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Maintenance Technician

Sumner, Washington Job ID 97109 Job Category Supply Chain Job Level Individual Contributor Position Type Full-Time
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The Maintenance Technician III is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining a variety of mechanical and electrical manufacturing equipment, while meeting productivity requirements and maintaining KDP’s high standards in safety and quality.

Shift & Schedule:N1: Sunday Monday Tuesday alt Wednesday 5:00 pm - 5:15 am 

What you will do: 

  • Troubleshoot and program minor changes in Allen Bradley PLC (SLC500, MicroLogix, CompactLogix and ControlLogix).
  • Generate productivity and continuous improvement ideas.
  • Identify root causes of mechanical, electrical and control failures and resolve with effective problem-solving tools with minimal downtime or supervision.
  • Document software configurations, updates, and troubleshooting steps for future reference and regulatory compliance
  • Configure and troubleshoot HMIs, including replication of coding
  • Complete size changeovers and troubleshoot liquid fillers and packaging equipment.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment, demonstrating safe behaviors at all times.
  • Focus on Good Manufacturing and Food Safety practices in all work.
  • Analyze mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or electrical problems and make repairs through adjustments, defective parts replacement, or fabrication.
  • Wire moderately complex control circuits.
  • Teach basic mechanical skills to line operators to support autonomous maintenance, TPM functions, equipment set-up and center lining.
  • Fabricate, repair, and install hangers and all types of piping including hot/cold water, steam, process and condensate, utilizing formulas for all phases.
  • Maintain and update software systems related to equipment control and automation, ensuring compatibility and functionality
  • Collaborate with site Automation Controls Engineers to implement software updates, patches, and enhancements to optimize system performance
  • Provide technical support and training to operators and maintenance staff on software usage and troubleshooting procedures
  • Work with production leadership to implement capital and productivity projects
  • Ability to quickly learn to weld and machine metals, plastics, and composites.
  • Fabricate or replicate minor pieces for the repair or replacement of parts on equipment.
  • Demonstrate KDP values of Team First, Deliver Big, Think Bold, Being Fearless and Fair.

Total Rewards

  • Pay starting at $44.34 per hour. The employee will move to a higher rate of $46.68 per hour in the quarter after their 6-month anniversary.
  • Will receive shift premium

Where Applicable:  

  • Benefits eligible day one!!
  • Benefits, subject to eligibility, and collective bargaining agreements (where applicable): Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including vacation and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement

 

Requirements

  • Associates degree in electrical engineering and or equivalent experience is preferred
  • 7 years’ experience maintaining, troubleshooting, & repairing mechanical & electrical/controls/PLC systems (Allen-Bradley systems experience preferred, including, but not limited to, the Rockwell FactoryTalk suite of software, Logix platform, & proficient understanding of Allen-Bradley)
  • + A basic understanding of electric troubleshooting is required
  • Experience with variable speed & servo drive programming & function (prefer Allen-Bradley)
  • Demonstrated advanced mechanical/electrical skills (PLC troubleshooting and Robotics skills preferred).
  • Ability to read and understand complex instructions, prints, flowchart, block diagram, and schematics. Ability to competently use and understand precision testing and diagnostic equipment.
  • Safety conscious and can perform in an emergency setting.
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft applications and PeopleSoft.
  • Knowledge of inventory control systems.
  • Flexible, self-motivated team player with the ability to follow direction and at times work independently.
  • Ability to lift to 100 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions.
  • Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work
  • Analyze mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic or electrical problems and make repairs through adjustments, defective parts replacement, or fabrication.
  • Wire moderately complex control circuits.
  • Fabricate, repair, and install hangers and all types of piping including hot/cold water, steam, process and condensate, utilizing formulas for all phases.
  • Machine/Weld most metals, plastics, and composites.
  • Fabricate or replicate minor pieces for the repair or replacement of parts on equipment.
  • Identify problems and completes repairs, with minimal downtime or supervision.
  • Diagnose, plan, & perform all operations necessary to install, modify, troubleshoot, repair, overhaul, rebuild, & dismantle various types of complex manufacturing & support equipment with special focus on advanced troubleshooting on control systems, servo drives, motors, HMIs, & PLCs on complex high speed packaging lines
  • Maintain safe, clean, & well-organized work areas
  • Comply with regulatory, Keurig Dr Pepper, & departmental policies, procedures, & standards (especially safety)
  • Assist other maintenance technicians as priorities dictate, time allows, or directed.
  • Identify opportunities for maintenance or process improvement & drive recommendations to implement a resolution
  • Complete or assist with special projects as directed

 

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a leading beverage company in North America, with a portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partners brands and powerful distribution capabilities to provide a beverage for every need, anytime, anywhere. We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the #1 single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it! 
 
Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale. Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that’s proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us? 
 
We strive to be an employer of choice, providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of ~28,000 employees to grow and develop.  We offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development, while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.
 
Keurig Dr Pepper is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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