Merrick Pet Care
  • 02-Dec-2019 (CST)
  • Operations
  • Hereford, TX, USA
  • $18-$26
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Care, Long Term Disability, 401k, Paid Time Off, Paid Holiday


Position Title: Maintenance Electrician 

At Merrick, we don't just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. Founded in 1988, Texas-based Merrick PetCare is a leader in natural and organic pet food. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future.  When you join Merrick PetCare in Hereford, TX you are not only joining a leader in natural and organic pet food, you are joining a tight knit community focused on creating the most nutritious and wholesome food for pets.

As a Maintenance Electrician, you will play a key role in troubleshooting, maintaining and enhancing the accuracy and reliability of our electrical equipment in our Pet Food Manufacturing facilities.

Position Summary:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and PM all electrical equipment in the factory safely.
  • Meets all Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental requirements when performing job duties.
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives and root cause analysis.
  • Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Potential to earn up to $26+/Hour

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work safely at all times. Follow all safety policies and procedures. Attend safety, team and plant-wide meetings; attend safety and functional training, perform SafeStart observations. Must be able to accurately distinguish colors.
  • Understand and follow plant sanitation practices and procedures including primary work areas and maintenance shop
  • Ability to effectively communicate to/with other team members as it pertains to plant operations
  • Use Maintenance practices for storeroom ordering, work order(s) and daily time entry
  • Properly use Maintenance equipment including hand tools, lifts, threaders, benders, drill(s) and welding equipment
  • Apply basic electrical and electronic principals in the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Plant Systems
  • Understand and follow the latest plant electrical standards and procedures including those for Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Division 16 Standards, N.E.C. (National Electric Code) and plant wiring standards
  • Properly use basic diagnostic equipment including volt/ohm meter, wiggie, ammeter and megger
  • Properly install conduit, raceways, fittings, etc
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain switch gear, control wiring and components, overcurrent and overload protection for plant motor(s) including three phase systems
  • Read, update and create electrical prints and documentation
  • Troubleshoot and maintain plant electrical and electronic equipment to competent level including operator interfaces, process controllers, power supplies, etc
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all plant equipment and material flow
  • Attend safety, team and plant wide meetings

Basic Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED required; AA Degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience: 2+ years industrial electronics or related electrical experience required
  • Skills: Applied knowledge of single phase and (3) phase electrical power, basic PLC programming and ability to diagnosis and repair electrical circuits in a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Other: Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Shift: Must be available to work any shift

 Competencies, Key Functional Skills and Knowledge:

  • Results oriented work ethic
  • Outstanding Attendance Record
  • Proactive cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Computer proficient.
  • Good Mechanical Aptitude

 

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