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Land O'Lakes Inc. Maintenance Lead - 3rd Shift-R-11676 in Melrose, Minnesota

Join Land O'Lakes, and you join boundless thinkers and doers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with some of America's favorite brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United, Vermont Creamery and KozyShack, and more.You'll be joining a team committed to e verything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the grain that animals eat to produce milk, to marketing the final product, like our many legendary products.We're looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help us meet food's toughest challenges.Maintenance Lead - 3rd ShiftThis role is at a Dairy Foods manufacturing facility for Land O'Lakes, creating dairy products that stand for real, simple goodness. We believe there's power in every drop of milk our farmers produce, and by improving production and finding innovative uses for that milk, we add a little good to people's lives.The Maintenance Lead is responsible for leading by example in the areas of Safety, Quality and Reliability/ Continuous Improvement. Lead will work closely with the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager, Maintenance Planner/Scheduler, Mechanics and key production personnel.HOURS: 3rd Shift9:00 PM - 5:30 AMHOURLY PAY RATE:$26.55 plus $1.00/hour lead pay and applicable shift differentialLand O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as wells as many other company sponsored benefits.EDUCATION:* High School Diploma or GED requiredQualifications:2 years' experience in industrial manufacturing maintenance preferredExperience with basic electrical systems, compressors, welding, ammonia systems, conveyers, gearing, hydraulics, packaging, PLC, pneumatics, preventive maintenance, and pumps.Prior diagnostic, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance experienceA minimum of 3 years of industrial experience in any of the following areas is preferred:-Hydraulics-CAD-Pneumatics-Electrical-Mechanical-General Maintenance work-Previous Leadership18 years or older.Basic computer skillsAbility to follow manufacturer's specifications and directionAbility to demonstrate knowledge in their functions and ability to troubleshoot and fix system issues is preferredSelf-reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervisionEnsures a safe working environment while performing assigned tasksCommunicates work order progress to supervisor and production operatorsCustomer focused and able to work in a collaborative teamAbility to be flexible in work performed and schedule*Primary Function:A Maintenance lead is the highest ranking, and is the most autonomous.Troubleshoot, repair and maintain plant processing equipment. Address errors that occur with machines and makes determination of repairs needed. Control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventative maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.Responds with a sense of urgency and assigns the appropriate personnel to emergency floor calls. Notifies maintenance supervisor if there is no resolution within 45 minutes.Reviews PM work performed by mechanics for correctness, completeness and sign off on WOR.Follow established LQMS roles and responsibilities. Enter work into JDE E1 system.Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests within scope of training and expertise. Document and communicate actions, irregularities, and continuing needsInitiates a tool box meeting at the beginning of each shift to review SQR issuesReviews corrective and emergency work orders produced on shift for accuracy and improvement.Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions*Secondary Function:Maintain work area, tools and shop equipment i