Reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician’s primary responsibilities are focused on installation, preventative maintenance and repair of all plant equipment. This position troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs a wide variety of equipment including PLCs (Programmable Logic Controls), VFDs, robotics, in process measuring devices, data transmission devices, storage devices and drives. Heavy emphasis will focus upon compliance with safety standards for electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems in an automated food production facility.
Degree in related field of study or equivalent relevant education/experience;
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in the food manufacturing industry;
Ability to diagnose and repair a wide variety of equipment based on industrial process controls – PLC Programmable Logic Controls, In Process measuring devices, data transmission, storage devices and drives ;
Being familiar with mechanical drawings, fluid power schematics and operation sequences;
Strong knowledge of mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, instrumentation and control;
Ability to understand and follow various guidelines and working procedures (eg: health and safety, hygiene and sanitation);
Must have the ability to be certified on scissor lifts and forklifts;
Positive attitude and ability to communicate effectively;
Sense of resourcefulness and of initiative;
Ability to manage and organize priorities.