Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.
This position is responsible for ensuring the proper performance of the equipment.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
The primary responsibilities and duties of a Mechanic include: Troubleshooting basic electrical/mechanical problems for processing equipment, which includes: peelers, washers, cutting equipment, and cooking equipment.Troubleshooting basic electrical/mechanical problems for packaging equipment, which includes: combination scales, vertical packaging machines (VFFS), horizontal packaging machines (HFFS), fillers, case packers and case erectors, tapers, coders, and hot melt glue machines.Troubleshooting basic electrical/mechanical problems with material handling equipment, which includes: conveyors, augers, pumps, blowers, and rebuilt cutting equipment.Understanding the parts inventory system.Troubleshooting for 3 Phrase electrical motors.Wiring Motors.Assisting and completing special projects.Effectively communicating relevant information to fellow employees on the shift and to on-coming employees at shift change.Communicating all process inefficiencies, equipment malfunctions, safety concerns and GMP issues to the Production Supervisor.General cleaning of equipment and maintaining good housekeeping throughout the department per the daily sanitation checklist.Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.Perform other duties as assigned.
Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to read, write and speak English.Good communication skills.Ability to effectively work with others in a team environment.Possess a basic knowledge of the processing, packaging and material handling equipment.Possess a basic knowledge of the utilities in the plant and be able to maintain the equipment.One (1) year experience (if applicable) in industrial electrical troubleshooting.Basic knowledge of Freon refrigeration systems (if applicable), ammonia refrigeration systems (if applicable), welding and torch cutting, waste treatment equipment, which includes centrifuges, clarifiers, dewatering equipment, and pumps.Knowledge of SAP software.Certified Forklift and Crane Operator.