• Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-IN-Washington
    Posted Date 8 months ago(11/16/2017 1:40 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Manufacturing and Operations
  • Overview


    • Keeps maintenance areas clean and orderly, follows all company procedures and safety policies. Maintains a safe environment for plant personnel.
    • Keeps all areas of the plant where maintenance is in progress clean and orderly to aid in the prevention of accidents.
    • Maintains maintenance equipment and tools in safe working order.
    • Follows lockout/tagout, confined spaces, hot work permits and related safety policies.



    • Maintain production equipment in safe, optimal operating condition to help ensure the protection of all
    •      plant employees and visitors.
    • Meets or exceeds the company’s safety goals, standards and policies. Fully supports, instills, and reinforces corporate Health, Safety, and Environmental policies / procedures and relevant documentation at the facility

     Conduct continuous monitoring of production and process equipment for proper operation.

    • Perform preventive maintenance and repair of production equipment from blueprints, technical
    •      manuals, or vendor specifications.
    • Recognize and perform machine adjustments to the various manufacturing machine systems
    • Determining corrective actions based on operational and trouble messages provided by Programmable
    •      Logic Controls (PLC) Display Monitors or other similar display panels.
    • Assisting with installation, testing, and validation of new production equipment.
    • Understands, follows, and maintains proper records for Process Safety Management procedures and
    •      requirements.
    • Conduct continuous monitoring of process and production equipment for proper operation.
    • Actively demonstrates identified lead person skill sets in daily operational duties, in addition

    Ensures customer product delivery requirements and pertinent documentation and reporting requirements are satisfactorily being efficiently met. Coordinates production and maintenance tasks within facility work group without interruption of customer product deliveries

    • Participate in and oversee equipment changeovers as necessary.
    • Notify management of any potential equipment issues or other noted abnormalities.
    • Maintain organization of Maintenance Repair Area and any other area where repair work is in progress.
    • Assist coworkers with production or other tasks as requested.
    • Makes certain shift coverage for facility operating requirements are satisfied including:
      • Implementing work schedules of Production Technicians
      • Fills in for vacations and emergency shift relief coverage as situations warrant
      • Shares “On-call” responsibilities with Facility Manager as needed
    • Assists and works closely with Facility Manager with daily facility needs including:
    • Administrative function responsibilities as delegated by Facility Manager
    • Facility record keeping and documentation
    • Innovations and improvement projects
    • On-site contractors Policies and Procedures
    • Customer relations as applicable
    • Facility cost control, tracking, and utilization of National Purchasing Agreements
    • Acts and assumes key responsibilities of Facility Manager during his/her absence


    • High School Diploma or GED required and a 2-year technical degree or related certifications or
    •      training.
    • Minimum of 4 year of maintenance experience within manufacturing environment
    • Experience with hydraulics, screw compressors, pneumatics, and basic troubleshooting PLCs
    • Experience with large ammonia refrigeration systems would be a plus
    • Must be able to lift 60 pounds, climb stairs and ladders, and work in tight spaces in and around
    •      machinery.   
    • Must pass pre-employment drug screen, employment history verification, and records check.
    • Must pass Grain Processing Corporation background and annual drug screening.
    • A Maintenance Skill Level Exam will be administered to determine pay level.


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