Company: Lotus Pet Foods
Posted on: March 26, 2020
--- Respond to all Maintenance calls in Production as a top
--- Maintain all equipment to the highest possible standards and
--- Help to develop and perform scheduled PM's of machines
throughout the Production areas.
--- Assist Production employees during machine changeovers when
--- Maintain a clean and safe work environment with consideration
of all those who may be working in the same area - communicate all
--- Perform equipment shutdown, startup and lock out tag out as
--- Document routine scheduled PM's
--- Assist the Plant Manager and Production Manager scheduling,
implementing, and revising PM routines.
--- Inform the Management of any Maintenance and Repair supplies
--- Maintain all chemicals, lubricants and cleaning solutions on an
inventory master list and insure only approved materials are
brought into the plant
--- Assist with Capital improvement projects as needed.
--- Enter Maintenance Data into the Maintenance program.
--- Perform any required Fabrication Duties needed, this includes
welding, torch cutting, grinding, layout and assembly work
--- Assist Plant Manager with Shop inventory control, this includes
min/max on various components, bench stock items, spares - (belts,
bearings, motors, pumps etc.---)
--- Assist with continual updating of PM program to the equipment's
--- Maintain an equipment library for all production machinery,
forklifts and support equipment
--- Establish a master parts list for each machine with known part
numbers and primary and alternate vendors and lead times
--- Perform work area inspections and identify problems and
--- Observe all safety policies and procedures to include Confined
Space Entry, Lock Out Tag Out, Hazard Recognition and Control,
Hazard Communications (MSDS and the Right to Know Program), Fire
Prevention, Hot Work Permitting, OSHA Inspection Plan and our
Emergency Action Plan
--- Perform Sanitation at the completion of work on all machinery
and food contact surfaces
--- Fabrication and Modification of new and existing equipment.
--- Responsible for 24 hr. emergency Maintenance service as
--- Carry pager/cell phone as required for on-call Maintenance
--- Operate Maintain, Troubleshoot and Repair HVAC systems to the
highest possible standards.
--- Operate, Maintain, Troubleshoot and Repair Boiler system and
--- Operate, Maintain, Troubleshoot and Repair Air Scrubber
--- Operate, Maintain, Troubleshoot and Repair the Compressed Air
--- Water Treatment
--- Operate, Maintain, Troubleshoot and Repair all Production and
Production Support Equipment to include the Emulsifier, Grinders,
Liquefiers, Mixers, Mega-Mixer, Fill/Depositor Machine, Seamer,
Sausage Lines, Pre-cooker, Shredder, De-Palletizer, Retort Loader,
Retort, Retort Un-loader, Labeler Machine and the Tray Packing
--- Operate, Maintain, Troubleshoot and Repair the Facilities to
include Refrigerators, Freezers, Restrooms, Office Areas,
Production Areas and Warehouse (Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry,
Roofing, Walls and Flooring)
--- Operate and utilize inspection equipment to include Vernier
Calipers, Micrometers, Machinists Scale, Retractable Tape Measures,
Scales, Height Gages and Multi-Meters
--- Operate and utilize Hand Tools, Pneumatic Power Tools, Welding
Equipment (MIG/TIG), Electric Tools and Cutting Tools
--- This position will ensure that the equipment in all Production
areas are running to the highest mechanical level possible to
provide the best work environment for the Production Staff to
ensure efficiency and optimize capacity.
--- The success of this position relies highly on a close working
relationship with the Production Staff.
--- All managers may submit specific requests for immediate repair
service but all work outside of the usual scope should be approved
by the Plant Manager.
--- Must have your own tools
--- Must be able to read, write and speak English plus basic math
--- Prior work experience in a Food or Pet Food Processing
--- Excellent interpersonal skills - team player
--- Hard worker who is a self-starter and proactive and flexible
with shifts and work days
--- Great attention to detail
--- Ability to lift to 75 lbs. several times a day
--- Time management assertiveness to adjust to specific duties
--- Exposure and ability to operate in food production environments
- previous food maintenance experience a plus
--- Must have excellent working knowledge and the ability to
troubleshoot, diagnose, repair and maintain of all mechanical
systems to include cam rollers and followers, bearings, bushings,
rollers, guides, conveyor systems, belts, mechanical power
transmission, electro-mechanical systems and gear systems
--- A general knowledge and understanding of Compressed Air systems
--- Understand the process of Lubricating bearings, pumps and other
mechanical motion and Power Transmission components.
--- A practical "hands on" experience of High-Pressure Steam
Systems, Boiler Operations and the components associated with
--- A general knowledge of the operation of Robotic Automation.
--- Expert Welding practices and Techniques to include Stainless
--- Operate Pallet Jack, Aerial Lifts, and Fork Lifts
--- Operate a personal computer and peripherals.
--- A complete understanding of the operation of Hand Tools and
Electrical/Pneumatic Power Tools.
--- Ability to write detailed repair reports as well as excellent
--- Capable of using Refrigerant inspection and testing
--- Must have solid working knowledge and "hands on" experience of
facilities and equipment electrical troubleshooting, diagnosis and
--- Operate, troubleshoot and diagnose Programmable Logic
--- 3 -5 Years of Maintenance Technician experience within a
fast-paced production environment.
--- Knowledge of advanced electrical components and their
--- Previous mechanical/electrical training or certification is a
--- Institutional, Cannery, or Industrial Maintenance background
--- Certificate in General HVAC and Boiler operations
--- Forklift Certification
--- High School Diploma or G.E.D is required
--- Post-secondary education and/or a technical trade certificate
are an asset.
COMPENSATION: $30 per hour
Lotus Pet Foods is a Drug Free Workplace.
To apply please click on the link below or copy it into your
browser, and it will take you to our Kronos page.
Keywords: Lotus Pet Foods, Torrance , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Torrance, California
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!