Maintenance Technician - PLC/Electrical Knowledge (Direct Hire)
Beloit, WI US / Janesville, WI US / Juda, WI US
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Job Description
With Growth Comes Opportunity!

elite Human Capital has partnered with Grande Cheese Company to build up their maintenance team at their Juda, WI, location!  Skills we are looking for include a strength in electrical working-knowledge, exposure to PLCs, involvement with preventative maintenance, and a continuous improvement mindset.  The schedule is on a 2-2-3, rotating days schedule with the hours of 4PM-4:30AM with evening and weekend premiums.

If you are a collaborative individual who is looking to join an organization with ties to its community, please review the description as you consider this opportunity!
 
  General Maintenance
  • Lay out, assemble, and install intake and processing equipment, distribution, and supporting equipment, and all other processing equipment to update or replace existing equipment or update technology
  • Maintain and repair intake, processing equipment, distribution equipment, and supporting equipment, and all other processing equipment to keep equipment running efficiently
  • Dismantle intake, intake, processing equipment, distribution equipment, and supporting equipment, and all other processing equipment to prepare for repair or replacement or PM’s
  • Record daily time on equipment, parts dispensed, and work orders to determine replacement parts, and estimated costs of repairs using the maintenance software
  • Operate special maintenance equipment like welders, grinder, jigs, etc.
  • Read and understand electrical and mechanical prints and /or flowcharts to verify correct set up and usage
  • Request all replacement parts and /or equipment needed to keep production running efficiently
  • Install and repair electrical apparatus such as transformers, wires, etc. to set up or repair equipment
  • Install and repair pipe systems, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment to keep facility and equipment running efficiently and safely
  • Build and fabricate special mechanical parts and devices to keep equipment running properly and efficiently
  • Confer and work with outside vendors for facility and/or equipment repair
Preventative Maintenance
 
  • Repair and maintain physical structure to keep facility and area looking neat and clean
  • Write and monitor guide on equipment such as SOP, PM schedule, and training procedures to keep equipment running properly and efficiently using Microsoft programs
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearing, gears, and other parts to extend life of equipment
 Trouble Shooting, Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement
 
  • Troubleshoot intake, processing equipment, distribution equipment, and supporting equipment, and all other processing equipment to reduce defects and keep equipment running efficiently
  • Analyze source(s) of problems to determine root cause of problem and diagnose repeat breakdowns or malfunctions
  • Confer with plant and quality management, and Associates to help diagnose problems with production and/or quality
  • Monitor all areas of operations and make suggestions to reduce costs
  • Assist and coordinate special projects to reduce costs, ensure safety, and enhance quality
  • Responsible for requesting items necessary for implementation of assigned projects

Education

  • One year post high school education from a technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience

  • Minimum of  six months  related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Skills Requirements

  • Good math skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office and CMMS
  • Good electrical concepts (proper use of test equipment; schematic symbol & diagram comprehension, wiring, etc.)
  • Good mechanical knowledge (machine guarding, drive belt installation & alignment, seal replacements, etc.)
  • Good pneumatic & hydraulic knowledge (replace and repair; check valves; filter assembly, etc.)

 

Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
36-42
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
4:00PM-4:30AM
Salary and Benefits
The base pay is based on experience with an evening shift premium to factor in; will be discussed. In addition to health, vision, and dental coverage other benefits would include 401k with profit sharing plan, wellness center access, attendance recognition program, tuition reimbursement, community service dues reimbursement, and other Associate programs.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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