Our dynamic client is a leader in the Pet Food Manufacturing Industry.
To respond in a timely manner to unplanned work orders safely and quickly bring equipment to run ready state.
Team working skills at a variety of function levels. Following instructions of Technical Lead and Manager as deemed necessary.
Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment and systems during factory runtime and down time. Making adjustments based on evaluations taken during the shift.
Ensure complete and timely closeout of unplanned work orders with a clear description of the observed problems, actions taken and any follow-ups that may be required.
Communicate issues observed to the Technical Lead, System Technician and or Manager to develop solutions for reoccurring issues.
Perform assigned preventive maintenance on equipment and systems. Inspect equipment for wear, metal fatigue and damage.
Rebuild and fabricate parts and equipment.
Drive implementation of a “Continuous Improvement” organization that demonstrates improvement by continuously driving faults lower.
Can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot and cold, dust, dirt, and chemicals.
Basic machining and welding knowledge.
Work with the System Technicians to improve performance of systems.
Adopt the Mars Operating System (OS) and use it daily.
To thoroughly coach and or train operations associates new to the area.
Able to complete all tasks in the area abiding by Mars Safety Practices.
Able to complete all tasks in the area assigned by manager abiding by the Quality Practices and Mars Safety practices.
Ensure equipment product quality & safety by Mars standards.
Experience in food production environment or have 3 years of experience in a maintenance capacity, preferably within a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of electrical systems using 480-volt 3 phase as well as 240 volts through 24-volt single phase systems.
Controls and instrumentation knowledge including, but not limited to, Wonderware HMI system chart recorders, resistance temperature detectors, pressure differential transmitters and 4-20 MA loop control systems.
Understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) hardware including Modicon and Allen Bradley PLCs as well as others used in the field.
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, analyze and resolve technical problems.
Ability to read and interpret schematics as well as basic intermediate PLC ladder logic.
Working knowledge of variable frequency drives and other common drives used in the field.
Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.
Each associate is responsible to complying to Mars Petcare quality and food safety policies, procedures, QMP and other auditable quality, food safety and regulatory standards in order to ensure a safe and quality product intended to delight the consumer.
PC skills including the use of Maintenance Information Systems (MIS) system to plan and close work orders.
Knowledge of industrial plant systems, equipment and operations.
Proficient in the use of industrial mechanics tools, electrician’s tools, instrumentation and controls tools and rigging/millwork tools.
The ability to certify and operate a forklift.
Able to complete all tasks in the area assigned by managers abiding by the Mars Safety and Quality Practices.Physical requirements: Ability to perform all needed physical activities without restrictions. (Maximum of 50 pounds lifting.)