Chore-Time Maintenance Technician

This role is located in Milford, Indiana
Want to be a part of a global, high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?
Then, Chore-Time has a place for you!
Who We Are:
Chore-Time is a division of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and we are a global organization that is built around a commitment to bringing improved productivity to the poultry industry. From the feed bins to the fans, you can count on Chore-Time to deliver the best solution. We have a long-standing tradition of demonstrating inspirational leadership through the innovation, development, and enhancement of our products for more than 60 years. We attribute our success to our company's ability to engage in the on-going development of technological advancements that meet the ever-changing needs of leading poultry industry producers. And with these advancements, we are feeding the world with proven poultry production systems and products that are Made to Work. Built to Last. ?? So, as a team member, you will be a strong contributor to our mission in developing new technologies that help feed the world!
Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation??
What We Offer:
Exciting innovative, collaborative, and family-oriented work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules
Challenging and progressive career development
Competitive salaries
Profit Sharing, Holiday Bonus & 401k
Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
Tuition Reimbursement & Dependent Scholarship Program
Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role
Specific Responsibilities
As the Maintenance Technician, you will perform general to advanced maintenance to ensure a safe and high-level of operation within the facilities.
Your Accountabilities in the Role:
You will safely perform preventative & predictive maintenance, repairs, and improvements for production equipment and facility operations, ensuring operations is consistently running smoothly.
You will troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and pneumatic equipment within the facilities including presses, injection molding machines, shears, laser, overhead cranes, electrical systems, as well as air & water lines to minimize downtime.
You will be responsible for following all plant safety programs as well as identifying general safety issues by auditing machine operation and completing related work orders in an efficient manner.
You will maintain positive relationships and interface with a variety of personnel throughout the company to provide optimal support.
You will lead and participate in Lean Initiatives and implement enhancements to continuously improve the areas.
You will manage your work orders in a high-quality and efficient way, ensuring timely and accurate completion.
Position Requirements:
Education: A four-year apprenticeship/certification in maintenance preferred; or the equivalent with a High School Diploma/GED and some industrial maintenance experience; Journeyman's Card highly preferred
Experience: 2+ years of maintenance experience in a production environment.
Functional Skills: Advanced understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, with a strength in electrical, PLC (RS Logic 500 & 5000), and programming. A general knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, and HVAC would be a plus; Ability to work safely on electrical circuits up to 600 VAC; Forklift and overhead crane experience required; Working knowledge of safety requirements in the maintenance field is also important; Welding, plasma cutting, and torch experience preferred; Fundamental understanding of Arc Flash plant requirements. Ability to read prints and understand schematics is also required. The position also requires a solid problem-solver/decision maker; someone who pays close attention to detail and has the ability to plan, prioritize & utilize time efficiently.
Technology Skills: Solid PC skills; Experience with Excel, Word, and maintenance software
Leadership/Behaviors: Ability to work independently and is a safety-minded; collaborative; solid communicator
Culture Match: Even-keeled, someone who works well with a variety of personalities; can take a vision and create a solution
Other Important Information:
Wage: Wage is commensurate with proven expertise.
This position is eligible for bonus & profit sharing! And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!
Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
Core Hours: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Typical Work Week: M-F; some weekends and OT required; 45 hours a week on average
Direct Reports: None; Team of 4
Travel: Limited

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