Location: Waterbury, VT
PM Shift Hours: 7:00 pm- 7:30 am
Shift Pattern: 2/2/3
Background & Purpose of the Job
Ben & Jerry’s produces super premium ice cream known for its high quality and unique add-ins ranging from large chunks of bakery items, chocolate, nuts, sauces and candy pieces, all with their own quirky memorable names.
We make the best possible ice cream in the nicest way possible. It takes a variety of people and disciplines to deliver a taste bud-boggling odyssey great enough to take you all the way to the state of euphoria.
Our Vermont Manufacturing team is currently looking for a Maintenance Technician I to support our Waterbury, VT site.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
The Maintenance Technician I role is responsible for maintaining, monitoring and repairing facilities/manufacturing equipment to ensure their reliable and safe operation.
Plan, perform and/or oversee preventive maintenance on equipment
Plan and perform routine system evaluations of mechanical equipment, identifying performance trends or issues and recommending course of action
Resolve equipment malfunctions by evaluating performance breakdowns, identifying root cause and taking corrective action
Design and fabricate changes to equipment to enhance process performance
Interpret and ensure compliance with building codes and regulations on projects
Participate on project teams comprised of Engineering, R&D personnel, contractors and vendors to introduce new processes and/or equipment
Draft procedures and manuals for preventive maintenance of process systems and equipment
Ensure compliance with GMPs and safety policies while planning and completing projects
Ensure that our required safety practices are being followed at all times by contractors performing work
Active participation and development in WCM methodology
Develop and conduct training modules
Membership and active participation on the Hazmat team is a requirement of this role
All other duties as assigned
In addition, there will be exposure to allergens, including but not limited to dairy, eggs, tree nuts, coconut, peanuts, wheat (gluten), soybean and cinnamon.
What You’ll Need To Succeed
Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent (REQUIRED)
Strong mechanical troubleshooting skills required
Welding and fabricating skills strongly preferred
Knowledge of regulatory codes sufficient to ensure compliance with industry and company standards
Basic project management skills sufficient to effectively work cross-functionally with other departments to adhere to time lines
Experience working in a maintenance shop, using power tools, bench tools, and other various machinery
Willingness to work on the manufacturing floor--to be exposed to mechanical operations and cleaning/caustic solutions
Basic computer skills; including ability to utilize email and MS Excel and to access work orders
Required to occasionally lift 50 lbs
Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening, which may include drug screening and and background check.
This is a direct hire, full time position with a full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401K, profit sharing, tuition/fitness reimbursement, paid leaves, Qrtly Bonus payouts , etc.).
Benefits are effective the first day of hire (where applicable).
Covid-19 guidelines/protocols are enforced.
Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters
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Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.
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