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Maintenance Technician (Nights)

Tillamook County Creamery Association

Tillamook County Creamery Association

Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Maintenance Technician - Decatur (Nights)

** This position will be working 2nd shift from 6pm-6am**

Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce. At Tillamook, we believe that inclusion and diversity are central to our cultural strategy. In order to achieve our growth ambition and compete and win in the marketplace, we believe we make better decisions and build stronger teams when we invite and rely on diverse perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures into our work and to fuel our innovation and growth. To us this means creating a climate of inclusion where all employees feel valued and a sense of belonging. We believe this will make us a better consumer brand and employer.

About you:

What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.

About us:

Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.

What you will do:

The Maintenance Technician will troubleshoot and repair dairy processing plant equipment, packaging equipment and supporting utility systems and equipment.

Here’s a day in the life:

  • Performs highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant’s facility equipment. Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas.
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Prepares and sets up machinery for scheduled production runs.
  • Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, Packaging Mechanical, Refrigeration, PLC/Process Controls, Dairy Systems Mechanic, Electrical, Welding/Fabrication, and General Maintenance.
  • Reads and interprets drawings, equipment manuals, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnoses problems, replaces or repairs parts, tests and makes adjustments. Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Acts as a team player and be able to interact harmoniously with staff at all levels of the company.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Works under pressure, meets deadlines, and is flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrates excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Regular and reliable attendance on-site is required.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts with rotating nights off.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED or 1 to 3 years related experience. Associate’s degree or trade school certification preferred.
  • General plant mechanical maintenance history required.
  • AllenBradley PLC programming, Allen Bradley Panel View, Devicenet, Controlnet, and strong electrical and instrumentation background.
  • Strong background and experience working within a team.
  • Follows the One Team values of keeping commitments to each other, valuing each other’s diverse perspectives, and collaborating across the organization toward the same goal.
  • Proven ability to methodically think through problems with detailed step by step processes.
  • Ability to work any shift and weekends.
  • Forklift certification required.

Physical requirements:

  • Sitting
  • Standing/and or walking
  • Lifting 55 lbs.
  • Vision for machine or computer operations
  • Hearing

Working Conditions

Maintenance: Work is normally in plant environment. Can include working outside in all weather conditions, working in confined spaces and in poorly lighted areas, walking on uneven, slippery surfaces and encountering forklift traffic. Requires standing majority of shift, walking on uneven, slippery surfaces, stooping, bending and crouching and climbing ladders. Duties may include lifting up to 55 pounds and maneuvering heavy equipment and/or parts.

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:

We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives, and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.

Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA