1441-Maintenance Technician 1 in Columbia SC

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1441-Maintenance Technician 1
Job ID: 
Columbia SC
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Job Types:
Electrician/Elec. Supervisor, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

Employee Type:

Full time


SC Columbia

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

1441-Maintenance Technician 1

Job Description:

  • Stock and locate spare parts.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Perform equipment modifications and rebuilds.
  • Perform routine maintenance welding and minor fabrication.
  • Responsible for ensuring equipment is properly maintained in order to manufacture safe, legal and quality product.
  • Ensure that work areas are clean that Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP&##39;s) are full complied with.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety programs and maintain hazard free work areas.
  • Schedule and perform the following regular preventive maintenance:
  • Flour system blowers, airlocks, diverter valves and sifters
  • Change dust collector filter bags
  • Presses, dryers, accumulators and strippers
  • Die washer
  • Plant hot water system and general plumbing
  • Must be able to adjust their work schedule in order to maintain a 2-shift operation (may require overtime as operation requires).
  • Be able to effectively communicate with team members to support a self-directed work environment.
  • Use sound judgment in exercising caution to insure personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Communicate effectively across all functions to insure efficient production levels.
  • Assist in the development and improvement of PM practices as recommended by experience, equipment history and OEM specifications
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  • Team Lead


  • High School Diploma or GED required. Technical schooling or diploma preferred
  • Must demonstrate good communication skills and be able to understand and interpret equipment training manuals and drawings.
  • Must demonstrate a sense of urgency.
  • Must possess a solid mechanical aptitude combined with technical training and/or the equivalent in manufacturing experience (preferably in food manufacturing).
  • Demonstrate creative troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of the following support equipment:
  • Boilers, pumps and circulating systems
  • Air compressors and pneumatic systems
  • Pneumatic conveying theory and related systems
  • Pasta drying instrumentation
  • Understand be proficient in the operation of the following shop equipment:
  • Drill press
  • Hydraulic press
  • Milling machine
  • Lathe
  • Grinders, band saws and other related hand tools.
  • Experience in the following welding is a plus:
  • AC/DC stick, Tig, Mig, Gas Acetylene
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds unassisted; periodically lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb, kneel, crawl and work at elevation.
  • Vocal communication required to communicate with all plant personnel.
  • Distance and color vision acuity is required.
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