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Maintenance Technician

Company: myGwork
Location: Emporia
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

$1,000 Hiring Bonus.

Location: Emporia, Kansas, United States

No Relocation Assistance Offered

# -133987

If you're interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply for
our Maintenance Technician position for our Emporia, Kansas manufacturing facility.

What we offer:

2-2-3 shift schedules with overtime available.

$1 dollar shift differential for off shifts.

Great work environment with climate regulated zones.

Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for employee & eligible dependents - Start on Day 1.

Basic Life Insurance for you and eligible dependents at NO Cost.

15 Days of Paid Vacation.

Paid Parental Leave.

Paid Holidays.

Saving & Investment Plan with Company Match.

Tuition Assistance - up to $10,000 per year.

Employee Assistance Program.

Access to discounted Company products.


Understands and is responsible for full compliance and following of all Quality, GMP's, AIB
and Micro (C&S Guidelines), EOHS, and safety standards and guidelines.

Troubleshoots, repair and conduct preventive maintenance for production and utility equipment
as required to ensure equipment reliability including mechanical failures, electrical issues
up to 480V, and PLC issues

Reviews project instructions, blueprints, electrical, and pneumatic schematics to ascertain
test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem, and
possible solutions such as part redesign, substitution of material or parts, or
re-engineering of parts or subassemblies.

Assists Maintenance Reliability Team Leader and Plant Engineers with root cause
analysis to identify reasons for equipment failures and breakdowns.

Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and makes
recommendations for changes in product or test method.

Fabricates machine parts as needed to perform repairs including welding and machining
and change to electrical and power transmission systems.

Participates in structured group or team activities related to line/area performance
improvement e.g. autonomous maintenance, housekeeping, shop sanitation, problem solving,
shift transition meeting, etc.

Maintains spare parts inventory and restocking of inventory for the plant as needed.

Completes all regulatory and compliance related documentation and procedures accurately.

Works with teams and focus resources and assures correct PM's are in SAP including auditing
work order completion and


Works with operators to support production and transfer knowledge skills to operation


High School diploma or equivalent- required.

Required either

1+ year of industrial maintenance experience working in a manufacturing plant -OR

vocational / technical degree in an industrial maintenance program (or equivalent)
and -successful completion of industrial maintenance internship -OR

vocational / technical degree in industrial -maintenance program (or equivalent) and
3+ years of manufacturing experience.

Ability to work an 2-2-3 off-shift work schedule that includes weekends- required.

Basic math skills- required

Computer skills- required.

1+ years manufacturing experience in food, pet food, or pharmaceuticals- preferred

Ability to bend, climb, crawl, and work in confined spaces, and work in hazardous condition
spaces for up to twelve hours per day- required.

Ability to use hazardous materials- required.

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, repeatedly- required.

Complete tasks that require working with hands overhead- required.

Use a stand-up or sit-down forklift, intermittently for up to twelve hours per day-

Type, using a computer keyboard, intermittently for up to twelve hours per day-

Walk unlimited distances each day- required.

Frequently walk up and down multiple levels of steps, multiple times a day, up to 8.5 levels
- carrying tool bag, materials, or other supplies that weigh 25 lbs on average-

Occasionally climb ladders or ledges, with tie-off equipment when required- required.

Frequently bend at waist 90 degrees and flex at knees 120 degrees- required.

Wear required personal protective equipment, including hearing, eye, foot and dust
protection- required.

Perceive visual and audible alarms and telephones while wearing hearing protection-

Receive and transmit information in person and by telephone communications- required.

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this
online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV.
Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! -At Hill's we have a purpose. -Every day
around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering
innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago
with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the
special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S - Prescription Diet - therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S - Science Diet - and HILL'S - Ideal
Balance--- wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill's is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a
leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care
and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. -To learn more about
Hill's and Colgate, please
visit - -and -, or find us on
LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with
disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation
Request" should you require accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation,
national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Keywords: myGwork, Topeka , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Emporia, Kansas

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