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Industrial Maintenance Technician -NIGHT SHIFT (6:00 pm - 6:00 am Continental Shift)

USA - Donuts - Lebanon, TN
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Job Description

Maplehurst Bakeries is headquartered in Brownsburg, Indiana - home of the industry’s premier, high-tech, frozen Donut manufacturing facility. Maplehurst operates state of the art facilities in Indiana, Georgia, Missouri, Nebraska and Washington State while serving the Industry with a World Class frozen Distribution Network. Our key product offering includes: Cakes, Donuts, Cookies, Bagels, Rolls, Breads, Pies, Danish, Cinnamon Rolls, and Crackers.

Position Summary:

Service and maintain all plant equipment in a timely and efficient manner.  Provide technical support to production operators throughout the plant. 

Typical tasks performed: Completes work from blueprints, drawings, other written specifications and/or oral instructions.  Selects materials, equipment and tools to be used.  Uses hand and/or portable power tools.  Sets up and operates a limited range of shop equipment and machines of each trade, working to close tolerances and uses appropriate standard and specialized measuring and testing instruments.  May be required to perform "other tasks" as necessary. 


Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:


Must exceed all pack tech Qualifications

Minor Electrical Troubleshooting

Attend IPM 10 Minute Meetings

Write Work Orders on Issues discussed in IPM 10 Minute Meetings

Follow and adhere to Lock – Out  / Tag – Out procedures at all times.

Everyone must answer calls

Assist at all times with keeping the plant running as smooth as possible while working on maintenance projects and performing PM task

Recognizes waste and recommends initiatives for elimination or reduction

Clean maintenance department work areas

Preventive Maintenance on equipment scheduled through PMC

Writing special or new Part Request.

Repair of equipment scheduled through PMC

Familiarization with searching parts in the PMC system.

Must be able to write and make statues changes to Work Orders in the system.

Must know how to issue parts out of inventory.

Must insure the parts used are issued to the equipment in which they were used.

Minor Electrical Troubleshooting.

Must ensure safe work practices at all times.

Maintain proper documentations of plant equipment

Must comply with GMP and Food Safety Requirements according to company policy


Skills & Requirements

Perform work with some or little supervision in the skilled trades listed below:

  • Electrical Work – Maintains electrical lines, circuits, systems, and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment.
  • Pipefitting - Modifies and repairs piping systems and equipment such as vacuum and plant compressed air systems.
  • Sheet Metal Work - Forms, joins, assembles and installs conduits, chutes, guarding and other items and systems that have combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves and planes.
  • Machining - Repairs and rebuilds items from raw stock of different metals, metal alloys and other materials, such as stainless steel alloys, aluminum, rubber, plastics and nylon, through the use of hand and conventional machine tools.
  • Welding - Welds all types of commonly used metals and alloys of various sizes, shapes and thickness, including dissimilar metals such as copper to steel.
  • Industrial Equipment Repair - Maintains various types of non-production industrial plant machinery equipment and systems.
  • Production Machinery Repair - Maintains numerous types of fixed and semi-fixed production machinery such as standard and plc controlled equipment such as that used for manufacturing in a food processing facility.
  • Utility Systems Repairing - Maintains and repairs one or more utility systems such as HVAC equipment, plant compressed air equipment
  • Capable of working at heights in excess of 25 ft.


Other Skills Required:

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to others.
  • Administrative Skills: Ability to perform basic navigation, data entry and data retrieval using various programs on a PC running Microsoft Windows. Programs include (but are not limited to) MS Excel, MS Word, MS Internet Explorer and DPSI PMC.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Familiar with English and Metric units of measure and conversion between the two systems.
  • Reasoning Skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in writing, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift up to 50 lbs; to work in unusual body positions; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms from ground to above head. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, climb and use of ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Performance Criteria: Must display job performance consistent with achieving and exceeding department, plant and corporate goals.
  • GMP’s, Safety, and Environmental: Every employee will be required to observe and follow the high standards of Good Manufacturing Practices that are proper and essential for a food manufacturing facility. Established safety rules will be followed in order to maintain a work environment that is safe and free from hazards. Every employee is to follow established guidelines and training in regard to all environmental programs.