Purfoods Industrial Maintenance Technician in Grinnell, Iowa
Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting.
This position is a 2nd shift position.
Top priority is machine maintenance and repair but will also be responsible for a broad range of other maintenance activities.
Install, conduct preventive maintenance, troubleshoot, and maintain proper machine performance.
Will work with natural gas fired equipment, 480V, 3PH electrical, as well as ammonia systems and boiler.
Diagnose root cause of downtime or quality issues and make repairs to correct the issue.
Facilitate scheduled changeovers and repairs with production staff.
Recommend and initiate changes to improve equipment operating performance.
Create and supply parts lists for repairs & backup, and suggest purchase items.
Maintain documents related to maintenance, tests, modifications, and repairs.
May train Machine Operators and others on proper set-up and adjustment of equipment.
Perform facilities maintenance including general construction (light plumbing, electrical, and carpentry).
Minimum of 3 years relevant machine maintenance experience.
Experience working with gas fired equipment.
Electrical knowledge including 480V, 3 PH.
Knowledge/experience working with refrigeration, ammonia systems, heating, boilers, pneumatics, and/or PLC’s highly desired.
Particularly for 3rd shift – preventive maintenance skills.
Senior level Maintenance Techs need experience working with maintenance management system (CMMS) to coordinate and track preventive maintenance and perform asset management.
- Demonstrated commitment to following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and other food safety rules.
Demonstrated behaviors consistent with our Core Values: Teamwork, Relentlessly Dependable, Appreciation & Respect, Innovation & Constant Improvement, and Nourishing Our Customers.
Strong machine maintenance and troubleshooting skills.
Strong problem solving skills -- knowing when to stop production vs wait until a natural break for production staff.
Ability to work proactively and independently.
Technical training or degree in maintenance field desired.
Ability to stand on concrete floors for 8-10 hour shifts.
Ability to lift in excess of 50 lbs, getting on the ground, being on a ladder or lift, and possibly a forklift.
Able to reach, grasp, bend, twist, squat or kneel.
Able to climb ladders or work on scissor lift. Fork lift skills a plus.
Working in hot, cold, or wet environments.
Mom’s Meals, a PurFoods Company is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.
Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or military status.
External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company
External Company URL: https://www.momsmeals.com/careers
Street: 810 Blakely Circle