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Maintenance Mechanic 6p - 6a

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Joplin
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary
The Floor Mechanic will monitor, repair and maintain the plants' production equipment as well as perform maintenance on the facility and its utilities. Including, performing preventative maintenance tasks on assigned equipment, setting up and testing equipment for startup, and inspecting, lubricating and making necessary repairs to equipment.
Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Troubleshoot, repair and maintain processing equipment both mechanical and electrical
Inspect, recognize potential problems, and take appropriate action to prevent component failure
Monitor machinery to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and identify opportunities for improvement
Collaborate within the Maintenance Planner to schedule and develop routine and preventative maintenance schedules
Assist Team Leaders and Machine Operators in efficient line start up and equipment adjustments
Perform building maintenance and repairs as needed to include carpentry, plumbing, and painting
Adhere to all company policies, procedures, GMPs, and SOPs
Work safely and promote a safe work environment
Weld and fabricate machinery when necessary
Perform other duties as assigned Temperatures throughout plant average 50 degrees. Temperatures in the cooking area can exceed 80 degrees. Required to wear hairnet, smock, boots or overshoes, ear plugs, gloves, plastic sleeves, and aprons provided by the Company. Need to comply with Food Safety: GMP's, SSOP, SOP, HACCP, SQF and Quality requirements. Employee Safety Responsibilities:
Report all injuries, unsafe conditions, unsafe acts and horseplay
Use proper lifting techniques
Use mechanical assistance (handjack, forklift, manlift)
Use personal assistance (buddy)
Use handrails
Use and wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
Position Qualifications
High school diploma or GED required. Some college coursework preferred.
Knowledge of mechanical systems and components including chains, sprockets, gears, bushings, bearings, gear boxes and other moving parts
Previous Refrigeration experience a plus
Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with coworkers, supervisors and department managers required

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Joplin , Maintenance Mechanic 6p - 6a, Professions , Joplin, Missouri

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