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Production Maintenance Technician III - Nights

Company: SunOpta
Location: Midlothian
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

SunOpta Overview: SunOpta Inc. is a leader in the plant-based foods and beverages, fruit-based foods and beverages, and organic ingredient sourcing industries. SunOpta is focused on sustainability and specializes in the sourcing, processing, and packaging of organic, conventional, non-GMO food products. SunOpta is looking for talented individuals that demonstrate our most valued behaviors: Passion, Dedication, Speed, Entrepreneurship, Customer-Centricity, and Problem-Solver, to help create a brighter, healthier, and sustainable future of food!Job Summary: Production Maintenance Technician III is available for a qualified individual with proven maintenance skills. Responsibilities include efficient preventative maintenance and repair of food manufacturing and packaging equipment, including Aseptic Fillers, Cappers, Packer and/or High Temperature Processing (HTP), Extraction and Mix Blending equipment. Can execute Preventative, Corrective and Break down Work Orders under direction of a Level III, Lead or Supervisor. Perform other maintenance duties as assigned.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs all duties and responsibilities required of Production Technicians
I and II. Performs planned, corrective, and unplanned maintenance on specified equipment. Maintain all equipment - minimize downtime - perform and record all activities as required by the Maintenance Department. Ability to read, explain and understand Maintenance Manuals for proper repair and care. Ability to identify equipment failure in a timely manner and perform repair. Capable of effectively supporting more senior mechanics in complex repairs or services. Capable of using Microsoft Office applications - Word, Outlook and Excel. Capable of giving Level I Technicians
direction on assigned Work Orders. Accurately and effectively enters time, parts and follow ups into CMMS System. Provides coaching to Level I Technicians
on use of CMMS & TPMS. Write Corrective Work Orders utilizing the CMMS System. Accurately repair, First Time Right, downed equipment. Train and coach Level I's and Facilities Technicians
on technical and procedural duties. Remain current on all Alchemy, Food Safety and Package Integrity Training as directed. Executes the preventive maintenance program as directed by Lead and Supervisor. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Directly supports all Food Safety and Quality requirements. Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards. Maintains communication (oral and written) within the maintenance team to ensure smooth shift transitions. Other duties, as assigned.Key Accountabilities:
Technical ability - Understanding of manufacturing equipment and processes. Accountability - Record > 80% of labor into CMMS System. Motivation - Eagerness to teach Aseptic Filling Principles. Planning/Organizing - Enter daily activities into CMMS System, generates work orders and effectively executes work assigned to him/her in a timely manner. Professionalism- Approaches others in a tactful manner, treats others with respect and consideration, accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments. Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality. Development - Willingness to teach and promote CMMS processes. Adaptability- Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation, able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Dependability- Follow instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Initiative- Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed. Innovation- Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work. Coaches Production Level I, II and Facilities Mechanics on daily activities.Supervisory Responsibilities:
None.Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED. Five or more years related experience in a food grade facility. A self-starter capable of working in a team-based environment.Preferred Qualifications:
Aseptic processing and high-speed form/fill/seal packaging experience. Experience with Tetra Pak packaging equipment.Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages. Ability to solve practical problems and the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram or schedule form. Knowledge of business software, and manufacturing software.Additional Considerations:
Location: This role is at our SunOpta Plant in Midlothian, TX. This position will be a 2-2-3 pattern on nights, 6 pm - 6: 30 am. Must be able to work flexible hours. $2.00/hour night shift differential available for the 12-hour night shift pattern.Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED

Keywords: SunOpta, Dallas , Production Maintenance Technician III - Nights, Professions , Midlothian, Texas

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