BattleCreekRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Battle Creek jobs

Machine Repair

Company: Post Consumer Brands
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Business Unit OverviewHeadquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings, Inc., is dedicated to providing people and their pets with delicious food choices for every taste and budget. The company's portfolio includes beloved brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats--, PEBBLES--, Grape-Nuts-- and Malt-O-Meal-- cereal, and Peter Pan-- peanut butter, as well as Rachael Ray-- Nutrish--, Kibbles 'n Bits-- and 9Lives-- dog and cat food. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. For more information about our brands, visit and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news.BrandPost Consumer Brands recently acquired several iconic pet food brands, venturing into a new market while remaining true to our purpose to provide delicious and accessible food that our consumers love. We're always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio, and right now, we're growing and need passionate, driven individuals with diverse perspectives to help us reach greater heights. That's where you come in. Join a team where your voice is not only heard but valued. Make a real impact on brands enjoyed by millions of people and their pets.At Post Consumer Brands, we take pride in our longstanding legacy of making one of every five breakfast cereals families eat daily. Today, we're just as focused on our future as we expand our grocery business with different shelf-stable foods, including snacks and peanut butter. We are committed to providing accessible and delicious food for families, and we're always searching the center store for the next exciting product to add to our portfolio. As we soar to new heights, we need creative, determined individuals from all walks of life to join our team, where your unique perspective and ideas are acknowledged and valued. Be a part of a company that empowers you to make a difference that's evident on grocery store shelves and families' tables across North America.Location DescriptionPost 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***$5000*** Sign on Bonus(ask about details)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

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Michigan jobs by following @recnetMI on Twitter!

Battle Creek RSS job feeds