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Fabrication/Industrial Maintenance Technology

Adams Land and Cattle has an opportunity for a highly motivated and disciplined individual with a high aptitude in mechanics. At times, this individual may be required to assist with other projects in the Maintenance department.

This person will be responsible for:

Working safely in shop and feedlot environments, following all company safety guidelines.

Working with Machine Services/Lot Maintenance teams on a diverse range of projects, from build, to repair, rebuild and retrofit of production assets, including feedlot facilities (processing, feed mill, fencing, water and sprinkler systems) and equipment (feed and straight trucks, heavy equipment, tractors).

Performing skilled work in welding, cutting, shaping and machining accurately and precisely, using welding and machining equipment.

Assembling, fabricating/machining and repairing parts to specifications including taking mechanical fits, welding parts and machining parts.

Set-up, adjustment and operation of the following welding equipment: arc and MIG welding.

Set-up, adjustment and operation of the following machining equipment: mills and lathes.

Using project plans, blue prints, job specifications and design sketches to ensure proper dimensions and tolerance levels of finished product.

Inspecting and testing final product for conformance to quality standards and/or blueprint specifications.

Performing related material handling duties.

Coordinating ordering of required welding materials, such as rods, gas and metals.

Maintaining accurate parts use and/or other records.

Cleaning and maintaining the shop work area.

Cleaning and performing preventative maintenance (PM) and general repairs on utilized welding/machining equipment.

Communicating with engineering, supervisory, production services and feedlot personnel to effectively exchange technical information.

Responding to emergency or high priority work which may, on occasion, be outside of normal working hours.

Recognizing that weather conditions may require change in activities and that cattle comfort is first and foremost regarding this activity.

Evaluating current processes/procedures to recommend changes/modifications for improvements.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Commitment to safety and quality culture.

Welding certificate or a minimum of two years welding experience with arc and MIG welders required.

Machining certificate or a minimum of two years machining experience such as lathe, milling machine, drill press, band saw and any machinist related hand tools required.

Electrical, hydraulic and water system experience preferred.

Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, welding symbols and geometric tolerance/dimensioning.

Experience with precision measurement and calibration, including measuring fits of mating parts.

Basic mathematical skills.

High attention to detail.

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to work with others to gather and share information and creatively solve challenging problems.

Excellent verbal communication.

Team-oriented.

Vocational/technical diploma/certificate preferred but may substitute diploma/certificate with applicable experience.

This position requires:

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. Standing, sitting, walking, carrying, and lifting/lowering frequently; pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, reaching/handling/grasping, and kneeling/crouching occasionally; crawling and stairs rarely.

Standing in place continuously at least four-six hours during the workday.

Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions, if needed.

Compensation ranges from $23-$30/hour.

$5,000 Hiring Bonus

Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment (including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)

Apply online at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=40830&clientkey=0E27E0D6F5C048D7D0B27B6CF0BA51A2.

Industrial Maintenance Intern

Internship Dates: 6/19/23 – 9/1/23 (flexible)
Deadline to apply is 3/15/23

Internship Program Goals

Provide a rewarding experience for students who are preparing for real careers outside of high school or college. The goal is to provide a real-world, thought-provoking internship to experience things first-hand.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Shadow mechanics and supervisors while performing preventative and urgent maintenance of production machinery and equipment.
2. Assist in implementing the storeroom process.
3. Maintain a safe and clean work environment in accordance with SWI’s and GMP’s.

Job Skills

• Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems maintenance.

Working Conditions

1. Refrigerated food manufacturing plant.
2. The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25°F to 110°F.
3. Lifting, kneeling, and bending with packages in excess of 50 lbs.
4. Production demands may require evening or weekend scheduling.

Compensation ranges from $15-$17/hour based on education and experience.

