Maintenance Tech III in Allentown, PA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description



The Allentown operation is a state of the art aseptic bottling and variety packaging facility along with a full beverage distribution center.  The site operation will function on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma; and the power of High Performance Teams.  All associates at the Allentown site will have specific accountability and ownership to the site operations and to their respective functional business operation.  The site will run on state of the art enterprise information technology systems and manufacturing execution systems; and with highly automated processing equipment, packaging equipment, and material movement equipment; and very standardized lean processes.  This position will be responsible for the Maintenance functions for the Manufacturing site.

SUMMARY: 

As a Maintenance Technician II, you are responsible for installing, modifying, troubleshooting, repairing, overhauling, rebuilding, and dismantling all types of complex manufacturing and support equipment. Working within a highly automated TPM-based environment, you will be involved in work of a varied nature with minimal supervision, to maintain physical assets in a condition desired by management and in compliance with industry standards and government regulations.  This role will have a heavy emphasis in Automation and Controls. Working in a High Performing Team-based environment, you will be looked upon to train, mentor, and guide the work of less experienced technicians within your group. There will be a potential for domestic travel during the training period.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • 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
  • Perform preventive maintenance & other proactive activities to monitor & maintain equipment condition
  • Coordinate with other technicians, production personnel, engineering, management, & other stakeholders to communicate & plan maintenance activities
  • Coordinate with equipment/service vendors for technical assistance
  •  Maintain safe, clean, & well-organized work areas
  • Work with engineers and vendors on special projects
  •  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 implementation or resolution
  •  Complete or assist with special projects as directed

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Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in electrical engineering and or equivalent experience is preferred
  • 5 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)
  • Experience with variable speed & servo drive programming & function (prefer Allen-Bradley)
  • Experience with robotic control systems (prefer GE-Fanuc)
  • Ability to read, understand, & follow complex instructions, prints, schematics, flowchart, and block diagrams.
  • Demonstrated advanced mechanical/electrical skills (PLC troubleshooting and Robotics skills preferred).
  • Ability to competently use and understand precision testing and diagnostic equipment.
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Flexible, self-motivated team player with the ability to follow direction and at times work independently.
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motion Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work
  • Must be available to work extended hours and flexible time in different departments based on business needs
  • Aseptic manufacturing experience preferred


Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why 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 Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.