Maintenance Technician in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

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    Raeford, NC
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    Greater than 15 years
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Job Description

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.


Position Summary: Provide mechanical support service in response to operational changes resulting from the malfunction, breakdown, relocation, replacement or other modification of existing mechanical systems and/or equipment. Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities: Process product using tools and equipment provided Follows all work safety policies and guidelines Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and /or safety issues/concerns Adheres to all USDA and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) product standards and guidelines Maintains a clean and organized area Performs other duties as assigned Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of equipment and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of equipment. Routine inspections of all temperature logs, ammonia detection alarms and general refrigeration operating systems Inspects systems and report abnormalities on a regular basis Maintain inventory control on parts and supplies for refrigeration systems Supervise/direct all refrigeration contractor tasks Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments Perform regular preventive maintenance on equipment and plant facilities Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas Must be able to work shifts as assigned such as weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime Perform all other duties as assigned or needed Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work in a fast paced environment Ability to troubleshoot issues that occur on the machine 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 Must be able to read and write Need to be familiar in SPC, HACCP, GMP’S SSOP’S and USDA Be familiar with ISO process and procedures Ability to read electrical and mechanical blue prints Shift flexibility is needed and willing to work on call and weekends Must wear approved safety shoes Skill with machine shop tools is preferred Ammonia refrigeration systems experience Physical Requirements: Frequent standing and walking (at least 8 hours per day) Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more) Reaching overhead Reaching below knees Ability to multitask Completing required paperwork in timely manner Perform work in a refrigerated warehouse with temperatures ranging from -20 degrees Fahrenheit to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Perform work in a non-refrigerated warehouse with temperatures that range from 40 degrees Fahrenheit to 90+ degrees Fahrenheit. Incumbent may use calculators, computers, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday Must be able to lift 50 pounds Stooping, squatting, walking, reaching, bending, twisting, lifting and reaching may be required in completion of job duties. Use repetitive motions using upper and lower extremities, mount and dismount equipment on a continual basis. Will be subject to working on mechanical and stationary working platforms in excess of 40 ft. Working Conditions/Department Description: Work in damp and cold environment as needed Work with loud and noisy machinery as needed Work in dusty environment when using spice as needed Work in congested areas as needed Work outside in all types of weather


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