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Darling Ingredients, Inc. Maintenance Lead in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11635104

Job Summary

The Maintenance Worker Lead position performs maintenance as well as manages a team that performs preventive and corrective maintenance.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

+ Completes preventive maintenance program independently as assigned.

+ Assists & Leads maintenance personnel on special fabrication or construction projects; may perform corrective maintenance on plant and equipment.

+ Supervises daily greasing and oiling of plant equipment and painting.

+ Replaces equipment parts with little or no direction; gearbox rebuild, piping skills, replace packing, rebuild pumps.

+ Uses cutting torch, welding mild steel with stick welder, fabrication, and hydraulic repairs.

+ Rewires motors and performs basic electrical work.

+ Maintains clean, neat, and orderly work area at all times.

+ Responsible for using assigned personal protective equipment and required safety equipment; responsible for being familiar with and observing all Company safety rules and regulations.

+ Attends regularly scheduled safety meetings and may be asked to serve on Safety Committee.

+ All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

+ High School diploma or GED.

+ Previous experience of millwright & pipe fitting duties in an industrial setting a must.

+ Previous supervisor experience a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Vocational school training preferred.

+ Basic knowledge of general maintenance and equipment operations.

+ General mechanical aptitude; possess basic 480 electric skills.

+ Good math skills; add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

Physical Demands

+ Frequently required to push, pull, move or lift up to 100 lbs.

+ Frequently required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.

+ Regularly required reach with hands and arms.

+ Maybe asked to travel to other plants for construction projects.

+ May need to work nights and weekends.

Work Environment

Job functions will be carried out in a rendering facility which requires tolerance for wet and or slippery floors and high heat or cold temperatures.

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