UTILITY MECHANIC I – III (GRADE 10-12)

  • McCormick & Company, Incorporated
  • Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031, USA
  • Jun 20, 2018
Full time Entry Level General Labor Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Under the general supervision of a Maintenance Team Manager, the incumbent will maintain packaging, blending and fermentation equipment in multiple departments and is responsible for the complete maintenance and inspection of individual pieces of equipment. The employee will adhere to safety/GMP procedures and ensure a safe work environment, meet and/or exceed product quality expectations, achieve process reliability goals, and work in a team-based environment. The employee will perform preventative and corrective maintenance, respond to trouble calls on production/process equipment and facilities. The Utility Mechanic will spend 90% of the time on the floor supporting production and will utilize available line time and resources to complete work during regular hours. This position will identify constant improvements while maintaining and improving preventative maintenance sheets and daily checklists with specific actionable information. Utility Mechanic I – III Grade 10 – 12 Page 2 

 

This position will require flexibility with shift and workday assignments to support business need requirements and reduce Overtime. (For example, one potential work schedule might be Sunday – Thursday.) 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • • Support, troubleshoot, lubricate, and repair all production and facility equipment in the assigned work area. 
  • • Perform mechanic duties on 100% of the production lines. Complete assigned preventative maintenance work orders to established procedures. 
  • • Complete assigned planner/corrective, predictive and preventive equipment inspection, improvement and safety work orders. 
  • • Use Maintenance System to requisition parts, locate parts in inventory and close and write work orders 
  • • Participate in, and lead basic problem-solving tools (Breakdown records, 5-Why, etc) for TPM, AM, Continuous Improvement, and high-performance Teams. Ability to train employees to identify basic mechanical issues and repair as necessary. 
  • • Develops training and trains employees to identify basic mechanical issues and the appropriate operating procedures for processing and filling equipment to optimize Process Reliability. 
  • • Develops training for employees to identify basic mechanical issues and repair as necessary. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

1. High School diploma or GED (equivalency) required. 

2. The following skills are required: Math: basic shop math (add, subtract, multiply, divide and use a ruler, micrometer etc). 

3. Reading: able to read manuals and prints, instructions and parts lists. 

4. Writing: write legibly and sketch drawings. 

5. Must be comfortable working in a team environment. 

 

Grade 12 

1. Five years in maintenance crafts to include industrial electrical, plumbing, mechanics, welding, millwright, and carpentry. 

2. Proficiency in the use of hand tools (drills, saws, grinders, presses, welders and all types of wrenches. 

3. Proficient in Window operation systems and Window based applications. 

4. Proficient in replacing mechanical components of drive systems motors, drives, sprockets, chains, belts, pulleys, bearings etc. 

5. Proficient in maneuvering in computerized maintenance and downtime systems (Chase, Traksys, SAP, etc) 

6. Must have experience overhauling and rebuilding automated equipment i.e. replacing bearings, shafts and drives required. 

7. Ability to troubleshoot industrial control wiring ( use of multimeter)to include AC, DC, single and three phase circuits. 

8. OSHA certified to operate a powered industrial truck, Fork Lift, and man lifts as assigned 

9. Experience diagnosing mechanical problems while inspecting a machine in the static state. Ability to evaluate bearings, shafts, sprockets, and chains and recommend replacement interval required. 

10. Proven ability to train and lead others required. 

11. Must possess troubleshooting skills and have experience leading root cause analysis and problem-solving initiatives to make recommendations on machine improvements required. 

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Grade 11 

1. Four years in maintenance crafts to include industrial electrical, plumbing, mechanics, welding, millwright, and carpentry. 

2. Proficiency in the use of hand tools (drills, saws, grinders, presses, welders and all types of wrenches. 

3. Proficient in Window operation systems and Window based applications. 

4. Proficient in replacing mechanical components of drive systems motors, drives, sprockets, chains, belts, pulleys, bearings etc. 

5. Proficient in maneuvering in computerized maintenance and downtime systems (Chase, Traksys, SAP, etc.) 

 

Grade 10 

1. Three years in maintenance crafts to include industrial electrical, plumbing, mechanics, welding, millwright, and carpentry. 

2. Proficiency in the use of hand tools (drills, saws, grinders, presses, welders and all types of wrenches. 

3. Proficient in Window operation systems and Window based computer applications. 

4. 1 - 2 years of experience in a Mechanic position preferably in the food industry. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

1. Forklift operator license preferred. 

2. 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment (food processing) preferred. 

3. Vocational education or Technical Degree/Certification as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic would enhance the performance of the job. 

4. Completed State approved apprenticeship as a machinist, Tool & Die Maker or equivalent. 

5. Experience with Tungeten Inert Gas (TIF) and ARC (stick) welding. 

6. Demonstrated process improvement, problem-solving Focused Improvement skills. 

7. Ability to troubleshoot industrial control wiring (use of multimeter) to include AC, DC, single and low voltage phase circuits. 

8. Fundamental materials science knowledge 

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.