Mill Maintenance Technician

at The Wenger Group
Location Shippensburg
Date Posted December 14, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Full Time


The ideal Feed Mill Maintenance Technician has a working knowledge of and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of maintenance and repairs of machinery and mechanical production equipment, and any other specific items related to the mechanical operation of the production facility. To accomplish this, they will need to follow quality, environmental and safety policies and procedures as they troubleshoot production equipment throughout the facilities. In addition, they will play a key role in operations as they perform adjustments and assist line operators with solving problems on different machines to improve quality and efficiency of the lines during production runs and changeovers. Evaluates, repairs and ensures precise equipment maintenance records are maintained.
This individual works under the direction of the Mill Manager and in coordination with the Mill Maintenance Supervisor.
• Conduct daily maintenance work activities in assigned equipment areas and sets up any additional work maintenance schedules required
• Continuously maintain awareness of any maintenance problems and develop strategies and procedures to correct existing problems and helps eliminate any future maintenance related issues or reduce unscheduled down times due to maintenance issues
• Develop and continue to improve upon a thorough cost effective Preventative Maintenance Program, along with supporting maintenance supervisor to meet management goals
• Promote an active safety awareness program, including applying clean housekeeping practices to tools, equipment and facility
• Ensure that all procedures are properly followed while conducting a repair
• Responsible for being in compliance with all environmental, safety and quality laws and procedures
• Troubleshoot causes of plant equipment problems and work independently and/or with maintenance team and equipment operators to ensure proper and permanent fixes are in place
• Perform housekeeping duties as requested by the Mill Manager, Mill Supervisor or Maintenance Supervisor
• Function as the "on call" maintenance for the mill
• Travel to other mills when needed for preventive maintenance