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Maintenance Technician

Company: General Mills
Location: Joplin
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
Are you -looking to feel valued at a company? -General Mills, Inc. manufactures some of the most beloved foods in the world, including Cheerios and Lucky Charms, Nature Valley granola bars, Totino's pizza rolls, and Yoplait yogurt. Blue Buffalo became part of General Mills in 2018, so even your pets love us too. -We are looking for team members who come to the table with a shared passion for making food the world loves, to solve problems and shape General Mills for the future. As a part of our manufacturing group, you will be responsible for preventative and reactive maintenance of processing and packaging equipment and providing technical support to improve and optimize within the manufacturing operations and processes. -General Mills encourages growth for our employees; if you want to learn new things, attain and prove competency quickly, and apply technology in the manufacturing space; GMI is a great place to start. -Maintenance Technician -What your compensation will look like:Up to $27.99 per hour$25.93 per hour up to $27.99 per hour depending upon skillset and experienceShift differentialAdditional $.45 per hour for hours worked on 2nd shiftAdditional $.65 per hour for hours worked on 3rd shift15 days (120 hours) of vacation annually and 11 paid company holidaysGreat paid time off benefits401(k) matchHealth Insurance - - Includes medical, dental, vision, and lifeAND much more!What your day will look like:Creating high quality foods that are eaten EVERYDAY, NATIONWIDEUsing TECHNOLOGY in an industry-leading facilityWorking with HIGH-LEVEL operators on EXPERIENCED teams that are looking to pass down their knowledge to workers WILLING TO LEARN and get paid doing itCHALLENGING yourself to get the JOB DONE RIGHT and gain skills to take with you to your next opportunityInstalling, maintaining, repairing, and replacing industrial processing and packaging machinery, work tools and equipmentIdentifying and troubleshooting mechanical issuesProviding technical support and plant leadership for equipment troubleshooting and equipment modificationUnderstanding, initiating, and participating in Root Cause Analysis (Why, Why)Performing both uptime and down time preventative maintenanceParticipate in Continuous Improvement initiatives to increase platform performanceAssist in training new employeesWhat your schedule will look like:*Currently hiring for 8 hour - 3rd shift*8-hour shift3rd shift: 11:00 pm to 7:00 amAbility and willingness to work overtime, any shift, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and emergency eventsPlant operation is 24 hours a day, 7 days a weekWhat your growth will look like:Be a part of a team that will learn and growDevelop leadership skills, that will allow you to focus on new KNOWLEDGE and ability to adopt and implement those ideasAbility to operate within a safety cultureExpanded technical capabilitiesWhat you have to offer:Minimum of a high school education or GED2+ years in maintenance or related industry experienceBasic understanding of PLC operation, electrical components and systems troubleshooting preferredExperience in a manufacturing/production environment preferredPhysical requirements:Must be able to lift up to 50 lbsMust be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfacesAbility to climb and/or work at heights while utilizing stairs, ladders, personnel lifts, or platformsAbility to wear protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, a hard hat, a hair/beard net and gloves when requiredWilling and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environmentAbility to work in hot, cold, noisy, dusty, wet environmental working conditionsWilling to work around industrial high-speed moving machineryAbility to work with allergens that might be present in a food environmentCOVID-19 considerations:The health and safety of our employees - and the food we make - is our top priority. We were an early adopter in instituting protection measures in our plants during the pandemic and continue to implement a number of safety precautions to protect our employees.

Company Overview:
We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. -Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding -ourselves with people -who are hungry for what's next.

Keywords: General Mills, Joplin , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Joplin, Missouri

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