Plant Maintenance Mechanic
OSI Group - Oakland, IA

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Responsible for troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of production machines and plant facilities and for the proper preventative maintenance of the plant and production equipment assigned.

  • Diagnose and repair malfunctioning production and plant equipment
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on production equipment
  • Lubricate the production equipment on a daily basis
  • Replace broken belts, bearings, motors, electrical systems on the production equipment as necessary
  • Monitor and correct the oil levels and oil condition on the production equipment on a weekly basis
  • Calibrate production equipment to ensure that all parts are running in synch
  • Build machine modifications or system improvements as requested by management
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems and controls for production equipment and throughout plant
  • Perform related duties as assigned
  • Keep area clean
Required Skills

working knowledge of mechanical inspection and repairs

demonstrated mechanical and electrical equipment maintenance abilities

experience in 3 phase electric and AC/DC control circuitry skills are essential

ability to read diagrams a plus

repair high speed packaging machinery, PLC's, welding and machine shop skills are a plus

experience in the repair of Tiromat Packaging Machinery a plus

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have own hand tools.

Required Experience

Trade School or 1-2 years year on the job training by other maintenance mechanics

3-5 years experience in the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of plant production machinery. Food processing equipment a plus.

HS diploma or GED required.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

About this company
The OSI Group is a world leader in providing quality products and custom solutions for the food industry. That's why many of the worlds'...