Maintenance Techn St Ansgar
MOM Brands 19 reviews - Saint Ansgar, IA

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Responsible for performing mechanical, electrical, and electronic plant/equipment maintenance so that production down time is minimized and efficiency is maximized. Support, implement, and maintain food safety and quality practices as required through SQF. Technician will be responsible for completing job duties in a manner that supports all plant safety, food safety, quality and environmental practices.


Essential Job Activities:

1. Troubleshoot and repair mechanical problems of all plant

equipment including mechanical drive systems and hydraulic and

pneumatic systems.

2. Troubleshoot and repair electrical problems of plant and

packaging/processing equipment such as wiring, circuits, fuses,

switches, electrical installations, transformers, motors, and AC

& DC motor drives.

3. Troubleshoot and repair electronic problems of plant and

packaging/processing equipment such as programmable controllers,

circuit boards, install electronic components, computer programming.

4. Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment, check and

replace items, and conduct equipment inspections.

5. Effectively interact with team members and management through the engagement process in support of company goals.

6. Works with the team in a manner which supports continuous improvement and change

Secondary Job Activities:

1. Provide calibration and repair support for ICV Program.

2. Provide maintenance and operator training to ensure proper

use of equipment.

3. Design and fabricate replacement parts or equipment: weld, lathe,

mill, presses, grinders, to repair equipment.

4. Keep track of parts inventory and purchase and/or request

replacement parts when necessary. Ensure parts are installed in

equipment when received.

5. Perform building maintenance and repairs including HVAC,

roofs/windows/doors, lights, and forklifts.

6. Keep all work and shop areas clean so as to avoid injury and/or

sanitation problems.

7. Use computerized maintenance system for equipment history & parts.

8. Provide input into mechanical, electrical and electronic designs

of equipment.

9. Perform any other assigned duties as assigned by management.


Education: 1-2 years vocational training in maintenance mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, machine shop, electricity, electronics and programmable computers and/or related work experience. Knowledge of production machinery operation and maintenance, electrical and refrigeration licenses.

Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in plant and production equipment maintenance including mechanical, electrical, and electronic repair.

Skills and Abilities:

Types of Equipment:

Ability to operate machine tools (lathe, mill, etc.), and power tools. Computers, electronic test equipment, multimeters. Certified to operate forklift; welding equipment - all types.

Physical Requirements:

Manual dexterity for delicate electronic work. Frequently stoop, squat, twist, reach, climb stairs while performing job duties. Ability to lift and carry 75-100 pound objects, repetitively lift and carry 20 and 50 pound objects. Ability to distinguish between sounds or vibrations for equipment repair and colors for electronic wiring work.

Mental/Motor Requirements:

Ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics; ability to troubleshoot plant and production equipment problems (mechanical, electrical and electronic); ability to effectively interact and communicate with machine operators and outside vendors; ability to work closely with other team members to share responsibilities and solve problems. Ability to troubleshoot and program programmable controllers. Ability to work alone and be self directed. Ability to operate processing and packaging equipment.

Must be able to read, write and communicate in the English language.


Working Conditions:

Work in all plant areas and outside the plant. Exposure to extreme heat and cold, humidity, fumes, gases, odors and dust. Exposure to high noise levels. Work around moving machinery that is electrically and mechanically hazardous. Also work with highly combustible or potentially explosive equipment.

Problem Solving:

1. Must identify and solve mechanical, electrical and electronic plant or equipment problems. Repairs must be performed safely, on a timely basis, and cost effectively.

2. Provide input into engineering designs, e.g. electrical or electronic systems or changes-- practicality and convenience.


Works under the supervision of the Plant Engineering Manager. Responsible for solving mechanical, electrical and electronic problems of the plant facility and production equipment in a safe, timely and cost effective manner. Responsible for maintenance during assigned times. Works rotating shifts and weekends. The Plant Engineering Manager serves as back up to the Maintenance Technicians.

MOM Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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