The Maintenance Technician is responsible for and has the authority for setting up and operating a group of machines, making necessary adjustments or minor mechanical repairs to the machines and auxiliary equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
- Responsibility and authority as outlined in the Quality Manual, Operational Procedures and all Instruction manuals.
- Functions within an ISO/Team environment effectively.
- Makes frequent quality checks on product observing it for deviation in weight, sidewall thickness, flash, poor distribution, concavity, convexity or crooked sections and making an adjustment to correct malfunctions and eliminate defects.
- Makes periodic checks of heat controls, cooling water temperatures, pressures and functioning of an extruder and hydraulic pumping units.
- Performs preventative maintenance on machines and auxiliary equipment as assigned.
- Un-jams conveyor systems.
- Observes all local and Company safety policies and procedures as well as housekeeping requirements.
- Maintains various daily production and Team reports.
- Performs screen changes as required.
- Miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
- Responsible for reporting food safety issues to personnel with authority to initiate action.
- Associate#39;s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.