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Russell Stover Chocolates Maintenance Lead in Iola, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12842623 As a general maintenance lead, you will be in charge of leading everyday maintenance of the plant. This could include things like preventative maintenance on machinery, electrical equipment, HVAC, plumbing, etc.; troubleshooting and problem solving on a frequent basis, and paperwork pertaining to your area. Every new hire is assigned to a specific area of the plant and are then able to specialize in that specific area. You can also expect cross functional training within the department. Additional responsibilities of a lead will include directing, training, and assisting employees as well as ensuring your specific area remains safe, efficient, and up to quality standards.

Directs, controls, monitors, assists and trains employees assigned to a specific area, line or team per Supervisors instructions.

Maintains records, delivers, inspects and performs all activities required of other members of the area, line or team.

Must be able to communicate with and delegate tasks to team members.

Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment.

Performs equipment preventive maintenance services using appropriate checklists; inspects, analyzes and diagnoses all machine and assembly component problems and defects, using diagnostic equipment as required.

Operates and maintains machinery, equipment and tools in a safe and proficient manner according to guidelines, standards and instructions.

Sets up equipment, makes adjustments, and performs maintenance activities.

Accounts for all labor, parts and operational supplies in an accurate and timely fashion.

Wears personal protective equipment as required and provided by the company; wears appropriate uniform/clothing in accordance with GMPs/company standards.

Ensures safe and proper use of tools and equipment; ensures hand tools are free of defects; maintains neat and orderly work area, including proper storage/disposal of lubricants, solvents, paint and other chemicals in accordance with OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agencies and company policy.

Create and manufacture parts and tools to support the maintenance of production equipment.

Performs clean-up activities as assigned.

Conforms to rules.

May be assigned other jobs by plant management as required.