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Maintenance Technician - 1st shift

Company: Faribault Foods
Location: Faribault
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description SUMMARY:
Supports daily production operations through troubleshooting and continuous improvement of operational control systems.
Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic& hydraulic systems and equipment.
Requires maintaining plant equipment, welding, machining and general maintenance type functions.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Partner with Quality Assurance, executing and supporting all Quality programs that ensure the production of Safe, Quality Foods. Responsible for analyzing and resolving electrical problems, troubleshooting and continuous improvement on analog/digital electronic control systems, PLC programming, HMI systems and computer network communications. Documents and implements work order procedures for new equipment/technology and the complete documentation of all system modifications.
Responsible for installation and maintenance of Process Control Instruments, both pneumatic and electronic. Repairs, calibrates and cleans all instruments, pressure switches, flow tubes and gauges to ensure minimal downtime and efficient utilization of pneumatic and electronic equipment.
Maintain flow of process insuring proper machine settings and speeds Monitor key process points and maintain records insuring compliance to established standards Act as a troubleshooter to identify line performance issues and assist in correcting them Install, adjust and repair processing equipment in accordance with specifications Maintains equipment utilizing a Planned Maintenance Program Insure safety of all employees by continuously monitoring compliance to safety procedures and evaluating processes for safety risks Responsible to oversee strict observance of all safety rules and will use extreme caution around moving machinery. Responsible for general housekeeping of maintenance and production areas, actively working toward a clean and safe work environment. Responsible for Good Manufacturing Practices compliance Able to meet all attendance requirements based on Company's Attendance Policy Effectively cooperate with direct supervision as well as maintain professional and cooperative relationships with peers. Be able to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
High school diploma or equivalent education experience. Two-year certificate from college or technical school; or six to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience:
1 to 3 years in a multi-shift manufacturing facility.
Food production a plus.
Ability to operate lathe, drill press, grinder and other tools in the fabrication and repair of equipment. Ability to operate arc and wire-feed welders. Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics. Familiar with hydraulic and pneumatic driven controls and equipment. Proficient in computer applications to maintain computerized maintenance system. Ability to service and repair VFD's, electric motors, starters and servo motors in a production environment. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Must pass Company's forklift certification training.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Excellent communication skills necessary to interact with team members and leadership. Dependability and reliability. Ability to use a calculator to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Must be able to accurately record results. Safety awareness is a must.
Ability to read, understand and comply with work directions, training manuals, safety rules, Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Processes.
Able to accurately complete appropriate paperwork for the duties of the position. Computer knowledge helpful. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
RELATIONSHIPS: Maintain a strong working relationship with peers, Production, Quality Assurance, and Leadership
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle, feel objects, tools, or controls.
The employee is required to stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend and climb stairs.
This employee will be required to twist and turn body while standing.
Must be able to work 10 hours - sitting 5% and standing 95%. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds repeatedly.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and vibration.
The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat.
The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Hearing protection required.

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