Fortress Nutrition, LLC

3rd Shift Lead Maintenance Technician - Beverage Manufacturing - New Berlin

New Berlin, WI

Job Description

3rd Shift Lead Maintenance Technician - Beverage Manufacturing

Posted: Saturday, 12/23/2023

It is an exciting time to join Fortress Nutrition! As we continue to grow rapidly, we are building a brand new 3rd shift operations team to expand our high-speed canning/beverage production capabilities.

Job Title: 3rd Shift Lead Maintenance Technician - Beverage Manufacturing
Training Hours: 6:00am-2:30pm or 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
*Training is required on 1st shift to learn the processes, procedures and operations before the new 3rd shift operations is launched*
Standard Hours: 10:00pm-6:30am, Monday-Friday
Compensation: $36.00-$38.00+ per hour BOE (+$1 Shift Premium)


We are seeking motivated self-starters who are hungry for success, want to achieve personal growth while developing a meaningful career, and want to celebrate our wins as an organization!


Job Summary: Working as part of the Maintenance team, the Lead Maintenance Technician is responsible for overseeing all aspects of maintenance and maintenance technicians daily tasks on our 3rd shift high-speed canning/beverage operations, supporting the day-to-day production related activities by maintaining, diagnosing and repairing equipment within the facility.

*This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to take on a leadership role in the maintenance department.*



What You'll Do:

  • Act as the main contact for all 3rd shift production maintenance concerns; delegate tasks based on priority to other technicians to ensure work orders are completed timely and successfully providing guidance and support.
  • Communicate all 3rd shift maintenance concerns, completed projects and outstanding tasks in daily shift report to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Troubleshoot and repair production lines and equipment using mechanical and electrical knowledge.
  • Complete product setups and changeovers; support general operations as needed.
  • Manage the workload of the production staff, ensuring all GMP and HACCP guidelines are adhered to when the Shift Supervisor is unavailable.
  • Execute a preventative maintenance schedule for the upkeep of machines and facilities equipment.
  • Conduct repairs and preventive maintenance to minimize interference with production operations and maximize up time.
  • Complete minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical repairs to the building as needed.
  • Conduct root cause failure analysis and engage with vendors to troubleshoot machinery.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Monitor equipment for unusual sounds or movements to detect malfunctions and diagnose issues.
  • Dismantle defective machines and install new or repaired parts according to specifications and blueprints.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities and issues, maintenance completed on machines, and equipment status on 2nd/PM shift.
  • Provide both guidance and tactical assistance to the supervisors and production personnel in the repair, maintenance, and installations including daily process problem-solving.
  • Apply understanding of how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes to identify options and best solution.
  • Respond quickly to production line calls and resolves issues promptly; communicate progress to leadership as appropriate.
  • Adjust functional parts of machinery and control equipment to make them work more efficiently.
  • Follow standards for food safety and food quality production according to GMP, CFR, as well as the regulations of major customers and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA.
  • Comply with all safety and quality regulations, reporting issues to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


What We're Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; 2-year degree in Mechanical or Electrical preferred
  • 4+ years’ electrical/mechanical maintenance experience in a packaging manufacturing environment required
  • 3+ years' experience in a Lead or Supervisory role required
  • Previous experience working in food/beverage manufacturing, or bottle/canning facility strongly preferred
  • Experience in electrical, mechanical, high-speed packaging and PLC is strongly desired
  • Familiarity with food safety/quality programs such as GMP and CFR is strongly desired
  • Ability to lead a team to stay on task, adapt to changes in priorities, and demonstrate strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to communicate effectively and timely with operations personnel and leadership
  • Great problem-solver with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; converse and listen; sit; stand; walk; kneel; bend at waist
  • Required to lift, carry, move, push or pull materials, product or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, up to ten (10) hours in one shift


Why Fortress Nutrition – Check Out Our Company Benefits & Perks:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Package
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Double Time Pay for 50+ Hours Per Workweek
  • Paid On-the-Job Training
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • HSA Option with Quarterly Company Contribution
  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability, Life & AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match & Aggressive ROI
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • $1,500 Referral Bonus - Uncapped!
  • ...and more!!!


About Us: Fortress Nutrition is a full-service dry powder & nutritional supplement, and RTD beverage contract manufacturing partner. From research and development to manufacturing and packaging, we partner with small to large clients to provide them with all their contract manufacturing and logistics needs. We provide unrivaled expertise in formulation development, blending, packaging, quality control, and fulfillment services. To learn more about Fortress Nutrition, please visit our website at www.fortressllc.com!

Fortress Nutrition is an equal opportunity employer.


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Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Package
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Double Time Pay for 50+ Hours Per Workweek
  • Paid On-the-Job Training
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • HSA Option with Quarterly Company Contribution
  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability, Life & AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match & Aggressive ROI
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • $1,500 Referral Bonus - Uncapped!
  • ...and more!!!

Fortress Nutrition, LLC At A Glance

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