Welch's
  • Plant Operations - Westfield, NY
  • Westfield, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Maintenance TechNICIAN Position Overview:
As a maintenance technician, the candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and reliability of food and beverage processing equipment, packaging equipment, utility equipment, forklifts, and all other parts of the facility.  This position has the opportunity to advance within the maintenance department at different levels ranging from Maintenance Trainee up to a Maintenance Technician I based on progression by showing competencies in different job skills and areas.  Shift is granted on seniority and preference.
Job Responsibilities:
 Support processing equipment, utility equipment (steam, boilers systems, compressed air, ammonia refrigeration system, etc), grounds, or seasonal equipment as assigned
 Perform routine preventative maintenance and inspections of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and control systems components.
 Install, service, and repair piping components such as valves, traps, strainers and filters, checks, pressure regulating valves, gauges, and meters.
 Troubleshoot and make effective repairs and adjustments to both electronic & pneumatic instrumentation, pumps, motors, gearboxes, etc.
 Align and adjust critical equipment such as air compressors, motors, pumps couplings, etc. where misalignment, vibration and high speed are important factors. 
 Read and interpret electrical wiring diagrams and install conduit, wiring, control panels and motor control centers.
 Train other mechanics in the proper set-up, adjustment, and maintenance of equipment and supervise the trainee in performing these tasks
 Carries out maintenance tasks within established GMP's and sanitation procedures, and applicable government regulations.
 Utilize computers for email communication, CMMS maintenance management software, Oracle ordering, navigating vendor sites, and more.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:
 Strong skillset in industrial electricity or PLCs and controls.  OR strong skillset in Motor Starters, Motor Controls, Motor Power and the wiring, troubleshooting and other activities in support of this.
 Demonstrated ability to work safely on and around complex, highly automated machinery in a non-temperature regulated environment.
 Strong troubleshooting, verbal and written communication skills.
 Cross-functional skills in some of the key skill areas such as Electrical, PLC, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Motors, and mechanical systems.
 Able to work all shifts in a 24x7 operation
 Minimum Qualifications
 Minimum of 2 years related, applicable experience with electro/mechanical machine maintenance and repair.
 A 2-year Degree from a Technical School in the areas of Industrial Electricity, Industrial Maintenance, mechatronics, PLC controls or similar study areas preferred.
 A history of self-driven continuous improvement,

 

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