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Industrial Maintenance Technician

Location: Bluffton, IN, United States
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Shearer's Foods and Super Pufft (formerly UTZ), USA Join Forces

Shearer's Foods, the leading manufacturer of private brand and contract-manufactured salty snacks, cookies, and crackers, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Super-Pufft, USA (formerly UTZ). This acquisition aligns with Shearer's growth strategy and demonstrates our commitment to providing high-quality snacks to better serve our customers. By combining the strengths of Super-Pufft Snacks, USA, and Shearer's, we anticipate enhanced operational efficiencies, improved supply chain capabilities, and increased geographical reach.

Expanding the Bluffton, IN Team

Our Address: 705 W. Dustman Rd., Bluffton, IN 46714

We at Shearer's have plans to immediately expand production and continue to grow the team in the Bluffton facility as well as continue to service our key customers. We have the following shifts available for immediate hire:

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Shifts: Afternoons - 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Pay Rate: $22.77- $35 an hour

*Based on Skill & Experience*

Your seat at the best snacks table:

The Level II Maintenance Technician maintains the efficiency of machinery and equipment in a continuous improvement-based environment, while also creating and maintaining a safe work environment. Position is responsible for setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining production/manufacturing equipment and machinery. Inspects equipment for proper functioning and performs preventative maintenance duties per manufacturer's specifications. Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and makes repairs or adjustments as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Maintenance Technician position is accountable for the efficient installation, repair, and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
• Performs highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment
• Performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
• Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment
• Performs simple machinist duties and responsibilities
• Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair of production machines
• Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
• Diagnoses problems, replaces or repairs parts, tests and makes adjustments
• Performs regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities
• Performs a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions
• Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
• Detects faulty operations and defective material; reports those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
• Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas

Mechanical:
• Knowledgeable in specific component and system details.
• Understands system functionality and all line controls.
• Expert in routine PM inspections and parts replacement tasks.
• Assists in minor and major mechanical rebuilds.
• Capable of executing most CM WO's.
• Proficient in all aspects of CMMS: parts search, WO tasks, parts checkout, create WO's, and order parts.
• Meets CMMS KPI expectations consistently.

Electrical:
• Familiar with plant-specific electrical equipment - knows equipment locations and power sources.
• Proficient with all electrical tools and their uses.
• Conducts basic VOM troubleshooting.

Performs additional related duties as assigned.

Role Contribution Level
This position is a non-supervisory role.

What you bring to the Best Snacks Party:

Education and Work Experience
• 3 years of manufacturing experience; experience in hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills; experience with mechanical systems (e.g., gear boxes, chains, sprockets, motors, seals, bearings), product manuals (e.g., reading and applying knowledge to make repairs), troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns (pinpointing and fixing breakdowns), and reading mechanical drawings (e.g., hydraulics, pneumatics)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Interpersonal skills
• Decision-making skills
• Time management skills
• Organizational skills
• Ability to work within an integrated operating enterprise
• Ability to manage priorities and multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to perform calibrations, installation and maintenance of process and analytical instrumentation.
• Ability to work a variable schedule
• Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics
• Ability to perform mechanical work, valve replacement, conveyor bearing and chain replacement, motor/gearbox replacement, lube routes
• Knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the essential duties and responsibilities
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to walk and stand for a prolonged period of time
• Must be able to use hands, arms, and fingers to handle, feel, and reach
• Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
• Must be able to climb or balance
• Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
• Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Vision Requirements
• Close vision
• Distance vision
• Color vision
• Peripheral vision
• Depth perception
• Ability to adjust focus

Working Conditions
The Maintenance Technician position is located in a manufacturing environment, which includes:
• Exposure to high temperatures
• Fumes or airborne particles
• Moving mechanical parts and vibration
• Loud noise level

We offer a variety pack of benefits after just 30 days:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate. Paid Time Off (PTO) available after 90-days.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace.

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!

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