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Maintenance Technician - $1,500 Sign on Bonus

Mars Incorporated
Aurora, NE 68818
  • Job Code
    R49243
Job Description

The Technical Resource's role is to provide on the production floor leadership to build Progressive Maintenance (PM) capability (breakdown elimination) and technical support for delivering the team's operational targets such as safety, quality and efficiency results. This role must proactively identify and action risks to safety, food safety, quality and production losses. Technical Resources must also lead and coach root cause problem solving with the other technicians on their team, effectively communicate priorities and escalate issues within their area and across shifts.

TechnicalResources have thorough understanding and mastery of Manufacturing Reliability Fundamentals such as Integrated Work Systems (IWS) and the Factory Mars Operating System (FMOS/Daily Direction Setting DDS). This role will support the development and execution of Clean, Inspect, Lubricate (CIL), Center Line (CL) and Defect Management for their assigned area. The TechnicalResource is responsible for maintaining standard running conditions of operating equipment in their area plus the repair or replacement of failed components, the ability to troubleshoot unknown equipment issues and recommend adjustments to center line operational output of equipment.

What are we looking for?

  • Lead and support the culture development of Mars, 5 Principles and Engagement
  • Coach Mars safety standards, tools and techniques
  • Identify, evaluate and eliminate safety risks using behavior based safety program and near miss reporting
  • Perform mechanical and electrical preventative maintenance on various manufacturing equipment and electrical panels
  • Complete work orders as assigned and proactively look at work orders to complete as time permits
  • Document preventative maintenance and work orders using SAP Plant Maintenance
  • Troubleshoot and repair routine electrical (such as motor starters, switches and sensors using multi-meters and amp probes) and mechanical (hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical drive systems at the component level) problems on all plant equipment
  • Conduct equipment breakdown analysis
  • Register parts and create/update PMs in to improve the maintenance system
  • Participate and sometimes lead Focused Improvement Teams to eliminate losses within functional area
  • Develop/train technicians to: grow functional/technical skills, learn troubleshooting and repair skills to operate equipment more efficiently, understand Autonomous Maintenance activities
  • Perform technical tasks such as fabrication, welding, machinist skills
  • Drive delivery at or above target of following metrics: TRS, production reliability, stops reduction, mean time between failure, defects found and fixed, work order/PM completion rate
  • Support spares storeroom process and suggest improvements on how to manage spare parts
  • Uses IWS tools to achieve zero losses, ensure follow up to outages and root cause identification
  • Provide technical support to eliminate line top losses and team's equipment ownership improvements
  • 90% on production floor working with Technicians to deliver results, assisting in equipment setup and changeover
  • Member of the Emergency Response Team (ERT)
  • Flow to work as needed to meet the business need
  • Other job duties as assigned by site leadership

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Understand and adhere to LOTO, Confined Space, and all other plant safety/GMP requirements
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical drawings/schematics
  • Basic mechanical skills, metal working, plumbing, pneumatics, and steam fitting
  • Basic electrical power and controls, understanding of PLCs
  • Conduct hot work permit work as necessary to include grinding and welding
  • Ability to problem solve in area of operation utilizing IWS tools (Unified Problem Solving)
  • Possesses technical mastery; Advanced technical troubleshooting skills in functional area
  • Subject Matter Expert for Autonomous Maintenance Step 4 component
  • Basic computer skills in AutoCad, Proficy, Excel, Word, Outlook, LEDS, SAP, Red Prairie, and Nexus
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-development: Demonstrated to learn & upgrade job related and leadership skills
  • Ability to use part diagram and list to order parts
  • Ability to work with vendor and suppliers
What can you expect from Mars?
  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we're striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.






Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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