Apply at www.Resers.com/Careers or at the Reser’s Recruiting Office at 3728 SE 6th Street in Topeka, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Quality Assurance Intern

Internship Dates: 6/19/23 – 9/1/23 (flexible)
Deadline to apply is 3/17/23

Internship Program Goals

Provide a rewarding experience for students who are preparing for real careers outside of high school or college. The goal is to provide a real-world, thought-provoking internship to experience things first-hand.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Performs process verification checks at critical food safety and quality points according to the facility’s Food Safety Plan and Quality Plan.
2. Responsible for maintaining records, completing documentation, following proper documentation protocols as assigned.
3. Verifies the facility’s environment including items such as temperature throughout the production facility, sanitizer concentrations and other Food Safety related conditions.
4. Completes Hold/Cooling tags, if appropriate, to isolation conforming ingredients or finished products.

Job Skills

1. Basic knowledge of GMP’s, Food Safety and Safety requirements preferred.
2. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Apple products preferred.
3. Knowledge of HACCP and CCP’s preferred.

Working Conditions

1. Refrigerated food manufacturing plant.
2. The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25°F to 110°F.
3. Lifting, kneeling, and bending with packages in excess of 50 lbs.
4. Production demands may require evening or weekend scheduling.

Compensation: $15-$17/hour based on education and experience.

Apply online at www.Resers.com/careers or at the Reser’s Recruiting Office at 3728 SE 6th Street in Topeka. The Recruiting Office is open weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Continuous Improvement Intern

Internship Dates: 6/19/23 – 9/1/23 (flexible)
Deadline to apply is 3/3/23

Internship Program Goals

Provide a rewarding experience for students who are preparing for real careers outside of high school or college. The goal is to provide a real-world, thought-provoking internship to experience things first-hand.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide the leadership and initiative to ensure the successful implementation of lean concepts.

2. Help create ownership and share results from process improvements. Be a teacher and facilitator of continuous improvement.

3. Develop and utilize tools that will maximize the effectiveness of lean and sustain them over time.

4. Ensure processes and practices are in place to identify and share best practices with the plant and across the organization.

Job Skills

1. Intermediate level Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) experience.

2. Experience with root cause analysis and cycle time analysis preferred.

3. Experience with data analysis, documentation and charts preferred.

4. Experience with or knowledge of cost reduction and process development.

Working Conditions

1. Refrigerated food manufacturing plant.

2. The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25°F to 110°F.

3. Lifting, kneeling, and bending with packages in excess of 50 lbs.

4. Production demands may require evening or weekend scheduling.

Compensation: $17-$18/hour depending on education and experience

Apply at www.Resers.com/careers or at the Reser’s Recruiting Office at 3728 SE 6th Street in Topeka. The Recruiting Office is open weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Industrial Maintenance Technician – Manko Window Systems | Made for Manhattan

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Manko Window Systems has been a leader in the Commercial Windows, Doors and Storefront industry for over 30 years. We are seeking hard working and reliable individuals for our Maintenance department. Industrial maintenance technicians are skilled mechanics that install, repair, and maintain industrial machinery. Candidates should possess prior industrial maintenance experience and have general knowledge of manufacturing processes. The individual will be responsible to maintain building operations and ensure that facility is safe and functional. Candidates must be professional, organized, have a great attitude, and be adept at creative problem-solving and teamwork skills. industrial maintenance technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing commercial and industrial machinery in a building or a manufacturing plant. You will perform typical duties that include ensuring all machines function properly through preventative maintenance service, conducting tests to ensure production machinery functions properly, and performing safety checks and routine maintenance. Other duties include collaborating with the production team, preparing maintenance reports, and instructing and guiding new employees. An industrial maintenance technician also assesses the machinery’s functionality and fabricates parts for machine upgrades and repair.
Duties and Responsibilities include:

