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Simmons Pet Food, Dubuque, IA

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Ensures that all equipment is running in a safe and efficient manner.


The Maintenance Electrician's prime responsibility is the maintenance, repair, and continuous improvement of all packaging and process machinery and systems, including site auxiliary equipment, in a safe efficient manner.

The elimination of breakdowns is of prime importance.

Proactively performs troubleshooting techniques in a logical manner on all equipment including pneumatic, hydraulic and utility systems.

Prepares work orders using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

Responsible for the Preventative Maintenance (PM) of all site equipment. Actively supports the PdM function where applicable.

Reads and understands technical bulletins, manuals, instructions and blueprints.

The maintenance electrician will report to and provide a daily summary of work to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager and will be assigned work by the maintenance planner as needed. The electrician will be an active member of the maintenance team.

Participates as a member of the team. Participates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies; coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. As a member of the team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and works with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforce actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

Simmons operating systems principles and objectives: Is familiar with Simmons' established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position's role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives: This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Electrician and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

Physical Activities: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk. Enters and locates information on a computer. Visually verifies information, often in small print. Must be able to manually lift or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work in extreme temperatures, on feet for entire shift. Must be able to work in cramped, enclosed, elevated, wet, dirty area with a noise level above 90 decibels.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Steel toed shoes, ear plugs, hair net, hard hat and other PPE as required in appropriate environment.

Travel: N/A

Technical Experience: Preference for 2-3 years of industrial maintenance electrical experience/skills. Working knowledge of governing Electrical Code and Safety requirements including NFPA 70E is required.

Industry Experience: Preference for food manufacturing organization.

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

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Job Details

Req Num 19995
ID 773034
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
EMSI Skills Blueprinting
Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
Electrical Codes
Electrical Safety In The Workplace (NFPA 70e)
Operating Systems
Packaging And Labeling
Personal Protective Equipment
Strategic Planning
Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education --

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