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Date: Jul 16, 2019

Location: Mt Crawford, VA, US

Company: DANONE

[[legalEntity_obj]], a subsidiary of Danone, is looking forReliability Technician in United States (US) for Mt Crawford 

Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis.
For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside.

General Summary

 

This position is a self-driven/self-motivated individual capable of working proficiently, both independently and as part of a team, without direct supervision.  The successful individual must have a passion for safety and be able to foster effective working relationships built upon trust and respect within all levels of the organization. The Reliability Technician is responsible for maintaining, developing and creating dependable equipment throughout our facility. Implements continuous improvements, supports new system installations, production strategies and plant reliability. Persons must be capable in analyzing conditions, technical troubleshooting thru the process, identify and repair mechanical and electrical issues which prevent meeting the shift or weekly schedules. Assists, trains/coaches employees in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and the repair of machinery and equipment. The successful candidate must have a passion for safety and be able to foster effective working relationships built upon trust and respect within all levels of the organization.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format and completed with all required information.
  • Attend and practice all required training.
  • Perform predictive maintenance techniques on equipment to enhance uptime conditions.
  • Train operators on maintenance techniques when called to troubleshoot or repair equipment.
  • Completes preventative maintenance and other reliability tasks, assist in diagnostics, repairs and rebuilds of machines; partner with engineering or others on non-routine repairs and defect handling solutions.
  • Utilize root cause analysis thought process to ensure sustainability of corrective actions and/or improvements to drive asset reliability.
  • Effectively complete PM’s as scheduled to eliminate unplanned downtime.
  • Proficient and diligent in use of CMMS system to track maintenance action items.
  • Classify breakdowns and analyze gaps in the entire process of design, fabrication, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Utilize the continuous improvement mindset and tools to actively participate in identifying and correcting opportunities, improving processes including participation in the creation and documentation of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions, the creation and maintenance of preventative maintenance standards, the writing of One Point Lessons, and participation in continuous improvement methodology events.
  • Follow QMS, Good Manufacturing Practices and 5S methodology to maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area, maintaining audit ready status at all times.
  • Adhere to all Pillar Standards and actively participate in Pillar activities (i.e. Quality, Focused Improvement, Safety, etc.) including but not limited to assessments, observations, inspections, and recommendations.
  • Communicates effectively with Forepersons, OPEX Leaders, Production Leaders, Reliability Leader, Engineering and other colleagues.
  • Supports plant production needs and priorities to achieve plant goals.
  • Facilitate, attend and participate in team meetings and programs.
  • Assist, train, and coach employees.
  • Comply with all regulations, policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned or become evident.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

This section identifies the minimum job specifications required to perform the job.

 

  1. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office and basic PC skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven decision making ability and work well in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Ability to work various hours and shifts
  • Able to work overtime when required

 

  1. Education and Experience
  • High School education or equivalent
  • Journeyman in Mechanical/Electrical or 2 year degree in an equivalent field
  • Achieve and maintain required certifications

 

Materials and Equipment Directly Used:

  • Various predictive maintenance equipment, shop equipment and tools, hand tools etc.
  • Office machinery including: computers, printers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.
  • Software including:  Microsoft Office and CMMS
  • Industrial power equipment (Forklift, scissor, pallet jack, etc.)

 

Working Conditions

Physical Demands: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear.  The employee will lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment: 

Working Environment Work is performed throughout the facility. Potential hazards include proximity of moving machinery, chemical exposure, noise, or heavy lifting. The position may require an individual to stand, stoop, move equipment; bend, reach, or lift for prolonged periods of time. PPE includes safety glasses, hearing protection and sanitary footwear.

For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit danone.com. We have something special inside, do you?
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Danone Waters of America, Inc. (DWA) is a company of Groupe Danone, a leading global food and beverages company which mission is to bring health through food and beverages to a maximum number of people. DWA has accountability for best in class water execution across the United States and Canada for the evian, Badoit and Volvic brands.

Working for Danone Waters of America, Inc offers candidates progressive career opportunities in North America and our employees are part of a global network that offers the opportunity for continuous development. We are looking for passionate candidates that are looking forward to work in an entrepreneurial culture and embrace our company leadership values. Ultimately, our success depends on the quality of our employees.

Danone Waters of America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

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