• Multi- Craft Maintenance Technician

    Job Location US-TX-Waco
    # of Openings
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    Ability to troubleshoot various advanced pneumatic, hydraulic, ac/dc electrical (PLC and instrumentation) and mechanical systems at the component level on all process and packaging equipment with minimal guidance. As a Team, properly maintain and repair equipment in a fast paced, high production work environment, while prioritizing multiple mechanical, electrical and administrative tasks on a consistent basis.


    • Capable of troubleshooting, repairing and overhauling equipment within close tolerances.
    • Perform routine electrical and mechanical problem-solving on process & packaging equipment.
    • Perform preventative maintenance (PM's) on process & packaging equipment with minimal guidance.
    • Support Operations in equipment setup, changeover and training of operators in autonomous maintenance (AM) activities.
    • Document work orders (WO)/preventative maintenance (PM's) using computerized maintenance management system (SAP-PPM Plant Maintenance).
    • Effectively communicate with machine operators, peers, supervisors and all levels of management on a daily basis.
    • Provide enthusiastic support where needed and complete other duties as assigned by Team Leader.
    • Demonstrate engagement in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Theory and Concepts through participation in Pillar Teams, training fellow Mechanics/Operators in autonomous (AM) activities and conducting Breakdown Analysis.
    • Understand and adhere to Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO) procedures, confined space procedures and all other plant safety/good manufacturing practices (GMP) requirements related to supporting machinery uptime.
    • Possess essential personal tools needed to support mechanical ability.



    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Technical degree/trade certification or 4-6 years equivalent work experience required.


    • Associate's degree in a technical discipline, preferably in Industrial Maintenance/Technology.
    • Successful completion of Mars Apprenticeship Program or Co-op.



    • Possess a fundamental understanding of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings in order to solve problems in a timely manner.
    • Ability to troubleshoot ac/dc electrical components including motor starters, switches and sensors found on all assigned equipment using basic test equipment such as multi-meters and amp probes.
    • Ability to troubleshoot basic pneumatic and mechanical drive systems at the component level on all assigned equipment; i.e. sorting systems and palletizing robots.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed to support production needs and to conduct multi-task work in a very fast paced work environment
    • Willingness to develop required technical skills in welding, basic machinist and fabrication/layout skill sets.


    • Possess an advanced understanding of ac/dc electrical (up to 480 volt 3 phase), hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings in order to solve problems in a timely manner.
    • Technical/ Trade certification in: welding, advanced machinist skills, fabrication and blueprint interpretation.
    • Possess PLC/ Instrumentation troubleshooting skills.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Frequent lifting/carrying (10-50 lbs.).
    • Frequent pushing/pulling (50-200 lbs.).
    • Frequent handling/gripping/bending/stooping.
    • Ability to work at elevated heights off a ladder or platform, climb stairs, leaning over equipment.
    • Ability to stand and / or work on feet for extended periods (minimum eight hours in one shift).



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