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Mechanic 4:00pm-1:00am Mon-Fri 1

You know our brands, The Laughing Cow, Babybel, Boursin, Kaukauna, Merkts and Price's, which elicit smiles across America. They are daring, responsible and deliver dairy goodness. As you imagine, this mindset is contagious! Bel Brands USA is part of an international family company, which has led an ambitious growth strategy for 150 years and is today the world's third largest branded cheese company. If like our 11,000 employees globally and 900 people in the US, you want to have an impact in an entrepreneurial and demanding company, and share smiles around the world, dare to live the Bel experience!
Be you. Be ambitious. Be Bel.
Bel Brands USA has been named Chicago's "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" for 8 years in a row, from 2009 - 2016. The company is headquartered in Chicago and operates three manufacturing plants in Little Chute, WI, Leitchfield, KY, and Brookings, SD.
Hourly Position Description
Mechanic I
Currnet Schedule: 4:00pm-1:00am
Location: Leitchfield, KY
Division: Bel USA - KY
Department: Maintenance
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor or
Assistant Maintenance Supervisor
Job Description Summary
Maintain production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment and minimizing downtimes. (Preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and improvements).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, improvements, requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; etc., following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.
+ Troubleshoot malfunctions. Determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do about it.
+ Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
+ Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; etc., examining form and texture of parts.
+ Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
+ Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, straightedges, etc.
+ Construct parts or fabricate repair parts by using machine shop, instrumentation and equipment.
+ Help for supplying inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies.
+ Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
+ Advice management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
+ Prepare mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
+ Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
+ Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
+ Communicate with supervisors, peers or subordinates. Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by phone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
+ Comply with safety precautions, utilizing extreme care when milling and turning parts.
+ Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures. Comply with all quality and work-rule requirements.
+ Use the CMMS tool as required.
+ Perform maintenance related welding and plumbing.
+ Follows all Good Manufacturing Practices as stated within the Policy.
+ Follows all Safety Rules and procedures by working safely and ensuring safety of others.
+ Follows all food safety procedures.
+ Follows all environmental protocols as applicable to job to prevent pollution to air, land, or water.
+ Follows all sanitation procedures and work instructions.
+ Follows all continuous improvement actions and rules and best practices.
+ Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications and Competencies
Minimum education and experience required:
+ Requires High School diploma or equivalent.
+ Requires education generally equivalent to 1 to 3 years of trades training in machining techniques.
+ Requires 3 to 5 years of experience in machining and equipment repair techniques.
+ Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
+ Requires ability to read and understand blueprints and repair orders.
+ Requires good mechanical aptitude.
+ Requires ability to operate a variety of machining equipment such as a milling machine, lathe, surface grinder, and precision measuring instruments. Also, requires the ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools, and a welder and cutting torch.
+ Requires ability to function as a team member and contribute to group goals.
+ Requires good oral communication skills to effectively deal with coworkers and supervisors.
Performance Expectations
Quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, and thoroughness of work performed; ability to gain the trust and respect of management, coworkers and brokers; maintain the integrity of confidential business and product information; ability to communicate effectively and develop good working relationships with other employees is essential to accomplish goals and objectives of the department.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, and use hands to touch objects or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach above shoulders, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and use foot/feet to operate machine controls.
The employee is regularly required to walk or talk and/or hear.
The employee must frequently must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds while performing duties. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in non-weather related wet humid conditions, in proximity to fumes or air-borne particles, and near sources of electric shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Working Conditions
Work is performed largely in a manufacturing environment. Hours of work will generally be at least 40 hours a week. At times there will be some variation in work hours due to special projects, deadlines and other concerns.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Protective Equipment
Employees must wear FR rated uniform, safety glasses, slip resistant steel toe safety footwear, protective gloves, a hair net, Tyvex apron, and ear protection, as required.
Bel Brands is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company?s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Bel Brands also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Bel Brand?s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
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