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Maintenance Technician in New Hampton, IA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IA New Hampton

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Technician

Job Description:

Must conduct him/her self in a professional manner.

Keep a good and positive attitude to help enhance shop morale.

Complete assigned planned maintenance on time.

Complete tasks from work orders assigned in time allotted.

Ensure assigned spaces are kept in a clean and free of clutter. 

Work closely with the production supervisor on production needs.

Comply with the requirements defined within the contents of the GMP’S, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), LO/TO procedures, and Food Safety programs with the Confined Space Entry requirements program established by Bay Valley Foods.

Ensure safe work practices are being followed at all time to minimize the injuries to yourself and others.

Be available to work overtime during inspection preparations, capital projects and downtime.

Use lock out tag out program when working on equipment.

No job is complete until the area and tools are clean.

Sanitize tools before the start of each shift and after using them.

Report any discrepancies to the maintenance manager or shop foreman.

Turn in all completed work orders and Daily Shift Maintenance Summery Report to maintenance manager or shop foreman at the end of each day.

Clean the shop and put away all tools and parts at the end of your shift.

Complete projects as assigned.

Must be able to lift over 50 pounds.

Job could require repetitive twisting and turning of back wrists and ankles.

Responsible to complete training courses as designated by the maintenance manager.

Attend all safety meetings.  Request for excused absence must be filled out and approved prior to scheduled meeting.

Knowledge of operating procedures in the dryer, mix, packaging and warehouse departments

Maintenance Technician is accountable to the Maintenance Manager.

Obtain a working knowledge to a troubleshooting and repair level of plant equipment and process.

Obtain a working knowledge to a troubleshooting and repair level of all dryer safeties including the Atex system, the Deluge system and the steam system.

Obtain a working knowledge of the waste treatment system and the effects of the SPCC program and environmental programs.

Obtain a working knowledge of boiler operations and chemical testing.  To understand the effects of changing chemical levels.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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