The 1st Shift Technician is responsible for trouble shooting and problem solving any electrical and mechanical problems as well as performing all routine and basic equipment maintenance on machines within the liquid department.
This position may require the employee to work in excess of 40 hours per week. Overtime is scheduled based upon individual job responsibilities and the needs of the department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
This job description is only a summary of typical functions. Other duties, tasks, and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Fix and repair equipment while providing technical support.
Maintain a safe working environment at all times.
Complete work assignments in a timely fashion with minimal direction.
Evaluate all machinery and provide a list of needed improvements.
Focus on machine efficiency issues and process improvements.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 3 years experience working with electrical, hydraulics, programming, and mechanical PLCs is required.
Experience in manufacturing (food plant or pharmaceutical industry) preferred.
Electrical certification is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Advance electrical and mechanical knowledge.
Knowledge and experience with GMP and safety regulations.
Good verbal & written communication skills are required.
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
Must be able to complete and pass the skills assessment.
Must be able to pass the physical and functional job screen.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Climb Ladders: Carry ladder, weighing up to 40 pounds, at least 30 feet to location of work order/PM followed by climbing up/down 3-4 ladder rungs or the equivalent of 36 rungs with bilateral upper extremity support.
FOOD SAFETY and QUALITY RESPONSIBILITIES
IMPACT ON JEL SERT SUCCESS
This job has a direct effect on department production efficiency percentages due to maintenance and ALP filling equipment.