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Sysco Maintenance Technician in Mesquite, Texas

Company:

US1107 FreshPoint Dallas, Inc.

Zip Code:

75244

Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

2 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

0

JOB SUMMARY

This is an Operations position responsible for performing/managing routine and high-level maintenance duties and other jobs assigned. Assists with material handling equipment and facility repairs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Each employee is responsible for the food safety and quality of our products

  • Complete preventive maintenance on equipment and machinery within the facility, as noted in the equipment manufacturer’s guidelines

  • Visually inspect and test machinery to detect malfunction. Communicate equipment problems to operations staff as needed

  • Diagnose problems and repair defective machines and equipment with new or repaired parts, following the specifications set forth in manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams.

  • Set up and break-down of Food Processing equipment as required

  • Building maintenance repairs and up-keep (plumbing repairs, blocked drains, changing lamps & ballasts, light remodeling, etc.)

  • Material Handling Equipment: Conduct preventative maintenance/repairs and battery watering services on downtime

  • Able to work night shift and occasional weekends

  • Complete other duties as assigned

    Other Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form

  • Know and understand the company’s safety and health goals and its objectives

  • Assist the company in achieving goals by participating in the safety program

  • Demonstrate proper operation of equipment and tools as needed to ensure employee safety and compliance of all OSHA guidelines

  • Provide management with written report of unsafe conditions or unsafe acts as needed

  • Report all accidents, injuries, or illnesses immediately

  • Perform other duties assigned

  • Troubleshooting: Able to determine causes of operating errors and decide on the most effective and efficient course of action to repair

  • Mechanical Ability: Must be able to read and understand all electrical and mechanical schematic and diagrams

  • Repairing: Ability to work on equipment or systems using various types of hand tools, measuring, and testing instruments, etc.

  • Equipment Maintenance: Able to perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment and determine the proper type of corrective maintenance needed

  • Tool Use and Organization: Maintain tools and maintenance equipment in working order and maintenance room and work areas in neat condition

    QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must have knowledge of single and three phases electric, AC, DC high and low voltages

    Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in facility maintenance/preventative equipment maintenance

  • Food Processing Equipment: Experience with Food Processing Equipment is a plus

  • Vacuum Packaging: Experience with RollStock and Repack machines is a plus

    Skills

  • Possess the ability to learn various software programs associated with the facility

  • Possess strong technical, mechanical, and analytical skills

  • Possess the ability to interact and communicate with all staff and management in English

  • Able to deal with difficult situations, resolve issues and concerns in a professional manner

    Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel crouch, climb, use ladders, and perform various types of manual labor.

  • Occasionally, the employee may be required to lift to 70 pounds sometimes

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat and cold temperatures and sometimes wet conditions

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

Candidates who start work in the months of May, June, July, August and September 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit https://syscobenefits.com/careers to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply

HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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