Leprino Foods

Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-MI-Remus
Requisition ID
2020-5257
# of Openings
1
Posted Date
3 days ago(9/16/2020 10:44 AM)
Category (Portal Searching)
Production Maintenance

Overview

This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining all plant equipment.  This position is responsible for installing, modifying, and maintaining all plant buildings, equipment, and machinery to desired performance levels, thereby reducing downtime and ensuring timely delivery of products to customers. They also are required to perform all duties as assigned.

 

Responsibilities

  • Respond to any equipment or operation failures and troubleshoot equipment problems and follow up to ensure efficient operation.
  • Utilize Maximo to recommend repair or replacement, and be able to inspect equipment for potential maintenance repairs.
  • Communicate effectively with other maintenance team members, operators, department management, and representatives from other departments as it relates to maintenance and production operations.
  • Follow GMP and safety policies as required.
  • Complete maintenance work orders as required.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
  • Perform preventative repairs on plant equipment.
  • Perform emergency repairs on plant equipment.
  • Start and stop plant utility equipment.
  • Participate in maintenance training in relation to maintenance department functions.
  • Participate in training employees regarding Maintenance SOPs, GMPs, proper sanitation, safe work practices, good housekeeping, etc.

 

Qualifications

General Experience/Educational Background:

Minimum:

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule in order to support 24/7 operation, including weekends, holidays, and off-shifts.
  • At least 1 year of prior experience in a manufacturing environment or demonstrated experience with a related technical certificate or degree.
  • Prior experience with mechanical or electrical.
  • Prior experience repairing, troubleshooting, and maintaining equipment.
  • Prior experience with blueprint and schematic readings.

Preferred:

  • Prior dairy or food manufacturing is a plus.
  • Prior experience with mechatronics (i.e.; mechanical and eletrical) is a plus.
  • Prior experience with plumbing, pneumatics, compressed air, ammonia/refrigeration, and boilers is a plus.
  • Prior experience or practical knowledge of PLCs and Ladder Logic, electrical including 3-phase, controls and instrumentation, and HVAC is a plus.

Skills & Abilities/Competencies:

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Action oriented and the capacity to drive for results.
  • Ability to influence and communicate upward, laterally, and downward.
  • Proficient computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity or ability to learn a CMMS maintenance system or a similar system.
  • Self directed and able to work with minimal supervision.

 

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Leprino Foods Company requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.

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