Ensure correct and safe operation of equipment and machinery
Ability to troubleshoot to identify issues and perform necessary repairs to equipment, facility, mechanical, electrical, and control panel issues/breakdowns with the use of hand, power and specialized tools
Safely operate forklift, scissor lift, cranes, hoists, power tools, hand tools, welders, torches, mills, lathes, plasma cutter, electrical dollies, stick and MIG welders, and other equipment
Conduct routine maintenance and safety checks with sound judgment to deal with and eliminate safety relate issues and adhere to OSHA regulations
Install, troubleshoot, maintain, service or replace engines, conveyor systems, electrical systems, pulleys, gearboxes, motors, drives, CNC machinery, pneumatic tools, hydraulic equipment, auxiliary equipment, or any defective parts and equipment
Identify faulty equipment through observation and testing metrics to assess functionality of production machines, which includes using micrometers, calipers, and specifications
Manage and source inventory of parts, tools, and other needed components.
Check performance of machinery, clean and lubricate, perform basic diagnostics, and test damaged machine parts to determine whether major repairs are necessary which may include fabrication of parts for repairs and machine upgrades
Read and interpret engineering blueprints
Attend daily shift meetings to prioritize work orders to minimize downtime and communicate status updates with the production team
Prepare and submit maintenance reports
Maintain electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical knowledge via on-going training, industry workshops and technical reading
Understand, troubleshoot, install, wire, and program V.F.D’s using
Qualifications (Required):
High School Diploma or equivalent
Proficient with hand, power and specialized tools
Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting, and communication skills
Knowledge of parametric, industrial control systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanics including mechanical & electrical systems maintenance
Previous experience with carpentry, electrical, mechanics, and heavy equipment
Experience with manufacturing equipment, such as CNC machines or previous work experience as an industrial maintenance technician
Valid Driver’s license
Familiarity with OSHA safety standards and regulations
Basic computer and report writing skills
Ability to lift and manipulate heavy equipment
Qualifications (Preferred):
Advanced technical or Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or similar field
Experience with the following machinery: Lisec, Glaston, Hegla & Emmegi
Required Skills / Abilities:
Eagerness to meet established expectations and take responsibility to achieve results and encourage others to do the same
Quick learner, self-starter, ability to prioritize tasks
Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision
Organized and have an eye for detail
Ability to read a tape measurer and perform basic math
Communication and time-management skills
Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision
Stoop, climb ladders and lift heavy loads up to 50 lbs. during function of duties
Monday through Friday with occasional Saturday hours. Pay is dependent on skills & experience. Health and dental insurance available along with vision, life insurance, and 401k. Holidays and vacation pay is also available.

Apply here! https://mankowindowsystems.com/careers/

Mechanical Technician I

The Mechanical Technician works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS.  The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.

Our Mechanical Technician applies working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks in the repair of various types of mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment . Specific tasks include:

Tests, analyzes, and overhauls electromechanical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment using manufacturer’s manuals or similar documentation, detailed drawings, cut away and exploded view drawings, electrical diagrams, and testing equipment
Verifies dimensions using precision measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers.
Remove, replace, and reinstall electrical and mechanical assemblies and hardware in the repair and overhaul of equipment using hand tools, power tools, hoists, precision-measuring and test equipment
Tests items per requirements for circuit continuity and operational reliability using multimeters, voltmeters, function generators, megohmmeters and oscilloscopes.  Analyzes test results, makes repairs or adjustments accordingly
Receives technical guidance as required from supervisor or higher level technicians.
Performs other related duties as assigned

Compensation: $20.57/hour, benefits start 1st day (PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K w/match and more) $2,000 Sign-On Bonus

To apply, click on the link below and create an account and upload your resume. https://careers-peraton.icims.com/jobs/120691/mechanical-technician-1/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=723&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300 or go to https://careers.peraton.com/ and type in Topeka to apply to positions.

2nd Shift Electro-Mechanical Technician

2nd Shift Electro-Mechanical Technician
Holton, KS

Position Overview:
As an Electro-Mechanical Technician, you will be directly involved in the Reliability and Maintenance of the equipment and processes we use to produce our great tasting sausage. You will conduct daily maintenance activities, troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues, and communicate with other members to help Johnsonville to become the “Best Company in the World.”

Responsibilities:
• Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems on all equipment in the plant (including some utility equipment)
• Apply Route Cause Analysis and problem-solving techniques to understand why equipment failure occurred and to improve performance and prevent future problems
• Complete assigned work on time and to standard
• Perform preventive maintenance work to prevent equipment failure
• Utilize predictive maintenance technology to predict equipment failure before it happens
• Develop healthy working relationships with other maintenance members and with production members throughout the plant to work together as a team
• Work on technical and maintenance projects (machining, fabrication, capital projects, outside contractors)
• Assist with new equipment installation or equipment relocation
• Enter and track all maintenance work in SAP
• Be a part of teams that discuss issues and implement ideas to improve the reliability and productivity of plant
• Prioritize safety and be a part of the plant’s safety culture
• Research parts required for work orders and repairs
• Maintain all work areas in a neat and orderly fashion

