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Maintenance Tech - $36

Company: Leprino Foods
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

For our future state-of-the art 600+ person Lubbock, TX cheese and whey manufacturing facility, Leprino is seeking a Maintenance Tech to support the maintenance function from the ground up. The Maintenance Tech is responsible for installing, disassembling, repairing, and maintaining equipment.
The Maintenance Technician is also responsible for the safe repair and troubleshooting of malfunctioning mechanical, electrical or instrumentation systems, the calibration of instruments, maintaining 5S standards in work areas and tool boxes, and performing mechanical, preventive and predictive maintenance.
This position participates on the hazmat response team. Leprino Foods broke ground on the $1 billion facility in the summer of 2022. The plant will become operational in 2025 with Phase 1 and will become fully operational by 2026! This position pays $36 per hour. There is an additional $1 differential for hours worked between 6pm and 6am. Weekly pay. Job Duties:
Perform mechanical duties such as repair and preventive maintenance of pumps, valves, conveyors, sprockets, gear boxes, welding and fabrication (arc, MIG, TIG, oxyacetylene, etc.)
Calibrate all plant instrumentation in a wide variety of makes and types specifications (i.e., temperature, flow, pH, vacuum, pressure, Foxboro, Honeywell, Taylor, etc.)
Work with industrial electricity (motor controls) to troubleshoot and repair electrical components and machinery including all three phase 480, 220 and other plant systems.
Complete preventive maintenance work orders.
Communicate effectively with co-workers, team leads, and supervisors.
Follow company's good manufacturing and safety policies and procedures. Maintain housekeeping in area and maintain 5S standards.
Perform cleaning duties as required.
Perform work in a safe manner by following safety procedures and policies, critical safety rules, and expected standard conduct.
This position is responsible and accountable to ensure product meets food safety, regulatory, and quality requirements by following the Food Safety Plan, Quality Plan, and company policies.
Follow company's good manufacturing and safety policies and procedures. Maintain housekeeping in area and maintain 5S standards.
All other duties as assigned.
You Have At Least (Required Qualifications):
Must be 18 years of age
Must be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to understand/adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), to communicate effectively with others, to complete required documentation both in written and electronic form, and to troubleshoot systems utilizing the English language.
Technicians must have the ability to: perform essential job functions; wear required personal protective equipment
Comply with all applicable safety practices
Maintain a clean work area
Complete written reports
Perform basic and intermediate mathematical calculations
Enter data into and pull data from computer systems
Technicians must possess considerable problem-solving ability in dealing with equipment or troubleshooting when supervision is not readily available for consultation
We Hope You Have (Preferred Qualifications):
At least two years experience in a similar maintenance technician role
Associates or two-year degree in a maintenance related field
Experience with stainless steel welding and fabrication
Basic knowledge of utility equipment and operations (e.g. boiler and refrigeration equipment);
Dairy/food manufacturing experience; knowledge of government and industrial regulations (e.g. PSM, OSHA, and USDA)
Computer proficiency in email, internet Microsoft Office software, and computerized maintenance management systems (e.g. SAP, Maximo)
Welding experience; mechanical repairs (including rebuilding of gearboxes and process equipment) experience
PLC trouble shooting experience; experience with AC frequency drives and instrumentation
Work Environment Description :
Maintenance Technician positions are physically demanding and require being on the feet the entire shift, standing and walking, kneeling for extended periods of time, working in wet/dry/cold/hot environments, working in tight spaces, climbing steps and ladders, working at extreme heights, making pipe connections, using hand tools, physically transporting parts and tools, and lifting equipment parts which can weigh up to 70 Lbs.
Maintenance Technicians must be able to work overtime and holidays when required. The Maintenance Technician must be able to work overtime and holidays when required.
Leprino Foods celebrates and supports diversity. We believe in equal opportunity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. We know we are better together and are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive culture that uses the unique talents, experiences, background, and perspectives of each individual employee. Our Story:
Leprino Foods' history dates back over 70 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the world's largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that bold vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated team member who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to almost 5,000 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey? Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.
Additional information about this process can be obtained at
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran Nearest Major Market: Lubbock Apply now "

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