Business Unit Overview
Headquartered in Lakeville, Minn., Post Consumer Brands, a business unit of Post Holdings Inc., is focused on providing delicious food choices for every taste and budget. As a company committed to high standards of quality and to our values, we are driven by one idea: To make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all.
The company's portfolio ranges from iconic brands such as Honey Bunches of Oats, Grape-Nuts and PEBBLES cereals, as well as Peter Pan peanut butter to the top-selling Malt-O-Meal brand of value ready-to-eat cereals and more. Our business is growing and that's where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen.
The Post Consumer Brands plant in Asheboro, NC is the newest addition to the company's network, featuring some of the most modern cereal production technology in the industry and the facility has quadrupled in size since it opened in 2007. Asheboro's 230+ team members produce some of our newest and most innovative cereals, like Oreo O's cereal! While there is plenty to do right in Asheboro, the town is only a few hours from the Atlantic Ocean in one direction and the Blue Ridge Mountains in the other direction.
Imagine yourself as part of Post Consumer Brands, where we make lives better by making delicious food accessible for all. We are home to more than 20 iconic cereal brands, enjoyed by families across America.
As Maintenance Technician, you maintain plant production equipment in optimal operating condition to maximize reliability and operational consistency, and meet plant safety, productivity, and quality targets.
Why You Want to Work at Post
- Pay range $30.50-$36.75/hour based on experience and skill
- Night Shift differential $1/hour
- 3 weeks PTO for new hires
- Target 7.5% annual bonus target
- Clean and highly automated facility
- Air conditioned plant
- Free take-home cereal
- Tuition assistance
- Wellness program with quarterly cash payout
- PPE provided or reimbursed by the company
- Uniforms provided and cleaned by the company
- (401k) with 6% match
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability benefits
- 5:45 AM - 5:50 PM
- 2-2-3 schedule off with in built-in overtime and every other weekend off
- Week one: 2 days on - 2 days off - 3 days on
- Week two: 2 days off - 2 days on - 3 days off
- Perform mechanical, electrical, and electronic equipment troubleshooting and repair on all primary and ancillary production line equipment
- Respond to production trouble calls in a timely manner and coordinate with operations to carry out necessary adjustments and repairs
- Identify opportunities for reliability improvement arising from trouble calls and coordinate with peers and supervisors to capture and prioritize for improvement
- Analyze equipment breakdowns to help determine root cause and collaborate with others in maintenance, operations, and engineering to implement long term fixes to prevent recurrence
- Coordinate and collaborate with predictive maintenance tech to pinpoint equipment abnormalities for further tracking and analysis
- Work with process engineers and Maintenance Reliability Technicians on troubleshooting and correcting process problems
- Complete all scheduled preventive maintenance and assigned work orders in a timely manner. Utilize work orders within the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to execute planned work and to capture equipment history (trouble logs, repairs, and modifications)
- Identify opportunities and carry out projects to improve safety, productivity, cost, and quality. Manage own projects and provide direction to contractors and vendors as required.
- Support, implement, and maintain food safety practices as required through SQF
- Responsible for completing job duties in a manner that supports all plant safety, food safety, quality, and environmental practices
- 1-2 years vocational training in maintenance mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, machine shop, electricity, electronics, and programmable machine control computers
- Minimum 2 years experience in plant and production equipment maintenance, including mechanical, electrical and electronic systems. Experience in a food processing environment preferred
- Boiler, refrigeration, plumbing, and electrical licenses are a plus
Skills and Abilities:
- Strong background in the operation and maintenance of production and utility machinery.
- Ability to effectively troubleshoot, analyze, and repair mechanical, electrical, and electronic problems across all areas and types of equipment within the plant
- Knowledge and ability to operate machine tools, power tools, welding equipment, and forklifts
- Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers at all levels of the organization and with vendors and manufacturers
- Strong computer skills and software knowledge. Familiarity with Computerized Maintenance Management System is a plus
- Knowledge and ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics
- Must be able to read, write, and communicate with others
- Must wear company-issued uniforms (snap-front shirt & pants) and required PPE (bump-cap, hair net, beard net, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, steel-toed shoes, etc.)
- Regular and predictable attendance
- Flexibility to work overtime and/or on alternate shifts if needed
- Must follow established safety procedures
- Ability to work 12-hour shifts in which standing, kneeling, climbing and walking are 100% of on-the-job time
- Ability to work in the following conditions: hot and/or humid environments, heights up to 30ft, working on ladders, confined spaces, and catwalks
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities