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Manufacturing Technician Level 4 (Mechanical Emphasis) in Longmont CO

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The J.M. Smucker Company
Title: 
Manufacturing Technician Level 4 (Mechanical Emphasis)
Date: 
10/08/2020
Job ID: 
104082
Location: 
Longmont CO
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor
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For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker&##39;s, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin&##39; Donuts, Crisco, Caf Bustelo, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Smucker&##39;s Uncrustables, Robin Hood, and Bick&##39;s. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles &##39;n Bits, Natural Balance, and Nature&##39;s Recipe. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about our Company, visit jmsmucker.com.

TITLE Manufacturing Technician Level 4 (Mechanical Emphasis)

LOCATION Longmont, Colorado

REPORTS TO Area Leader

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the manufacture of consumer foods which comply with all food safety, quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Understands and supports company and site safety policies and performs work related activities in a safe manner. Recognizes unsafe work conditions, coaches peers, and suggests new safety standards as appropriate.
  • Performs the necessary activities to operate, maintain, and clean production equipment.
  • Understands, follows, and improves documented operational, maintenance, and sanitation standards in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) work environment.
  • Performs equipment changeovers and sanitation activities.
  • Performs preventive maintenance activities, work orders, and lubrication in a timely manner to maximize performance of plant equipment. Improves and modifies preventative maintenance activities as appropriate.
  • Inspects, troubleshoots, repairs and/or replaces complex processing and packaging equipment, including:
  • Mechanical components such as conveyor belts, bearings, motors, pulleys, shafts, gearboxes, etc.
  • Pneumatic components such as air cylinders, diverters, hoses, regulators, etc.
  • Pumps and valves
  • Utilizes drawings, prints, and instruction manuals to determine proper steps to be taken for equipment preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Coaches other team members on technical skills, machine functionality, defect identification and resolution, and equipment repair.
  • Active participation in training and qualification programs for designated line/area; participate in assessments, ensure effective training, and maintain consistent qualification standards.
  • Uses continuous improvement tools, including breakdown elimination, to eliminate losses and drive issues to root cause; documents, communicates, and implements corrective and preventative actions.
  • Serves as an owner of one or more technical, safety, or quality systems; responsible for building technician skills and providing ongoing coaching.
  • Creates documentation as needed (SOPs, Job Aids, PM Improvements, etc.).
  • Increases skills and knowledge by attending technical training sessions, participating in vendor visits and scheduled maintenance activities.
  • Uses a computer to input and maintain accurate records and data; can utilize e-mail and online training resources.
  • Maintains accurate electronic database of repair and maintenance activities, including parts usage and time tracking.
  • Facilitates effective shift passdowns with the prior/next shift to discuss safety, quality and production issues.
  • Lead projects to improve safety, quality or production results in a designated area.
  • Works as part of a team and assists fellow employees as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


SELECTION CRITERIA

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Technical degree or training is preferred

Experience

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years mechanical/maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is required
  • Previous food manufacturing experience is preferred


Other

  • Able to work a 12-hour rotating shifts and overtime as needed
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule as needed
  • Willing to travel for initial training (2 trips of 8 days each)
  • Able to read, understand, and follow documents such as safety policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and general instructions
  • Able to understand and carry out both oral and written instructions
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to give and receive feedback
  • Able to provide leadership and prioritization in designated equipment area
  • Able to set and meet goals
  • Able to prioritize and manage workload in a changing environment
  • Able to work both independently and on a team
  • Works well with support personnel to maintain high standards for safety, quality, and reliability and drive improvements
  • Able to make data driven decisions and engage others as appropriate
  • Basic mathematical, statistical, and analytical skills
  • Basic computer skills including email and Microsoft Office
  • Able to learn company specific computer systems, including maintenance enterprise system
  • Able to perform the key responsibilities outlined above in accordance with safety standards and practices
  • Physical requirements of the job include the ability to:
    • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds
    • Stand, sit, walk, enter confined spaces, push, pull, kneel, squat, and climb
    • Perform repetitive actions, reach, and feel
    • Hear, speak, and see

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