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Maintenance Technician II - Ethanol at The Andersons Inc in Albion, Michigan

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





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Job Description:

The Andersons, Inc. - Albion, Michigan

This location, which opened in August 2006, is adjacent to The Andersons' grain elevator in Albion, Michigan. The Andersons manages the 140 million gallon dry mill fuel ethanol plant which requires 48 million bushels of corn to operate and produces 375,000 tons of distiller dried grains annually. Ethanol, E-85, corn oil and CO2 are available.

Position Overview

The Technician II, Maintenance is responsible for performing diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities


  • Install, maintain and overhaul production machines and facility equipment

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment and/or mobile equipment and vehicles, and perform scheduled maintenance repairs during service.

  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, blueprints 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. Maintain computerized preventative maintenance system

  • Maintain current and in-depth knowledge of all safety policies and standards related to position.  Work in a safe manner and recognize unsafe situations, take appropriate action to ensure safety of self and others in building.

What is expected of you and others at this level


  • Intermediate skills in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process

  • Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise

  • Works within standard operation procedures and/or scientific methods

  • Works with a moderate degree of supervision

Minimum Qualifications & Skills


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required, Associate's Degree preferred

  • 1-3 years' relevant experience required

Desired Skills/Experience


  • Knowledge of basic electrical theory, technical skills, including knowledge of how to use appropriate tools, supplies, and equipment including but not limited to voltage meters, meggers and amp meters.

  • Ability to perform basic arc, MIG and or TIG welding skills

  • Ability to install and troubleshoot AC and DC power distribution, control panels, motors, troubleshoot and adjust instrumentation on all equipment. 

  • Ability to use precise measurement tools including but not limited to laser alignment, calipers, dial indicators and vibration analysis tools.

  • Read and understand P&ID's and schematics.

  • Capable of operating scissor lift, JLG lift, fork lift, sky track, front end loader, track mobile and bobcat.

  • Pipefitting or Electrical background preferred

  • Ability to work at all heights.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not include all responsibilities and skills required of the job and may be changed at any time. All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with all safety protocols, policies, procedures and consistent with the spirit and philosophy of The Andersons' Statement of Principles.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Note: The Andersons, Inc. conducts drug, alcohol and/or medical testing of applicants and employees based on type of position. A copy of our testing policy is available by contacting the HR Department at talentacquisition@andersonsinc.com .

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.