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Jobs- ARYZTA - Maintenance Tech

posted (11/7/2017)

Job Title:
Maintenance Tech

ARYZTA,11746 S. Austin Ave.

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Job Description:
ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 24 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

ARYZTA Americas operates one of the largest specialty bakery businesses servicing all major customers in the retail, foodservice, QSR and convenience store channels.

The Americas Structure includes four operating Business Units: Brazil, Canada, ARYZTA US Baking Solutions and ARYZTA US Consumer Foods, which are serviced by the Americas Central Support Functions covering areas such as Food Safety & Quality Assurance, Environmental Health & Safety, Sustainability, HR, Legal, IT, Finance Shared Services, Procurement, Category Management, and Commercialization.

Location: Alsip, IL

Maintenance Tech I

Position Purpose
Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes

Key Accountabilities
•Ensures that our products meet the company’s standards and specifications
•Complete, legible and accurate documentation
•Must understand and follow all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
•Food Safety and Quality Standard Requirements are being maintained daily
•Must understand and comply with the company Allergen, Food Defense and HACCP policies
•Must communicate with Supervision of any Food Safety and Equipment concerns
•Follows all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for the area worked
•Establishes and maintains effective working relationships
•Never abuse equipment
•Work with Supervision and maintenance to maintain equipment in good working condition
•Ability to work in a fast paced environment
•Correct weighing and recording of any waste to be disposed of
•Follows all work instructions
•Perform all other work assigned duties as required by Supervision
•Keep work area and machinery clean
•Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary for task at hand
•Never use damaged pallets
•Must comply with all safety policies and procedures at all times
•Utilize all safety devices
•Report any unsafe work practices or injuries to your supervisor
•Required to maintain a safe and clean work environment

•This position requires basic mechanical, electrical and plumbing skills.
•Duties and responsibilities include repair and prevention maintenance, set up of all manufacturing equipment, offices, building and grounds.
•Requires knowledge of all hand tools and be able to perform basic welding.
•Mechanic is required to report all deficiencies to supervisor.
•Must have basic trouble shooting skills of all process and packaging equipment to set up lines, start-up and shut down of all machines.
•Assist to eliminate line interruption and report all deficiencies to supervisor.
•Ensure equipment operates safely; machine guarding is in place and proper housekeeping of all work areas.

Typical Work Schedule: FLOATER - Monday - Fridays/Weekends Various shifts

Minimum Requirements:
Required Skills

Skills, Experience & Qualifications
•Basic mechanical, electrical, and plumbing skills
•Possession of relevant technical knowledge.
•Possess high level of safety awareness.

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

•High School Diploma or GED
•Experience in general maintenance or other maintenance responsibilities that would include the ability to recognize electrical, plumbing, and mechanical malfunctions or equipment failures

•Formal training in mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing techniques
•Experience in the food industry

Physical Requirements

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.
•Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time
•The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
•Able to stand up to a minimum of 8 hours
•Able to work with product on moving conveyors

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme cold
•The noise level in the work environment is often moderate to loud

ARYZTA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Listing Submitted By:Aubri Yeganegi

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