Maintenance Technician in Tucson AZ

Faribault Foods
Maintenance Technician
Job ID: 
Tucson AZ
Not Specified
Not Specified
Job Types:
Electrician/Elec. Supervisor, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
Employment Type:
Full Time

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure continued operation, maintenance, and repairs of all Company equipment.  Perform equipment repair and maintenance and perform preventative maintenance to maximize equipment uptime.  Ensure that maintenance work performed maintains or improves product quality and production efficiency.  Maintain plant efficiency and a safe working environment.  Maintenance performance shall be consistent with company goals, business unit Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) to include safety, quality, efficiency, productivity, and customer service. 

The following is a list of duties to be performed by the Maintenance Technician.  However, the duties are in no way limited to/by the list.

  • Participate as a Team Member of the assigned Business Unit.
  • As a member of the shift Maintenance Team provide rapid response to equipment related problems to maximize equipment uptime and production efficiencies.
  • Apply maintenance troubleshooting skills in a wide variety of machine applications in response to production requirements.
  • Document equipment repairs/findings onto work orders for input into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (Maximo).
  • Perform interface and troubleshoot of Programmable Logic Controls (PLC's) and PLC controlled equipment with a Lap Top Computer and various plug-in modules.
  • Generate work orders, enter and retrieve data from the CMMS system.
  • Troubleshoot control wiring, relay logic, motor drive circuits, control system devices, photo eyes, limit switches, proximity switches, and transducers.
  • Utilize Digital Volt Meter, Mega OHM Meter and AMP probes to diagnose electrical problems.
  • Operate and calibrate automation systems in order to provide accurate information.
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM's), inspections and/or repair of equipment during shutdowns which may require weekend work and/or shift reassignment in response to production requirements.
  • Support the installation and start-up of new equipment.

High school diploma or equivalent; one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Demonstrated training and experience in electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, electronic, pneumatic and Programmable Logic Controllers preferred.  Preferred experience in those fields with an emphasis in high-speed packaging.  Demonstrated training and experience in steam/boilers, air handling systems, ammonia systems, plumbing systems, welding, and millwrighting preferable.  Working knowledge of hand and power tools.  Ability to read blue prints, diagrams and schematics. 

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