Description of Job Responsibilities:
Involved in the maintenance, repair and installation of industrial machinery, refrigeration, electrical and mechanical systems in a food processing plant. Ensure that all production equipment is maintained and in proper operating order. Diagnoses equipment and machinery failures or problems and takes corrective action with minimal supervision. Performs preventative maintenance on equipment and machinery and documents all reports and logs. Repairs or replaces parts as needed including fabricating parts on lathes and milling machines, welding or soldering as required for the job. Works on refrigeration components and starts compressors as required. Uses all types of hand and power tools, saws, and welding equipment.
Performs plumbing repairs within the facility.
Repairs and maintains the refrigeration units.
Repairs and maintains forklifts, pallet jacks, stand lifts and other equipment.
Repairs and maintains the physical building structure (ie. roll-up doors, walls, roof).
Diagnoses, dissembles and repairs industrial machinery (ie. electric motors, bearings, conveyors, mixers).
Safely uses hand, power and machine tools (ie. drills, saws) with skill and precision.
Machines or fabricates parts using power tools, welding or other processes.
Welds various types of materials using all welding techniques (ie. arc, heli-arc).
Installs Programmable Logistical Controls or other electronic devices or subassembly.
Communicates with plant personnel and outside parties to discuss technical issues.
Consults with the department manager to order replacement parts as needed.
Follow all company procedures, processes, sanitation and safety requirements.
Report to work on time and maintain company attendance standards.
Maintain appropriate work behavior with co-workers, management and outside individuals.
May push carts and equipment – in excess of 50 pounds exertional force.
May need to work in awkward positions to reach components.
Hours and Shift:
Work Schedules vary according to production requirements.