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Maintenance Mechanic

Full-time / Part-time:  FT - Employee
Exempt / Non-Exempt:  Hourly

ARDMORE, OK, US, 73401

Shift:  Home Shift 3
Req Id:  2964
Division:  Flanders

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter® and the AAF International® brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

Read more about our philosophy at: http://www.daikin.com/about/corporate/philosophy/index.html

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.



Performs root cause analysis of equipment, part, and process issues then implements or recommends solution. Improve equipment

 reliability and machine performance by assisting in the implementation of effective preventive maintenance procedures

 and performing redesign or systems upgrades.  Performs advance troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance

 of automated machines, stand along assembly equipment and auxiliary equipment related to production.

Also perform maintenance and repair of facility related equipment and structures. Trains lower level technicians in all areas

 of equipment repair and maintenance.  Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company’s values.

  • Technical Leadership: Leads effort in resolving manufacturing floor issues related to equipment readiness and process
  •  compatibility. Performs root cause analysis then implements or recommends solution to ensure production goal is met.
  • Equipment Reliability and Machine Improvement: Assist in implementing effective preventive maintenance procedures.
  •  Improves machine performance through reengineering. May require implementing redesign and fabrication of new parts
  •  replacing outdated or obsolete component with modern component; editing PLC program and servo, robotic,
  • or motor control parameters.
  • Performs advance troubleshooting, timely repairs, and preventive maintenance activities.
  • Trains lower level technicians and automation employees in all areas of equipment repair and maintenance.
  •  Provides feedback on their technical abilities and performance.
  • Seeks to improve own skill level.
  • Generates and implements equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Mentoring and coaching employees to achieve production goals.
  • Partners with line leader and/or machine operator to ensure all raw materials are on-hand to limit or reduce down time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management. 
  • Adheres to all company and departmental safety procedures, including use of personal protective equipment when necessary.
  • May be required to work overtime and/or varying hours as necessary.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.



High school diploma or equivalent. Industry certificate(s) or equivalent training from a technical school is preferred. 
10 years' experience in a related field required.
Excellent mechanical skills with knowledge of mold processing theory, electronic, and mold operations theory, typically acquired

 through two years of related experience.
Have excellent customer service skills. Maintain positive, cooperative, and professional attitude while focusing

 on serving internal customers. Understands customer needs and expectations.
Have strong organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Be adaptable to change.
Have excellent interpersonal skills to work as member of a team. Possess the ability to teach and pass on skills knowledge to others.
Have the ability to interpret engineering drawings, schematics, and associated engineering documentation.
Able to read and interpret ladder logic diagrams. Have ability to write and modify PLC programs using a PC interface.
Have computer literacy to be able to use CMMS, electronic mail communication, spreadsheets, and word processing.
Proficient in the use of precision measuring instruments (electrical metering equipment, multi-meters, calipers, and gauge pins, etc.).

Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Ability to climb stairs to gain access to upper level work area.
Ability to push and pull with the arms and body to move items on two-wheeled dolly, four-wheeled cart, and hydraulic pallet jack.
Ability to stand and walk to perform machine and equipment inspections and to perform needed repairs and adjustments.
Ability to sit on a minimal basis to complete documentation on machine and equipment breakdowns.
Ability to work in a variety of positions (bending, kneeling, crouching, lying on back) to gain access to areas on machines.
Ability to climb up and down a step stool to gain access to areas on machines with rare use of a stepladder.
Manual dexterity, hand strength and coordination sufficient to grasp and use power equipment and hand tools and to handle

a variety of parts.
Finger dexterity sufficient to use precision measuring instruments, to manipulate nuts, bolts, screws and other small components

 and to complete paperwork activities.
Visual acuity sufficient to perform machine and equipment inspections and to perform needed repairs and adjustments on machines

 and equipment.
Hearing sufficient to analyze machine sounds and to communicate with individuals.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma