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Maintenance Technician

Mars Incorporated
Topeka, KS 66603
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What are we looking for?

  • Insert bulleted list of 2-4 most essential requirements- can also include here 1-3 'nice-to-haves', that are identified as non-essential

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • The purpose of a Maintenance Technician is to maintain conditions of operating equipment. Repair or replacement of failed components, the ability to troubleshoot unknown issues with equipment, and make adjustments to centerline operational output of assigned equipment.

    Job Listing:

    Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

    Location: Topeka, Kansas

    Shift: Weekend/Week day- position is a straight shift on midnights

    Hours: 7:00 pm- PM- 7:30 AM Wednesday night-Saturday night

    Perform mechanical and electrical P.M.s on various manufacturing and packaging equipment and electrical panels. Document WO's/PM's using computerized maintenance management system.

    Troubleshooting and repairing routine electrical and mechanical problems on assigned equipment, conduct preventative maintenance, and support Operations in equipment setup and changeover.

    Participate on MSE teams, train operators in AM activities, and conduct Breakdown Analysis.

    Key Responsibilities

    Please list the most important and relevant responsibilities

  • Own PM systems for the Line, focusing on Maintenance Planning and Scheduling and Breakdown Elimination DMS's.

  • Drives results in Planned and Unplanned Downtime, and owns:
  • - Maintain & Repair costs for line

    - Planned Maintenance and PM compliance.

    - Breakdown reduction

  • Technical expert of related equipment and discuss, coach, and train technicians and operators on this equipment.

  • Owns Abnormality Handling DMS

  • Makes business decisions based on quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

  • Participates in the development and owns portions of the Line's 90-Day loss-elimination plans.

  • Represent maintenance team in the daily FMOS meetings. Provides performance data for selected machines and communicates action plans and completed work effectively.
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    Job Specifications/Qualifications

    State the minimum education, knowledge, skills and experience this position requires. State the physical

    and/or mental requirements for the role (e.g. stand for x hours, lift x weight, concentration on repetitive

    tasks). Please distinguish any "preferred" qualifications.

    Note: May differ from the current job holder's own skills and experience.

    1. Education & Professional Qualification


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred:
  • Associate's degree in a technical discipline, preferably in Industrial Maintenance/Technology.
  • 2. Knowledge/Experience

  • Technical degree/trade certification or 2 years or equivalent manufacturing technician experience required.
  • Successful completion of Mars Apprenticeship Program or Co-op.
  • Level of role, Critical MLCs and Competencies

    (Leadership & Functional/Technical)

    Level of Role

    Individual Contributor

    Delivers Consistent Results

    Creates Collaborative Relationships

    People Leader

    Develops Talent

    Engages Associates

    Senior Leader

    Practices Breakthrough Thinking

    Navigates Complex Challenges

    Key Supporting Competencies (4-6)

    (Note: competencies selected should be job related)

  • Conflict Management
  • Peer Relationships
  • Drive for Results
  • Action Orientation
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Key Functional Competencies & Technical Skills (3-5)

    (Distinguish any preferred competences at the end of the list & notate them as "preferred")


  • Possess a fundamental understanding of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings in order to solve problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to troubleshoot ac/dc electrical components including motor starters, switches and sensors found on all assigned equipment using basic test equipment such as multi-meters and amp probes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic pneumatic and mechanical drive systems at the component level on all assigned equipment; i.e. sorting systems and palletizing robots.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed to support production needs and to conduct multi-task work in a very fast paced work environment
  • Willingness to develop required technical skills in welding, basic machinist and fabrication/layout skill sets.
  • Preferred:
  • Possess an advanced understanding of ac/dc electrical (up to 480 volt 3 phase), hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings in order to solve problems in a timely manner.
  • Possess PLC/ Instrumentation troubleshooting skills.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent lifting/carrying (10-50 lbs.).
  • Frequent pushing/pulling (50-200 lbs.).
  • Frequent handling/gripping/bending/stooping.
  • Ability to work at elevated heights off a ladder or platform, climb stairs, leaning over equipment.
  • Ability to stand and / or work on feet for extended periods (minimum eight hours in one shift).
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: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-13
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