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2nd shift Maintenance Technician IV at Great Lakes Cheese

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Manchester, Tennessee

Job Description:

Position Description

The Maintenance Technician IV ensures maximum operating efficiency, maintenance and repair of machines and equipment in production, including electrical repairs and PLC programming.


  • Respond to production requests for immediate attention to production issues and problems.

  • Maintain production equipment.

  • Maintain records of preventative maintenance.

  • Create requisitions of equipment and supplies to maintain equipment.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrical/electronic systems and general production line equipment.

  • Identify problem areas and address with permanent solutions.

  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.

  • All GLC employees are expected to produce and promote our products and services in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school and/or commensurate experience.

  • 5 years of maintenance experience and/or training or more.

  • Proficient understanding of manufacturing processes.

  • Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.

  • Broad depth of experience and knowledge of production machinery and equipment.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve.

  • Proficient electrical knowledge/training.

  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

  • Ability to weld. (TIG, MIG and Stick)

  • Proficient knowledge of PLCs and ability to troubleshoot these systems.

  • Ability to read and understand schematics, pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic drawings.

  • Functional knowledge of robotic systems.

  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.

  • 5 years of experience in a food manufacturing environment or more.

  • Experience working with ammonia refrigeration systems / PSM.

  • SAP experience.

Working Conditions

  • Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 65-100 degrees F.

  • Hair nets, ear plugs/muffs, hardhats, and/or safety glasses may be required.

  • Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder, shoulder-to-overhead and pushing/pulling/carrying.

  • Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.

  • Product weight: up to 100 lbs.

  • Use of motor skills to safely drive tow motors or other motorized vehicles in tight quarters.