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Maintenance - WI

Department: Operations
Location: Marshfield, WI

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE:

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, boilers, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems by performing the following duties.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Assure that work assignments are carried out in accordance with all safety programs procedures, standards and policies and are completed safely, accurately and by the deadlines.

2. Troubleshoot, diagnose, and problem-solve Programmable Logic Control (PLC), Computers, Controls, Electrical/Electronics (3 phase, 220, 440), Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Plumbing, HVAC, and general building maintenance to determine necessary repairs.

3. Maintain and monitor the high-pressure boiler for safe and efficient operation of manufacturing process. a. Chemically treat and check safety valves/controls on the high-pressure boiler. b. Demonstrate comprehension of boiler operation via testing.

4. Ensures that equipment repairs remains functional and are not a contributor to continued downtime.

5. Understand and comply with company policies and city, state, and federal requirements to safely maintain facility grounds.

6. Fabricate, hang and fit stainless steel pipes to 3 A standards, mig, tig, and purge.

7. Document activities in an organized and accurate manner for effective communication with teammates and other employee owners. (Including Work Orders, PM records, Order Requisitions, Inventory Lists, Parts Requisitions, etc.)

8. Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.

9. Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts in a timely and professional manner.

10. Complete painting, grouting, grounds maintenance, water treatment, carpentry, plumbing, pipe fitting/fabrication, and electrical work by the deadlines indicated.

11. Read schematics and diagrams to accurately troubleshoot electrical, wiring, and building issues, using a diagram/schematic, perform the steps in effective troubleshooting.

12. Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.

13. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

14. Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment in the facility by visually inspecting, testing machinery and equipment to ensure proper function and promote efficiency to ensure breakdowns due to maintenance issues are controlled.

15. Rebuild and maintain a wide range of equipment, including, but not limited to forklift, motors, pumps, piping, ammonia system & process equipment, and small engines.

16. Perform successful maintenance on various pieces of equipment.

17. Evaluates needed repairs and compare costs with outsourcing needed services to determine most cost-effective method.

18. Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

19. Ensure welds are safe, strong, accurate, and compliant with sanitary and USDA codes.

20. Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.

21. Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

22. Other duties may be assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

This position requires sufficient time to accomplish the tasks leading to long days, weekend, and holiday work schedules.  The ability to manage change, interruptions, and the unpredictable nature of this business is paramount to being successful in this position.

 

Additional Requirements:

1. Must be able to effectively follow all written and oral instructions.

2. Must be self disciplined, a team player, and be able to handle emergency situations common to the position.

3. Must be able to maintain and display personal cleanliness and follow all GMPs as described in company guidelines.

4. Must be able to write clearly and in an organized fashion.

5. Must be able to successfully perform all the duties assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Supervisor. In addition this person must exhibit independent initiative to solve problems and correct them.

6. Will possess advanced communication skills and be able to effectively interface with Plant Engineering, Operations Management/Supervisors, and outside equipment vendors, suppliers, and engineers.

7. Will work effectively and quickly under pressure  

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished  in written, oral or diagram form.  Must be able to work independently to organize tasks and manage the workload.  Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

The job responsibilities require the candidate do an extensive amount of walking while on the job. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs regularly, have good agility, must be able to climb, stoop and bend, also be able to work in unusual positions and confined spaces.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The plant environment involves working in noisy, wet, slippery and hot conditions. Hours as needed by the company.

 

COMPENSATION STATUS:

Full-time Non-Exempt

 

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