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Maintenance Technician

Company: Experis
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Industrial Maintenance Technician plays a vital role in our milk plant operations by ensuring the continuous maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all equipment. This includes the processing, packaging, quality assurance, and warehouse machinery. Working under the guidance of the facility engineer, the Technician contributes to the smooth functioning of our facility.

Position: -Industrial Maintenance Technician
Salary: $28.00-$40.00 -per hour -
Location: Columbia MO -

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report any deviations from our Food Safety and Food Quality (HACCP & SQF) programs to the immediate supervisor.
  • Perform troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of all production-related equipment, such as processing and packaging machinery, warehouse crane-related equipment, and fork trucks.
  • Collaborate with the Facility Engineer crew to operate and maintain WWPT systems and facility equipment.
  • Rebuild pumps, gearboxes, pneumatic modules, and other assigned equipment.
  • Maintain accurate work, time, and materials records, while also managing shop parts inventories.
  • Assist in training fellow technicians and production team members, enhancing their skills and effectiveness.

    Other Required Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate and support other maintenance technicians in performing necessary repairs.
    • Maintain professionalism in all work situations, fostering a positive work environment.
    • Identify skill-set deficiencies and develop action plans to bridge the gaps.
    • Ensure tidiness and cleanliness of the shop floor, promoting a safe and organized work environment.

      Knowledge and Experience:

      • High School Diploma or equivalent.
      • Technical degree is preferred but not required.
      • One to three years of maintenance experience, ideally in fluid milk or other food processing industries.
      • Proficiency in electrical troubleshooting and repair.
      • Welding skills, particularly MIG/TIG, and fabrication experience are advantageous.
      • Ability to read and interpret manuals for equipment maintenance and repair.
      • Strong reasoning ability to solve practical problems, even in situations lacking standardization.
      • Familiarity with Preventive Maintenance (PM) and standard repair procedures for industrial equipment.
      • Proficient in reading and understanding flow, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic drawings, and performing associated repairs.
      • Self-motivated and capable of working both independently and collaboratively.

        Physical Requirements:

        • Regularly stand, sit, use hands and fingers, reach with arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl around equipment.
        • Lift up to 50 lbs, as needed.
        • Work with moving mechanical parts, with a minimal risk of electrical shock.
        • Adaptability to varying temperature conditions, including wet and/or humid environments. Noise levels may require hearing protection.
        • Comfortable working at heights, utilizing fall protection measures and operating LOTO (Lockout/Tagout) and other safety devices.
        • Availability to work nights, weekends, and provide coverage for other shifts when required.

Keywords: Experis, Columbia , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Columbia, South Carolina

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