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Maintenance Technician

Company: Farmers Select, LLC
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

FLSA Status: Nonexempt (hourly)
Employment Type: Full time

Purpose:

This position is responsible for performing electro-mechanical procedures within a dairy manufacturing environment. The maintenance technician will be able to quickly troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems and be able to use Root Cause Analysis to implement corrective and preventative measures.

Essential Duties and Description:

--- Job functions and duties will be primarily driven by work orders. Responsibilities will include communicating problems; providing maintenance and repair services as directed; providing day and nighttime coverage for emergency duties; and accurately recording and submitting maintenance related paperwork.
--- Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems; includes pneumatic and hydraulic.
--- Repairing and maintaining a variety of equipment including fillers, pasteurizers, homogenizers, milk separators, case packers and washers, conveyors, and other processing equipment.
--- Use diagnostic equipment to predict upcoming failures.
--- Dismantling machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.
--- Inspecting and measuring parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
--- Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system.
--- Perform welding (Mig, Tig, and Stick) and metal fabrication.
--- Support and maintain the plant's utility systems, such as HVAC units, boilers, ammonia refrigeration and air compressors.
--- Assure compliance with appropriate safety practices and procedures and with applicable federal, state, and local codes, regulations, and requirements.
--- Comply with HACCP, SQF, and OSHA requirements. --- Ensure sanitation, safety, GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices) and quality policies and procedures are followed. --- Assist in any other areas of the manufacturing plant when necessary.

Qualifications:

--- 5-10 years of experience in technical capacity in maintenance, electrical or mechanical environment.
--- High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
--- Must be able to read, write and speak English. Ability to read, write and speak in Spanish is a plus.
--- Ability to read and interpret documents such as schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
--- Experience with low and high voltage electrical systems is required.
--- Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems is required.
--- Experience with programable logics controllers (PLC) is a must.
--- Strong understanding of frequency drives, servos, electrical and PLCs is highly required.
--- Operate light trucks, lift trucks, and boom lifts.
--- May be subject to on-call.
--- Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays.
--- Experience within the food and beverage industry required.
--- Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background, and criminal checks).
--- Understanding of manufacturing controls systems as well as commonly used PC-based software such as Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.

Physical Demands:

--- Must be able to stand, walk, push, or pull for virtually the entire shift.
--- Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds occasionally including overhead.
--- Must be able to work in cold and warm environments.

Keywords: Farmers Select, LLC, El Paso , Maintenance Technician, Professions , El Paso, Texas

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