Maintenance Lead in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 3/4/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary: 

Responsibilities of Lead Maintenance Technician include overseeing employees, guiding and motivating them to work together and keeping safety as their highest priority while ensuring that all mechanical support is provided in service to any operational changes resulting from malfunction, breakdown, relocation, replacement or other modifications of existing mechanical systems and/or equipment.

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

Oversees maintenance team and support all aspects of the maintenance department as needed or directed

Perform emergency equipment repairs alone or with the assistance of other IMT’s

Perform preventative maintenance on plant equipment or machinery

Process product using tools and equipment provided

Follows all work safety policies and guidelines

Ensures all employees are observing proper safety policies and techniques

Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns

Adheres to all USDA and GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) product standards and guidelines

Maintains a clean and organized work area

Will be required to rotate to various functions within the processing department

Performs other duties as assigned

Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Minimum High School graduate

Computer literate; able to use Microsoft Office and Email

Capable of making decisions based on appropriate information or direction

Self-motivated, works well with minimal supervision

Follow diagrams, operation manuals and manufacturing instructions

Must be able to troubleshoot malfunctions

Complete all appropriate documentation as required by IMT system and management

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions

Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States

Must pass a background check, drug screen and pre-employment physical

Physical Requirements:

Standing (8 hours a day or more),

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more)

Reaching overhead (up to and including 25lbs)

Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery

Climbing stairs

Working with scissors or knives

Gripping, grasping and twisting using hands and wrists

Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

May work in damp and cold environment

Seasonably hot and warm environment

Work in Seasonal Outdoor conditions

Work with loud and noisy machinery

Work in dusty environment

Work with chemical or Fumes

Work around pungent odors


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