1st Shift Maintenance Technician I - III

Date: Sep 21, 2023

Location: Plymouth, WI, US, 53073

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Maintenance Technician III ensures maximum operating efficiency, maintenance and repair of machines and equipment in production and facility.

Job Responsibilities

• Respond to production requests for immediate attention to production line issues and problems.
• Maintain production equipment.
• Maintain records of preventative maintenance.
• Create requisitions of parts and supplies to maintain equipment.
• Advance knowledge to maintain electrical/electronic systems and general production line equipment.
• Identify problem areas and address with permanent solutions
• All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies & procedures.
• All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

• Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school and/or commensurate experience. 
• 3 years of maintenance experience and/or training or more. 
• Advanced understanding of manufacturing processes.  
• Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.  
• Broad depth of experience and knowledge of production machinery and equipment.  
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve.  
• Advanced electrical knowledge/training.  
• Advanced understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
• Ability to weld.  (TIG, MIG and Stick).
• Advanced knowledge of PLCs and ability to troubleshoot these systems. 
• Ability to read and understand schematics, pneumatic, electrical and hydraulic drawings.
• Familiarity with OSHA requirements.
• Basic computer skills.

Preferred Education and Experience

• Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.
• Three years of experience in a food manufacturing environment or more.
• Experience working with ammonia refrigeration systems / PSM.
• SAP experience.

Working Conditions

• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.
• Product weight: up to 50 lbs.
• Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 50-60 degrees F.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Nearest Major Market: Sheboygan
Nearest Secondary Market: Green Bay