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Maintenance Technician

Company: Red River Commodities
Location: Fargo
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Pay : $21-26/hour, DOE + benefits, plus an additional $2.00/premium between 6pm and 6am3rd Shift: 11:00pm - 7:30am (Monday-Friday)Summary:The Maintenance Technician position will be responsible for monitoring plant operations as well as perform preventive and predictive maintenance tasks, respond to calls for service to any line in a timely manner, independently troubleshoots equipment that needs repair or that is operating at a substandard level as well as make repairs and adjustments in a timely fashion to ensure as little downtime as possible. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: May include the following however duties may be assignedAssists in monitoring and maintaining plant operations, including production and packaging equipment. Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems, and using precision measuring and testing instrumentsEnsure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on conveyor systems and production machines; troubleshoot malfunctionsIndependently troubleshoots equipment that needs repair or that is operating at a substandard levelSetup and tear down equipment; may assist with major repairs, construction, fabrication, and installation of new plant equipmentMakes repairs and adjustments in a timely fashion to ensure as little downtime as possibleMonitor all safety devices and guards for correct position and operation.Understand the safe use of each piece of equipment utilized on the production lines.Follow all safety rules and monitors employee safety practices. Monitors work area for unsafe conditions. Comply with applicable good manufacturing (GMP), safety, and quality assurance practices.Read, understand, and follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) while conforming to federal and state sanitation laws and plant standards.Wear appropriate clothing provided including smock, hairnet, beard net, gloves, protective eyewear, face shield, half face respirator. Job QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED required3 Years Industrial, Agricultural or Production/Food Processing mechanical experience recommended or experience in performing maintenance on food production equipment or on manufacturing equipment. Vocational/Technical training preferred1-year Electrical experience and/or welding experience Ability to operate a forklift and skid steerMinimum of 1 year of Mechanical, Fabricating or Welding skills as needed to repair equipmentAbility to solve practical problems and handle a variety of variables where limited standardization existsAbility to understand electrical schematicsKnowledge of 3 phase voltage and VFD'sHigh level of flexibility regarding shifts and overtime when required by the companyAttend scheduled shifts and arrive on time. Commit to extra hours when necessary to reach goals. Follow instructions and adhere to management direction.Must be able to pass a urine drug test.Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and from heights up to 30 ft. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Red River Commodities and SunButter, LLC are an AA/EOE and a drug free workplace and offers a competitive benefit package including paid vacation time, paid holidays, 401(k) with match, medical, dental and tuition reimbursement. PI200513831

Keywords: Red River Commodities, Fargo , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Fargo, North Dakota

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