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Maintenance Mechanic 1

Company: Latitude 36 Foods
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

Shift: 2nd Shift

Schedule: 4:00 PM - 3:00 AM (Overtime and Weekends, as required)

Position Summary

To set up, adjust, and maintain production and quality by setting up, maintaining and supporting the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. Oversee the disassembly and reassembly of critical machine components in a safe and efficient manner. To also perform facility maintenance as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Satisfactory completion of three-year formal training program or three years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to use hand and trade tools.
  • Proficient in electrical troubleshooting and schematics.
  • Food and/or manufacturing experience is a plus.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Ability to use hand tools and trades type tools.
    • Proficiency in electrical troubleshooting and schematics.
    • Bilingual is a plus.


      • Perform critical systems operation duties, troubleshoot equipment, and process problems with the ability to resolve quickly and correctly. Expedite repair through hands-on and allocating the department's physical and personnel resources.
      • Take a lead role in supporting Operations to precisely set up, adjust and troubleshoot key new production lines as part of a successful launch of 2 new production lines.
      • Execute the installation, preventive maintenance, emergency repairs and modifications, pneumatic, electrical, electronic, and mechanical systems related to facility systems. Assist and consult other technicians on technical issues used in troubleshooting equipment.
      • Ensure GMP guidelines, safety procedures, and SOP's are followed at all times.
      • Ensure all facility/mechanical areas adhering to all housekeeping regulations.
      • Train and instruct, per SOP's and related documents, technicians in the maintenance and operation of equipment and all other job functions within assigned areas under the guidance of Maintenance management.
      • Work with the maintenance management on a day-to-day basis while being able to shift priorities at any given moment.
      • Communicate with groups outside of maintenance, such as production, and quality.
      • Complete logbooks, PM's, and work orders and ensure all entries are complete, accurate, and correct.
      • Assist maintenance management with recommendations pertaining to equipment upgrades, maintenance, enhancements, analysis of operation parameters of equipment and processes, and other requirements to support manufacturing operations.
      • Support execution of projects within facility areas and ensure that all systems maintain their validated state.
      • Support the implementation of change controls and support the investigations related to the equipment and systems. including root cause analysis investigations.
      • Responsible for completing all training requirements and maintaining 100% compliance with all assignments.
      • Responsible for maintaining work areas and performing job functions in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
      • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
      • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
      • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
      • Fabricates repair parts by using instrumentation and equipment.
      • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
      • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
      • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Analyzes mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective action.Makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
      • Other duties as assigned.

        Physical Requirements

        • The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds.
        • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.

          Additional Responsibilities

          • May oil and grease equipment in absence of oiler and greaser.
          • May operate equipment during relief periods.
          • Performs product examination and rework when line is down due to causes beyond mechanic's control.
          • High mental and visual effort required.
          • Job involves standing most of shift.
          • Willingness to work rotating shifts on continuous, seven-day cycle.
            Latitude 36 Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. We are looking for diversity in candidates for employment. We recognize that our continued success depends largely on the collective strengths of our associates.

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