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Job Title:

Maintenance Technician

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Posted Until:







1st and 2nd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Must have basic knowledge of General Maintenance, Hydraulic Systems, Electrical and Electronic Systems, and Welding (TIG,MIG).  Must be able to operate and repair at least 2 different types of forklifts.  Technician must be able to work as a team or individually.  Must comply with all Company SAFETY rules (LOCKOUT/TAGOUT, ETC) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) at all times.  

Ensure all assign daily PM’s are completed.
 Ensure production lines are in good mechanical order.
 Provide assistance to other teams (Production, Quality- when needed).
 Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Safety Practices at all times.
 Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
 Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other personnel to diagnose problem or repair machine.
 Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
 Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings gears, and other parts of machinery.
 Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical/electronic components of machinery and equipment.
 Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
 Installs, programs, troubleshoot, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as programmable controllers.
 Follow all ISO 14001 procedures
 Other duties as needed.

Job Requirements:

Ability to perform a task requiring continuous/repetitive movement, including grasping, pinching hands, flexing and extending arms
Ability to stand on concrete and/or platforms for up to a 12 hour shift
Ability to work around animal blood and/or body parts
Ability to work in cold areas (Approx. 20-40F)
Ability to work in warm areas( over 100F)
Ability to work in a wet/humid environment
Ability to work with a knife (if trained)
Ability to work while wearing a hard hat, hearing/eye protection, and steel-toed safety shoes
Can understand and follow oral and written instructions
Can lift heavy objects, which can weigh up to 60lbs.
Ability to work with sanitation/cleaning chemicals
Ability to work with strong odors/smells
Can work in a noisy environment
Ability to climb, move on ladders, steps, stairways, walkways, and platforms
Can bend, stoop, and twist repetitively throughout your entire shift
Can walk long distances
Ability to operate powered industrial trucks,including; scissor lifts, pallet jacks, ect.
Ability to work with a variety of chemicals, solvents, and understand/abide by the corresponding material safety data sheet, MSDS
Ability to read, write the following; work orders, instructions, daily reports and machine manuals
Willing to pass physical to wear respirators or self-contained breathing apparatus
Stand and/or work on the following; moving platforms and elevated platforms
Ability to receive and relate orders/information using various communication devices

1. High School Diploma or Equivalent;
2. 5 to 10 years related experience and/or training;
3. Or equivalent combination of education and experience


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Company Information

1.  Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
2.  Cost Consciousness – Conservers organizational resources.
3.  Ethics – Treat people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others.
4.  Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
5.  Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
6.  Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
7.  Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities.

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