Industrial Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection Molding in Indianapolis, Indiana at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Job ID: BEC014156

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The successful candidate must have a "safety-first" mindset, be a self-motivated partner supporting production operations, be committed to producing quality products and drive continuous improvement throughout the organization.

Primary responsibilities include machine maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and improvement of complex plastics processing and ancillary equipment. The candidate will be required to perform root cause analysis, expediently develop and implement solutions and strive to increase equipment reliability, efficiency and effectiveness. Our ideal candidate ensures that the facility and equipment are maintained at the highest level and runs efficiently; will coordinate and implement preventive maintenance activities; provides guidance to peers to ensure optimum production, quality and safety while minimizing cost, energy usage and waste in accordance with corporate policies and health and safety regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing PM's, clean and lubricate on all injection molding machines and equipment

  • Modifies, repairs, and rebuilds plant machinery and equipment

  • Perform mechanic skills including but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair.

  • Visually inspects and troubleshoots machines and equipment to locate cause of malfunction

  • Ability to measure parts to detect wear, misalignment or improper operation.

  • Document repair and maintenance of manufacturing machinery

  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

  • Potential duties may include: Fabrication and Installation of related trades. Performing building maintenance and general carpentry or plumbing.

  • Participate in the implementation of various improvement projects; Performs installation of new equipment and or relocation of equipment.

Job Requirements


  • Must possess high school diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience (5 years preferred) performing maintenance on mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and/or robotics systems.

  • Knowledge of Plastic injection molding, extrusion and/or thermoforming

  • Understand the functionality of relays, motor contactors, motor starters, solid state relays, soft starts and variable frequency drives.

  • PLC programming is not required however familiarity with their operation and troubleshooting is needed.

  • Must be able to safely trace electrical circuits with a multi-meter and wiring schematic to find faulty components.

  • Knowledgeable in electrical distribution and machine controls ranging from 24 to 480 volts AC/DC.

  • Able to read, interpret and troubleshoot using schematic diagrams.

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

  • Must be able to lift 45 lbs.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Good attendance and punctuality

  • Good time management and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Demonstrate positive attitude and professionalism and work within a team environment

  • Ability to work weekends and overtime as required

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


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