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Maintenance Technician Job

DATE POSTED: May 01,2017

LOCATION: Fairbury, NE

CATEGORY : Maintenance

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2016-4472

FULL JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician

Needed - Experienced Maintenance Technician! Our Fairbury, NE location is in need of an experienced Maintenance Tech. If you have a broad background in both installation and repair/scheduled maintenance of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and welding (including welding Stainless Steel) we'd love to hear from you.

We offer a competitive wage and regular working hours!

Loveland Products, Inc. (LPI) is a manufacturer and marketer of products for agricultural and professional non-crop industries. Its product line offers a complete line of high performance input products. The LPI portfolio of seed treatments, plant nutrition, fertilizer, adjuvant and crop protection products are second to none. With net sales of nearly $1 Billion, the company has a number of powerful and trusted brands. North America represents over 94% of total sales with extensive distribution throughCrop Production Services (CPS). The organization is known to cultivate an innovative, entrepreneurial, demanding, and marketing-driven culture. In addition to the extensive North American distribution network, Loveland Products has supply agreements in place with several major distributors globally.

Loveland Products, Inc. Fairbury, NE

Job Description

Job Title:Plant Maintenance Worker Level II-III

Department:Maintenance

Reports To:Facilities and Maintenance Manager

SUMMARY

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems at Loveland’s plant by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Level I Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follows all safety policies and procedures including but not limited to LOTO, Confined Space entry, Hot Work, Skid-Steer, Man-Lifts and Forklift operation.
  • Performs daily inspection and maintenance on assigned equipment/area.
  • Performs maintenance or repairs on all formulation, packaging and other equipment as assigned without jeopardizing safety or quality.
  • Maintains clean, safe and organized work environment at all times.
  • Remains knowledgeable of chemicals/compounds at facility and in areas of responsibility.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Assists in dismantling defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Assists in the lay out, assembly, installation, and of pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment as directed.
  • Assists in the repair and maintenance of physical structure of establishment.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as pipe cutter, threader, grinder, drill, and other machines to repair equipment.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts as instructed.
  • Mechanical Capabilities: Ability to properly weld using Tig and/or GMAW set ups (both preferred), use of plasma cutter, torch.
  • Electrical Capabilities: Understanding of 120, 240 and 480VAC. Ability to correctly use and diagnose problems using Mulimeter, Megger, Amp clamp.

Additional Level II Duties and Responsibilities

  • Minimum 12 months satisfactorily performing as Maintenance Worker Level I
  • Thorough knowledge of existing plant equipment
  • Ability to self-schedule tasks to maximize efficiency
  • Ability to effectively manage work groups of three or fewer maintenance workers
  • Understand and effectively utilize the Plant PM Schedule
  • Ability to plan, prepares part takeoffs, and manages small projects
  • Ability to troubleshoot most malfunctions to ascertain probable cause

Additional Level III Duties and Responsibilities

  • Minimum 36 months satisfactorily performing as Maintenance Worker Level II or equivalent
  • Ability to schedule tasks for the Maintenance group to maximize efficiency
  • Ability to effectively manage work groups of up to and including the entire Maintenance group
  • Prepare new or modify existing PM’s for existing or new equipment
  • Ability to plan, prepares part takeoffs, and manages plant wide projects
  • Ability to troubleshoot malfunctions to ascertain probable cause, if unable to ascertain the probable cause consults with equipment suppliers directly

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); minimum 36 months satisfactorily performing as Maintenance Worker Level I, II or equivalent.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in unusual situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in unusual situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current Forklift Operator license

PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arm; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.

This job description is not to be considered all inclusive and is subject to review and change by management at any time without prior notice.


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