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Maintenance Technician

Company: Leprino Foods
Location: Greeley
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Leprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that daring vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey? Job Summary: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for installing, disassembling, repairing, and maintaining equipment. The Maintenance Technician is also responsible for the safe repair and troubleshooting of malfunctioning mechanical, electrical or instrumentation systems, the calibration of instruments, maintaining 5S standards in work areas and tool boxes, and performing mechanical, preventive and predictive maintenance. This position participates on the hazmat response team. The Greeley Team is seeking a Maintenance Technician to help us achieve our goals. We Ask Of You To: Perform mechanical duties such as pumps, valves, conveyor work, sprockets, gearboxes, etc. Calibrate all plant instrumentation in a wide variety of makes and types specifications (i.e., temperature, flow, pH, vacuum, pressure, Foxboro, Honeywell, Taylor, etc.) Work with industrial electricity (motor controls) to troubleshoot and repair electrical components and machinery including all three phase 480, 220 and other plant systems. Complete preventive maintenance work orders. Communicate effectively with co-workers, team leads, and supervisors. Follow company's good manufacturing and safety policies and procedures. Maintain housekeeping in area and maintain 5S standards. Perform cleaning duties as required. Perform work in a safe manner by following safety procedures and policies, critical safety rules, and expected standard conduct. This position is responsible and accountable to ensure product meets food safety, regulatory, and quality requirements by following the Food Safety Plan, Quality Plan, and company policies. Follow company's good manufacturing and safety policies and procedures. Maintain housekeeping in area and maintain 5S standards. Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience): Must be 18 years of age M ust be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to understand/adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), to communicate effectively with others, to complete required documentation both in wr itten and electronic form, and to troubleshoot systems utilizing the English language. Technicians must have the ability to: perform essential job functions; wear required personal protective equipment Comply with all applicable safety practices Mai ntain a clean work area Complete written reports Perform basic and intermediate mathematical calculations Enter data into and pull data from computer systems Technicians must possess considerable problem-solving ability in dealing with equipm ent or troubleshooting when supervision is not readily available for consultation Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Must be a minimum of 18 years old. Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language. Must be able to work rotating shifts, off-shifts, weekends, holidays, and required overtime to support a 24 hour/7 day operation. Must be able to work 12.5 hour scheduled shifts. Ability to repeatedly lift throughout the entire shift meeting minimal lift requirements. Ability to access elevated work areas such as climbing ladders/stairs and work at extreme heights. Ability to understand and apply standard operating procedures. Ability to wear required personal protective equipment and comply with all applicable safety practices. Ability to maintain a clean work area according to good manufacturing processes. Ability to stand, kneel, and walk for extended periods of time. Ability to work in hot, humid, and cold areas and tight spaces. Ability to use hand tools. Good communication skills to communicate with co-workers and oncoming/outgoing shifts. Skills to perform basic and intermediate mathematical calculations. Lifting Requirements: 75 lbs from Floor to 72" Daily Stair climbing Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience): At least two years experience in a similar maintenance technician role Associates or two-year degree in a maintenance related field Experience with stainless steel welding and fabrication Basic knowledge of utility equipment and operations (e.g. boiler and refrigeration equipment); Dairy/food manufacturing experience; knowledge of government and industrial regulations (e.g. PSM, OSHA, and USDA) Computer proficiency in email, internet Microsoft Office software, and computerized maintenance management systems (e.g. SAP, Maximo) Welding experience; mechanical repairs (including rebuilding of gearboxes and process equipment) experience PLC trouble shooting experience; experience with AC frequency drives and instrumentation We Offer You In Return: At Leprino Foods, starting compensation for this role typically ranges between $28.86 and $33.91 per hour. The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. Leprino could not be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our goal. Through competitive wage, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), incentives, and our annual Profit-Sharing plan - Leprino hires to retire. Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location. Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/VeteranNearest Major Market: Fort Collins Nearest Secondary Market: Greeley

Keywords: Leprino Foods, Greeley , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Greeley, Colorado

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