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HB Specialty Foods Maintenance Technician (Electrical Experience Preferred) in Beloit, Wisconsin

Are you ready to put your mechanical skills and maintenance experience to a growing company?

Join the HB Team today!

Hourly Rate: $18/hr Benefits: Yes

Schedule: Training will be done on 1st shift, Mon ? Fri (7am-3:30pm)

  • Actual shift will be determined during the interview (2nd or 3rd Shift)

Must be flexible for special projects

Electrical experience preferred

The Maintenance Technician position is responsible for a variety of different maintenance duties. They will be responsible for ensuring that production stays in operation by maintaining machinery, buildings, and mechanical equipment. The Maintenance Tech reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized working environment

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production dryers and large capacity horizontal blenders.

  • Read and follow diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, manufacturer?s instructions, and troubleshoot issues.

  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation and provide timely solutions and prevent down time.

  • Use a variety of power and hand tools to dismantle, examine, and repair defective equipment.

  • Control downtime by communicating with production managers to schedule preventative maintenance on machinery and equipment when not in use.

  • Assist in fabrication and repair while utilizing shop equipment and tools

  • Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies by checking inventory stock and notifying maintenance Manager of items needed.

  • Maintain detailed log of work completed and follow-up on work orders. Must record time, type of work completed, etc.

  • Follow all safety procedures and follow Lock-Out Tag-Out procedures to isolate and de-energize equipment prior to attempting repairs or maintenance.

  • Contribute to team effort in maintaining multiple production lines while keeping open communication and prioritizing needs based on production demands.

  • Complete all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be hard working and able to work in a fast-paced, goal oriented environment

  • Must be punctual and self-motivated

  • Ability to work individually and with a team

  • Must be able to perform physical requirements of the position including walking, standing, stooping and climbing

  • Must be able to work at heights above 30 ft. on a scissor lift or similar equipment

  • Must show basic understanding of power and hand tools

  • Must demonstrate basic knowledge of mechanics, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and pneumatics.

  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds without restriction, using proper safety methods

  • Must have excellent communication skills

  • Computer literacy required; must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and the Internet

  • Demonstrated ability in basic mathematics

  • Must be extremely detail oriented

  • Must be able to work in a facility that handles allergens including wheat, nuts, soy, egg and milk.

  • Ability to work in open environments, exposed to pungent odors and varying climates.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 2+ years prior experience in a mechanical or maintenance related job preferred

  • 2+ years prior experience using power and hand tools preferred

  • 2+ years prior experience working in a food manufacturing environment preferred

HB Specialty Foods Benefits Package for Hourly Team Members:

  • Medical PPO Insurance

  • Dental and Vision Insurance

  • HSA and FSA options

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • 80 Vacation Hours Annually

  • 40 Sick Time Hours Front loaded

  • 9 Paid Holidays

HB Specialty Foods offers its employees several benefits such as: health, dental and vision insurance; 401(k); Tuition Reimbursement

HB Specialty Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.

HB Specialty Foods is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. HB Specialty Foods will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at 208-606-7238.

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