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Thursday, August 07, 2008

Job Posting

NGK is seeking a Technical Maintenance Specialist to work in its Sissonville location. This person would need to have working knowledge of PLC.

Evening Shift - 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

JOB PURPOSE: Repair and maintain Production equipment specializing in PLC troubleshooting and programming in order to sustain or improve safety, quality, and productivity.

·Ability to read and program PLC based controls; Preferred, but not required.
· Provide primary maintenance support to production lines; use of MP2 to document work performed;
·Schedule/assign work orders, perform appropriate level of maintenance on machinery/fabrication and verify results; use of MP2;
·Effective management of labor costs and productivity;
·Prompt, accurate communication to appropriate personnel as required;
·Assist in incoming spare parts inspection for verification of usability and dimensional accuracy;
·Assist in maintaining/reworking of spare parts;
·Provide preventive and predictive maintenance support;
·Function as an emergency First Responder per WVSM;
·Operate fork truck and man lift per procedures and guidelines;
·Perform all work in accordance with quality, environmental and regulatory procedures and guidelines;

Degree: High School Diploma or GED required; Vocational/technical certificate preferred;
PLC preferred, basic knowledge of electrical repair is required. Fork truck certification will be required within the first month of employment. Basic computer skills required; MS Office experience preferred.

Interested parties can send their resume and cover letter to or directly to the NGK HR department at Please put in the subject line of the e-mail "Technical Maintenance Specialist."


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