Facilities Maintenance in New Glarus, WI at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: The basic function of the Facilities Maintenance Coordinator is to perform planned and unplanned facilities maintenance while documenting all completed work.  This is done with the objective of achieving a good working environment in the Plant and all related facility services.  Comply with all electrical codes, safety, OSHA , USDA regulations on a daily basis.  The Facilities Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for the electrical, pneumatic, steam and all connections to the machine and equipment installations. Responsible for the planned maintenance on all facility equipment and facility machines, support equipment and plant utility equipment while maintaining compliance with all work orders requests.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to the following:

  • Performs all maintenance work accurately and in a timely manner, verifies correct materials from the Maintenance Parts Inventory on any Facility equipment as needed to ensure all quality standards are met. Makes certain that all work is done in a safe manner.
  • Reports to Managers and Supervisors immediately any issues regarding building and grounds deficiencies that may impact shift performance for proper course of action to be taken     
  • Reviews the operation of all equipment and line conditions constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate problems, plan future repairs and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Perform troubleshooting techniques, mechanically and electrically; through the use of machine manuals, equipment suppliers and any other resources necessary, to resolve with urgency; machine problems, quality issues and package performance issues.
  • Carries out projects that improve efficiencies, reduce operating cost or improves equipment reliability with or without assistance.
  • All Facility Support Equipment and Machines, lights, rest rooms, water systems, floors, walls, steam system, pneumatic system, all support equipment and machines and any duties assigned by the Maintenance Manager.          
  • Communicates regularly with all other maintenance personnel and as a group to ensure good two way communication concerning building maintenance issues in all areas of the building and grounds. And to ensure all building maintenance related issues are acted upon quickly and effectively.
  • Observe, documents and offers suggestions for facility equipment modifications, changes and upgrades that improve plant environment.
  • Ensures all plant systems are operating as required and within the specification limits for plant operations (air compressors, ammonia systems, HVAC, Boilers, MCC’s, etc.).
  • Maintains a clean work area and follows all safety procedures (i.e. Lock-Out/Tag-Out, appropriate PPE, etc.) to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Responsible for timely completion of assigned planned maintenance tasks as scheduled, including necessary documentation. Returns completed documentation to Maintenance Planner.
  • Maintains communication with Maintenance Manager, co-workers as needed, to report any on-going safety and equipment issues.
  • Maintains and respects the confidentiality of company, customer and employee information.
  • Is flexible to work hours beyond and/or outside regular schedule to ensure proper coverage for the position when needed.
  • Is knowledgeable of all company rules, regulations, policies and procedures and complies with them at all times. Follows all departmental Standard Operating Procedures and reviews them regularly.
  • Ensures that maintenance work areas and tool parts crib is kept in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested.

Job Requirements


  • Education/Work Experience
    • Required:
      • Vocational/Tech diploma or equivalent working history in similar capacity
      • Minimum three years of previous maintenance work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Preferred:
      • Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Construction Technology, Project Management, Facilities Engineering or related field plus 5 years’ work experience in a similar position; preferably in a food industry.
  • Knowledge of:
    • HVAC
    • Plumbing
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Carpentry


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