reliable operation of production equipment within Linde facilities at the lowest life cycle cost.

Primary Responsibilities:

This "hands on" position requires a combination of planning, scheduling, machining, inspection, disassembly and assembly of new, repaired or modified parts for Expansion Turbines, Rotary Blowers, Screw Compressors, Centrifugal Compressors, Reciprocating Compressors, Pumps, and other plant support equipment. Overtime and accessibility during off-hours is required. Willing to do occasional travel.

  • Dismantles machines or equipment, using hand tools and power tools, in order to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
  • Calculates dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and Vernier calipers.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers and dial indicators
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to rebuild equipment and determine proper dimensions and tolerances.
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of work.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Fit and assemble new or modified parts to repair rotating equipment.
  • Designs fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Prepares working dimensional sketches for machining and assembly QA purposes.

    Qualifications:

    Qualifications:

    Required Qualifications:
    • Expert use of all precision measuring equipment such as micrometers, Vernier calipers, dial indicators
    • Demonstrates use of all hand and power tools used to disassemble or reassemble rotating equipment
    • Experience safely using overhead cranes, jib cranes and their associated rigging
    • Excellent communication and team interaction skills.
    • Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on teams.
    • Self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision.
    • Proven experience using computers and standard software packages (MS Office, E-Mail etc.).
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Journeyman Machinist - completed 4-year apprenticeship with a Minimum of 5 years of experience in a job shop atmosphere.
      • Hands on disassembly/ assembly of rotating equipment
      • Knowledge of rotating equipment tolerances and clearances
      • Experience shop balancing rotating equipment
      • Experience using CMMS systems such as Infor EAM
      • Previous leadership position or direct supervisory experience
      • Demonstrates understanding of precision machining & assembly Q/A processes

        At Linde, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. Linde is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About Linde.

        We offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits.

        Linde thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: Linde, Tonawanda , Mechanical Technician, Professions , Tonawanda, New York

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