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88 Acres Foods, Inc. Maintenance Technician in Canton, Massachusetts

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB TASKS: *Read and write work orders to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance. * Service, repair, adjust, and test machines, devices, and moving parts on all production equipment on a regular and as needed basis as determined by work orders and at the direction of supervisors. * Troubleshoot mechanical problems to find the best course of action for repair including inspecting or testing damaged machine parts, marking defective areas or advising supervisors of repair needs. * Assume responsibility for the proper maintenance, repair and use of all production equipment. * Observe production to identify work-arounds, and detect potential problems with equipment. * Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed both independently and at the direction of the Director of Facility & Maintenance. * Work collaboratively and communicate with the team, and across multiple production shifts on repairs and equipment issues to limit equipment downtime, maintain equipment and ensure proper use of machines. * Assist with the documentation of repair or maintenance records. * Assist in maintaining inventories of materials, equipment, and products. * Order materials, supplies and equipment at the direction or approval of supervisors and directors. * Provide coverage for emergency repairs on a rotating basis with the other members of the maintenance team. * Follow all SQF practices and applicable regulatory requirements as trained and directed by management. REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES * Strong troubleshooting skills to determine the cause of operating problems and deciding how to resolve them. * Advanced problem sensitivity to determine when something is wrong or likely to go wrong to flag existing or potential problems with equipment. * Solid deductive and inductive reasoning to produce solutions that make sense for the organization and situation. * Ability to multitask, and prioritize across various pieces of equipment to align with production goals and needs * Strong observational skills to assist in identifying problems before they occur. * Strong verbal and written communication skills * Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail * Ability to work on a team, and collaborate with the Director of Maintenance on organizational priorities * Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE * 2-4 years of mechanical/ electrical maintenance technician experience * Experience in a food production setting a plus * High school diploma or equivalent * Proven mechanical and electrical skills * Ability to read English and interpret technical manuals and schematics * Familiarity with industrial equipment such as conveyors, mixers, and packaging machines * Working knowledge of Limble and or Wherefour is a plus WORKING CONDITIONS * Monday through Friday 6am-2pm with the possibility for overtime, and occasional overtime and scheduled weekend hours * This position requires work to be conducted in a warehouse and bakery production environment where conditions can be extreme including but not limited to, heat, cold, loud noises and more * Requires frequent walking, standing, bending, kneeling, crouching and occasional sitting * This job requires the ability to lift up to 100 pounds * Requires multi limb coordination, finger dexterity, manual dexterity and short sightedness * This position might require flexibility to accommodate the potential for a varying schedule, that could include early morning and late night work hours

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