Maintenance Technician

  • US$60000 - US$70000 per annum
  • Massachusetts
  • Food & Beverage

You will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of all equipment, with a focus on product quality, employee safety, and food safety standards, while also meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements.

Your areas of responsibility include:

  • Overseeing production lines
  • Managing prep areas
  • Handling dry and finish goods storage
  • Monitoring chillers
  • Maintaining kitchen ventilation
  • Ensuring the functionality of fire and safety systems
  • Taking care of buildings and grounds
  • Managing CIP (Clean in Place) processes
  • Handling bulk chemicals

Here are some additional duties you'll be performing:

  • Supporting the adherence to the production schedule developed by the Master Scheduler, which involves optimizing customer service and production efficiency by maintaining equipment and minimizing downtime.
  • Operating equipment safely, strictly following OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) guidelines.
  • Completing scheduled Preventative Maintenance Tasks.
  • Keeping meticulous equipment records and conducting regular inspections.
  • Troubleshooting and addressing malfunctions in equipment.
  • Keeping areas like the Maintenance Shop, Electrical Room, Parts Room, and Production Floor clean and organized in relation to maintenance.
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly personal appearance.
  • Installing new equipment and relocating existing equipment as needed.
  • Planning your work meticulously by organizing the job site, specifying OEM parts, communicating plans to affected personnel, and staging the necessary tools.
  • Facilitating effective communication between the maintenance and operations teams, ensuring the operations team is well-informed about maintenance-related issues affecting production.
  • Ensuring that Employee Job Safety Accountabilities are met and promptly reporting compliance issues to the appropriate individuals.
  • Collaborating with QA (Quality Assurance), Safety, and others as necessary to execute action plans related to health and safety compliance.
  • Assisting in completing A3 investigations.
  • Conducting lubrication rounds in accordance with OEM guidelines.
  • Carrying out any other maintenance tasks assigned to you.

Required Qualifications, Education, and Skills:

  • You must have the ability to obtain Full-face respirator certification.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System), and Control Systems is necessary.
  • You should be capable of reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical plans.
  • The ability to obtain forklift, scissor lift, and boom lift certification is required.
  • Ideally, you should have at least 2 years of manufacturing experience, with a preference for food manufacturing experience. Alternatively, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Preferred Specialized Skills:

  • If you possessthesespecialized skills, it's a plus:
    • Sanitary welding (Tig)
    • Vibrational Analysis
    • PLC/Control experience
    • Fabrication experience
    • Equipment Center lining

Chris Baldwin Principal Consultant - Consumer
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