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Purina Animal Nutrition - Maintenance Technician

Land O'Lakes Inc.
Massillon, OH 44647
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Join Land O'Lakes, and you join boundless thinkers and doers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with some of America's favorite brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United, Vermont Creamery and KozyShack, and more.

You'll be joining a team committed to e verything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the grain that animals eat to produce milk, to marketing the final product, like our many legendary products.

We're looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help us meet food's toughest challenges.

Purina Animal Nutrition - Maintenance Technician

Job Description:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining plant processing, facility and support equipment.

Location city, state : Massillon, OH

Hours: Monday - Friday, some weekends and holidays

Wage: Land O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as other company sponsored benefits.

Primary Function:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain plant processing equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements and adhering to the schedule. Address errors that occur with machines and makes determination of repairs needed.
  • Accurately document and capture work and parts consumed.
  • Willing and eager to learn the plant and develop skills through on the job and assigned training

Secondary Function:

  • Maintain work area, tools and shop equipment in a clean and functional manner
  • Maintain maintenance logs accurately and neatly
  • Follow the preventative maintenance program
  • Perform additional duties within the department or plant as scheduled or requested
  • Is proactive in making recommendations to reduce and improve maintenance work wherever feasible; assuring efficient and productive operation of plant, process and equipment; while protecting and prolonging the economic life of plant assets; all at the least (optimal) cost practical

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED. Associate or Technical Degree preferred.


* 2+ years of experience in industrial manufacturing maintenance

* Experience with several of the following: basic electrical systems, compressors, welding, conveyers, gearing, hydraulics, packaging, PLC, fabrication, pneumatics, preventive maintenance, and pumps.

* Prior diagnostic, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance experience

* Working knowledge of Programmable Logic Control (PLC)


* Ensures a safe working environment for self and others while performing assigned tasks

* 18 years or older

* Some experience with mechanical systems, utilizing product manuals, troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns, and reading mechanical drawings.

* Basic computer skills

* Able to work in a fast-paced environment

* Ability to effectively work and communicate with a variety of people, supervisors, employees and departments

* Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule

* Self-reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision

* Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team

* Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)

* Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills

* Experience with mechanical systems, utilizing product manuals, troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns, and reading mechanical drawings.


* Previous experience in a high-speed industrial work environment, feed mills especially helpful.

Essential Physical Requirements:

Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a large variety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain duties also may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending, lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise level in the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate.

You may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask, protective footwear and protective clothing or uniforms. Work may be performed in cold and/or hot temperatures and the environment can be dusty. Physical requirements further include the ability to engage in productive and collaborative communication with co-workers and work may need to be performed during non-standard hours, including nights and weekends. At times, the ability to work overtime also may be required. The ability to perform these requirements is necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company engages in an interactive process to review requests for reasonable accommodations that may be needed to allow qualified individuals with disabilities to perform all the essential functions of the position. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to the Hiring Manager.

Travel: N/A


This role is part of our Land O'Lakes, Inc., Purina Animal Nutrition business helping our network of local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers serve producers, and animal owners throughout the United States. Through industry -leading R&D and committed partnerships, we innovate the nutrition products and practices that unlock the full potential of every animal for a healthier, more productive life.

Land O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.

Nothing in this job description restricts the management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

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    Posted: 2020-10-04 Expires: 2020-11-02
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