Maintenance Technician

New Orleans, LA, USA Req #671
Friday, October 23, 2020
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Department: Manufacturing


Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Travel Required: up to 5%

Why Join Community Coffee?

Community Coffee Company is the #1 family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America. Rooted in family and tradition, yet always looking to the future, you can expect a fast-paced environment that is both challenging and rewarding. Join us and make your passion your profession!

Position Overview

As Maintenance Technician, you will perform a multi-craft role that installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs manufacturing equipment and associated control systems. This equipment consists of motors, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, conveyor systems, and associated control systems (e.g. electronic sensors, PLCs, HMIs). You will work in a team environment, collaborating with operators, engineers and management on a daily basis.

Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment to maximize machine reliability

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service

  • Perform technician skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines

  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments

  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties

  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision

  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas

  • Update PM’s and operating procedures to increase machine reliability

  • Contribute in the training of process operators in trouble shooting and repair

  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts

  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments

  • Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts

  • Starts devices to test their performance

  • Initiates purchase order for parts and machines

  • Responsible for sanitation and safety of work area and maintenance of equipment in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices and Global Food Safety Initiative Standards

  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts to raise manufacturing performance in order to meet and exceed critical Plant Safety, Quality, Service, and Cost KPI’s

  • May be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Job related certificate from college or technical school and 2 or more years of maintenance or packaging machinery experience OR experience can be considered in lieu of education

  • Maintenance experience in consumer goods and food and beverage industry is a plus

  • Knowledge of SAP and CMMS systems a plus

  • Knowledge of CFR 110, current good manufacturing practices, Global Food Safety Initiative Standards and OSHA 1910 standards

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Products Word Processing software

What We’re Looking For

  • Analytical mindset with ability to troubleshoot/investigate issues

  • Strong communication skills

  • Prioritization skills with ability to thrive in fast paced environment

  • Problem solving skills

  • Team oriented with positive can-do attitude

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following:

  • Occasionally required to sit;

  • Frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.

  • Constantly required to stand and walk.

  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.

  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 lbs.; frequently required to lift up to 10lbs.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Plant Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.The employee regularlyworks near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment from production machinery is usually very loud.

Our Values

Our People We are a high performance company with emphasis on teamwork and employee care

Our Integrity We have the courage to always do what is right

Our Customers We have a personal commitment to provide exceptional products, services, and solutions

Our Safety We champion safe behaviors for ourselves, our fellow employees, and our community

Our Brand Everything we do has to be as good as our coffee

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short- and long-term disability, paid time off, employee assistance program, and educational assistance. Community Coffee and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
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