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Machine Repair

Company: Post Consumer Brands
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview:At Post Consumer Brands, we have more than 125 years of experience making the breakfast cereals that people love. And even after a century, we're still innovating. We are driven by our mission to Make Better Happen - and we want YOU to join our team!Brand:With names like Pebbles, Honey Bunches of Oats, Great Grains, and Malt-O-Meal in our portfolio, we've earned more spots in the top 50 best-selling brands than any other cereal company. And as the third-ranked company in the cereal category, our business is growing. That's where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen.Location Description:Post Consumer Brands in Battle Creek, Mich., the cereal capital of the U.S., is the company's largest manufacturing plant and home to about 600 team members. When you join the team here, you'll be helping to produce some of the most iconic cereal brands, including Honey Bunches of Oats cereal, PEBBLES cereal, Grape-Nuts and Honeycomb cereal. The Battle Creek plant is also unique as it is home to the original barn where C.W. Post started the Postum cereal company in 1895. The Battle Creek team has deep community roots, supporting the city's Cereal Festival, local elementary schools, and hosting several on-site volunteer events throughout the year.Responsibilities:The following description of duties and responsibilities are not inclusive of all duties to be performed by a mechanic working under this job description. The following description does not preclude others from performing duties that are the same as, or related to, these duties. The following description of duties and responsibilities does not entitle a mechanic working under this job description rights to perform any of the following duties, as work performed by the mechanic will be determined/assigned by the mechanic's immediate supervisor and/or the Engineering Dept.Equipment Maintenance - Provide the highest level of support possible to production facilities with an intent of achieving superior equipment effectiveness as related to process and process support equipment.Design and Engineering Support - Provide the highest level of support possible to engineering and design resources.Repair, adjust, maintain, and monitor machines and equipment that package productsSet up packaging line to accommodate various products, package dimensions, and production volumes.Adjusts guides, belts, conveyor speeds, drive and transfer mechanisms to required tolerances.Initiate start up.Observe line in operation.Identify trouble areas.Advise maintenance management of recurrent problems.Refer complex electrical and mechanical repairs to certified personnel.Clean and lubricate machine components to ensure fluid operation.Observe company established sanitary and safety rules at all times.Motor Control Equipment - Maintenance, removal and installation of motor control equipment in a safe, sanitary, and functional fashion.Metering and Diagnostic Equipment - Safe and appropriate usage of metering and diagnostic equipment to identify maintenance and repair issues in a timely fashion.Use sound diagnostic and trouble shooting skills.Perform the essential functions of the job.Work with cross-functional teams to develop, maintain, and adapt maintenance plansReview approved work orders entered into the CMMSEnter work orders for identified repairsCreate, maintain, and adjust preventative maintenance routinesProvide training to othersDevelop positive and productive relationships with all employeesDrive continuous improvement in all areas of responsibilityAttend RCA meetings as neededPerform all necessary daily inspections of equipment (i.e., safety, etc.)Implement and document all necessary audits and planned preventative maintenance.Assist in planning work for equipment outages.Repair normal equipment breakdowns; i.e. repair/replace drives, sprockets, chains, belts, bearings, Roll replacement, and rollers, etc.Perform rigging and installation of new or existing equipment and asset all trades.Trouble shoot equipment failures as required.Other duties as assignedQualifications:Have the ability to perform all duties with a minimum amount of supervision.Have complete knowledge of, and perform all duties in compliance with, the most current revision of plant safety, sanitation and working rules.Have complete knowledge of appropriate application and utilization of personal protective equipment specific to the trade.Have complete knowledge of appropriate application, utilization and care of equipment and/or tools used in the trade.Have solid knowledge of, and proficiency in mathematical functions used in the trade.Use interpersonal skills to interact and work with others across the organization and in cross-functional teams.Have a strong knowledge of current technology, and desire to expand upon that knowledge as related to mechanical trades.Willingness to participate in, or facilitate, trade related training as directed.Successful completion of High School education program or equivalent state certification.Successful Journeyman Mechanical Apprenticeship or > 8000 hours documented in the mechanical field.Must be able to pass relevant/required written, oral or hands-on training, peer review and the like (If required).Have an understanding of the packaging, process and its appropriate application.Have an understanding of Computer Systems operating on a window platform.Have sufficient understanding of equipment operating at 600V and below to facilitate the maintenance and installation of such equipment.Read drawings and schematics using orthographic, isometric, and sectional views, and interpreting schematic, process flow and logic diagrams, to ensure that installation, operation, and maintenance are conducted in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with company policies and manufacturer's recommendations.

Keywords: Post Consumer Brands, Battle Creek , Machine Repair, Other , Battle Creek, Michigan

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