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Maintenance Technician

Portland, Oregon
Job Type
21 Sep 2022

Role Overview

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining and repairing all manufacturing plant equipment, either by performing the work directly or coordinating the work of third-party subcontractors and vendors. The role represents the maintenance function in supporting all aspects of the manufacturing operations and works closely with other functional departments to ensure that maintenance activities are performed in alignment with production schedules. The Maintenance Technician provides technical support for all processes and equipment used in the manufacturing process, assists in the installation and commissioning of new equipment, and adheres to all safety and PSM requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

• Plan, organize, and prioritize work activities as required to meet the needs of the Regenyx plant

• Perform scheduled preventive maintenance, respond to equipment breakdown calls, and participate in projects to install or improve the safety and performance of existing and new plant equipment

• Inspect and assess the functionality of process equipment

• Adjust mechanical parts using hand and machine tools

• Conduct routine maintenance tasks and safety checks

• Prepare and submit maintenance reports

• Read and interpret P&ID drawings

• Manage CMMS system, timely work orders issuance and closure rate

• Maintain manufacturing assets and parts inventory; monitor purchase orders and invoice approvals

• Safely start, stop, monitor, and manage plant equipment during processing as required and following applicable plant SOPs

• Comply with all safety requirements and provide suggestions for continuous improvement

• Establish and manage outside contractor service plans

• Maintain files of warranties, records, licenses, inspections, service agreements, and contracts for various pieces of equipment

• Manage Lock Out Tag Out permit program and files

• Provide recommendations for purchases of new tools and equipment

• Maintain a safe clean maintenance cage, tools and inventory organization, cleanliness, and safety

• Collaborate with plant management to develop and implement the maintenance budget

• Support plant capital project improvements

• Implement and maintain line break and Car Seal program


Minimum 5 years of maintenance / mechanical experience in industrial manufacturing industry; some experience managing maintenance activities preferred

Strong troubleshooting skills in mechanical, electronics, hydraulics, and pneumatics

Proficient in CMMS management software

Ability to effectively track and monitor multiple pieces of automated equipment operating concurrently

Ability to operate automated control systems as needed for a 24/7 process

Excellent technical knowledge of equipment, products, and processes

Strong knowledge in Maintenance and Reliability

Excellent judgment regarding health, safety, environmental and fire protection risks with emphasis on injury prevention

Experience in an OSHA PSM regulated facility is preferred


High school technical/vocational degree required

Millwright experience preferred

Personal Qualifications

Excellent communication and coaching skills

Detail oriented and organized

Proficient computer skills in spreadsheets, databases, and word processing

Self-motivated, results oriented and excellent interpersonal skills

Proven experience working effectively in a team environment

Position Mechanics

Reports to: Plant Manager

Type: Salaried; full time with full benefits

Work Hours: Generally, 8:00am - 5:00pm, though multi-shift, 24/7 operation, requires evening and weekend work

Staff: None initially, possibly additional Maintenance resource to be added to form future team

Location: Tigard, OR

Work environment: Manufacturing plant environment

Travel: None

Physical Demands: Ability to use tools, shovel, sweep, load & unload, lift and carry materials up to 50 lbs., plus operate heavy equipment such as forklifts, bridges and mono-rail cranes and wear a respirator where required by certain tasks

Regenyx is a JV of Agilyx and Americas Styrenics that is operated 100% by Agilyx

The total rewards that you receive as an AGILYX employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a rapidly growing organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network while building a rewarding and dynamic career.

Agilyx is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We value mutual respect and diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity and Inclusion. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees that drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and do not discriminate any applicant's status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.


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  • Job Reference: 717279388-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Agilyx
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent