Maintenance Technician - Nights

Operations
Dexter, NM
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

fairlife, LLC, is a Chicago-based health food company with a mission to enrich lives by sustainably providing nourishment and vitality to the world. We produce and market nutritious and great-tasting milk beverages made using a patented cold-filtration process that removes lactose and sugars while maximizing the natural proteins, nutrients, and minerals found in cow’s milk. The company was founded in 2012 by Select Milk Producers, Inc.®, a group of dairy farmers dedicated to the pursuit of higher quality milk and a desire to revitalize the dairy industry through forward-thinking product innovation.

Our line of delicious fairlife® products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk, the only cow’s milk with 50% more protein and 50% less sugar than regular milk for the whole family; Core Power®, a high protein milk shake for athletes and fitness enthusiasts to help build lean muscle and support healthy post-workout recovery; fairlife® with DHA, an ultra-filtered milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health; fairlife® YUP!™, a line of flavored milks; and the newly launched fairlife® Nutrition Plan™, a high protein, low sugar meal-replacement drink. In partnership with The Coca Cola Company®, fairlife ultra-filtered milk and Core Power high protein shakes are distributed throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada; all other fairlife drinks are available nationwide in the U.S.

To learn more about fairlife and its collection of products, please visit fairlife.com.

job purpose: The Maintenance Technician provides key support for the production manufacturing facility. They are knowledgeable of all production lines and equipment and have the ability to troubleshoot and repair or replace equipment throughout the facility. Responsible for completing work orders, carrying out preventative maintenance schedules, and the installation of new equipment among other tasks including day-to-day maintenance of facility grounds, building structures and utilities. Assists in ensuring that working environments are safe.

 

responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain plant equipment, facility structures, grounds and utilities
  • Perform work order repairs, preventive maintenance inspections and repairs, equipment rebuilds, replacements and adjustments
  • Set up and operate welders, drill press, grinder, hand tools and other metal working equipment
  • Participate in plant safety, health and environmental programs
  • Fabrication, innovation and modification of new and existing equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

 

skills/qualifications required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and familiarity with above equipment required
  • Computer literacy – Ability to use MS Outlook, Office, Word, Excel and Plant Controls Software
  • At least 3 years’ experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics and basic electrical repair
  • Post-secondary education and/or a technical trade certificate is an asset
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills – able to write detailed reports and findings
  • Able to work independently without direct supervision
  • Flexible to changing production and sanitation needs
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, schematics and drawings
  • Must be willing to work a changing shift schedule, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed

working conditions and physical requirements:

The job is performed indoors on a manufacturing floor as well as outdoor on plant grounds.  Exposure to loud noises, dust, dirt, sparks, oil and smoke may occur. Protective safety equipment may be required including, but not limited to:  hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, shoes, gloves, hardhat, and safety eyewear as needed. Regular use of a variety of machines and tools is essential.  Standing for extended periods is common along with sitting, kneeling, crouching, bending, reaching, crawling, climbing, grasping, lifting and carrying. Hearing and vision within normal range is important for conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents, manuals and drawings. Basic math and reasoning skills are essential. Able to understand and utilize engineering drawings, operating manuals, repair manuals, schematics, blueprints and other forms of written guides to perform job.

 

equipment operated:

  • Forklift (Gas and Electric), farm tractor and attachments, company vehicle, lawn mower, weed eater, various hand tools, various power tools, acetylene torch, plasma cutter, welder, personal computer, copy and fax machine, calculator, and phone.

position location: Dexter, NM

reports to: Plant Manager

Why fairlife



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  • “What I like most is the sense of family around me. It’s hard to leave your family daily, but to feel that you are walking in to see your second family makes the daily routine easier.”
    Erica Peppers
    Corporate Controller
  • “The pace at which we move here is invigorating! I can catch someone in the hall, share an idea, and three days later they will show back up to share how we could do it. It’s thrilling!”
    Perri Gordon
    Director of Marketing
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager
  • “What I like most is the sense of family around me. It’s hard to leave your family daily, but to feel that you are walking in to see your second family makes the daily routine easier.”
    Erica Peppers
    Corporate Controller
  • “The pace at which we move here is invigorating! I can catch someone in the hall, share an idea, and three days later they will show back up to share how we could do it. It’s thrilling!”
    Perri Gordon
    Director of Marketing
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager

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fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.