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Maintenance Technician

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: St Johns, MI, US, 48879

Company: Glanbia

Maintenance Technician

 

Supervisor’s Title:             Maintenance TL

Department:                        Maintenance

Exempt Status:                   Non-Exempt

 

MWC is a state of the art cheese and whey production facility in St. Johns, MI. MWC is a joint venture between Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers Inc. (Select).

 

Job Summary

Install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.

 

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
  • Assists operators and maintenance employees in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
  • Assists in dismantling, assembling, and installing industrial machinery.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as pneumatic tools, motors, conveyor systems and production machines and equipment using testing instruments, hand and power tools, and precision measuring instruments.
  • Installs functional and structural parts in devices or equipment.
  • Dismantles devices to remove defective parts.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Analyzes equipment failures, determines the cause and make necessary adjustments.
  • Installs power, lighting and control circuits and conduit.
  • Repairs maintain, replaces, installs and tests electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices.
  • Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.  Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic.
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discuss malfunction with other maintenance workers, to diagnose malfunction.
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables using electrical hand tools and voltage or ampere measuring devices.
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
  • Test electrical components.
  • Programs and repairs robots and related equipment, such as programmable controllers, robot controllers, end of arm tools and conveyors.  Reviews work orders and schematic diagrams to determine tasks to be performed.  Attaches wires to the robot controller.  Connects cables between robot and robot controller.  Programs robots to perform specific tasks.  Tests of electrical components.  May locate and replace faulty printed circuit boards in the robot controller. 
  • Utilizes GPS processes, driving zero losses and upholds the culture of MWC non-negotiables.
  • Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health  Act which are applicable to his/her own actions and conduct.
  • Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates (Safe Quality Foods, Food and Drug Admin, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance)

 

Delivering on Glanbia’s Values:

 

  • “Showing Respect” - Research issues & incidents with internal teams, business partners and customers in a collaborative manner that includes professional, honest and transparent communication.
  • “Find a Better Way” - Work with internal and external teams to implement process improvements and/or procedural changes that eliminate non-value added activities and drive more business value.
  • “Winning Together” - Assist with the training of new team members.  Facilitate or oversee training and standard operating procedure reviews to ensure new hires develop proficiency of role.
  • “The Customer’s Champion” – Proactively engage to support our customer needs on an end to end basis and strive to meet or exceed SLA timelines.  Take ownership of customer requests and engage with internal teams as needed and in a timely manner.
  • “Performance Matters” – Meet or exceed all key metrics in line with expectations for the role.  Continually update knowledge of products, product changes, processes and services offered to deliver a dynamic customer experience.

 

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or related experience
  • Minimum 1 year working with electrical circuits in an industrial setting.
  • Desire to grow with the company.
  • 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 add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.      Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiple 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.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.

 

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

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

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 perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing strenuous day activities of a primarily productive/technical nature.
  • Should be able to judge distances and spatial relationships.

 

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment and light traffic).
  • May work near mechanical moving parts and in cold temperatures.

 

Travel Requirements

  • Minimal travel limited within the local area.

 

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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