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(USA-MN-Willmar) Lead Maintenance Technician

Posted 3 months ago

We are seeking the ideal fit to join our team as our Lead Maintenance Technician! Farm Service Elevator produces feed for growers in the Willmar area. It currently processes 6 million bushels of corn a year. The Feed Mill Supervisor is responsible for the daily operations of the Feed Mill. This position reports to our Mill Supervisor and is located in Willmar, MN. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: + Under minimal supervision, installs, maintains and repairs mechanical, electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, conveyor, pump, steam and electrical systems preventative maintenance programs to ensure equipment is performing safely to required specifications + Identifies root cause of more complex/difficult mechanical and electrical issues and repairs using welding, fabrication, and electrical/process control knowledge. Notifies appropriate personnel if further attention is required + Performs preventive maintenance on all equipment in and around the elevator + Trains and provides leadership to maintenance employees to achieve their maximum quality and productivity performance levels + Researches and presents ideas for permanent fix for reoccurring mechanical or electrical problems + Orders tools and parts in a timely manner + Creates and maintains written inventory of tools, parts, blueprints and operating manuals and procedures + Keeps shop clean and organized + Ensures equipment is in safe operating condition and operates all machinery in compliance with FSE safety and OSHA guidelines + Identifies and corrects unsafe conditions. Notifies appropriate personnel and requests assistance if unable to correct on own + Works in compliance with all company policy, along with all local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations + Actively and positively upholds FSE Safety Culture by contributing to safety for yourself, our team, and our customers + Core working hours: 6:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday with some flexibility; and + Performs other duties, as assigned The ideal candidate will have the following educational and experience background: Experience Minimum Qualifications + High School Diploma. Associate or Technical degree preferred. Special Boiler License. + 3 - 5 years of industrial manufacturing maintenance experience, preferably in a feed mill or related industry. Preferred Qualifications + Associate or Technical degree. Special Boiler License. + 5 + years of industrial manufacturing maintenance experience, preferably in a feed mill or related industry. Prefer experience utilizing product manuals, troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns and reading mechanical drawings Knowledge + Knowledge of Feed Mill operations including applicable FSMA requirements; + Knowledge of preventative maintenance and repairs; + Knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines related to maintenance work, including forklift operation, lockout/tagout, confined spaces, etc. + Working knowledge of electrical systems Skills + Communications skills to effectively work with a variety of people, supervisors, employees and departments + Time management and organizational skills + Strong work ethic and positive demeanor + Problem solving skills + Skill in using the following items: wire feed welder, arc welder, and cutting torch + Skill in operating forklift, skid loader, and pay loader Abilities + Strong mechanical aptitude with abilities in the following skill areas: basic electrical, compressors, welding, conveyors, gearing, hydraulics, packaging, robotics, PLC, fabrication, pneumatics, pumps, and preventative maintenance + Ability to read, write, comprehend, and follow verbal & written instructions in English + Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings and schematics + Ability to work under pressure + Ability to work in a fast-paced environment + Ability to work independently, under limited supervision + Ability to work weekends and nights, as call-ins are required Our Purpose is to supply safe, quality feed to provide opportunities for the success of our team members and customers. Our Guiding Values: + Integrity: We say what we do and do what we say + Innovation: The new ideas of today will define our success in the future + Employee Wellbeing: W e embrace a culture that supports our team members from a whole life perspective + Collaboration: The team is stronger than the individual + Excellence: W e demonstrate an uncompromising drive to be the best in everything we do Benefits at FSE: We are proud to offer a generous benefit package in addition to competitive compensation. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance options, a Health Savings Account with company match, 401K plan with company match up to 4% of your compensation, PTO accrual, two personal days per year, holiday pay, company paid short and long term disability, and company paid life insurance. To Further Inquire Contact: Penny Hedman (320) 235-1707 [email protected] Powered by JazzHR

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