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Maintenance Specialist

Date: Jun 29, 2019

Location: Carlsbad, CA, CA, US

Company: Glanbia

Maintenance Mechanic and Facilities

Job Description Revised January 2019

Supervisor’s Title:             Maintenance Manager

Department:                        Maintenance

Exempt Status:                   Exempt, Grade

 

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.

Job Summary

Assists in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment, and in fabricating metal parts and tools. Assists in the maintenance of the facility including configuration, floor/wall/ceiling repair, HVAC maintenance, and domestic electrical.

 

Essential Functions

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance on motors, pneumatics, conveyor systems, gearboxes, hydraulic/pneumatic systems and process equipment.
  • Repair mechanical equipment including conveyors, gear reducers, seals, bearings, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, blowers, and vacuum systems.
  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation.
  • Assist operators and maintenance employees in diagnosing machinery and equipment.
  • Remove defective parts by dismantling devices, using hoists, hand tools and power tools.
  • Maintain infrastructure in facility and mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and cosmetic building repair
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing tasks.
  • Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communication actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of production.
  • Preform general housekeeping of maintenance/parts areas, breakdown analysis, and any other duties considered appropriate.
  • Should be well versed in three of the following competencies:
    • Electrical; high and low voltage
    • Welding
    • Utilities:  Domestic HVAC and compressed air
    • Industrial Mechanic
    • Process Understanding
    • Instrumentation
    • Facilities maintenance

       

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

Qualifications

  • Associates/technical degree in an engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Understanding of TPM and similar continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.

 

  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiply projects simultaneously and delegate assignments to others.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.

 

 

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, standing and walking, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Frequently involves sitting, and reaching with hands and arms
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

     

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to loud noise levels (i.e. manufacturing equipment).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.

     

Travel Requirements

  • Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.

     

Disclaimer

Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

 

Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

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