PLANT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN OPS-MAINTENANCE · MONTEGO BAY, ST JAMES
Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited, a leading distribution and manufacturing company located in Montego Bay is actively searching for a dedicated, organized and efficient individual to fill the role of Plant Maintenance Technician within our Engineering department. The Plant Maintenance Technician will report to the Maintenance Manager directly. S/he is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and performing preventive maintenance for various manufacturing machinery and facility equipment.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Carry out mechanical and electrical preventative maintenance activities on plant equipment and systems including lubrication, inspection, and replacement of parts.
Diagnose, troubleshoot, update and repair malfunctioning plant equipment.
Actively participate in the installation and commissioning of new plant equipment.
Proactively and continually liaise with plant equipment operators and other relevant production personnel to get feedback on equipment performance and provide technical information aimed to improve and maintain equipment performance.
Record pertinent details of any equipment failure and repair work performed in accordance with the Company’s Maintenance Information System requirements.
Installs, maintains, repairs and adjusts electrical systems for production equipment.
Perform preventative maintenance tasks.
Safely operates a variety of hand and power tools to perform skilled maintenance tasks.
Possess the requisite skill to troubleshoot, diagnose and correct faults on refrigeration systems.
Ensures that all start-up and shut-down procedures are followed correctly.
Prepare order requisitions for required material and supplies.
Observes proper safety guidelines during the performance of all assigned duties and tasks.
Keeps work area neat, clean and organized.
Effectively completes all other activities as delegated by the supervising authorities.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
Diploma in Engineering - Electrical, Mechanical or related field.
Certification in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration required.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity, preferably in a food manufacturing plant.
Previous experience maintaining industrial and commercial units required.
Should possess OSHA and HACCP certification.
Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety Regulations.
Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timelines and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.