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Maintenance Technician

Job Description


The 3rd Shift Maintenance Technician position is located at our Gridley, IL, which is a part of our Cereal division within Kerry. Must be able to work 12 hour shifts from 6:00pm - 6:00am and every other weekend.  48 and 36 hours every other week is the regular schedule.


A list of responsibilities are below: 

·         Inspects and tests machinery, and equipment.

·         Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors, operators or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.

·         Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

·         Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearing, gears, and other parts of machinery.

·         Installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic steam, and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.

·         Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.

·         Basic electrical troubleshooting and repair

·         Sets up and operates machine tools such a grinder, and drill to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.

·         Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

·         Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other metal structures.

·         Troubleshoots all problems with building and performs preventative maintenance.

·         Initiates purchase order for parts and machines. 

Job Requirements

It is important to note that the role rotates 3 days and 4 days (every other weekend). So if someone is driving a distance, it may be beneficial to note they are not doing it 5 days a week, every week. Experience with preventative maintenance. Must be willing to work 3rd shift . Must be able to work 12 hour shifts from 6:00pm - 6:00am and every other weekend. 48 and 36 hours every other week is the regular schedule. 3 years previous experience. HS diploma or GED

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Facilities
Education High School
Experience 2 to 10 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Food
Required Travel None
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Maintenance Technician

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