Maintenance Process Technician - Facilities
Under general direction, performs skilled maintenance and repair services of facility systems such as mechanical, electrical, and building systems. Duties may increase in scope as the employee becomes more skilled, but the primary emphasis is the performance of a variety of maintenance tasks rather than a high degree of skill in any particular trade.
Essential Job Duties
• Directs team members on assigned shift in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, plumbing, HVAC, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, and facilities.
• Assists in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery, equipment, and facilities. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists in solving work problems. Handles unusual or difficult inquiries/situations through direct personal action or refers to appropriate individual.
• Schedules and assigns responsibilities for preventive maintenance on assigned shift, working within established deadlines and objectives, production schedules, and budgets. Oversees, or participates in, PM, reviews work for compliance of machinery conformance to production and safety specifications.
• Schedules and assigns work for projects assigned to shift team.
• Interacts and confers with supervisors and management to coordinate shift activities, resolve machinery issues, and meet production goals. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
• Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies. Researches and requests order of parts. Plans requisitions within budget controls.
• Prepares reports for work orders, PM, costs, etc. Maintains time and maintenance records.
• Does repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools and equipment to ensure continuous production operations.
• Fabricates or modifies machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products.
• Performs maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, steam, electric power, gas, or air required for operations.
• Performs assigned preventative maintenances tasks.
• Keeps maintenance and production supervisors up-to-date at all times.
• Answers all radio calls pertaining to maintenance mechanics.
• Never leaves a repair or problem on the line without being properly relieved by an oncoming mechanic.
• Must maintain a clean work area, tools and equipment.
• Must be able to communicate/interact with all levels of employees in a professional manner.
• Must comply with all GMP’s and safety rules and regulations.
• Ability to work with and train others….i.e., machine operators and other mechanics
• Asks for assistance when needed to resolve a problem; never allows downtime to occur because of uncertainty.
• Works with little supervision.
• All other duties as assigned.
Scope of Responsibility
Somewhat independent; work frequently done independently by following standard practices and procedures while occasionally having work checked.
This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities, but is responsible to act in a ‘lead” role.
Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the Snyder's-Lance policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Requires attention to detail, mechanical ability and ability to multi-task. Must be able to make good decisions under pressure.
Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, synthesizing complex or diverse information. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, varying writing style to meet needs and or speaking clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Ability to manage project team and communicate changes and progress.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Develops and coordinates projects, project plans, and completes projects on time and within budget.
Computer Skills: Knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, and Internet software.
Must be fluent in English; Spanish helpful but not required. Must have excellent communication skills.
Must have basic mathematical skills.
Machines, Tools, or Equipment Used
Forklifts – continuously
Robots - occasionally
Education and Experience
Position typically requires a high school education or equivalent, and 4+ years of experience in maintenance mechanics.
Professional Licenses or Certifications
Mechanical, electrical certifications/licenses preferred but not necessary.
Adverse Working Conditions
Subject to indoor facility and outdoor weather conditions, dust, noise, heat/cold.
Snyder’s-Lance is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled