Lead Maintenance Mechanic-Starting $27.33/hour+benefits potential of $33.10/hr.

Lakeville, MN
Starting $27.33/hour+benefits potential of $33.10/hr.
Dec 20, 2016
Jan 19, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

TreeHouse Private Brands is a Food Manufacturer in Lakeville, MN and we currently have a day shift (6 AM to 2 PM) position in our Maintenance Department open for a Lead Maintenance Mechanic.  The starting wage is $26.33 plus a $1.00 per hour lead person pay.  This position has the potential to go to $32.10 plus a $1.00 per hour lead person pay. 

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Plant Maintenance Manager the Maintenance Lead is responsible for the accurate completion of all maintenance requirement for the Production Line to which he/she is assigned.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Promptly at the start of the shift review the work schedule, check equipment and supplies required to perform the work scheduled and prepare for operations.
  • Coordinated line calls, assign maintenance tasks, oversee, provide guidance and direction to line maintenance personnel and outside contractors according to a set schedule and in emergency and non- emergency situations.
  • Troubleshoot, rebuild, overhaul, repair, maintain, modify and install various types of electrical and production equipment, tools and machinery as required.
  • Perform all of the duties outlined in the Line Mechanics essential functions and complete performance review for Line Mechanics.
  • Read and understand blueprints, drawing and plans, order parts and supplies for repairs.
  • Complete preventative maintenance tasks, line changeovers, consult with mechanics and supervisors and utilize maintenance software to ensure an efficient flow of production.
  • Assist specialists with the repair, maintenance, rebuilding and installation of equipment and machinery in the facility.
  • Assist all Trades with repairs, replacements, adjustments, modifications to equipment, machinery, wiring, piping etc. as directed.
  • Work closely with Production Line owners and ConAgra Performance System (CPS) Experts in the development and deployment of the Daily Maintenance Systems (DMS)
  • Attend Daily Direction Setting (DDS) meetings to assist in the development of the line in all areas including Autonomous Maintenance Development (AMD).
  • Attend as scheduled additional Departmental DDS meetings
  • Review Bill of Material (BOM) for accuracy and possible cost savings
  • Ownership of Breakdown Elimination (BDE) for line
  • Conduct benefits/cost analysis for maintenance actions and Parts
  • Act as a liaison between the Line Leadership and maintenance communicating maintenance priorities
  • Coordinate the scheduling of corrective and improvement maintenance with assistance of Maintenance Planner and PM Lead
  • At end of shift, secure all equipment, perform general housekeeping duties and complete and maintain work records on computerized Maintenance system
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Must be a minimum of a Class B mechanic
  • Experience with mill and lathe                       
  • Must have 3 years of maintenance experience mechanical and electrical maintenance skills.
  • Ability to plan and follow through with daily work activities with minimal supervision
  • Previous electrical and electronics training    
  • Previous supervisory leadership training or previous leadership experience.
  • Ability to lead small projects and follow through and complete within specific timeframes
  • Must supply own basic maintenance tools.
  • Experience writing in SAP including notifications, converting notifications to work orders, writing parts and service requisitions,
  • Must complete Forklift training and obtain certification.
  • Must follow Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP).
  • Must complete Boiler training within 1 year of employment.
  • Must complete “Confined Space” training.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must complete / follow all policies and procedures in the ConAgra Foods Employee Safety Handbook
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to lead by example
  • Excellent work, safety and attendance record
  • Willingness to work various hours and/or weekends as required

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