Mars Maintenance Technician - SIGN ON BONUS in Mattoon, Illinois
SIGN ON BONUS: $1500.00
The Shift Maintenance Technician is assigned to a rotating based team to ensure all production equipment and facilities are operating in the safest and most productive electro-mechanical condition, implements continuous improvement, and supports new system installations, production strategies, and plant reliability.
Analyze condition, troubleshoot failures, repair and perform preventative/predictive maintenance on production equipment, building and utilities and all associated equipment and report any issues to the area system techs.
Initiate, plan and coordinate work performed by other associates, contractors and/or self. (Unplanned, planned, changeover, etc.)
Prioritize and manage work assigned to implement immediate repairs. Ensure permanent repairs are completed within 14 days and all information has been communicated on root cause of failure.Be a lead in technical troubleshooting the process, mechanical and electrical (power and interlocks) issues which prevent meeting the shift or weekly schedules.
Train shift associates on proper set up, change-over and operation of equipment.
Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues using Man Machine Interface and PLC logic.
Ensure all work orders, and log information is complete and accurate in a timely manner.
Complete planned work as assigned.
Work on maintaining and improving electrical and mechanical knowledge and skills to improve customer service levels.
Will actively address food safety and quality concerns.
Assist the shift manager in all duties to meet shift and weekly schedule.
Participate in action circles and focus groups as appropriate.
Be proactive to prevent issues from arising, which jeopardize the schedule.
Work as a team member within the maintenance department to improve the total reliability of the plant.
Be a customer service agent for the Technical department (Site Technical and Safety Manager), meeting Operations (Production Manager) needs.
Understand “Maintenance Excellence” and “MSE” principles and develop self and departmental work practices to promote a proactive environment.
Other similar duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Good overall knowledge of plant flow, operation and utilities
Good theoretical knowledge and ability to troubleshoot electrical circuits (AC/DCsingle/polyphase, low/high voltage) and all related equipment both power and logic
Good theoretical knowledge and ability to troubleshoot mechanical systems, equipment and hydraulic, pneumatic and vacuum systems
Ability to design and fabricate using materials such as sheet and structural metals both ferrous and non-ferrous, plastics, etc.
Basic ability to operate machine tools
Skills in pipe fitting, plumbing, HVAC, boiler and utilities operation and maintenance
Knowledge in machine design and strengths of materials
Knowledge and skills in safe rigging techniques
Skilled with the operation of equipment such as fork trucks, personnel lifts, etc.
Excellent knowledge of hand tool application, operation and repair
Good knowledge of GMP's and clean design methods
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment with a positive attitude and minimal supervision
Ability to work long hours (including 12 hour rotating shifts) under stressful conditions such as heat, cold, high and /or confined spaces and have full mobility with ability to climb ladders and stairs and do repetitive bending and twisting
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to train other associates