Industrial Maintenance Technician

Posting ID : A1068463100
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Manufacturing

Hillshire in Kansas City has several openings for an Industrial Maintenance Technician on 2nd and 3rd shift. This is a temp to hire position, convertible after 240 hours (approximately 6 weeks). Pay rate is $20/hr, and may be negotiable based on experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with corrective, preventative, and predictive maintenance of computer/PLC based equipment in an industrial setting. An Associate's Degree in Mechanical or Electronic Technology or relevant certifications are preferred. Allen-Bradley ControLogix 5000 and PanelView Plus system training is highly preferred. Please see detailed job description below and attach resume along with salary requirement with reply.

With minimal supervision provides industrial maintenance support to ensure the safe and effective operation of a state of the art, team based and highly automated meat processing/packaging facility located in Kansas City, KS. The Maintenance Technician-Production safely operates and performs a variety of maintenance activities including corrective maintenance (CM), Preventative maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance (PdM) for various Computer/PLC controlled production equipment including, but not limited to, scales, dumpers, mixers, cookers, chillers, slicers, tray formers, case formers, conveyors, robots, palletizers, pallet wrappers and ancillary compressed air, water, steam, gas, electrical, pumping and controls systems. Must be able to safely apply knowledge and troubleshooting skills to all assigned production equipment and the ability to effectively interact with all plant personnel to accomplish plant and individual goals.

Perform daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual and annual maintenance plans and activities in a safe, proper and timely manner while constantly maintaining a high level of craftsmanship. Assist in training of level 1 Maintenance Technicians.
Utilize the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to assist in the development and the execution and follow-up on maintenance activities including by not limited to inspections, calibrations, repairs and rebuilds.
Complete all required documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
Use and maintain all tools properly.
Provide corrective actions to all levels of equipment/system failures utilizing root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques.
Demonstrate ability to utilize advanced maintenance techniques and tools such as thermo-graphic, ultrasonic and vibration analysis to assess the health of production equipment and predict failure before they occur.
Repair, modification and improvement of assigned production equipment with precision maintenance techniques as necessary.
Participate on the Kansas City TPM project teams as needed.
Identify and/or corrects potentially hazardous conditions.
Ability to safely operate a forklift.
Safely perform work, including adherence to Hillshire Brands policies such as lock-out-tag-out (LOTO), hot work permit and confined space entry.
High School diploma or GED required.
Associates degree or equivalent certifications in mechanical and/or electrical field strongly preferred.
Allen-Bradley ControLogix 5000 and PanelView Plus system training is strongly preferred.
5+ years' experience operating, maintaining and improving highly automated production equipment.
Prior high speed manufacturing experience is a plus.
Solid understanding of industrial electrical/electronic systems including VFDs (Variable frequency drives), motor controls and 3 phase AC power.
CMMS experience-Maximo is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team based environment.
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word/Excel, etc.).
Solid understanding of OSHA/PSM and EPA/RMP.
Ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.
Demonstrated comprehension and troubleshooting skills relating to motor control systems, servo motors, pumping systems, 3 phase industrial electrical systems and mechanical systems.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Root Cause problem solving skills.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience maintaining and repairing computer/plc controlled production equipment.
Mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills relating to gear reducers, chain/belt drives, hydraulics, pneumatics, conveyors, heat exchangers, pumps, piping systems and vacuum pumps.
Ability to use schematics and blue prints during routine troubleshooting.
Proficient in the use of hand tools.

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