Feed Division Maintenance Technician

  • Agricruit
  • Waupun, WI, USA
  • Apr 14, 2024
Full-time Animal Feed, Health, & Nutrition

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in determining strategies to reduce mechanical downtime and keep product flow at maximum efficiency.
  • Learn the flow of materials being delivered to and from the feed mill.
  • Understand and learn computer systems that control various areas of the feed mill.
  • Cleaning and lubricating of parts.
  • Upgrade, innovate, and confer with other staff and feed mill management to determine when maintenance will least interfere with operations.
  • Assist in training employees on basic maintenance projects and facility improvements as requested.
  • Estimate costs of parts and supplies to be used during maintenance.
  • Ensure work is performed following safety guidelines to ensure health and well-being of employees.
  • Improve safety, efficiency, costs, and meet performance goals.
  • Maintaining overall cleanliness and proper functioning of the area, tools, and machinery.
  • Develop a full understanding, internally and externally, of the feed facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year millwright, industrial maintenance, or agricultural equipment maintenance repair experience.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical systems, metal working techniques and electrical trouble shooting.
  • Experience in computer automated production facility (preferred).
  • Good oral and written communication and planning skills.
  • Good basic math skills. Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, high noise environments.
  • Ability to twist, stoop/bend, squat and climb stairs and ladders.
  • Ability to climb legs and other equipment.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.