Michael Foods Maintenance Mechanic ( Nights 6PM-6AM) in Norwalk, Iowa
Description Michael foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocer and potato product and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that First in Food - where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. POSITION SUMMARY*:* Maintenance Mechanic Tech performs process and production maintenance throughout the facility. Multi craft Maintenance responsibilities includes but not be limited to equipment breakdowns, installation and startups, process improvements, preventative/precision maintenance programs and continuous improvements activities i.e. increasing machine reliability and installation of facility capital investments. *DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:* * Utilize CMMS to support the maintenance function including review, execution and documentation of scheduled/unscheduled work on a daily basis. * Experience in the installation and repair of mechanical equipment required. Diagnose and repair of all machinery and process malfunctions, must be fluent in mechanical troubleshooting. * Diagnose and repair of all mechanical power transmission equipment. Knowledge of gear boxes, mechanical drives, variable speed applications, and Servo motors. * Diagnose and repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Knowledge of cylinders, valves, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration and lubrication devices. * Diagnose, repair and overhaul process pumps, automatic control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, basic electrical AC/DC troubleshooting, and related systems. * Proficient in knowledge of bearings, pulleys, chain drives, belt drives, and lubricants standards and applications. * Experienced use of precision tools i.e. dials indicators, micrometers, calipers, and depth gauges. * Read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics, and piping diagrams. Ability to read/interpret Electrical Schematics is a plus. * Skilled in pipe fitting, soldering, rigging application and use of mechanical tools, hand tools, and power tools. * Skilled in machine shop to fabricate within specific tolerance is a plus. * 480v 3 phase knowledge required. Knowledge and practice of NFPA 70E preferred. * Experience and knowledge of personal/process control computers, programmable logic controllers (PLC), and Networking devices a plus. Allen Bradley experiences is a plus * Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety. * Adhere to all safety policies and procedures * Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products. * Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED: EDUCATION: AA in Engineering, Operations or Applicable technical knowledge or Degree/Certification from Trade School. EXPERIENCE: * Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in industrial operations, Plant operations, maintenance, utilities and/or related field. LANGUAGE SKILLS: * Good oral/written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in both one-on-one and small group situations. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: * Ability to add, subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distances. REASONING ABILITY: * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to participate analytical, planning, problem-solving, and small project management skills. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections: * Competent in using CMMS System (Preferably SAP). * Ability to communicate effectively. * Ability to work with minimal supervision. * Ability to be flexible to shift priorities in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment. * Highly effective multi-tasker; resourceful with a "get-it-done, can-do" attitude, a self-starter. * Assist in developing troubleshooting programs and job aids. * Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with all team peers and customers. * Maintain accurate records and data. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Ability to endure daily excessive walking, standing, crouching, lifting (excess of 60lbs), twisting, climbing, reaching. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Michael Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or a physical or mental disability.