Maintenance Technician

DANONE - Dallas, TX4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $61,000 a year
Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone North America is looking for a Maintenance Technician in Dallas, TX.

General Summary:
An ideal candidate should be a multi-craft/multi-skilled technician with expertise in electrical, electrical controls, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics and fabrication
Installs, repairs, and maintain machinery, equipment, physical structures, electrical, process and utility systems by performing maintenance support duties, both planned and unplanned
Runs diagnostic tests on malfunctioning equipment and performs repairs and preventive/predictive maintenance activities in all areas of plant.

Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements (both planned and unplanned) on production, packaging and processing equipment (optimizing uptime and minimizing downtime) and utility systems (to provide continuous supply of heat, steam, cooling, electric power, gas, or air required for operations) and; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions and engineering specifications
Troubleshoots, installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers, VFD’s, wiring and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment, including basic PLC control systems
Provides related technical guidance and expertise; assisting and coaching Maintenance, Operations and QA associates on an ongoing basis
Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. Closes out work orders in MP2 CMMS, while writing technical summaries and descriptions, detailing work performed, for permanent record keeping
Complies with the following initiatives: Maintenance Excellence, Autonomous Maintenance, Management Operating System (MOS), Safe Quality Foods (SQF), 5S, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Process Safety Management (PSM)

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Associates degree in an applicable technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience is highly desirable. Must have High School diploma at a minimum.
5 years of related industrial troubleshooting, maintenance and repair experience on highly technical, precision equipment, including 3 years experience troubleshooting and repairing filling, packaging and process equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Multi-craft/multi-skilled with expertise in electrical, electrical controls, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics and fabrication
Working and practical knowledge of plant utility systems is highly desirable, (including boiler systems, ammonia refrigeration systems, compressed air systems, waste water treatment)
Working knowledge of PLC’s, VFD’s, Servo’s and plant automation systems
Previous experience with industrial controls using Allen Bradley control platforms, Motor Controls (Servo and VFD) a definite plus
Working knowledge of National, State, Local building codes, OSHA and standard industry safety rules/regulations
Ability to work various shifts

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.