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Maintenance Rebuild Mechanic - Nights

$21.12 per hour

fairlife, LLC is a health and wellness dairy company that produces and markets premium-quality, value added, great tasting milk products – from farmers who share your values – crafted into real food nutrition that provides you with the vitality you need to live a fulfilled life. fairlife, LLC’s patented cold filtration process filters milk to increase natural protein and minerals and decrease lactose and sugar. fairlife, LLC, produces fairlife ultra-filtered milk, a high protein, reduced sugar great-tasting milk for the whole family, Core Power, a high protein milkshake for athletes and fitness enthusiasts, and YUP!, a delicious line of flavored milks. For more information, visit http://fairlife.com, http://www.yupmilk.com/ and http://corepower.com.

In 2012, Select Milk Producers entered a partnership with The Coca-Cola Company to form fairlife, LLC. The Coca-Cola Company is the distribution partner for the products that fairlife, LLC, creates, market and sells. fairlife, LLC owns and operates its own state-of-the-art plant in Michigan.

JOB PURPOSE:

The Maintenance Rebuild Tech will work independently rebuilding all equipment that resides in the Maintenance Department.  The equipment that has been rebuilt will then be returned to the spare parts crib as inventory.  This position requires a high level of precision, blue print reading and sourcing spare parts.  The Maintenance Rebuild Tech will directly report to the Maintenance Strategic Planner and communicate on a daily basis for updates and status on rebuilt equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for rebuilding all of the equipment on the rebuild shelf.  Diaphragm pumps, centrifugal pumps, rotary-lobe pumps, vane pumps, solenoid valves, single and dual seat valves, thinktop valves, filler grippers.
  • Responsible for functionality of equipment after the rebuild has been completed
  • Responsible for adding rebuilt equipment back to crib inventory
  • Must be able to track and document work orders with correct rebuild parts
  • Must be able to read blue prints and follow OEM guidelines on equipment repair
  • Responsible for sending our VFD’s and electrical motors for outside vendor repair
  • Must communicate with the Parts Procurement personnel for spare parts min/max quantities
  • Able to set up and operate welders, drill press, grinder, hand tools and other metal working equipment. 
  • Fabrication, innovation and modification of equipment.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The minimum requirements for education and experience are listed below. Consideration will be given   to individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Have at least 3 years’ experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics and basic electrical repair.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, schematics and drawings.
  • Ability to write detailed repair reports as well as good verbal communication.
  • Post-secondary education and/or a technical trade certificate is preferred.
  • Experience in the operation of a food beverage plant is preferred.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Expertise and proficiency with basic office computer software, and the ability to learn how to effectively use maintenance software to input work orders and research/checkout parts.

Food Safety Responsibilities:

  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required that may affect product quality or food safety.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Regular use of a variety of machines and tools is essential.  Standing for extended periods is common.  Hearing and vision within normal range is important for conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents, manuals and drawings.
  • Good math and reasoning ability is essential. Able to understand and utilize engineering drawings, operating manuals, and blueprints to conduct business.
  • Sitting/Standing/Walking: Stands, walks and sits during completion of job responsibilities.
  • Lifting/Carrying: Occasional lifting requirements as job demands.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. on an occasional basis.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Occasional pushing or pulling requirements.
  • Bending/Stooping: Occasional bending and stooping requirements.
  • Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling: Occasional kneeling or crawling requirements.
  • Twisting/Turning: Ongoing twisting or turning requirements.
  • Climbing/Balancing Climbing and balancing is required during plant inspections, and other related job requirements. Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations of 75 feet.
  • Reaching: Ongoing reaching requirements associated with job requirements.
  • Grasping/Manipulating: Grasping and manipulating of papers, objects, and equipment will be required.  Ability to keyboard for data input will be required on an ongoing basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Employee will be subject to temperatures from 34 to over 100 degrees.

The job is performed indoors on a manufacturing floor.  Exposure to loud noises, dust, dirt, sparks, oil and smoke may occur. Protective safety equipment may be required including, but not limited to,:  hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, shoes, gloves, hardhat, and safety eyewear as needed.  Activities may include extended periods of standing.

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, natural origin, gender, age, handicap or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, natural origin, gender, age, handicap or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

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