Job Location: Akron, OH
Responsible for the scheduled, unscheduled, and preventative maintenance and repair of a wide variety of beverage manufacturing and packaging equipment requiring strong Electrical and Programmable Logic Control skills in addition to working with mechanical, hydraulics and pneumatics systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Effectively complete preventive and proactive maintenance to prevent breakdowns on equipment.
Day to day troubleshooting, repair, and installation of low & high voltage industrial electromechanical & control systems for utility and production equipment.
Utilize root-cause analysis skills to investigate breakdown and line stoppages while collaborating with other departments.
Proven proficiency working with Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) and Ladder Logic.
Effectively utilizes RSLogix and Allen Bradley Software to program and troubleshoot PLC driven systems.
Diagnose PLC errors to restore faulted equipment after power outages.
Responsible for documenting existing and new equipment, control, and power system installation.
Analyze test results, machine error messages or information obtained from operators to diagnose equipment problems.
Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
Prioritizes work to ensure timely maintenance, repair and installation of equipment, tools, and utility systems to minimize manufacturing downtime.
Utilizes the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to enter work orders and track necessary parts.
Repair and maintain the operating condition of industrial production or processing machinery or equipment including inspection, assembly, disassembly, and replacement, as necessary.
Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
Operate newly repaired machinery or equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
Reviews maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities.
Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational and safety performance standards.
Support the facilitys food safety and food quality programs to assure compliance and achieve desired results.
Exhibits sound and accurate judgment and includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
Works with Plant Engineer and Maintenance Manager to prioritize and plan work activities and completes work in timely manner.
Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.
Works within approved budget and conserves organizational resources.
Follows policies and procedures and observes safety and security procedures.
Uses equipment and materials properly and reports potentially unsafe conditions.
Is consistently at work and on time and commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
Actively pursues growth and developmental opportunities; seeks out feedback and responds without defensiveness; continuously finds ways to improve.
Possesses the Skills and Knowledge, and able to meet the Physical Demands and perform in the work environment described in the Work Environment section below.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
One year certificate from college or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have PLC programming experience. Must have industrial electrical experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as electrical prints and schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should possess basic computer and keyboarding skills and have knowledge of and be competent in the use of Inventory and Maintenance Related Software.
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 stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; push, pull, and reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
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 is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and requires that hearing protection be worn in all production areas.
Complete understanding of industrial electrical systems, including DC voltage and AC voltage. Proficiency in electrical installations with conduit and wiring practices.
Mechanic must have own basic set of tools, to include, but not be limited to the following items:
-Wrenches & sockets -Adjustable wrenches
-Pliers -Nut Drivers
Who is Country Pure Foods?
Country Pure Foods is a premier manufacturer of beverages including 100% juices, juice drink, lemonades, and plant-based beverages. From the most advanced equipment to the freshest, most delicious ingredients, we take pride in every beverage pack. Country Pure Foods goes above and beyond the standard food safety practices by participating in the highest level of Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification. The SQF certification program is a rigorous series of standards and best practices recognized by The Global Food Safety Initiative to ensure companies deliver both safe and quality products.
Why Work at Country Pure Foods?
Country Pure Foods offers a competitive benefits package for all full-time employees:
Sign on Bonuses Available
Optional Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for Employees and Dependents
Company Paid Short and Long-term Disability
401(k) Plan with Company Match
Generous PTO Policy
How CPF is Keeping Employees Safe
Country Pure Foods is proud to be considered an essential business in the food supply chain. During the COVID-19 pandemic we are taking many steps to ensure the safety and well-being of all our employees.
- At each of our facilities we are utilizing temperature scans and employee questionnaires to allow for contact tracing and to be aware of any potential contact with an infected person or persons.
- There are numerous handwashing and sanitizing stations around the facilities, including many that are touchless
- Employees are using PPE in the plants and corporate office in virtually all circumstances but especially when socially distancing is not possible.
- An outside company performs electrostatic sanitation regularly at all our facilitys common areas, including bathrooms, offices, and labs.
- Employees are continuously updated on the latest recommendations from the CDC and CPF complies with all federal and state guidelines.
- Employee travel has been limited to essential travel only and access to the plants has been restricted to essential services only.
- Employees will receive incentives which include: $50 bonus for receiving the vaccine, 2 additional PTO days and/or 2 hours off to get the vaccine during work hours, in addition to receiving 75% towards premium buydown for medical plans.