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Post Holdings Inc. Maintenance Mechanic in Lawrence, Kansas

Brand: Post Consumer Brands

Categories: Operations Production

Locations: Lawrence, Kansas

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Remote Eligible: No

Req ID: 22986

Job Description

Business Unit Overview

Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings, Inc., is dedicated to providing people and their pets with delicious food choices for every taste and budget. The company’s portfolio includes beloved brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats®, PEBBLES®, Grape-Nuts® and Malt-O-Meal® cereal, and Peter Pan® peanut butter, as well as Rachael Ray® Nutrish®, Kibbles ‘n Bits® and 9Lives® dog and cat food. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. For more information about our brands, visit www.postconsumerbrands.com and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news. Brand Post Consumer Brands recently acquired several iconic pet food brands, venturing into a new market while remaining true to our purpose to provide delicious and accessible food that our consumers love. We’re always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio, and right now, we’re growing and need passionate, driven individuals with diverse perspectives to help us reach greater heights. That’s where you come in. Join a team where your voice is not only heard but valued. Make a real impact on brands enjoyed by millions of people and their pets. Location Description The Lawrence, Kansas facility is 236,000 square feet and home to about 155 hard working team members who are proud to produce iconic pet food brands like Kibbles 'n Bits®. Lawrence is a college town and the home to both the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University with Kansas State University about 85 miles away. The city is known for a thriving music and art scene and is also the home of the University of Kansas athletic teams. Responsibilities Weekend Maintenance Mechanic Starting rate: $34.75 per hour The schedule for the Weekend Maintenance Mechanic will be: Saturday - Monday with alternating Fridays 12-hour shifts, either 6am - 6pm or 6pm - 6am (shifts do NOT rotate!) Location Description The Lawrence, Kansas facility is 236,000 square feet and home to about 155 hard working team members who are proud to produce iconic pet food brands like Kibbles 'n Bits®. Lawrence is a college town and the home to both the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University with Kansas State University about 85 miles away. The city is known for a thriving music and art scene and is also the home of the University of Kansas athletic teams. Brand Description It’s an exciting time in pet food! Post Holdings, Inc. recently acquired several pet food brands from The J.M. Smucker Co. Upon closing of the acquisition, Post has created a new pet food platform within Post Consumer Brands. This role is part of the team of 1,000 employees who joined the Post family to focus on and grow these iconic pet brands. The company’s portfolio ranges from iconic brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats®, Grape-Nuts® and PEBBLES™ cereals, as well as Peter Pan® peanut butter to the top-selling Malt-O-Meal® brand of value ready-to-eat cereals and more. Our business is growing and that’s where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen. Business Unit Description Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings Inc., is focused on providing delicious food choices for every taste and budget. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. Responsibilities In the Maintenance Mechanic role, you will: Maintain and repair all plant equipment and facilities in a way that achieves customer satisfaction in support of the manufacturing of Kibbles ‘n Bits Review work orders to ensure materials are available and develop manpower and scheduling estimates. Initiate work orders when work cannot be performed immediately Perform preventative maintenance and inspection functions and take the initiative to ensure these programs are modified and updated as needed Maintain a clean, sanitary and orderly work area to ensure employee and food safety Qualifications The successful candidate (s) for this role will have the following qualifications: Possess a high school diploma or a GED Strong mechanical aptitude combined with good diagnostic skills A proven track record of consistent performance delivering safety and quality Capability to work well in a team environment and be willing to help solve problems and implement solutions Ability to comply with a strict attendance policy Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment Ability and willingness to communicate with cross functional teams Experience in food manufacturing preferred Expectations: Able to operate, perform basic physical activities: climbing, standing, bending, twisting, and moving around stairs, ladders, platforms and various equipment Able to lift objects up to 60 pounds frequently Must be able to effectively read, comprehend, interpret, record, and apply information from documents Qualified candidates may be required to complete an assessment

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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