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Manufacturing Mechanical Technician

Location:
Houston, TX

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience

To apply for this position, download the application below and submit to ksplawn@sunnyskyproducts.com

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Job Description

This position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes.  The right candidate is able to work independently on a broad range of equipment and projects, work with operators to keep machines at peak efficiency, and work closely with management to achieve constantly changing goals. The position requires a strong skill set and understanding of electrical components as well as a good knowledge of filling, cappers, labeling, conveyers and packaging equipment. Beverage or food experience is preferred.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Major Job Functions

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • 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 machines, equipment and plant facilities
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions
  • 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

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must be able to troubleshoot, adjust, tear down and rebuild manufacturing equipment as required
  • Interact with production supervisors and workers to solicit information about problems and performance
  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area that promotes safety and efficiency

Ideal Requirements

  • Must have own tools
  • Must be available to work some extended hours and flexible schedule
  • Good verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to complete required documentation
  • Basic electrical skills, ability to diagnose problems, change motors, etc.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley logic a definite plus
  • Experience in beverage or food manufacturing with participation in SQF and HACCP also preferred
  • Candidate must be organized and able to take ownership of work areas in modern, clean beverage facility

Benefits

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Cafeteria Plans, 401K, Vacation, and more