This position is responsible for the execution of our preventive and schedule maintenance activities for the company in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner.
It is critical that the maintenance technician promote quality throughout the course of their day demonstrating a genuine interest and actively support quality goals, objectives, and activities. The maintenance technician will drive quality awareness and response into the behavior of the employees performing the work by responding to maintenance issues in a timely fashion, making repairs that require little or no further attention.
Maintenance / Manufacturing
- Promote and strive to maintain a positive, supportive culture that is team centered, including being self-driven, motivated, accepting responsibility, completing assigned work, and participating in our everyday work in a proactive manner.
- Safely operate a variety of maintenance tools and equipment.
- Maintain in an orderly fashion the tool and parts storage areas.
- Work with support service vendors and equipment manufacturers.
- Diagnose and repair electronic ignition systems for gas fired steam kettles.
- Install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems and piping.
- Request needed materials, repair parts and supplies.
- Manage equipment sanitation and ensure GMP’s and Good Housekeeping practices are upheld in the processing area.
- Develop, implement, and evaluate maintenance procedures and policies.
- Manage and oversee preventive maintenance activities to ensure compliance to plan.
- Ensure documentation is reviewed and filled out properly.
- Ability to use Micro Soft office to generate memos, letters and reports.
- Recognize report and, if possible, correct any unsafe work conditions.
- Recognize safety as one of our number one priorities, identify and resolve safety hazards, and follow all company safety guidelines. Ensure all employees, permanent or temporary are wearing appropriate PPE, following safety guidelines and aware of the proper use of any tools and or equipment.
The Maintenance Technician will promote quality throughout the course of their day demonstrating a genuine interest and actively support quality goals, objectives, and activities. This is achieved by understanding and improving operational procedures.
SKILL/EXPERIENCE JOB REQUIREMENTS
- High school diploma or equivalent background adequate to accomplish the job
- Dismantle machines, equiptment, or devices to access and remove defective parts
- Perform routine maintenance on all moving equiptment
- Order parts, supplies, or equiptment from catalogs or suppliers
- Perform general cleaning duties
- Provide groundskeeping services, such as landscaping or snow removal
- Estimate cost to repair machinery, equiptment, or building structures
- Ability and stamina to work overtime when required
- Ability to function in a work environment which is damp, requires the wearing of uniforms and PPE, and is sometimes hot and noisy
- Ability to operate typical warehouse equipment such as forklifts, pallets jacks, wrappers
- Excellent communication and people skills
- Certificates supporting experience in one or more of the skilled trades.
- 3 to 5 years of maintenance or related industry experience.
- Broad knowledge of numerous skilled trades including basic electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and controls, mechanical installation, and equipment drives.
- Proficient in trouble shooting mechanical and electrical issues.
- Demonstrate problem solving, decision making and planning skills.
- Excellent communication and people skills
- Demonstrate the ability to work with little or no supervision
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION
- Medium Work:Exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. (2)
- Visual Acuity Requirements Including Color, Depth Perception, & Field of Vision Inspection – This is a minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with visual inspection involving small defects, small defects, color variances, size at distances and close to the eyes.
- Stooping: Bending downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Requires full use of lower extremities and back muscles. (25%)
- Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on one knee or both knees (10%)
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine (20%)
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arms(s) in any direction. (75%)
- Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time. (90%)
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances. (50%)
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in sustained motion. (15%)
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Requires substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. (10%)
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. (10%)
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. (50%)
- Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. (50%)
- Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40 dB loss at 500 Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined. (80%)
- Visual: Visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field of vision. (100%)
Additional Information – Please Read
- A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.
- All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
- Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
- This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
- Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.
- This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.