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Facilities Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection Molding

Company: Westfall Technik
Location: Union City
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Westfall Technik is a global holding company which provides innovative plastics manufacturing solutions to the healthcare, consumer package goods and light industrial vertical markets. The site locations, operating within the Westfall Technik enterprise, are internationally aligned with unmatched global reach in the industry. Our proprietary Stacked Integration Model ™ enables us to operate leveraging a high degree of specialization, extensive capacities in end-to-end design, production and assembly, and first-class references in high-end manufacturing.


Competitive advantages such as vertical integration, speed-to-market and advanced manufacturing systems allow us to streamline our processes and be a complete solution provider positively impacting our customers’ business. We are powered by experienced people with diversified capabilities and specialties. We pride ourselves in developing customized solutions with precision and care. So, while there is complexity to what we do; we simplify the process to deliver a customer experience that is enjoyable and easy; providing a single point of accountability.


This simple phrase captures what Westfall Technik is all about. The statement embodies the company’s commitment to total support, complete manufacturing capabilities and its bold approach. It is our internal rallying cry. It is our philosophy. Nothing half-hearted.

Associates (and Customers) can be confident that this mantra drives the organization to be nimble, scalable and comprehensive ----no matter how complex the customers’ challenge.

We look forward to having an interesting conversation with you.


Assists the Maintenance Supervisor by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.


  • Performs preventative maintenance on press and support equipment and fix as needed.
  • Takes care of any work orders as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Participates in AMA Plastics’ safety and Training  Programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Follows proper lockout procedures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to direct and train Maintenance Technician B & C



  • Advanced knowledge of injection molding terminology
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical/electronic prints
  • 5-10 years electronics/electricity or equivalent experience.
  • 5-10 years of hydraulics/pneumatics or equivalent experience.
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulics/pneumatics
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Welding/Fabrication
  • Basic knowledge of forklift
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure in whole numbers, decimals,  common fractions, and use the metric system.


  • Moderate physical activity and moderate sitting for periods of time.
  • The employee must meet the physical demands needed to perform the duties of the written procedures.
  • Physical demand can be high, such as moving heavy molds and auxiliary equipment (> 55 lbs.) 
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear.
  • The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. 
  • The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. 
  • The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places. 
  • Occasionally employee is exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.
  • Vision abilities required include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


The work environment is usually in an office within a manufacturing facility with low to moderate noise level. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

 Westfall -Technik is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age for individuals age 40 and over, medical condition (as defined by state law (for example, cancer or genetic characteristics or HIV/AIDS), marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. 

1st Shift 7am-3:30pm (Flexible)

Keywords: Westfall Technik, Union City , Facilities Maintenance Technician - Plastic Injection Molding, Other , Union City, California

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