American Foods Group, LLC

Maintenance Technician (CPP)

ID
2022-4885
Shift(s)
1st Shift

Overview

Calihan Pork Processors, an American Foods Group Company has an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician at our Peoria, IL plant.

 

As a Maintenance Technician you will:

  • Identify and locate parts/part numbers from machinery or equipment manuals or parts catalogs (e.g. overhead chains, rail switches, conveyors, saws, etc.).
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance (e.g. grease bearings, lubricate, check fluid levels, replace filters, etc.) to ensure that machines run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Assemble, install or repair plumbing (e.g. threading pipe), equipment or machinery to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. 
  • Perform basic welding (e.g. primarily tig; and some stick). Ability to identify good and bad welds.
  • Identify and locate parts/part numbers from machinery or equipment manuals or parts catalogs (e.g. overhead chains, rail switches, conveyors, saws, etc.).
  • Perform basic forklift maintenance (change tires, replace bushings, etc.).
  • Perform basic hydraulics (e.g. change motors, make hoses, etc.).
  • Complete necessary paperwork (PM sheets, work orders, etc.)
  • Assist in performing maintenance on scale equipment (e.g. portable, floor, and matrix - hot/cold) in applicable area(s).
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Follow all Food Safety and BRC rules.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Prior experience using hand and power tools, precision measuring tools and the ability to read and work from drawings and blueprints.
  • Must be able to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals and fraction and read a ruler and tape measure.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments.
  • Must provide own basic tools (set of standard and metric combination wrenches, socket set, screwdriver set, hammer, tape measure, adjustable wrenches, and channel lock).
  • Must be assertive and be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work temperatures warm, hot, humid, cold, wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights in and around moving equipment and parts with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). 

  • Must be able to perform the job duties with or without reasonable accommodations. 

  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with daily overtime. Must be able to work overtime as required. Start times and hours vary based on production needs.
  • Must be able to successfully complete training:
    • Safety.
    • Safe Quality Food (BRC).
    • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
    • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP).
    • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
    • Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs).
    • Food defense.
    • Lock out/Tag out.
    • Forklift.
    • Walker.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 months maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Be adaptable and dependable with ability to follow direction and work in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to perform consistent, accurate work with minimal direction and work successfully as part of a team.
  • Ability to attend work consistently.
  • Ability to display a strong work ethic and a positive attitude.

Summary

Calihan Pork Processors, LLC an American Foods Group company is a privately held pork harvest facility located in Peoria, IL.  This facility employs over 100 employees and harvests on average 250,000 pounds of pork per day. 

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive total compensation package for you and your family. 
  • Excellent benefit plan.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Life Insurance, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, and more!  

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