Maintenance Technician I - 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 I, Maintenance is accountable to repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to established safety, predictive and productive maintenance procedures to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities


  • Perform routine maintenance on plant equipment, building interior and exterior.

  • 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 recognizes unsafe situations, take appropriate action to ensure safety of self and others in building.

  • Assist with plant activities as required




What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Has basic skills in an analytical or scientific method or operational process

  • Works within clearly defined standard operations procedures and or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines

  • Works with close supervision

Minimum Qualifications & Skills


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required

  • 0-2 years' relevant experience required

Desired Skills/Experience


  • Knowledge of basic electrical theory.

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

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

  • Ability to work at all heights.

Working Conditions


  • Work is performed in a 24x7 Ethanol production facility.

  • This job is subject to intermittent requirements for heavy lifting, climbing, working in strained positions and in confined areas, occasionally for a prolonged period. 

  • This job is required to work out of doors in all weather conditions with frequent exposure to noise, dirt and a dusty environment. 

  • The hazards are those associated with height and working around large machinery. 

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.