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Global Harvest Foods is a national manufacturer in the bird feeding industry with a rich 40+ year history of delighting many “A” list retailers with our branded and private label product lines. Our manufacturing and distribution facilities are located throughout the United States.

We are a progressive and growth-oriented company who cares about our family of employees, and we pride ourselves on... doing the right things for our business and our people.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Maintenance Technician 1 at our plant located in Waite Park, MN.

The primary tasks will include, but are not limited to:

· Daily service and maintenance of Facility

· Daily service and maintenance of Production Equipment

· Conducting tests and inspections for Building Systems and Equipment

· Respond to production trouble calls. Troubleshoot equipment and involve appropriate maintenance personnel to resolve.

· Understand and support GHF BRC objectives and policies.

· Responsible for keeping the building secure.

· Documenting test results of Building Systems and Equipment

· Complete assigned preventative/predictive maintenance tasks

· Participate on the emergency response team

· Inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing equipment

· Fabricating small jobs for Facility

· Basic Janitorial tasks

· Participate in on-call rotation to after hours or weekend issues.

General Requirements:

· Must 2-years experience in a related field.

· Be able to navigate a PC, laptop, and tablet with basic windows/iOS software.

· Good communication skills, both written and verbal with Managers, peers, and associates. Spanish speaking/writing a plus.

· Must be able to lift 50lbs. on a consistent basis.

· General knowledge of janitorial, housekeeping, and maintenance.

· Basic welding skills and knowledge.

· Basic First Aid knowledge.

· Comfortable working on equipment at height, in excess of 50’, outside via PIT lifts or ladder/catwalks.

· Considerable experience working with hand/power tools and other basic shop equipment.

· Comfortable using measurement devices; tape measure, calipers, micrometers, RPM gauges, laser Alignment.

· Lean Manufacturing experience a plus.

Job Specific Skill Requirements

· Hydraulic, electrical, and pneumatic systems including air compressors.

· Meggers, voltmeter and multi-meters for testing.

· Show a defined trouble shooting logic when diagnosing equipment problems.

· Bearing analysis and installation.

· Lubrication

· Gearboxes

· Preventive maintenance (PM)

· Rigging and rigging equipment

· Packaging machines

· Robotics and automation

· Motor controls


· Boom lift

· Forklift

· Scissor lift

· Fall Protection

· Confined Space Entry


· NFPA 70E

Must be able to work weekends or required overtime to complete maintenance tasks as needed.

Reports to the maintenance manager for direction and planning.

Global Harvest Foods provides an excellent compensation and benefits package

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 - $30.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

• 401(k)
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Employee discount
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance

Experience level:
• 2 years

• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
• Overtime
• Weekends as needed

Work setting:
• In-person

• Mechanical knowledge: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person
Waite Park MN United States


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