Maintenance Technician
Dean Foods

Job Info

Dairy Farmers of America is looking for highly dependable team player to join our staff as MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN at our Mechanicsburg, PA facility. If you are fascinated by the process of industrial food & beverage manufacturing and are committed to supporting our reputation for excellent products, then this is the place for you.

Shift: Fulltime rotating 12-hour shift. Night Shift.

Description: Maintenance Technicians play an important role at Diary Farmers of America in by ensuring that all equipment is operating effectively and efficiently.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and/or repairs to production and processing equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance of production and processing equipment as well as utility related equipment, following all safety procedures.
  • Support the installation of new equipment.
  • Set up and adjust controllers (primarily Allen-Bradley).
  • Assist machine operators with training or troubleshooting to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Ensure all repairs are documented.
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Follow all DFA GMP's. Clean work areas upon completing a project and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality and sanitation requirements.
  • Foster teamwork consistent with our company and plant Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee; but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties may be assigned

Education and experience: High school diploma/GED or Technical School. Minimum of 3 years skilled industrial maintenance experience. Strong electrical background. Prior experience in a food or bottling manufacturing environment a plus.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Basic math skills
  • Familiar with and have working knowledge of equipment
  • Ability to interpret simple to complex blueprints and schematics.
  • Proficient in preventative maintenance, over-hauls, modification and fabrication. Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess training / experience in at least two or more of the following areas:
    o PLC's and PLC programming
    o Single and three phase industrial electricity and control systems
    o AC/DC drive Systems
    o Pneumatics / hydraulics systems
    o Welding practices and techniques
    o Machining /fabricating practices and techniques
    o Industrial boiler operations
    o Water Treatment Systems
    o HVAC Systems
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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