Maintenance Technician

  • Dairiconcepts LP
  • Zumbrota, MN 55992, USA
  • Jun 03, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

General Purpose:

The Skilled Maintenance for the Maintenance Dept. Will be responsible for the mechanical & Technical requirements within the operation to meet the departmental goals and objectives (KPI's). He/She will be responsible to the Department Supervisor & responsible for the leadership/development of the maintenance technical personnel for career resilience & departmental success within the vision, mission, & core values established. The Team Leader must have achieved a satisfactory level of technical & professional skill/knowledge of the equipment & resources within the Maintenance Department to perform at a high level of accomplishment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all DFA GMP's and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality and sanitation requirements.
  • Advanced electrical skills.
  • Advanced Process Control Knowledge.
  • Advanced mechanical skills.
  • Team building skills.
  • Attendance at all loss control programs presented this year.
  • Must be willing to attend outside training to upgrade skill levels as it pertains to the job and business at hand within the operations.
  • Advanced understanding of preventive maintenance and master sanitation.
  • Follows established plant procedures and offer recommendations as needed.
  • Follow good manufacturing practices.
  • Assist with job safety analysis and on-the-job training of existing and new employees.
  • Attendance at educational training seminars as needed (i.e. Loss control Training).
  • Attendance at and participate in safety meetings.
  • Follow established Plant/Regional safety rules.
  • Report unsafe acts, conditions, and accidents to Supervisor/Team Leader and assist in accident investigation.
  • Assist with duties in other Departments as needed.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED: or one to three months related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to learn computers and how to operate one effectively.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to solve problems on the job, ability to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions given in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.

The ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. The ability to compute rates, ratios, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and a correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Titles Reporting to this Position:

  • Master Maintenance Worker I
  • Master Maintenance Worker II
  • Maintenance Parts Coordinator

Licensing and Certification:

1st Class or Chief Boiler operators license and be part of the emergency response team.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. (Occasionally 34 - 66%, Regularly = more than 66%).

While performing the duties of this job, the job employee is regularly required to stand, talk, or hear, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to use hands, fingers, handle, or feel objects or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, reach, with hands and arms, climb, or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid and/or cold conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Percent Travel:

Scope (Revenue, Number of Employees,etc.):

Job Description Completed by:

  • Dale Clark

Approving Manager:

  • Beth Schwertel

In the event of an absence in this position, the responsibilities of this position may be completed by other master maintenance technicians or contracted service providers.



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Job Location
Zumbrota, MN