IC Maintenance Engineer
El Monte , California
October 21, 2017
Job Description
The primary purpose of this position is to maintain and help improve equipment reliability, operating efficiency, safety and service quality to the Ice Cream Plant.

  • Develop, modify, perform and record preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment, motors, pneumatic tools, and conveyor systems to improve reliability and efficiency
  • Understanding the total process layouts and provide line support by performing online repairs and maintenance to maximize efficiency through optimal interface
  • Responsible for startup, operations, shutdown and maintenance of all plant equipment
  • Troubleshoot problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems, using precision measuring and testing instruments
  • Follow diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, manufacturer's instruction, and engineering specifications to troubleshoot, diagnose, install and repair all plant systems.
  • Program/troubleshoot PLC and operator interface panels and program variable frequency drives
  • Implement projects for line improvement
  • Plan and direct the development, detailed engineering design scheduling, procurement and construction.
  • Maintain and update equipment files and records.
  • Set up and order spare parts.
  • Help maintain performance standards
  • Identify issues and implement improvement plans and initiatives to achieve department and plant goals
  • Ensure that all standards and requirement s for food safety and quality are maintained as they pertain to the maintenance department
  • Maintaining and operating the Ammonia refrigeration system in accordance with all safety procedures and within Cal ARP, PSM/RMP Standards
  • Works with and assists contractors performing ammonia refrigeration work including air, water, gas, electrical, chemical, steam, fire sprinkler, and waste water systems
  • Responsible for wastewater compliance, quick response to PH warnings, reading of charts and logging/reporting inefficiencies.
  • Supervise contractors during weekend maintenance, shutdowns and in the completion of maintenance projects.

Experience / Requirements
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to wear required personnel protection equipment to include Air purifying respirators, which requires a medical physical, and clearance to wear APR.
  • Minimum three years of maintenance manufacturing experience.
  • Proficient in Soldering, Brazing, desirable to have MIG / TIG welding experience. 40 hr. HAZWOPER Certification.

  • Must have the ability to adjust devices and control instrumentation
  • completing root cause analysis
  • Able to read electrical and mechanical blue prints.
  • Working knowledge of machine shop equipment,
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • Must be familiar with food packaging equipment
  • Demonstrated experience and skills with plant maintenance, food safety and GMP, problem solving and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Possess an ability to fabricate parts
  • Knowledge of food manufacturing machinery required, Allergen Control, GMPs
  • Preventive maintenance, repair and adjustments of filling conveying, packaging, palletizing and auxiliary equipment
  • 1-year experience in ammonia refrigeration, boiler, and wastewater.

A little about us:
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