Food Manufacturing Maintenance Mechanic - A 2nd & 3rd Shift Openings

Position Summary
Maintenance Mechanic A is responsible for safely maintaining, repairing, replacing and modifying all processing, packaging and facility equipment with optimal quality and efficiency. In addition, the incumbent possesses supervisory responsibilities and functions.
Position Functions
Directs the daily activities and assigns tasks to the mechanics. This also includes training and monitoring the work of such employees.
Assists in the procurement of parts and planning of repairs.
Leads complex projects, preventive maintenance activities and repairs across the facility.
Operate CMMS system and demonstrate 100% functionality in order to complete work orders as well as log corrective maintenance issues in the system.
Effectively communicate with Technical Support, production personnel and other mechanics to identify problematic areas of concern; provide and receive feedback and/or support through collection and analysis of information.
Perform electrical repairs and troubleshoot for the following: PLC Controls, AC & DC motor controls, solid state motor controls, advance circuits and grounding, interpret diagrams, and test equipment.
Read schematics, drawings, and manuals to establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Perform emergency repairs: install, fabricate and modify stainless steel parts and/or equipment using shop equipment such as welding and cutting machines; weld utilizing electrode, TIG and MIG welders.
Support facility maintenance equipment, which includes the following: waste water equipment, compressed air, refrigeration and building safety equipment.
Must demonstrate an understanding of the company's objectives including productivity, yields, food safety, quality, customer service and cost goals; daily work activities should support achieving those goals.
Oversee or perform (as needed) daily inspections, emergency repairs, routine adjustments and follow periodic preventive maintenance schedule.
Maintain organized documentation and inspection records; be prepared for a facility audit of such records and related processes.
Model professional workplace conduct and adherence to company policies such as the Code of Conduct, attendance, punctuality, efficient and productive work habits, and good personal hygiene.
Provide support to Process Improvement (PI) projects and participate on safety teams.
Serve as a resource to others in order to resolve mechanical and/or people issues.
Perform other duties as required or assigned.
Position Skills & Qualifications Desired
Physical Requirements: The employee is required to stand for extended periods of time (duration of the shift, 8 hours or more); walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; bend continuously; or crawl. The incumbent must be able to climb stairs and ladders or step up onto a platform several times throughout the shift; and is occasionally required to sit. The employee must be able to push/pull/lift and/or move 50 pounds. The incumbent must operate light motorized equipment, hand and power tools skillfully and safely.
Work Environment: The employee is occasionally exposed to wet/cold conditions of 34 ? 36 degrees and also at times hot conditions; high, precarious places (ex: 25 feet above ground level for extended hours); and outside weather conditions (rooftop). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud, which may require hearing protection.
Must possess proficient mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic troubleshooting skills (logic and control circuits) and emergency repair skills; ability to identify and repair problematic issues concerning all equipment and machinery, including finding innovative solutions to recurrent problems.
Ability to use multi-meter and other measurement instruments.
Ability to read, write and speak English.
Ability to direct and lead the daily Maintenance activities during the shift
Must work effectively in a team setting, as well as promote teamwork and cooperation
Ability to analyze work requirements and plan accordingly
Ability to cross-train other mechanics as well as production personnel
Proficiency with Microsoft computer programs: Outlook, Word and Excel
Knowledge of National Electrical Code
Ability to work with single and three phase voltage
Must be capable of reading electrical/mechanical blue prints
Capable of troubleshooting and making the repairs on AB PLC's (programmable logic controllers)
Ability to understand schematics, drawings, and manuals to establish facts and draw conclusions
Ability to use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to track work orders, PM's, and inventory.
Strong organizational skills.
Effective communication skills.
Ability to demonstrate math skills as part of the daily activities such as fractions, decimals, percentages and the metric system; efficient with ratios, metric system, and formulas
Familiarity with preventive and reliability based maintenance
Ability to troubleshoot PLC controls, such as Allen-Bradley and GE Fanuc
Ability to demonstrate proficient fabrication and welding skills
Bilingual skills (English/Spanish and/or English/Polish)
Food processing industry experience
Position Experience Qualifications
5-7 years experience with industrial, high speed processing, packaging, weighing, filling and inspection equipment.
Position Education & Training Preferred
Minimum of a High School diploma/GED, some Technical School coursework, or Mechanical Certification (must have at least one of these three items to be considered).

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