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Dean Foods Company Plant Maintenance Mechanic I in Englewood, Colorado

OverviewMeadow Gold, a DFA company, is seeking a Plant Maintenance Mechanic tosupport our Englewood, CO location. We offer competitive pay,comprehensive benefits, and great growth opporutnities.Job Description .and. RequirementsThe Plant Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the care and maintenance ofall property and production assets in a safe, sanitary and efficientcondition. The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for staying up to date onnew products, equipment, technology and techniques.* Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completingmaintenance requirements (both planned and unplanned) on production,packaging, processing equipment, and utility systems (to provide acontinuous supply of heat, steam, cooling, electrical, power, gas,or air required for operations).* Readily available for emergency repairs in breakdown situations* Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, electricalschematics, service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenanceand service* Performing preventative maintenance (i.e. conducting computerizedpreventative maintenance check-ups or reading SPC charts and data)* Line manufacturing support systems (ozone generation, line/lubedelivery, chemical delivery, ingredient delivery, PH house)* Complete work orders in a timely manner maintaining high quality standards* Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and materialhandling equipment in performing duties* Maintain communication with other departments, management and employeesand notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict theefficiency of production.* Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurateformat, and completed with required information. Ensure all requiredinformation is documented in accordance with SOP's.* Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low supplylevels to Supervisor* Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifyingopportunities to improve processes.* Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.* Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.* Follow all required work safe practices. This would include lockout-tagoutrequirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confinedspace safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.* Responsible for food safety, pre*requisite programs and food qualityrelated to designated area.* Report any food safety and food quality related issues to managementimmediately.* Perform other duties as assigned.Job Requirements:* High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.* Formal Engineering/Maintenance Training desired* No experience required with certificate, 1 years minimum experience in amaintenance role within a manufacturing facility, preferably food andbeverage industry.* 1 year minimum experience with one or more technical experiences:Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, computer controlledequipment, PLC and HVAC* 1 year minimum experience on a variety of equipment including lubricating,cleaning, material handling, motor control, relay control, processcontrol and packaging equipment.* Professional experience with ammonia refrigeration systems preferred.* Ability to inspect equipment, recognize potential problems andindependently take appropriate corrective action to prevent component failuresor equipment down time.* Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually theentire shift.* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.* Must be able to work in a wet environment with moderate to high noisevolume.* Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends andholidays.* Be able to effectively work in a team environment.* Effective verbal and written communication skills.* Ability to work in a fast paced environment.* Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug,background and criminal checks).EEO StatementDean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be anillegal drug. Dean