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Maintenance Mechanic III

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Maintenance Mechanic
Performs work involving the repair and maintenance of food production machinery and mechanical equipment. Duties may involve welding, machining, carpentry, painting, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment, and facility maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Repair and maintain industrial production equipment, PM’s and inspections and maintenance on machines; record/report on damaged, worn, or broken parts.
Use voltmeter properly to identify voltage, amperage, and resistance of an electrical circuit.
Install, diagnose, and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical components of industrial machinery and equipment and ability to read and utilize electrical schematics to diagnose electrical problems.
Troubleshoot and calibrate the following properly and safely: control panels using relay logic, Cam-driven switch boxes, heat and humidity control systems, process control valves, pneumatic control systems, hydraulic control systems, metal detection systems, inkjet coding systems, electronic scaling systems, electronic meters and replace defective components and wiring and adjust mechanical parts.
Troubleshoot the following motor control equipment properly and safely: motor staters, run relays, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s), Servo motors, and controls.
Troubleshoot, repair, or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools and reassemble equipment including packaging lines and conveyors.
Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical conditions of buildings does not deteriorate.
Inspect drives motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.
Follow established programs, policies, and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements.
Able to use tools ranging from common hand and power tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
Diagnose electrical/mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs, as necessary.
Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
Ability to read and interpret electrical, mechanical, instrumental and control systems design documentation and vendor supplied documents.

Certification:
Electrical or Mechanical Technologies preferred.
Electrical and Instrumentation preferred.

Work Experience:
Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a food or beverage manufacturing environment as a maintenance mechanic required.
Background in USDA, FDA, OSHA, and CMMS preferred.
Strong background in Electrical, temperature controls, plumbing and packaging equipment preferred.

Competencies:
Excellent interpersonal skills (training, presentation, team collaboration and communication) with the ability to influence others.
Demonstrated ability to make sound recommendations, decisions and project plans that secure the continuing profitability of the business. Good quantitative reasoning and observational skills.
Adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve problems in a timely manner.
Organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor own work for quality.
Dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction and requests, and able to improve performance through management feedback.
Excellent recordkeeping skills, computer literate with Microsoft Office Suite products.
Multitask and show flexibility with last minute changes
Must understand and comply with all GMP’s and Food Safety requirements.
Comprehensive knowledge and experience in the areas of basic mechanics, hydraulics, control valves, pneumatics, schematic diagrams, maintenance, electrical components.
Strong familiarity with safety programs and lockout/tagout procedures.
Highly motivated and can handle a high volume of work with accuracy in a fast-changing environment.
Flexible with working hours and must be able to work any shift, any hours, weekends, and holidays as required.

Other Requirements
Must be able to successfully pass Drug and Alcohol pre-employment and ongoing screening.
Bilingual preferred (Spanish).