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Maintenance Technician

Company: Wellness Pet Company
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Maintenance TechnicianDepartment:MaintenanceLocation:Decatur, ARJob title: Maintenance Technician Department: Maintenance Reports to (title): Maintenance Manager Salary or Hourly: Hourly Location: Decatur, AR - Manufacturing Plant Last Updated: 5/12/22 About Wellness Pet Company The Wellness Pet Company crafts and produces premium natural pet food, treats, and dental chews. We believe that natural, premium nutrition focused on proven health outcomes is the foundation of creating a mutual wellbeing for pets and their families. As a community of people, Wellies are positively obsessed about how to win for pets and their parents. We believe in the difference we make every single day, and we know that when we work collaboratively, Wellies are unstoppable -- Not only in providing the best nutrition to pets, but in building a better tomorrow for pets, their parents, and the world. When you join Wellness Pet, you join a team whose aligned values and purpose create a unique and exciting place to work every day. Join us on our adventure to fulfill a life of wellbeing together with pets and their parents. Our Decatur manufacturing facility is committed to nutritional innovation, product quality, and safety. To ensure our product quality, we control the entire manufacturing process in Decatur, from consistent quality checks on all raw materials coming into the plant, to the shipment of our finished product to customers. Our employees take pride in the natural products we produce for the pets who depend on us. We offer our employees a positive, friendly work environment where you can grow your skills, competitive pay, and excellent benefits - Come for a walk with us today! Position Summary: The Maintenance Technician I will be responsible for the set-up, repairs, and preventative maintenance of all production and fill/finish equipment, as well as, building and grounds repair and upkeep. This position will also perform maintenance and repairs on boiler equipment. Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execute the CMMS preventive maintenance program of all equipment associated with the production and facility areas.
  • Maintain, organize, and replenish strategic inventory of spare parts.
  • Recommend and implement changes to work policies and equipment procedures.
  • Perform, recommend, and establish cost effective PM procedures to maintain and improve equipment/system functionality.
  • Help develop and review PMs and SOPs.
  • Support more senior Maintenance Technicians in larger equipment repairs.
  • Perform routine greasing and lubrication maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform equipment maintenance, grounds work and facility support.
  • Perform preventive maintenance, grounds work, and facility support.
  • Properly document all work in CMMS system.
  • Assist more senior Maintenance Technicians and outside support contractors.
  • Follow and hold others accountable for following all company Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor.Workplace Safety:
  • Completes safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to Supervisor.
  • Participates in mandatory safety trainings and adheres to all safety policies
  • Required to report all safety issues, near misses, and injuriesQuality & Food Safety:
  • Completes quality & food safety system documentation and verifies compliance to program standards. Reports deviations to Supervisor.
  • Participates in mandatory food safety and quality training program requirements
  • Preserves the integrity of the BRC system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined. Takes actions necessary to resolve food safety and quality system deficiencies
  • Required to report food safety and quality system failures and take actions necessary to preserve the BRC system.Position Requirements:
  • Experience in the follow areas is required:
  • Boiler maintenance and repair
  • Basic mechanical competency skills- knowledge of tools and their use and a general understanding of how things work mechanically.
  • Basic electrical competency skills- general understanding of how electricity works.
  • Ability to follow instructions precisely, recognize deviations and recommend corrective action.
  • Ability to troubleshoot machinery.
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS Office and other relevant electronic systems.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate using the English language.
  • Ability to work in an environment which includes frequent exposure to elements such as odor, noise, heat, cold, dust and chemicals.
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be familiar with use of hand tools.
  • Good verbal and mathematical capability at a high school level.
  • Ability to read and understand process operating procedures.Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience setting up, troubleshooting, and repairing production machines and boilers.
  • Prior experience in a production environment, preferably food or beverage manufacturing. The Wellness Pet Company is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. LI-JB1

Keywords: Wellness Pet Company, Springdale , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Decatur, Arkansas

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