Mechanical/Electrical Technician

Location: Raleigh, NC

Department: Press/ Post Press

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

2 - 4 year college degree or technical school

5 years minimum experience with mechanical/electrical industrial maintenance knowledge and experience of a large Urbanite Press. Parts and Inventory management knowledge necessary.

Preferred experience and education of quality improvement/control programs. 5S, Six Sigma, TQM and Kaizen to name some examples.

Valid driver's license, good driving record and access to a dependable vehicle.

Must have experience and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets and presentation.

Excellent communication skills, knowledge of state and federal regulations and safety programs.

Ability to exercise independent judgment, reason objectively. Ability to document accurately and timely. Ability to handle a variety of duties, which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.

Individual must be able to work in warehouse and field operations. Climb on or in industrial equipment to evaluate or perform repairs in an industrial facility.

Continuous exposure to industrial machinery, mechanical, electrical and chemicals utilized in the production of print products.

Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

The News and Observer Publishing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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