Maintenance Technician at Dean Foods

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Job Title

Maintenance TechnicianLocation

Mechanicsburg, PennsylvaniaDescription

Starting Payrate: $32.50/HR

Farmers of Americais looking for highly dependable team player to join our staff asMAINTENANCE TECHNICIANat our Mechanicsburg, PA facility.

If you are fascinated by the process of industrial food & beverage manufacturing, are committed to supporting our reputation for excellent products, then this is the place for you and we are proud to offer you access to your wages on-demand, no need to wait for pay day.

Shift: Fulltime rotating 12-hour night shift (6pm-6:30am). Work three days one week, four days the next week. Off every other weekend.

Description: Maintenance Technicians play an important role at Diary Farmers of America in ensuring that all equipment is operating effectively and efficiently.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and/or repairs to production and processing equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance of production and processing equipment as well as utility related equipment, following all safety procedures.

  • Support the installation of new equipment.

  • Set up and adjust controllers (primarily Allen-Bradley).

  • Assist machine operators with training or troubleshooting to minimize equipment downtime.

  • Ensure all repairs are documented.

  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.

  • Follow all DFA GMP's. Clean work areas upon completing a project and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality and sanitation requirements.

  • Foster teamwork consistent with our company and plant Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee; but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties may be assigned


Education and experience: High school diploma/GED or Technical School. Minimum of 3 years skilled industrial maintenance experience. Strong electrical background. Prior experience in a food or bottling manufacturing environment a plus.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Basic math skills

  • Familiar with and have working knowledge of equipment

  • Ability to interpret simple to complex blueprints and schematics.

  • Proficient in preventative maintenance, over-hauls, modification and fabrication. Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Must possess training / experience in at least two or more of the following areas:
    o PLC's and PLC programming
    o Single and three phase industrial electricity and control systems
    o AC/DC drive Systems
    o Pneumatics / hydraulics systems
    o Welding practices and techniques
    o Machining /fabricating practices and techniques
    o Industrial boiler operations
    o Water Treatment Systems
    o HVAC Systems

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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