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Maintenance Technician (Closed)

Date Posted: 6/3/2020

Job #1574521
Permanent
Ames, Iowa
Staff

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. * SHIFT: Night shift The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the operation, repair, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance of all production equipment within entire facility. Lead projects along with training and coaching other maintenance technicians. Key Accountabilities

  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance as necessary to ensure plant reliability.
  • Assist and/or lead in maintenance procedures throughout the plant.
  • Complete various projects including welding, machining, mechanical, electrical, and work orders as assigned.
  • Monitor plant facilities which include air system, fire system, etc.
  • Ability to diagnose, repair, and/or replace damage or malfunctioning equipment including chilled water, heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and air compressors.
  • Prioritize maintenance work that needs to be completed.
  • Partner with Packing and Processing to ensure product flow (e.g. work with operators on troubleshooting, and operate machinery).
  • Assist and/or lead in maintenance procedures through contractors / vendors.
  • Troubleshoot PLC and use PLC to troubleshoot equipment issues.
  • Troubleshoot VFD’s.
  • Train operators and maintenance technicians on machinery and technical competencies.
  • Make analysis on the machine performances and provide corrective/predictive actions in case needed.
  • PM scheduling for the equipment in the responsible area.
  • Coordination of internal maintenance and external company people during PM.
  • Specialist reference for problem solving.
  • Support the Maintenance Manager in defining the investment plan; suggesting interventions and the preliminary phases of R.C.A. (Request for Capital Appropriation).
  • Involved in commissioning of new equipment installed which involves working closely with plant engineering department.
  • Work and communicate well with others and effectively contribute to the working relationships within company.
  • Comply with the environmental policies and procedures at Ames facility including energy efficiency, reduce – re-use – recycle goals, reporting requirements and sustainable initiatives. Actively participate in the Spill Team, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Team and complete all tasks relating or involving any environmental aspects within the procedural guidelines (including those issues which involve oil, chemicals, used oil as well as follow to any environmental inspections).
  • Follows ISO22000 policies and procedures, address / communicate quality and food safety issues as they occur.
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