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Alpha Baking Company Maintenance Mechanic - Grand Rapids in Lawrence, Kansas

779BR

Auto req ID:

779BR

Job description:

KEY RESULT AREAS: (State general nature, level and purpose of job in summary form.)

This position is responsible for performing preventive maintenance for all manufacturing operations. In addition, it provides assistance or takes on sole responsibility of machine troubleshooting and repairing problems. This position is to repair, service, and maintain the plant and plant equipment. It also ensures food safety, HACCP, SQF, and GMP program compliance.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (List each job duty or responsibility which is critical to the successful performance of the job.)

  • Respond to breakdowns and failures on the plant floor.

  • Troubleshoot and correct equipment.

  • Perform electrical, plumbing, pneumatic, and hydraulic tasks.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on plant equipment in a thorough and safe manner.

  • Exhibit good communication skills.

  • Work in team environment or independently.

  • Train production employees as well as other mechanics and be willing to be trained by other mechanics.

  • Follow all plant and corporate safety and food safety policies and procedures.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (List job duties which may be important to the performance of the job, but are not principal job functions.)

  • Work weekends or overtime with short notice on a daily basis if needed.

  • Assist other departments as needed.

  • Participate in plant audit and inspection preparation.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Title:

Maintenance Mechanic - Grand Rapids

City:

Wyoming

State/Province/Region:

Michigan

About us:

Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of breads, rolls and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains and independent grocery stores.

Required qualifications, skills and experience:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (Describe what physical demands will be placed upon the individual in terms of lifting, pushing, pulling, etc.)

  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Be able to stand for majority of shift.

  • Be able to read and write English.

  • Be able to read and understand formulas and other instructions.

  • Be able to work in high ambient temperatures.

  • Be able to perform tasks requiring standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, climbing of machinery and/or tooling.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Education :

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Experience :

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in manufacturing setting.

  • Experience with electrical, plumbing, conveyors, motors/gearboxes, and reading schematics/blue prints.

EEO statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Shift:

3rd Shift

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