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Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance & Facilities
Location: Madisonville, LA
Career Site: Diversified Foods & Seasonings

Diversified Foods and Seasonings is a leading food manufacturing company. We pride ourselves in our commitment of providing our customers with the finest convenient specialty food products and ingredients. With over 25 years of experience in being an industry leader, Diversified is comprised of fully automated USDA inspected kettle cooking operations in Madisonville, Louisiana. We are all about quality food and customer satisfaction, come be a part of our family.

We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician at our Diversified Foods and Seasonings facility in Madisonville, LA. This individual will maintain all machinery so that machines are working properly, as well as performing repairs throughout the facility. Coordinate with the maintenance manager, maintenance supervisor, production personnel, contractors, and engineering team to ensure that all equipment, building, and grounds are maintained in such a way as to safely support servicing our customers. The primary focus of the position is to perform preventive and predictive maintenance on all assets to ensure maximum uptime as well as ensure that repair and pm parts are ordered and installed in accordance with industry standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair all equipment to ensure maximum uptime of the equipment as well as troubleshoot equipment in a timely manner while being able to requisition parts and services.

  • Perform outside maintenance as well as refrigeration maintenance and waste water maintenance as needed.

  • Fabrication of parts, welding (TIG), electrical, and plumbing. The ability to read schematics and diagrams. The ability to use testing equipment like volt meters, amp meters, lumen meters, rulers, tape measures, squares, tachometers, and gas meters.

  • Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics. Intermediate and advanced knowledge of electrical controls, VFD, PLC.

  • Must be able to work on special projects as they arise.
  • Maintain personal GMPs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • The willingness to safely respond to and work with Anhydrous Ammonia on a regular basis.

  • Provide great customer service to internal customers such as QA Warehousing, Operations, and Management.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma

  • At least 1 year of experience in industrial maintenance including electrical\mechanical troubleshooting, knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics, AC motors

  • Ability to read and follow schematics and wiring diagrams

  • Ability to think logical process controls and make adjustments to optimize the objective at the least cost to the company.

  • Ability to read a flow chart

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Skilled in Safety applied to Chemical handling and personal protective equipment, lock out/tag out application, and SDS application.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Diversified Foods & Seasonings, L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome job applications from expert driven individuals without regards to race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

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