Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for all equipment performance in the plant and assists Production to enhance equipment performance to meet quality expectations, production rates, and customer needs.
- Operates and troubleshoots related equipment as needed or assigned.
- Troubleshoots motor control circuits, drives, and PLC systems.
- Performs electronic component replacement, substitution, set-up and calibration.
- Performs routine PM’s, repairs, rebuilds and modifications on all equipment assigned.
- Answers maintenance calls in a timely fashion and assists others in troubleshooting.
- Observes equipment to make sure it is operating to OEM standard or production satisfaction.
- Performs repairs/adjustments on electrically controlled equipment as required.
- Monitors equipment performance during production start-up, changeovers, and new installs.
- Provides feedback for repairs needed during non producing shifts.
- Requests parts, maintain, and organizes, equipment spare parts aisles.
- Completes any necessary paperwork associated with repairs or calibration.
- Completes Work Orders that are assigned to them or their department.
- Performs upgrades or changes to equipment if needed.
- Reports back to maintenance shop for further assignments.
- Substitutes electrical components parts as needed or required.
- Provides coverage and or assistance as needed throughout facility to meet production schedules and or equipment needs.
- Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as well as improve processes.
- Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement.
- Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are followed.
- Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices).
- Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place.
- Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.
- Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.
- High school diploma and/or Trade school.
- 2 year technical degree in Electricity or Electronics preferred
- Three years related experience and training in the following areas; Electricity, Electronics, Electric control circuits, AC & Servo drives, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as equipment manuals, schematics, and hardware manuals. Previous food manufacturing experience is helpful.