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Purfoods Industrial Maintenance Technician in Grinnell, Iowa

Top priority for Maintenance Technicians is machine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair, and preventive maintenance on production equipment. Also, responsible for other maintenance activities, including building maintenance.

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  • Top priority is machine maintenance and repair but will also be responsible for a broad range of other maintenance activities

  • Install, conduct preventive maintenance, troubleshoot, and maintain proper machine performance

  • Will work with natural gas fired equipment, 480V, 3PH electrical, as well as ammonia systems and boiler

  • Diagnose root cause of downtime or quality issues and make repairs to correct the issue

  • Facilitate scheduled changeovers and repairs with production staff

  • Recommend and initiate changes to improve equipment operating performance

  • Create and supply parts lists for repairs & backup, and suggest purchase items

  • Maintain documents related to maintenance, tests, modifications, and repairs

  • Train Machine Operators and others on proper set-up and adjustment of equipment

  • Perform facilities maintenance including general construction (light plumbing, electrical, and carpentry)

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant machine maintenance experience

  • Experience working with gas fired equipment

  • Electrical knowledge including 480V, 3 PH

  • Knowledge/experience working with refrigeration, ammonia systems, heating, boilers, pneumatics, and/or PLC’s highly desired

  • Preventive maintenance skills

  • Senior level Maintenance Techs need experience working with maintenance management system (CMMS) to coordinate and track preventive maintenance and perform asset management

  • Demonstrated commitment to following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and other food safety rules

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work proactively and independently

  • Technical training or degree in maintenance field desired

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Able to perform repetitive movements

  • Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)

Mom’s Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom’s Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or military status.

ID: 2021-3331

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 810 Blakely Circle