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Maintenance Technician

Kenosha, WI 53143

Posted: 07/11/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Maintenance Job Number: 620327 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Position Summary:
Provide proper maintenance so that all equipment and machinery is capable of operating properly while producing Zero Defects whenever it is needed to run. Provide proper Maintenance of the building and grounds so that they are always up to code, safe and presentable.
Essential Functions:
· Provide Exceptional Customer service to all internal customers at all times.
· Maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, and physical structures in the plant.
· Perform scheduled preventive and predictive maintenance on all equipment.
· Execute complete equipment changeovers with product meeting customer specifications.
· Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment problems during production.
· Assist in the installation, start-up, and qualification of new equipment.
· Review equipment technical documentation to update preventative maintenance procedures and schedules.
· Maintain detailed records of work performed, parts used, and time spent or other information as needed.
· Work closely with production to quickly resolve breakdowns.
· Maintain clean and orderly workspaces, Maintenance shop, toolboxes, and spare parts inventory.
· Provide support to Operators through training and coaching.
· Work on projects and improvements when not on breakdown jobs.
· Participate and support in meetings, R&D, and Trial Runs as necessary.
· Be an active presence on the Production Floor even when there are no breakdowns.
· Communicate with Production Leads with estimates on repairs, and if something is going to be down for an extended period.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
· Excellent mechanical aptitude through trade school or relevant job experience.
· Basic electrical knowledge and ability to continue learning.
· Attention to detail.
· Strong Willingness to learn.
· Ability to work overtime as needed.
· In-depth knowledge of plant operations and functions of production equipment.
· Excellent working together as a team or independently as necessary.
· Knowledge of a maintenance spare part management system
· The ability to initiate and coordinate plant equipment and facilities projects under the direction of the Plant Director.
· Ability to machine parts using lathes mills welding equipment according to specifications.
· Experience with Lock Out Tag Out
· Basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and reading skills; as well as the ability to read and interpret blueprints.
· Ability to work with hand and power tools in a safe manner.
· Ability to use measurement devices such as tape measure and caliper.
Physical Requirements:
· Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs. and to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, and standing, climbing or walking.
Good Manufacturing Practices for Food Safety:
All Operations employee are responsible for the safety and quality of our company's products. Any and all safety issues must be reported to the supervisor immediately. All employees are advised of this and must be properly trained to perform this job using appropriate sanitation and food safety procedures.

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

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