Maintenance Technician Level 1 in Little Chute WI

Agropur Inc
Maintenance Technician Level 1
Job ID: 
Little Chute WI
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
For Current Agropur Employees: Please apply for this job through the Career application of your Workday Home Page.

Job Type: Regular

Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family!
The Maintenance Technician Level 1 performs routine and break down maintenance on processing and packaging equipment and is responsible for keeping the plant running and in compliance with all rules and regulations by using safe methods of equipment repair/upkeep.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Effectively communicate with crew from previous and current shifts.
  • Work closely with production Supervisors, line leaders and production crews to answer questions and receive as much information as possible to perform the work successfully.
  • Efficiently repair/replace valves and pumps (seals, steams, O rings, seats, bearings, etc.)
  • Effectively perform electrical wiring (switches, outlets, starter, motor leads, etc.).
  • Effectively perform sanitary welding and moderate pipe fitting (stainless, copper, pvc, etc.).
  • Perform utility inspections (boilers, air systems, WWTP, water systems, ammonia, HVAC, security, etc.), adjusting as needed.
  • Effectively update and install equipment.
  • Efficiently perform regular and preventative maintenance related to the plant, equipment, and grounds in compliance with standard operating procedures, good manufacturing practices, and safety policies as enforced by OSHA.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment during the packaging/production process as needed.
  • Prepare and set up machinery for scheduled production runs.
  • Work closely with production to minimize downtime while maintaining quality.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all plant area processes.
  • Accurately read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders.
  • Complete and update work orders using in-house systems. (Little Chute & Weyauwega only)

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all plant area processes.
  • Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Safety Protocol
    • Stop any observed unsafe acts and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
    • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.
    • Support safety policies and programs.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.


Education Required:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Experience Required:
  • Maintenance/repair experience or training required.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude required.

Certification/Licensure Required:
  • None

Skills Required:
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.
  • Decisions administered soundly and consistently with policies and in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
  • Able to follow written, verbal and/or diagrammatic instructions; solve practical problems; interpret verbal and written instructions; logical thinking to solve problems including abstract and concrete variables; address practical problems.
  • Able to exchange basic informational data (fill out forms/checklists, copy data from one record to another, etc.); interview to gather information; advise others on alternatives/options; read, understand and explain technical data.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, adapt to a changing environment quickly, and think independently.
  • Demonstrate functional and technical knowledge, ability to learn new skills quickly, and achieve a high level of accomplishment.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Basic math plus fractions, decimals and percentages, as well as algebraic calculations.
  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.
  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.

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