Plant Maintenance Mechanic I

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

DEAN FOODS COMPANY HUNTINGTON, IN

Company
DEAN FOODS COMPANY
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5449
AJE Ref #
576113376
Location
HUNTINGTON, IN
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
The Plant Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the
care and maintenance of all property and production
assets in a safe, sanitary and efficient condition. The
Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for staying up to
date on new products, equipment, technology and
techniques.
* Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment
by completing maintenance requirements (both planned and
unplanned) on production, packaging, processing
equipment, and utility systems (to provide a continuous
supply of heat, steam, cooling, electrical, power, gas,
or air required for operations).
* Readily available for emergency repairs in breakdown
situations
* Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures,
electrical schematics, service manuals and work orders
to perform required maintenance and service
* Performing preventative maintenance (i.e. conducting
computerized preventative maintenance check-ups or
reading SPC charts and data)
* Line manufacturing support systems (ozone generation,
line/lube delivery, chemical delivery, ingredient
delivery, PH house)
* Complete work orders in a timely manner maintaining
high quality standards
* Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters
and material handling equipment in performing duties
* Maintain communication with other departments,
management and employees and notify them of any problems
and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of
production.
* Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible
and accurate format, and completed with required
information.
* Ensure all required information is documented in
accordance with SOP s.
* Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by
reporting low supply levels to Supervisor
* Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in
identifying opportunities to improve processes.
* Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
* Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
* Follow all required work safe practices. This would
include lockout-tagout requirements and wearing of all
required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety,
safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
* Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs
and food quality related to designated area.
* Report any food safety and food quality related issues
to management immediately.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
* High School Diploma or GED.
* 2 years minimum experience in a maintenance role
within a manufacturing facility, preferably food and
beverage industry.
* 1 year minimum experience with one or more technical
experiences: Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic,
electronic, computer controlled equipment, PLC and HVAC
* 1 year minimum experience on a variety of equipment
including lubricating, cleaning, material handling,
motor control, relay control, process control and
packaging equipment.
* Professional experience with ammonia refrigeration
systems preferred.
* Ability to inspect equipment, recognize potential
problems and independently take appropriate corrective
action to prevent component failures or equipment down
time
* Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required
for virtually the entire shift.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
* Must be able to work in a wet environment with
moderate to high noise volume.
* Exposure to allergens.
* Must be willing to work flexible hours including
overtime, weekends and holidays.
* Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
* Effective verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
* Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens
(including drug, background and criminal checks).
Dean Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity employer
M/F/Veteran/Disability
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability or protected veteran status.