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Maintenance Mechanic - St. Louis, MO

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Company Name:Swiss-American, Inc.
Location:St. Louis, MO
Employment Type:Full Time
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The primary function of this position is to handle the repair, replacement and maintenance of the machines and equipment in support of the daily operations for the Production department.    This position requires scheduling flexibility.

Note: Experience working with and troubleshooting Direct Current industrial electrical systems highly desirable.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for repairing, replacing and maintaining equipment parts using hand tools and/or power tools
  • Responsible for performing preventative maintenance and keeping equipment and machinery in good working order
  • Plan and execute preventative maintenance programs for the machinery and equipment in a way that does not hamper productivity of the production facility
  • Responsible for diagnosing, analyzing and troubleshooting machine malfunctions to ensure the Production department continues to produce efficiently
  • Fabricate and/or repair machine parts as necessary
  • Install, modify, repair or replace parts or entire systems as it relates to machinery and equipment; utilizing wiring diagrams, drawings, blueprints or other schematics
  • Align and Balance new equipment after installation
  • Plan and layout repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals and schematic drawings
  • Responsible for the clean-up and general housekeeping of the Production maintenance area and work area
  • Follow and adhere to all safety rules including the safe handling of food according to the company's GMP, HAACP and SQF programs
  • Report issues and discrepancies according to company policy and aim to ensure that all policies and procedures for safe food handling, maintenance and general GMPs are followed All other duties as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned


Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage a variety of shifting deadlines through multi-tasking and turning projects/initiatives to on-time completions
  • Contribute and drive initiatives that improve production efficiency, cleanliness and safety

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