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Lead Maintenance Technician

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Turlock
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionThe lead maintenance technician is an advanced technician and a working lead who performs mechanical, preventative, corrective, and project tasks as outlined in the Level 4 Skills Matrix and as assigned. Will lead the maintenance team in effective decision-making regarding safety, production, and goals of the plant. Maintain, repair, and keep downtime to a minimum of all manufacturing equipment to ensure efficient and safe operations.Lead by example fostering a safe and productive environment. Demonstrate advanced skill performance in the primary skills of the Level 4 Skills Matrix maintenance functions such as: Electricity, Electronics/PLC, Plumbing, Mechanical, Machine Shop, Millwright, Welding, Boilers, Refrigeration, and Pneumatics and Hydraulics.Ensures equipment is properly operating and maintained utilizing the P.M. Program.Possess adequate technical understanding of plant equipment and ability to train employees on proper ----------equipment usage.Monitor line efficiencies to improve and eliminate repetitive breakdowns.Motivate team to act towards achieving common goals.Able to identify, evoke and use strengths of all resources in the organization.Effective communication with all personnel (production, maintenance, management, etc.).Be involved in trials (machines, products, processes, etc.).Suggest/recommend improvements.Participate in analyzing occupational hazards.Prevent potential risks.Enforce and comply with all company policies and procedures.Requirements--------Technical CompetenciesKnowledge and application of Good Manufacturing Practices.Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.Skills in and knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.Ability to weld stainless and make food grade repairs.Ability to read and understand blueprints.Good critical thinking skills, ability to follow and use root cause analysis.Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, procedures, and related documents (as needed).Education & ExperienceAS Degree from a two-year college or technical school.2+ years of maintenance experience in food manufacturing facility or equivalent.Prior leadership skills preferred.Computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).Skills / AbilitiesAbility to interpret a variety of technical instructions.Ability to work well with others and possess strong personal qualities.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Basic knowledge of operating systems, word processing and data spreadsheets.Strong ability to listen to personnel over maintenance concerns.Displays good math, technical and decision-making skills.

Keywords: Lactalis American Group, Turlock , Lead Maintenance Technician, Professions , Turlock, California

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