Maintenance Tech

Lakewood Brewing Co.

Garland, TX, USA

Full time

Sep 23

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DESCRIPTION

The Maintenance Technician position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties across both our Packaging and Maintenance Teams. Depending on the day or the week, you would be tasked to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment. Or, you would be responsible for working on the production lines to package beverages according to company quality and safety standards. This role also serves as a key support for the Logistics Coordinator by being the lead for all shipping/receiving. You will be responsible for coordinating with various departments regarding the distribution and inventory of beer and all related components.

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Does this sound like the job you’ve been looking for? Think you have the skills, passion, and personality to be a great fit? Send your resume, cover letter, at least 3 references, and salary requirements to:

info@lakewoodbrewing.com 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – MAINTENANCE

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervisor.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Proactively suggest and find ways to improve processes with safety and efficiency
  • Be a self-starter, always finding something productive to do
  • Working well with team-mates, and having a positive attitude; focuses on solutions, not problems 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – SHIPPING AND RECEIVING

  • Assemble/coordinate with packaging on constructing mixed pallets
  • Receiving dunnage (kegs) & count for accuracy
  • Managing loading of distributor trucks (on a forklift)
  • Receive and count all shipments (vendor trucks, UPS, FedEx, etc.) and compare for accuracy vs. the bill of lading
  • Enter received inventory into QuickBooks, promptly and accurately
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of all storage areas (including cold storage)
  • Responsible for maintaining security of all storage areas and preventing loss
  • Stage glass/boxes/kegs/cans for the next day’s run
  • Shipping any packages that need to go out (beer for competitions, etc.)
  • Help keep grain room stocked
  • Conduct regular physical inventory counts for Finished Beer and Packaging
  • Assist packaging team on the canning and bottling line as needed
  • Prep packaging and make boxes for future runs as needed

SPECIAL SKILLS AND CERTIFICATION

  • Must be forklift certified
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office skills, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks helpful.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must be able to solve a variety of issues ranging from easy to complex with limited input from others.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and work within tight time frames.
  • Ability to make sound, independent judgement
  • Knowledge to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions.
  • High school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.
  • 4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills with some PLC experience and HVAC.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds repeatedly
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and pass a background check
  • Proper use of PPE

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Fast paced environment
  • High sense of urgency
  • High energy environment
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation & sick days

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job: Must be able to lift upto 55 lbs. Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend repeatedly throughout shift.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay rate depends upon the level of experience and expertise of the candidate.

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