Work in a team or autonomously to complete work orders and provide maintenance/electrical support.
Troubleshoot and maintain PLC and variable speed drive controlled high speed production equipment and batch processes.
Maintain the power distribution of plant equipment.
Disassemble, repair, and reassemble equipment, using precision measurement tools.
Interpret schematics and equipment manuals.
Adhere to plant safety and 5S requirements; Complete assigned work efficiently and per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
Lead process improvement and initiate change.
Analyze process data and make decisions on equipment maintenance and improvement activities.
Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) to increase equipment reliability and up-time.
Comply with all safety standards and regulations provided by the company and government (e.g. LOTO, Work Permits, etc.)
Utilize SAP to accurately and thoroughly document and track all corrective and preventive maintenance performed throughout the course of the day; including searching and issuing parts, documenting equipment issues and entering inspection/measurement points.
Prioritize and self-schedule maintenance work around production activities to achieve both production and maintenance KPI's.
Drive brewery goals & objectives through individually led projects and continuous improvement activities.
High School Diploma or GED required.
3 year industrial electrical/programming experience or two-year technical degree preferred.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with people of varying skills and backgrounds.
Highly motivated, self directed, multi crafted worker that is able to work autonomously in a fast paced and often loud production environment.
Knowledge of safety policies and procedures is required (e.g. lock out / tag out, high voltage electrical).
PLC programming required; Multiple platforms such as Allen Bradley PLC5, Control Logix, HMI, Siemens and Servo Drive programming and troubleshooting experience preferred.
Ability to troubleshoot problems, identify root causes (e.g. six sigma analysis) and propose and implement remedies.
Ability to perform calibrations, installation and maintenance of process and analytical instrumentation.
Ability to troubleshoot and re-wire high speed and/or highly automated equipment such as AC/DC motors, VFDs, PLCs, servo motors, and PLC I/O modules.
Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics.
Strong computer skills required; Microsoft Office Excel proficiency as well as Computerized Maintenance Management Systems experience preferred.
Experience in computer networking (routers, Ethernet, switches, etc.) preferred.
Mechanical troubleshooting experience in high speed packaging and/or highly automated continuous process environment preferred.
Ability to perform mechanical work, valve replacement, conveyor bearing and chain replacement, motor/gearbox replacement, lube routes.
Ability to work off shifts (afternoons and midnights) and overtime as necessary. Must be able to work in varying temperatures and climates.