• HC SS: Maintenance Mechanic (2nd & 3rd Shift)

    Job Locations US-KY-Horse Cave
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/15/2019 2:26 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1411
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    Plant Maintenance
  • Overview

    Performs all duties and responsibilities to include assists with basic mechanical and electrical duties, as required to maintain the Plant’s physical structure, grounds, machinery and equipment.

    Responsibilities

    Direct Responsibilities

    • General Mechanical Skills
    • Have proper hand tools and use them in the proper manner.
    • Know how to operate lift trucks.
    • Know how to determine and apply the proper fuels and lubricants.
    • Maintain proper sanitation of equipment.
    • Accurately maintain all required records.

    Line Operation

    • Properly set-up all production lines.
    • Convert the production lines to the various sizes.
    • Properly change glue and soap drums.
    • Know the function of micro-switches and photo-cells.
    • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.

    Facility Maintenance

    • Paint
    • Properly wire 120 and 240 volt single phase circuitry.
    • Start boiler.
    • Weld
    • Use shop equipment (drills, saws, pipe cutters, etc.).
    • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.

    Perform Other Duties as Assigned

     

    Development Responsibilities

     

    Line Operation

    • Provide maintenance support required to sustain continuous production on the Food Service line.
    • Lubricate all machinery with the proper lubricants.
    • Change drive belts, timing belts, etc., on all machinery.
    • When possible, identify problems before they result in a hazard or downtime situation.
    • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.

    Facility Maintenance

    • Take all boiler tests.
    • Maintain water towers and test water.
    • Operate air compressor and change filters and oils.
    • Change packing and gaskets in all pumps.
    • Operate roof heaters and air conditioners.
    • Identify and replace bearings and seals as required.
    • Other duties requiring similar skill levels.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED preferred.
    • Experience in an industrial environment handling sanitizing chemicals and non-toxic food products desired.
    • Training in forklift and pallet jack operation helpful.

    • Must be able to read and comprehend instruction sheets provided with cleaning chemicals; strong mechanical aptitude helpful.

    • Passing score on a written test required.

    • Ability to work cooperatively with a team.

    • Must have visual, auditory, physical and mental ability to operate equipment safely.

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Works in a manufacturing environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, sit, stand, walk, climb, crouch, lift, reach, grasp and bend while moving about the facility. Must be able to move 75 pounds a distance of 25 feet or more at various frequencies and or intervals. Must be able to stand for an 8 – 10 hour shift (sometimes longer) with regular breaks while performing repetitive tasks. May be required to work overtime and/or weekends as needed. The employee may be exposed to non-ambient temperatures, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment, and handling of hazardous sanitation chemicals. The noise level is loud in the plant. Ear protection, eye/face protection, hair/beard nets, steel-toed/slip-resistant shoes, and gloves are required as necessary in accordance with company GMP and safety standards.

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