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Line Mechanic and Sr. Machine Operator /Team Leader Relief

Company: ACH Food Companies, Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are:

ACH Food Companies, Inc. (ACH) is a prominent consumer packaged goods company. In North America, we market, sell and manufacture a premier branded portfolio of cooking oils and baking ingredients and foodservice brands in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

We are passionate about our business and we value personal accountability, creativity, and we focus on results. Our authentic and inspiring leaders support and challenge you to cause extraordinary performance, where you're rewarded for both 'what' you achieve and 'how' you achieve it. We love celebrating our people for their contribution to business results and living our values. We believe in doing the right thing for our employees, customers and communities.

The Team Leader Relief is a hybrid position of a Maintenance Mechanic and a senior production line Operator. A Team Leader Relief of a production line is responsible for the team which encompasses personnel from the unloader to the finished pallet. This position is responsible for overall safety, quality and productivity results. The Team Leader Relief performs changeovers, trouble-shooting and on-line repairs during production. The Team Leader Relief will report to maintenance with a dotted line to production. When not scheduled as a team leader they will assume the job duties of a line mechanic .

What You'll Do:

  • Operate equipment per SOP's (standard operating procedures) and create / update such documents as required.
  • Perform necessary adjustments to ensure proper operation of all equipment starting with the unloading equipment through the take-off lanes.
  • Conduct quality control checks in accordance with ACH Foods policy, with the assistance of the line operators to correct deficiencies as required.
  • Change filters and oil flow valves for scheduled product changeovers and control inlet oil and outlet dump tank.
  • Communicate effectively with internal & external stakeholders to accomplish goals.
  • Participate in the identification of root cause and document the findings in the downtime tracking system; document any adjustments made to equipment in the logbook.
  • Generate future corrective lists to minimize future downtime in logbook.
  • Changeovers can include but are not limited to container size, cleaner, filler, capper, rails after depalletizer thru the line and up to the palletizer.
  • Assist materials coordinator in correctly changing over case packer.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and cleaning, inspection and lubrication (CIL) as needed.
  • Provide aid to line operators and material coordinator to ensure proper amounts of packaging supplies for all change overs
  • Perform repairs on any equipment from truck unloading through product storage.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper line area GMP (good manufacturing practices) and sanitation is taking place.
  • Assist with training new & existing operators to perform their assigned duties on the line
  • Lead and participate in focused improvement events to drive improved line performance.
  • Perform other duties assigned by production/maintenance supervisor.

What You'll Need:

  • High School Diploma
  • 3-5 years of industrial maintenance and machine operation experience.
  • Must be an experienced operator with the ability to perform skilled mechanical adjustments with strong leadership aptitude.
  • Knowledge of computer-based downtime tracking system, and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Demonstrate team leadership by providing information, coaching, training and counselling to ensure team effectiveness. Also define areas/needs for change to improve equipment reliability and achieve maximum output.
  • Lead by example.
  • Strong oral & written communication skills.
  • Ability to lift-up to 50 pounds on a routine basis.
  • Use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning and moving materials and manipulating things.
  • Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Wear PPE such as steel toed shoes, glasses, hearing protection, gloves, fall prevention and protection, and any other PPE required by specific tasks.
  • Work in varying temperatures from hot to cold, with exposure to environmental factors such as dust, steam, chemicals, noise, moving machinery and working at heights.
  • Ability to work overtime & flexible shifts.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive PPO Medical Plan
  • Dental
  • Free Vision Insurance
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Onsite Gym
  • Onsite Athletic Assistance
  • On-The-Job Training Program


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Keywords: ACH Food Companies, Inc., Chicago , Line Mechanic and Sr. Machine Operator /Team Leader Relief, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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