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Maintenance Technician 1 - 1st Shift

Req. ID 31081
Primary Location: 

Dallas, TX, US, 75238

Secondary Location:  Dallas

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs preventative and repair maintenance on production equipment, heating and cooling systems, ingredient handling systems, and plumbing systems; also office and plant facilities.
  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Records preventative maintenance tasks and work orders in timely manner.
  • Troubleshoots various areas in the plant, including Production, Compressor Room, Boiler Room  and grounds through regular inspection and test procedures.
  • Maintains safe and efficient use of pneumatics, air compressors, air dryer operation, small tools, grinders, and welding equipment in performance of duties.
  • Completes work orders and responds to maintenance calls on the Production Floor in timely manner.
  • Inventories spare parts and reports usage; suggests re-orders to Manager.
  • Performs basic repairs within office facility on furniture, lighting, paging system, etc.
  • Maintains neat and orderly work area; properly maintains tools.
  • Performs as back-up for unloading bulk rail cars and trucks.
  • Installing, maintaining, repairing, and overhauling production equipment.
  • Performing sanitary welding on equipment and food processing piping.
  • Installs and maintains electrical equipment/controls, circuits, and PLC.
  • Troubleshoots, identifies worn parts & rebuilds machine assemblies, pumps, meters, valves, valve actuators and other equipment.
  • Responds in a timely manner to calls at the production lines.
  • Participation in facility maintenance and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Safe handling and use of various chemicals with strict adherence to hazardous communication and MSDS requirements.
  • Follows all safety procedures and participate in safety training. Maintain safe and efficient use of equipment, tools, and person. Reports any injury, accident or unsafe condition immediately to supervisor.
  • Supports product safety, quality and legality
  • Complies with GMPs.
  • Participates in TPM initiatives.
  • Follows all company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills/Work Experience:

  • Strong motor controls and PLC skills.
  • Ability to use a computer.   
  • Ability to train and work on various shifts.
  • Knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical & electro - mechanical systems and practical knowledge of plant electrical/mechanical systems. 
  • Strong working knowledge of automated conveyor systems.
  • Ability to analyze electro-mechanical devices, trouble shoot failures and implement repairs.



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