at Mars, Incorporated in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Job DescriptionJob Purpose/Overview
The CVS Shift Technician is responsible for the efficient, safe and reliable operating condition of complex process and high-speed food processing equipment. The CVS Shift Technician must be multi-crafted (mechanical/electrical) and mainly focused on providing equipment troubleshooting and breakdown maintenance.
Maintain, troubleshoot, test, modify, and program automated, electromechanical equipment to include:
- Refrigeration systems
- Meat processing equipment
- Dry product handling and conveying systems
- Pressurized fluid systems
- Raw product material handling
- Mixers and vessels
- Flexible filling and sealing equipment
- Batch retort steam pressure-cooking vessels
- Robotic packaging and cassette handling cells
- Packaging printing, labeling, and conveying systems
- Case packers and palletizing equipment
Apply engineering principals with mechanical and electrical knowledge to eliminate production problems and improve efficiency and reliability Develop, track, and communicate maintenance specific metrics to identify reduce and eliminate recurring issues on equipment and improve system reliability. Apply predictive maintenance technologies and condition-based monitoring to equipment (oil analysis, vibration analysis, motor circuit analysis). Participation in continuous improvement activities (Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen). Perform Root Cause Failure Analysis on major unplanned breakdowns and recurring problems. Develop and implement Preventive Maintenance Procedures for each equipment item. Maintain equipment and assembly drawings and schematics, document maintenance activities, and maintain historic records. Design, implementation and completion of reliability and cost reduction projects on equipment. Provide design input and maintenance support to engineering on major project concept, implementation, commission, validation and start-up Be the system expert and a resource for knowledge in operation, controls, set-up, and complex maintenance procedures. Provide equipment specific training to shift maintenance and operations associates to assure compliance with assembly, operating and safety procedures. Procure and maintain replacement parts inventory for assigned equipment Rebuild and restock spare parts assemblies for equipment or systems Manage personal work schedule and planned work orders to maintain system reliability and optimize run time. This position and all site associates are responsible for quality and food safety.
Context and Scope
The CVS Shift Technician is responsible for the efficient, safe and reliable operating condition of complex process and high-speed food processing equipment. The CVS Shift Technician must be multi-crafted (mechanical/electrical) and mainly focused on providing equipment troubleshooting and breakdown maintenance. As troubleshooting requirements are accomplished, the CVS Shift Technician will change focus toward preventive maintenance activities as assigned by the day - based System Maintenance Technician thru planned work orders. They must systematically repair, adjust and maintain processing, filling, conveying, and packaging machinery as assigned using established maintenance reliability practices, consistent observation, repair, and follow-up of operational effectiveness. Other duties include participating in continuous improvement teams, working on new project activities and continuous training.
- HS Diploma or equivalent
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