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2nd Shift Maintenance Technician

Company: Miller Poultry
Location: Orland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

With our roots in northeast Indiana, we are a family-owned company that has been raising and processing chickens with the help of local farmers since the early '40s. Since our start all those years ago, we have been dedicated to producing both organic and all-natural, high-quality chicken, with strict animal welfare standards and the highest quality. We specialize in premium, wholesome, and great-tasting chicken, and you can find our chicken at grocery stores like Whole Foods Market, Kroger, Meijer, and many smaller regional stores. While we have grown, we have continued our dedication to quality, and to keeping our valued employees safe during these trying times, because without them none of it would be possible. If you are looking for a company that stands by its employees and treats them like family, we continue to seek members to be part of our team.JOB SUMMARY:Are you a mechanically-inclined individual that enjoys working on machinery? Our Maintenance department needs your skills and trades. Our department has full-time and part-time positions available. Our maintenance technicians are responsible for maintaining, diagnosing, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance. Basic knowledge of all maintenance functions including welding, general plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical. Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance. All candidates are required to complete a maintenance test.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and detect problems.
  • Inspect or test damaged machine parts, mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs.
  • Lubricate or apply adhesives or other materials to machines, machine parts, or other equipment, according to specified procedures.
  • Install, replace, or change machine parts and attachments, according to production specifications.
  • Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair
  • Record production, repair, and machine maintenance information.
  • Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance.
  • Collaborate with other workers to repair or move machines, machine parts, or equipment.
  • Inventory and requisition machine parts, equipment, and other supplies so that stock can be maintained and replenished.
  • Collect and discard worn machine parts and other refuse to maintain machinery and work areas.
  • Know and follow Miller Poultry Lock Out/Tag Out procedures
  • Know all plant rules and GMPs
  • Knowledge of safety rules
  • Knowledge of first aid program
  • Must know and pass all tests for Confined Space Entry, Hot Work Permit program, pallet jack, forklift, scissor lift, and LOTO
  • Must know animal welfare rules
  • Able to perform NELS checks100% of our operations are located in the surrounding communities of northeast Indiana and southern Michigan. At Miller Poultry, our employees enjoy:
    • Competitive pay
    • Full-time schedule
    • Great health, vision, and dental insurance
    • Employee store with a discount on Miller Poultry products
    • State-of-the-art facilities and the latest technologyIf you are ambitious and take pride in your work, we are the employer for you. As we continue to grow, opportunities for advancement are endless! PI200614909

Keywords: Miller Poultry, Kalamazoo , 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician, Professions , Orland, Michigan

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