SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for performing corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance and minor project activities for production and facility equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned.
• Follow plant safety and environmental programs and procedures that are in compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements.
• Follow OEM and work order directions for proper installation, overhaul, operation, periodic inspections, and preventive maintenance following precision maintenance techniques on plant packaging and process equipment to insure efficient operation without direct or constant supervision and with minimum downtime.
• Set up assigned production lines and assist in changeovers as required.
• Provide feedback to improve maintenance activities in the future including preventive tasks, parts, tools and etc.
• Perform building and grounds maintenance activities, including but not limited to changing light bulbs, electrical repairs, and construction. Assist in general building repairs.
• Read and interpret blueprints and schematic prints of plant equipment and electrical lay outs, in order to fabricate, build, and/or revamp equipment and electrical systems with minimal supervision or verbal instruction.
• Perform routine preventive, proactive, corrective and emergency maintenance activities on all assigned equipment based on technical and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) maintenance requirements.
• Participate with and/or execute small projects.
• Participate in root cause analysis (RCA) and implement corrective actions.
• Initiate actions to maintain work areas in a neat, orderly and safe environment in accordance with established HACCP program requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices.
• Perform other tasks as required by lead or supervisory personnel within the expectations of efficient plant operations.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
• Must have in-depth knowledge and understanding of plant PLC/process system controls and programming. Demonstrate proficiency in writing controls and programming logic and applying them to our plant operations. Must demonstrate the ability to contact the proper resource if necessary.
• Demonstrated ability to perform precision welding meeting food plant sanitary standards using MIG wire-feed, TIG on stainless steel, and Heli-arc aluminum applications. Be able to perform cutting using a plasma torch.
• Must be able to troubleshoot and problem solve mechanical and electrical technical problems.
• Must be able to use and apply mathematics for problem solving.
• Must be able to work from industrial electrical schematics and blue prints to perform electrical and controls installations.
• Must be self-motivated and demonstrate skill, initiative and judgment to make and accept responsibility for decisions.
• Must be able to utilize a CMMS to pull assigned work, research asset history and document work details accomplished.
• Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
• Completion of a two year technical college degree program in electro-mechanical technician, industrial electrician or related electrical field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience at grade, or minimum 8 years applied experience in the industrial electrical mechanical field.
• CMRT certification preferred.