Specialist, Maintenance at SDF Saputo Dairy Foods USA

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Murray, Kentucky





Job Description:

At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We're a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence.Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we've grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter-from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.


Job Knowledge and Tasks


  • Performs a variety of electrical functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy.

  • Installs or repairs any of a variety of electrical equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment.

  • Works from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications.

  • Locates and diagnoses, repair of electrical system or equipment, sensors, transmitters, field devices, VFD's, control devices and components.

  • Install and maintain data, Ethernet and internet, CAT5 or equivalent cabling and components.

  • Works standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment.

  • Uses a variety of electrician's hand tools and measuring and testing instruments.

  • Troubleshoots and evaluates electrical systems.

  • Working knowledge of and ability to trouble shoot HMI's, PLC's, SERVO devices, robotic automation and control systems a plus.

  • Demonstrate equipment functions and features to equipment operators.

  • Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery.

  • Complete scheduled preventative maintenance on equipment.

  • Perform new system installations, replacements, new control technology upgrades.

  • Respond to production needs as they occur on the production floor.

  • Participates in the preventive and predictive maintenance programs for any plant electrical, electronic, and instrument equipment or control system.

  • Comply with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).

  • Comply with federal, state, and local safety regulations.

  • Work professionally with co-workers and other department personnel.

  • Follow SQF, Company GMP,and 5S guidelines to produce a safe and quality product.



  • Performs Adhere to the Saputo code of ethics and actively apply the Saputo values



  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Job requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be a Kentucky State Certified electrician or have a 2 years collage Electrical degree.

  • Cannot have any safety violations in the previous 12 months.

  • Cannot be on second written warning for disciplinary reasons, disciplinary suspension in the past 12 months, or have more than (4) attendance points (internal candidates only).

  • Two or more years related experience in an industrial environment.

  • Knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC).

  • Must have the ability to multi-task.

  • Must have the ability to run conduit as directed and to the National Electric Code requirements.

  • Strong electrical background in addition to mechanical skills. Experience with computerized or automated controls and ability to readelectricschematics a plus.

  • Self-motivated detail-oriented and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Willing to work any shift, including overtime and weekends as necessary.

  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen andbackground check.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated work history.




Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in a food manufacturing environment.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle, feel, type, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl, visual acuity, talk or hear and taste or smell in a wet, cold, and/or humid environment. The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.



Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a food manufacturing environment.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and exposure to electrical equipment/systems. The noise level in the work environment is moderate and hearing protection is required in most areas of the facility. The use of a bump cap and eye protection is required.


Saputo is among the top three cheese producers in the USA and one of the largest producers of extended shelf-life and cultured dairy products. We have a diversified product portfolio with well-known retail brands, such as Friendship Dairies, Frigo Cheese, Montchevre, Stella and Treasure Cave, and a strong foodservice presence, partnering with chain restaurants and broadline distributors. Thanks to our countrywide footprint and national and international distribution networks, we're proud to bring our best to our customers and, consumers and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in the USA, please click here. (http://saputo.com/en/our-products/usa-sector)


Join the Saputo Dairy USA team to make your contributions matter every day!


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Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under law, please visit www.EEOC.gov.


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