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Maintenance Mechanic B

Company: Danone North America
Location: Chatsworth
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

About the jobAt Danone, Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for our plant teams. We are currently looking to hire aMaintenance Mechanic Bbased in ourChatsworth, Californiamanufacturing plant! In this role, you will p rovide technical support in a professional manner to the manufacturing plant. This includes experience in performing preventative maintenance, repair, and upgrades to optimize efficiency, increase productivity, and assure safety. Be able to effectively work in a team environment and communicate (verbal and written) with people on a professional level. Contribute to overall department production goals, maintain a clean and safe work environment.Danone North America additionally offers a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.Thebase compensation for this position is $36.00 per hourand is eligible for overtime. This is a unionized role based on site and the work schedule is as follows (subject to availability):First Shift (Days): 4:00 am - 12:30 pm (Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday)Second Shift (Afternoon): 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm (Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday)In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
Follow and adhere to all safety rules, training, and best practices at all times. Demonstrate some technical understanding and ability to maintain and repair mechanical, electrical, electrical controls, instrumentation, pneumatic, lubrication and PLC systems and components. Ensure all paperwork and digital information is filled out in a clear, legible, and accurate format and completed with all required information. Attend and practice all required training. Perform predictive maintenance techniques on equipment to enhance uptime conditions. Teach operators on maintenance techniques when called to troubleshoot or repair equipment. Completes preventative maintenance and other reliability tasks, assist in diagnostics, repairs and rebuilds of machines; partner with engineering or others on non-routine repairs and defect handling solutions. Utilize root cause analysis thought process to ensure sustainability of corrective actions and/or improvements to drive asset reliability. Effectively complete PM's as scheduled to eliminate unplanned downtime. Proficient and diligent in use of CMMS system to track maintenance action items, create and close work orders. Classify breakdowns and analyze gaps in the entire process of design, fabrication, and maintenance of equipment. Utilize the continuous improvement mindset and tools to actively participate in identifying and correcting opportunities, improving processes including participation in the creation and documentation of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions, the creation and maintenance of preventative maintenance standards, the writing of One Point Lessons, and participation in continuous improvement methodology events. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices and 5S methodology to maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area, maintaining audit ready status at all times. Adhere to all Pillar Standards and actively participate in Pillar activities (i.e. Quality, Food Safety, Focused Improvement, Safety, etc.) including but not limited to assessments, observations, inspections, documentation, and recommendations. Communicates effectively with Leads, OPEX Leaders, Production Leaders, Reliability Leader, Engineering, and other colleagues. Supports plant production needs and priorities to achieve plant goals. Facilitate, attend, and participate in team meetings and programs. Assist, train, and coach employees. Comply with all regulations, policies, and procedures. All other duties as assigned or become evident. Maintain a clean and organized shop and parts room.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Nothing in this job description restricts Danone North America's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibility to this job at any time.
Danone North America provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other factor that may be protected by law. This policy extends to all employees and includes all aspects of the employment relationship. Danone North America is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.NON ESSENTIAL:Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to handle objects, tools, or controls; within reach of hands and arms. The associate is frequently required to a great deal of walking and be stationary for a period of time. Occasionally it will be necessary for the associate to sit, crawl, stoop, kneel or crouch to accomplish tasks. The associate will spend time climbing ladders and elevated walkways.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the associate will:Work near moving mechanical parts.Frequently be exposed to the risk of electrical shock.Be exposed to high temperature equipment.Work in outside weather conditions.Be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.Occasionally work in high precarious locations.Occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals.Occasionally be exposed to extreme cold.Be exposed to high noise levels in the work environment.About you Preferred Candidate Qualifications:
Education and Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Minimum of five - years related experience and/or training;
or equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge: Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures Computer literacy in programming and ladder logic Knowledge of OSHA, local, state, and federal health and safety regulations
Skills: Have the skills to communicate effectively in a te chnical manner with other Danone Associates and Danone Contacts. This may include Outside Vendors, Suppliers, Contractors, and Customers. The format may be either written in the form of a report or verbal during discussion. Have the skills to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations that Maintenance encounters. Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Reasoning Abilities:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Must be able to interpret an extensive variety of technical data in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables to arrive at a reasonable solution.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Forklift OSHA certification on stand-up forklift Aerial lift certification About usAt Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world likeActivia, Silk, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family.You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps---in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world:One Planet. One Health BY YOU.Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Keywords: Danone North America, Los Angeles , Maintenance Mechanic B, Professions , Chatsworth, California

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