Maintenance Technician
Sargento Foods 3.916 reviews - Hilbert, WI

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For the third year in a row, as part of an independent survey, Sargento was voted as one of the top places to work in Southeastern Wisconsin. That's because, we hire good people and treat them like family.

And at Sargento you'll be in a highly visible position in a company big enough to be a national brand leader but small enough for you to feel at home and let you make an impact.

Our rewards include a competitive compensation, bonus and benefits package and generous 401(k) and profit sharing benefits. Sargento offers its employees work-life balance and a unique, values-based culture that makes us recognized as an area employer of choice. Our Wisconsin location offers great lifestyle and recreational options and convenient access to major metropolitan areas.

Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor/Maintenance Manager; this position is responsible for the repair and upkeep of assigned equipment. Also, performs all tasks involved in the maintenance, trouble shooting, predictive and preventative aspects supporting equipment.

E ssential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Maintain and promote a safe work environment taking appropriate safety measures.

Maintain a clean work environment.

Maintain the plant manufacturing equipment systems using mechanical and electrical knowledge and trouble shooting skills.

Observes and listens to mechanical devices in operation taking appropriate measures when needed to prevent failure.

Utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System for preventative maintenance and record keeping.

Utilize the predictive maintenance diagnostic tools provided, documenting and interpreting results, taking appropriate measures when needed to prevent failure.

Provide support for opposing shift, maintenance related activity or projects.

Provide shift summary of priority events daily; utilizing e-mail and or work request process.

Maintains daily log books.

Daily interaction with production group for support with setup repair items as needed.

Studying and becoming intimately familiar with equipment, control and mechanical interfacing, for repair and troubleshooting purposes.

Complete work order assignments within the given amount of time allowed.

Research and suggest improvements based on know experienced component failure or reliability.

Comprise and modify PMs to equipment based on findings during repair or preventive tasks when appropriate.

Detailed analysis and recommended repair solutions when equipment is not performing up to mechanical or electrical design expectations.

Dynamic assessment of maintenance related repair in assigned areas keeping system up to date with additional suggested procedures repairs.

Share any newly learned discoveries pertinent to repair or troubleshooting techniques that will assist team to react more efficiently and safely.

Be an active participant in open communications between all departments and shifts.

Any other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Team Leader or Manager.

Sargento is an Equal Opportunity Employer

1. High School diploma required;

2. Associate's Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in a related field preferred; or five to ten years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience;

3. Two to Three years experience with PLC and Controls preferred;

4. Previous experience in food packaging and processing a plus;

5. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, effectively work in a fast paced environment, have strong decision making skills and use good judgement;

6. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including the need for weekend overtime.

About this company
3.916 reviews
Sargento Foods Inc., based in Plymouth, Wis., is a leading manufacturer, packager and marketer of natural shredded, sliced, snack cheeses,...