FEEDMILL MAINTENANCE LEAD

Hourly Maintenance Chattanooga, Tennessee


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Job Title:  Feedmill Maintenance Lead

 

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

General Summary: Diagnoses malfunctions and repair all equipment and complete daily work orders in the feed mill.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
    Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
    Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Performing General Physical Activities
    Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing ladders repeatedly on any given day, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials and working in confined spaces. Equipment may be up to 120ft upwards to 20ft below ground reached via ladders and/or man lift (when operable).
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
    Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Monitor Processes, Material, or Surroundings
    Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.
  • Communicating With Other Workers
    Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates.
  • Evaluating Information against Standards
    Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, and applications including air, water, material dynamics, light, atomic principles, heat, electric theory, earth formations, and meteorological and related natural phenomena.
  • Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 70lbs at heights up to 120ft and/or 20 ft below ground.
  • The ability to use one's abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing in excess of 12 hours per day and available on weekends when needed
  • Knowledge of welding and pipe fitting
  • General mathematic ability required to perform job
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience
  • Must be able to lead a crew of 3 other mechanics

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: 

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.  Technical school preferred.

 

 

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled