Maintenance Mechanic in Minster OH

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Danone North America
Maintenance Mechanic
Job ID: 
Minster OH
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor

About the job

At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people&##39;s lives. Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic. And as the largest Certified B Corporation in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet.

With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits (including paid parental bonding leave), and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food.

Since 1968, our Minster production facility has proudly manufactured fresh yogurt. Please apply if you are interested in a progressive career in a manufacturing environment producing the high-quality products you and your family have grown to love.

Seeking a Maintenance Mechanic / First Responder on night shift (5:45PM - 6:00AM) for all emergency and unplanned breakdowns associated with production lines.

Specific Job Duties & Tasks:

  • Consistently communicate service actions and equipment issues with operators, maintenance, and all corresponding departments (e.g., scheduling, processing, packaging, distribution)
  • Follow safety protocols and utilization documents (e.g., safety manuals, manufacturer instructions, diagrams, etc.)
  • Perform CILT (i.e., clean, inspect, lubricate, tighten) quality checks on production lines to ensure machinery is properly functioning
  • Prevent safety hazards and service requests via proper supervision, observation, and quality checks
  • Ask questions regarding equipment failure in order to properly diagnose issues
  • Monitor several production lines or utilities systems (if working in utilities) simultaneously
  • Evaluate, test and maintain electrical wiring
  • Troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning equipment
  • Efficiently assemble/disassemble machinery when necessary
  • Install specialized equipment, devices, or parts for repairs
  • Receive daily reports to verify the status of production lines
  • Receive work orders via computer systems or phone
  • Document resolutions to equipment failure for future reference
  • Remove defective machinery/equipment with industrial trucks (e.g., forklifts, etc.)
  • Annually attend in-house trainings (e.g., forklift, automation, welding, ladder, lock-out/tag-out, and safety)
  • Cleaning and sanitation tasks (e.g., part lubrication and cleaning, general housekeeping, etc.)

About you

Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge
    • Mechanically and technically inclined
    • Computer literacy and automation mechanics
    • Dairy processing experience (preferred)
    • Experience with continuous improvement
      • Total Preventative Maintenance (preferred)
  • Skills
    • Properly utilizes equipment (e.g. power tools, phones, wrenches, screw drivers, cutting blades, tape measure, etc.)
    • Exceptional verbal/written communication skills
    • Meticulous work ethic and keen awareness to detail
    • Effective problem-solving skills
    • Prioritizes responsibilities and tasks
    • Meets deadlines in timely fashion
    • Proficiency in data entry
  • Abilities
    • Open to team-collaboration, building relationships, and sharing of knowledge/ideas
    • Awareness of surroundings and anticipation of potential hazards/issues
    • Adequate vision, hearing, and hand-eye coordination
    • Excellent accuracy and precision during work functions
    • Stress tolerance during high-volume situations
    • Proactivity, foresight, and quick thinker/respondent
    • Demonstrates comfort in a highspeed environment
    • Multi-tasking, adaptability, and flexibility
    • Welcomes constructive criticism
    • Patience for uncertainty
    • Desire for new challenges
    • Sound memorization skills
    • Conceptualization skills


  • Minimum Requirement: High school diploma, G.E.D., or some educational equivalent
  • Advanced Education (e.g., Bachelors, Associates, or Technical Degree) or professional licenses/certificates (preferred)
    • Recertification is an essential requirement

About us

Danone North America doesn&##39;t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We&##39;re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

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