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Facilities Tech / Water Operator

Company: Michael Foods Inc.
Location: Pierce
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Business Unit Description: Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team thats First in Food. Location Description: Wakefield is one of the largest production facilities within Michael Foods. We serve as a flex plant and are able to produce everything from a whole pasteurized egg to liquid, dried, hardboiled and curds. Responsibilities: POSITION SUMMARY: This position operates and maintains the water treatment plant under the supervision of the operator in charge and is responsible for complying with the state of Nebraskas rules and regulations governing a grade 3 water treatment facility. It also keeps buildings around the facility maintained and repaired. Concrete, painting, carpentry, floor coatings, block work and pipe insulating are a few of the facility tech jobs to be performed. This position has the responsibility to comply with safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs the daily operations of the water plant, maintain records, pull samples, and keep all water treatment equipment serviced and clean.
  • Adaptable to different aspects of construction including block work, concrete work, tile, carpentry, painting, and pipe insulating.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Responsible for maintenance of facilities including rebuilding and repairing (walls, floors, ceiling, doors and etc)
  • Knowledge of construction equipment.
  • Responsible for and the use of all hand tools.
  • Understands how to safely use a ladder, a fire extinguisher, tools (such as power and metal cutting tools), the 3 steps to the troubleshooting procedure
  • Understand names of certain structural parts.
  • Adheres to safe work practices, following GMPs, maintaining sanitary conditions and ensuring that product quality is maintained. Reports to management if any conditions or practices may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Assumes personal responsibility to insure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks.
  • Ability to work in a safe manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work in cold, wet, noisy, dusty, humid, and warm environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to become certified in LOTO (lock out tag out) and confined space.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others to complete work assignments.
  • Open to change.
  • Positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Able to work independently and with others in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated while also willing to ask questions and seek direction.
  • Displays responsible behavior at work.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
  • Able to perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.
    • Minimum a Nebr. grade 4 water certification with the ability to obtain a grade 3PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
      • Good communication skills.
      • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
      • Able to write routine reports and correspondence.
      • Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization.
      • Capabilities to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
      • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
      • Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Ability to safely lift 100 lbs. occasionally.
        • Ability to ascend and descend stairs and ladders.
        • Ability to work in high areas off the ground.

Keywords: Michael Foods Inc., Sioux City , Facilities Tech / Water Operator, Other , Pierce, Iowa

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