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Posted: 4/6/2019
Job Reference #: 1910260
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: company

Job Description


Johnson Controls' Wichita operation designs, builds and distributes around one million pieces of residential heating and cooling equipment every year. Johnson Controls Wichita builds and assembles some of the biggest HVAC brands in the industry, including York, Luxaire, Coleman, Champion and Guardian.


The Wichita facility houses not only manufacturing and its staff but also the residential product engineering staff, designers, technical services, warranty, accounting, supply chain and procurement. Johnson Controls Wichita also hosts and provides factory visits to thousands of customers, suppliers and local university students each year.


The primary manufacturing campus sits on 63 acres with a total of 1.3 million square feet. It has also translated into large employment growth in Wichita, where its workforce is around 1,600 employees which is up nearly 22 percent year over year. The Wichita manufacturing facility is the largest non-aircraft manufacturing plant in Wichita.


Supports the production lines, equipment, and facility by providing troubleshooting, repairs, and preventive maintenance activities. The abilities and skills are broad based to include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, plumbing and pipe fitting, welding and metal fabrication, and machinery moves including dismantle, relocation, and installation. Overtime is required to meet production demands and can include Saturdays and Sundays when necessary.
Troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on all production and facility machinery and equipment and systems as required, to include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, plumbing, and pipe fitting, welding and metal fabrication, and machinery moves including dismantle, relocation, and reassemble.
Utilize a variety of hand tools, testers, and shop power tools to accomplish the above. 
Must be able to read and comprehend mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, plumbing, and fabrication prints, layouts and sketches and perform troubleshooting and repairs of these systems as required.
Works with other maintenance associates, engineers, technicians, production, and supervision in resolution of equipment issues and repairs.
Provides written documentation and reports as requested.
Facilitates, coordinates, and communicates with other supervisors to coordinate repair activities in individual departments with a customer oriented manner with a "customer first" sense of urgency.
Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
Attends classes and seminars to update skills as required.
Required to train or instruct others on technical issues and operation of equipment as needed.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), with two to three years of related experience.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, sketches, diagrams, and memos. Ability to create and write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations to associates, customers, clients, and vendors.

Strong interpersonal skills to encompass establishing productive relationships with company management and personnel.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to convert metric system measurements.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.