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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Maintenance Mechanic (6AM - 6PM)

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Michael Foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food – where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.

We have the honor and responsibility of working in food – a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities…;this is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.

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POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for ensuring the proper performance of the equipment

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Troubleshooting basic electrical/mechanical problems for packaging equipment, which includes: combination scales, vertical packaging machines (VFFS), horizontal packaging machines (HFFS), fillers, case packers and case erectors, tapers, coders, and hot melt glue machines.
  • Troubleshooting basic electrical/mechanical problems with material handling equipment, which includes: conveyors, augers, pumps, blowers, and rebuilt cutting equipment.
  • Understanding the parts inventory system.
  • Troubleshooting for 3 Phrase electrical motors.
  • Wiring Motors.
  • Assisting and completing special projects.
  • Effectively communicating relevant information to fellow employees on the shift and to on-coming employees at shift change.
  • Communicating all process inefficiencies, equipment malfunctions, safety concerns and GMP issues to the Production Supervisor.
  • General cleaning of equipment and maintaining good housekeeping throughout the department per the daily sanitation checklist.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with others in a team environment.
  • Possess a basic knowledge of the processing, packaging and material handling equipment.
  • Possess a basic knowledge of the utilities in the plant and be able to maintain the equipment.
  • One (1) year experience (if applicable) in industrial electrical troubleshooting.
  • Must have a Special Engineer Boiler License (if applicable).
  • Basic knowledge of Freon refrigeration systems (if applicable), ammonia refrigeration systems (if applicable), welding and torch cutting, waste treatment equipment, which includes centrifuges, clarifiers, dewatering equipment, and pumps.
  • Knowledge of SAP software.
  • Certified Forklift and Crane Operator.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment.
  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • The noise levels in the work environment will range from moderate to loud.
  • Keywords: Mechanic, Industrial, technician, maintenance

    Qualifications

    Behaviors

    Preferred

    Team Player:Works well as a member of a group

    Functional Expert:Considered a thought leader on a subject

    Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

    Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    Leader:Inspires teammates to follow them

    Motivations

    Preferred

    Self-Starter:Inspired to perform without outside help

    Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

    Education

    Preferred

    Associates or better.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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