Education:
• Technical Diploma in Industrial Maintenance Technology or other technical discipline

Experience:
• At least 2 years of industrial maintenance experience
• Preferred:
o Certifications or training in mechanical or electrical systems
o Experience with low and high voltage electrical systems
o Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
o Knowledge of conveyors, motors, bearings, gearboxes

Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated electrical and mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills
• Commitment to personal development and willingness to continue learning
• Ability to take ownership of one’s work
• Interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Organizational and prioritization skills
• Highly motivated self-starter with the drive to achieve results
• Computer skills required; proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP (or equivalent CMMS software)
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Must be able to work in varying temperature conditions, both cold and hot

Posting Date: Jan. 27, 2023

Coach for this position: Dustin Aubert, Maintenance Coordinator
(We don’t have bosses at Johnsonville. We have Coaches. They are there to help you develop your talents. They cannot make you run laps.)

Hours: 2nd Shift – 3:00pm – 11:35pm (Overtime as needed)

Locations: Holton, KS

Member Status: Full-time, Hourly
(At Johnsonville, you are not an employee. You are a Member and, yes, Membership has its privileges – like the ability to buy sausage at great discounts. Our more traditional benefits are great, too.)

Reason for Posting: Open Position

Referral Bonus: Refer a new member and you’re BOTH eligible for a $1,000 referral reward (paid out in increments over the new hire’s first 6 months of service)!

About our Company
Since 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 2,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!

How to Apply:
Internal Members: Log into Home Page – The Grill (johnsonville.com). Click on the MemberCentral app (left maroon sidebar) then click on the “Home” drop down and click “Careers” to apply for the position titled “2nd Shift Electro-Mechanical Technician.”

External candidates: Apply on-line only at: http://careers.johnsonville.com

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

3rd Shift Electro-Mechanical Technician

3rd Shift Electro-Mechanical Technician
Holton, KS

Position Overview:
As an Electro-Mechanical Technician, you will be directly involved in the Reliability and Maintenance of the equipment and processes we use to produce our great tasting sausage. You will conduct daily maintenance activities, troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues, and communicate with other members to help Johnsonville to become the “Best Company in the World.”

Responsibilities:
• Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems on all equipment in the plant (including some utility equipment)
• Apply Route Cause Analysis and problem-solving techniques to understand why equipment failure occurred and to improve performance and prevent future problems
• Complete assigned work on time and to standard
• Perform preventive maintenance work to prevent equipment failure
• Utilize predictive maintenance technology to predict equipment failure before it happens
• Develop healthy working relationships with other maintenance members and with production members throughout the plant to work together as a team
• Work on technical and maintenance projects (machining, fabrication, capital projects, outside contractors)
• Assist with new equipment installation or equipment relocation
• Enter and track all maintenance work in SAP
• Be a part of teams that discuss issues and implement ideas to improve the reliability and productivity of plant
• Prioritize safety and be a part of the plant’s safety culture
• Research parts required for work orders and repairs
• Maintain all work areas in a neat and orderly fashion

Education:
• Technical Diploma in Industrial Maintenance Technology or other technical discipline

Experience:
• At least 2 years of industrial maintenance experience
• Preferred:
o Certifications or training in mechanical or electrical systems
o Experience with low and high voltage electrical systems
o Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
o Knowledge of conveyors, motors, bearings, gearboxes

Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated electrical and mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills
• Commitment to personal development and willingness to continue learning
• Ability to take ownership of one’s work
• Interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Organizational and prioritization skills
• Highly motivated self-starter with the drive to achieve results
• Computer skills required; proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP (or equivalent CMMS software)
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Must be able to work in varying temperature conditions, both cold and hot

Posting Date: Jan. 27, 2023

Coach for this position: Dustin Aubert, Maintenance Coordinator
(We don’t have bosses at Johnsonville. We have Coaches. They are there to help you develop your talents. They cannot make you run laps.)

Hours: 3rd Shift – 11:00pm – 7:35am (Overtime as needed)

Locations: Holton, KS

Member Status: Full-time, Hourly
(At Johnsonville, you are not an employee. You are a Member and, yes, Membership has its privileges – like the ability to buy sausage at great discounts. Our more traditional benefits are great, too.)

Reason for Posting: Open Position

Referral Bonus: Refer a new member and you’re BOTH eligible for a $1,000 referral reward (paid out in increments over the new hire’s first 6 months of service)!

About our Company
Since 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 2,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!

How to Apply:
Internal Members: Log into Home Page – The Grill (johnsonville.com). Click on the MemberCentral app (left maroon sidebar) then click on the “Home” drop down and click “Careers” to apply for the position titled “3rd Shift Electro-Mechanical Technician.”

External candidates: Apply on-line only at: http://careers.johnsonville.com

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

Shipping/Assembly Technician

Your responsibilities:
Assemble equipment in accordance with the blueprint provided for each piece of equipment. Performs other related duties such as attaching decals; performing minor paint touchup; testing; installing plumbing, electrical controls, timing devices; and securing nuts and bolts, guards, belts, chains, and numerous other small parts for Schenck Process’s complete product line.
Packages assembled product securing, tagging, and attaching any loose hardware. Prepares packing lists and records on shipping log noting any shortages.
Loads packaged equipment on trucks and contacts transportation carriers and customers to coordinate shipping.
Constructs skids and crates for outbound shipping. Figures skid sizes for each piece of equipment and for the entire shipment (to determine how many can fit on a truck).
Your qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Skill in reading blueprints and technical instructions.
Skill in operating a forklift, pallet jack, air driven tools, electrical tools, and hand tools.

Apply online at https://myprocesshr.wd12.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Schenck_Process_Careers/details/Shipping-Assembly-Technician_JR100550?locations=56265c903073018ffa07d9d80901a315.

Listing expires on Monday May 1st, 2023

Machine Maintenance Technician

Berry Global in Lawrence, KS is growing faster than ever and we are looking for Maintenance Technicians to join our team!!

Are you looking for an employer that provides opportunities to expand your skills through local colleges to excel in your maintenance career? Look no further!

Pay: $25-35 per hour depending on experience.

Shift: 12 hour nights 7pm-7am

Benefits:
~$1,000 Referral Bonus
~Health, Dental, Vision (1st of the month following 30 days)
~Profit Share Bonus (Paid Biannually)
~Tuition Reimbursement
~Employee Recognition Program
~Educational/Leadership courses provided onsite.
~Much More!

Company growth and stability – This is a global company that has been in plastics for 50 years and continues to grow and improve.

Advancement opportunities – Berry is a global company with 290 locations across the world. Move to other locations or move into higher level roles at this location.

Position Overview: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic functions. This is a key position with opportunity for training, development, and career growth.

Responsibilities:

– Inspect and repair mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems on thermoforming equipment.
– Perform preventive maintenance procedures.
– Locate parts required for repairs or projects.
– Stay recognizant of all work performed on machines and machine performance.
– Maintain neat and orderly shop areas and areas as jobs are done at machines.
– Assume control of machine when a situation arises which has potential for personal injury or rapid deterioration of machine.
– Insure a safe and healthy work environment for department personnel.
– Monitor group and coach as needed.
– Complete work assigned by Shift Lead or Leadership Group.
– Communicate activities with Group Leadership and other members of the department.
– Obtain parts on a daily basis as well as emergency cases.
– Assist in other departments as requested by Leadership Group.
– Continue education and training to stay current with job requirements.
– Wear proper PPE for task at all times.
– Maintain PPE and company tools. Maintain and enforce all HAACP, GMP, Safety rules, department rules, and department guidelines.

Qualifications:
– Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
– Must be able to work around grease, oils, inks, and solvents without adverse reaction.
– Ability to climb up and down ladders.
– Must be able to stand, walk, bend, or stoop through an entire shift.
– Good manual dexterity of arms and fingers.
– Must have 20/20 vision with correction to be able to detect minor defects.
– Must be able to differentiate color.

Visit our website at berryglobal.com/careers.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.