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MICHAEL FOODS Refrigeration and Utilities Technician (Nights 6pm-6am) in NORWALK, Iowa

Michael foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocer and potato product and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that First in Food where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.SUMMARY: Utility Technician performs process and production maintenance throughout the facility. Multi craft Maintenance responsibilities includes but not be limited to equipment breakdowns, installation and startups, process improvements, preventative/precision maintenance programs and continuous improvements activities i.e. increasing machine reliability and installation of facility capital investments.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Utilize CMMS to support the maintenance function including review, execution and documentation of scheduled/unscheduled work on a daily basis.Experience in the installation and repair of mechanical equipment required. Diagnose and repair of all machinery and process malfunctions, must be fluent in mechanical troubleshooting.Diagnose and repair of all mechanical power transmission equipment. Knowledge of gear boxes, mechanical drives, variable speed applications, and Servo motors.Diagnose and repair refrigeration, steam and pneumatic systems. Knowledge of cylinders, valves, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration and lubrication devices.Diagnose, repair and overhaul pumps, automatic control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, basic electrical AC/DC troubleshooting, and related systems.Proficient in knowledge of bearings, pulleys, chain drives, belt drives, and lubricants standards and applications.Experienced use of precision tools i.e. dials indicators, micrometers, calipers, and depth gauges.Read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics, and piping diagrams. Ability to read/interpret Electrical Schematics is a plus.Skilled in pipe fitting, rigging, and use of mechanical tools, hand tools, and power tools.Skilled in machine shop to fabricate within specific tolerance is a plus.480v 3 phase knowledge required. Knowledge and practice of NFPA 70E preferred.Experience and knowledge of personal/process control computers, programmable logic controllers (PLC), and Networking devices a plus. Allen Bradley experiences is a plusAdhere to safe work practices, follow GMPs, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.Adhere to all safety policies and proceduresResponsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.Perform other duties as assigned.EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:EDUCATION:AA in Engineering, Operations or Applicable technical knowledge or Degree/Certification from Trade School.Certifications in Ammonia Refrigeration or Boiler Systems is a plusEXPERIENCEMinimum of 1-3 years experience in industrial operations, Plant operations, maintenance, utilities and/or related field.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Good oral/written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in both one-on-one and small group situations.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:Basic Algebra. Ability to add, subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distances.REASONING ABILITY:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to participate analytical, planning, problem-solving, and small project management skills.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESSpecific skills and abilities required that are not included

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