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Maintenance Tech - 1st Shift

Company: Prairie Farms
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

You've heard of, or even tasted, our products... now it's time to join the team that supplies the ice cream novelties you and your family love!This is a position as a Maintenance Tech at Ice Cream Specialties (a division of Prairie Farms Dairy) in Lafayette, IN. Ice Cream Specialties has been a part of the Lafayette community for over 50 years and prides itself in producing delicious ice cream novelties, as well as a safe, friendly atmosphere! Apply today and see the benefits in store for you.At Ice Cream Specialties, you'll become part of a dedicated team that manufactures and packages ice cream novelties. We offer full-time schedules with great benefits that include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, short term disability, and retirement. You'll also enjoy paid time off - holidays, vacation, sick days, and PTO. ICS is devoted to helping our employees grow and establish their career. We strive to promote from within!Shift: This is a 1st shift position, hours: 7 AM-3:30 PM. Monday - Friday with SOME mandatory Saturdays. Salary: $22.65/hour.What does a Maintenance Tech at Ice Cream Specialties do?ICS Maintenance Techs help maintain production machines and production related machinery, attend to building repair, and apply general problem solving as related to the business.What are the Maintenance Technician position responsibilities?Setting up machines for various products,Trouble-shooting hydraulics, electrical and pneumatics,Perform preventative maintenance on equipment,Repair, rebuild and welding,Lubrication, hand truck repair,Building repair and maintenanceOther duties assigned by supervisorWhat essential skills and experience are required?Mechanical backgroundWelding-Tig/StickRead blueprints (electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic)Plumbing skills (water, air and hydraulic)Ammonia Refrigeration knowledgeTime management: ability to organize and manage multiple prioritiesStrong team playerCommunication skills: ability to communicate with a multitude of plant personnel as well as maintenance personnelThe ability to work at heights up to 25' a ladder or man liftThe ability to work weekends is necessaryNonessential Skills:Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environmentWastewater Treatment experience a plus!What is the work environment for a Maintenance Tech?While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to very hot or cold temperature conditions. The noise level in the work environment can be extremely loud.What are the physical demands for this position?While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to bend, walk, work in extreme heat and cold, get on top of equipment, must be able to climb steps and use a ladder, and enter confined spaces. The employee must be able to respond to production needs quickly (200-300' in approximately 30 sec) and must be able to lift heavy parts and equipment. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.What are some of the benefits and incentives provided?Orientation & Training to help you succeed.Free ice cream on your breaks!Health Benefits (medical, dental, vision) as low as $11.71/week.Retirement/401KVacation + PTOTuition Reimbursement PDN-993d611d-da37-44b0-98ee-19863a70766d

Keywords: Prairie Farms, Lafayette , Maintenance Tech - 1st Shift, Professions , Lafayette, Indiana

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