Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Large focus on assisting Maintenance Manager with overall mechanical process improvement
- Behavioral role model exemplifying / demonstrating positive team behavior across plant
- Execute predictive, preventative, and breakdown maintenance procedures. Perform scheduled preventative and predictive maintenance on equipment.
- Select, install, repair, and maintain mechanical, electrical, process, and support equipment and systems.
- Support production troubleshoot and repair equipment (e.g., mechanical, electrical) failures.
- Use gauges and test instruments to diagnose malfunctions and failures.
- Fabricate and install new equipment for assigned projects.
- Weld, repair, and fabricate parts and equipment.
- Inspect plant equipment (compressors, pumps, etc.) on a daily basis to monitor health and functionality.
- Conduct daily inspection of process and packaging systems. Inspects work to assure proper execution prior to startup.
- Use computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for work orders and maintenance procedures.
- Capture and maintain information on equipment deficiencies and communicates information effectively with facilities engineer/or manager and co-workers.
- Communicate and interact with entire maintenance team and larger site operations team to ensure smooth coordinated maintenance operations.
- Assist in maintaining parts inventory and requisition of equipment, materials, and supplies.
- Assist other maintenance or operations team members when required.
- Maintain housekeeping standards and maintains shop cleanliness.
- Implement all safe work practices and programs including, but not limited to those that support personnel safety, process safety, product safety, and environmental safety.
- Provide Emergency assistance (off-hours) as required.
- Work with and/or direct outside contractors, as required/assigned.
- Maintain a competitive knowledge base through participation in Industry professional associations, vendor training and continuing education.
- Additional responsibilities as assigned or necessary.
Educational and Job Experience Requirements
High school diploma or GED required
Professional Vocational School training a big plus
Minimum of five (5) years of maintenance experience within a manufacturing environment, preferably food or beverage or non-durable products.
Job-related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of accepted means and methods for the maintenance trade.
- Strong mechanical aptitude.
- Strong electrical aptitude.
- Familiar with typical manufacturing & support systems, including Process and packaging; Pneumatic, vacuum hydraulic, steam, water; Refrigeration/HVAC; Power, controls, lighting.
- Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and drawings.
- Ability to read and understand operation and maintenance manuals.
- Understand how to use a computerized maintenance management system.
- Ability to use independent judgment to make decisions requiring the application of procedures and practices to specific work situations.
- Ability to troubleshoot in time-efficient manner.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressured environment where internal and external customer demands are expected and routine.
- Ability to perform a breakdown analysis and determine root cause.
- Ability to take initiative to understand and define problem/deficiency.
- Ability to remain calm under pressure, and deliver results in a timely yet safe manner
- Use of hand and power tools
- Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to proficiently communicate in written and verbal form in English.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and associated safety precautions.
- Ability to travel when needed to multiple company sites/facilities, with occasional out-of-town travel for related activities.
- Two-year technical degree.
Physical Demands / Environmental Conditions
The essential functions of the job and working conditions requires the individual to sit, walk, stand, stoop, bend, reach, crawl, lift, and usage of a computer.
The job requires the individual to work in a light to moderate noise environment, and/or up to a high level of noise environment that requires mandated personal protective equipment. Working environment may include but is not limited to: the donning, wearing, and usage of hairnets, smocks, coats, gloves, boots, glasses, and hard hats. The position may be exposed to extreme climate (e.g. hot, dry, cold, and wet) conditions; may potentially be exposed to allergens and will work in and around hazardous energy (i.e.: electricity, steam /condensate, etc.) and toxic chemicals (ammonia, Freon, etc.).
The position is required to attend workplace safety and accident prevention training and emergency responder training. The position is required to be certified in forklift driving.
Work Schedule May require flexibility to include evening/nights/weekends and emergency or consult back-up responsiveness.
Disclaimer: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated or required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization