Nov 03, 2022

Maintenance Technician -Third Shift

  • 88 acres food inc
  • Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
Full-time Technician - General Maintenance or Service

Job Description

Description:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for collaborating with the maintenance, sanitation and food production teams to maintain, repair, and replace production equipment. A main priority of the maintenance technician is to work to prevent food production equipment downtime by proactively identifying potential issues and existing workarounds and collaborate with the Director of Facility & Maintenance (DFM) for solutions. The Maintenance Technician will work closely and under the directions and guidance of the DFM to align priorities with overall production goals. This individual will understand the need to balance a self-starter attitude with team collaboration to ensure alignment on equipment use, safety, and technical solutions and will prioritize effective communication across teams. This position is currently located in Dorchester MA, but will move to Canton MA in early 2023.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND JOB TASKS OF THE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

  • 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 food production equipment.
  • Observe food production to identify work arounds, and detect potential problems with equipment.
  • Perform routine maintenance on food production 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 food 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.

HOURS OF THE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Monday through Friday 10pm-6am with the possibility for overtime.

Requirements:

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES OF THE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

  • 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
  • Ability to work on a team, and collaborate with the Director of Maintenance on organizational priorities

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE OF THE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

  • 2-4 years of maintenance technician experience
  • Experience in a food production setting a plus
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination

WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

  • 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 overtime hours as needed for equipment maintenance.

BENEFITS

Benefits for full time employees include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, HRA, employer funded life insurance, 401k with company match, PTO, and paid holidays.

MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

88 Acres is an equal opportunity employer. 88 Acres will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

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