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Maintenance Tech

Company: Michael Foods Inc. Careers
Location: London
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Business Unit Description: Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food. Location Description: Michael Foods, Inc. located in the Village of West Jefferson, OH, is located just minutes from the western suburbs of Columbus and about 20 minutes to the west of downtown. We are proud to be Michael Foods' most recent greenfield project, producing high quality protein shakes serving people all around the world. It's our honor to continue our strong commitment to our employees, our community, and our environment. Responsibilities: SUMMARY: - This position performs process and production maintenance throughout the facility. Maintenance Technician's responsibilities includes but not be limited to equipment breakdowns, installation and startups, process improvements, preventative/precision maintenance programs and continuous improvements activities i.e. increasing machine reliability and installation of facility capital investments. Candidates must be a self-starter willing to accept maintenance process responsibility and KPI results. - DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to respond in an efficient and effective manner to urgent production needs related to equipment.
  • Disassemble, repair, replace, rebuild, and install mechanical equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications. Utilize precision equipment instillation techniques (laser alignment) for replaced or newly installed equipment.
  • Proficient knowledge, understanding and ability to replace belts, sheaves, chains, sprockets, and bearings. Proficiently able to provide tension and alignment to bearings, pulleys, chain drives, belt drives. Understands lubrication standards and can install and adjust lubrication systems.
  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical fasteners, specifications, and standards of installation.
  • Utilize CMMS to support the maintenance function including review, execution, and documentation of scheduled/unscheduled work daily.
  • Proficient ability to diagnose and repair all mechanical power transmission equipment to original equipment manufacturer specification. Proficient knowledge of gear boxes, mechanical drives, variable speed applications, and motors.
  • Ability to understand the working principles of heat exchangers including troubleshooting and repair.
  • Experienced in hydraulic and pneumatic systems including ability to complete repairs and rebuild cylinders, valves, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration and lubrication devices.
  • Experienced in machine shop equipment with the ability to fabricate. Demonstrate proficiency in mill, lathe, drill press, and the ability to TIG weld to food grade standard. -
  • Proficient knowledge of pipe fitting, insulating, rigging applications. Ability to measure, cut, ream, thread, and join various materials of piping.
  • Ability to demonstrate electrical troubleshooting knowledge in motor control circuits, including use of a multimeter. Ability to troubleshoot instrumentation.
  • Participate in root cause failure analysis in equipment failures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all levels, and is willing to train others.
  • Responsible for adhering to all safety policies and procedures, incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks. Take personal responsibility to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for everyone.
  • Adhere to Quality work practices, follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Ensure that all policies, procedures, and activities related to Food Safety and Quality are followed and complied with, in effort to reduce process variability.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent
    • 3+ years' experience in industrial operations, plant operations, maintenance, utilities and/or related field.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to do basic math PERFERED EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE:
      • Prior training and education in OSHA 10 Hour, Arc Flash, LOTO, electrical systems and fall protection
      • Prior training in technical use of HAZMAT standards
      • Prior food manufacturing experience PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Michael Foods Inc. Careers, Springfield , Maintenance Tech, Professions , London, Ohio

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