Facilities Technician - 3rd Class

Campbell's Soup - Milwaukee, WI (30+ days ago)3.9

Imagine ...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

General Summary
Operate high-pressure boilers (gas) and related equipment to generate steam for power, manufacturing processes and heat. Check fuel levels, transfer equipment, steam pressure, water levels, valves, pumps, etc. to ensure proper and safe operations. Conduct boiler water analysis using standard test methods. Clean and make general repairs to boilers and other related equipment. Lead plant preventative maintenance program. Perform basic maintenance and troubleshooting for production and plant equipment to prevent and/or correct breakdowns.

Primary Responsibilities:
Operate all equipment necessary to maintain the steam and cooling supply to plant as instructed in operating procedures. Perform repair maintenance on boilers and boiler room systems including but not limited to, RTO, steam and condensate systems, or directed by the Supervisor. Perform repair maintenance on cooling and ammonia systems. Adhere to the State Boiler Operating Code & City of Milwaukee Ordinances. Adhere to the EPA section 608 guidelines.

Maintain data as specified on log sheets or computer files or described in operating procedures including rounds performed once per 8 hour shift. Lead in establishing plant preventive maintenance (PM) program and execute PM tasks of all equipment with in 2 business days (regardless of work schedule) as assigned by Maintenance Planning system or Supervisor. Ability to perform basic maintenance and troubleshooting for production and plant equipment to prevent and/or correct breakdowns. Lead in enhancing equipment by improving effectiveness of PM program by implementing one improvement a quarter.

Recommend and implement continuous improvement on equipment and systems through individual projects and involvement in at least one plant team (safety, energy, capital, etc). Maintain and update current Maintenance Planning system including: documenting of work performed, documenting corrective actions that result as part of work, correct verbage to properly account work performed as part of PM, combine, delete, or add PM’s as needed, establish spare parts list for PM’s. Perform and coordinate all lubrication of plant equipment as specified by Maintenance Planning system and work instructions. Clean and sanitize all tools as needed for maintenance or as directed by operating procedures. Keep work areas orderly at all times both in shop and on plant floor.

Assist other facilities technicians as a safety watch or other duties as assigned by lead. Communicate problems or unusual conditions with Lead. Communicate downtime, potential issues, and optimization ideas through Lead and DDS board as appropriate. Communicate in writing with the relieving technician as to the condition work and operation and any unusual circumstances.

Follow safety precautions as directed in the operating procedures, Job Safety Analysis, Material Safety Data Sheets, or as directed by the Lead. Report any safety problems in any area of the plant to Lead and/or a Safety Committee Member. Complete job duties as required in order to ensure that product is of the highest quality and integrity.

Maintain good working relationship with Management, Leads, Operators, Team Members, and other plant personal. Attend shift transition meeting. Follow all HACCP/GMP program guidelines as well as HR procedures and guidelines. Maintain cost-effective output, minimizing errors. Additional duties as assigned.

Job Complexity:
Maintain the boilers and boilers system in a safe manner as per the State Boiler Operating Code & City of Milwaukee Ordinances.
Maintain the ammonia system in a safe manner as per the EPA section 608.
Effectively work with in timelines and communicate with other departments to resolve operational issues in a timely manner.
Communicate with operational personal to develop an understanding of plant processes.
Using technical/statistical tools and instrumentation to perform work and validate conclusions.
Improve equipment maintenance to attain highest operational reliability.
Develop/determine corrective action and preventive actions.
Accurately document work performed and communicates through Maintenance Management System.
Document material consumption and update stock usage systematically.
Participate in a positive manner in Shift Meetings and Root Cause Failure Analysis meetings.

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum education required: High School Diploma/GED, hold a High Pressure Boilers License (2nd Class Facility ASOPE); Education desired: Trades training or course certification on any or all of the following: Refrigeration, Welding, Tool and Die making, Machine Tool Operation, Electricity and Controls, or similar field;
Years of relevant experience: Two years of related Industrial Maintenance experience desired.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Passing score on administered Mechanical Aptitude testing.
Position requires demonstrated knowledge and applicable experience in maintenance of a production, manufacturing or distribution fields, preferably in the food-processing environment.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Able to effectively work in a cross functional team.
Willingness to work various shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays as production needs dictate.

Working Conditions
Must be able to lift 50lbs, use personal fall protection to work elevated heights, wear a respirator, enter confined spaces, and meet multiple demands in a timely basis. Must be able to work in all weather conditions and all work shifts in addition to some seasonal overtime. Move autonomously, walking and standing for long periods, hearing, seeing, reading, and writing within a production environment in addition to wearing required personal protective equipment and good manufacturing equipment.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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