Maintenance Technician

Job Title
Maintenance Technician
Company or Organization
Clasen Quality Chocolate
Location
Watertown, WI
Website
http://www.cqc.com/careers
Job Description
Clasen Quality Chocolate (CQC) is a world-class manufacturer of chocolate and confectionery coatings. CQC maintains a professional, supportive work environment where teamwork is the key to our success. Working for a privately-held company provides you with the opportunity to wear many different “hats,” make a difference every day, and have fun doing it! We are committed to being an Employer of Choice in Southern Wisconsin and offering our employees a variety of traditional and unconventional benefits.

We are currently accepting applications for a Maintenance Technician in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Watertown, WI, conveniently located between Madison and Milwaukee. This position works nights from 4:55pm-5:25am, Wednesday through Friday, and every other Saturday.

JOB SUMMARY: Performs a wide variety of advanced maintenance work to design and maintain equipment, building and grounds in accordance with all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures. Work requires a general knowledge of various trades and systems, including, but not limited to; mechanical systems, electrical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, HVAC, plumbing, etc. Applies advanced electrical knowledge and troubleshooting skills. Lead small to medium (<$100K) Capital Projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs manufacturing equipment and performs routine preventative maintenance functions as scheduled or directed.
o Hydraulic: Troubleshoot and repair fluid power systems and associated components
o Pneumatic: Design, install, troubleshoot and repair distribution and point of use systems
o Electrical: Troubleshoot and repair motors, contactors, relays, circuit faults, lighting, solenoids, coils, switches and sensors
o Electronic: Troubleshoot automated machinery and equipment such as PLCs, HMIs, and VFDs.
o Mechanical: Design, install, troubleshoot and repair gears, cams, rollers, belts, chains, bearings, seals, levers, and power transmission equipment
o Drafting: Create, modify and reverse engineer existing AutoCAD drawings/schematics or parts
o Process Controls: Design, install, program, troubleshoot and repair process control systems including but not limited to PLC’s, HMI’s, and Electro Mechanical
• Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
o HVAC: Troubleshoot and repair actuators, fans, blowers, louvers, dampers, and filters
o Plumbing: Design, install, troubleshoot, and repair all fluid piping systems
o Carpentry: Build, install and repair wood or steel framing, walls, floors, ceilings, crates, and partitions
• Leads Capital project execution (identification, development, and implementation).
• Performs necessary duties to maintain accurate mechanical spares inventory system.
• Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill press, welder, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
• Metalwork: Design and fabricate metalwork to repair or improve existing applications
• Completes and maintains all company-required performance and maintenance paperwork, records, and documents.
• Answer work-related calls outside of work on a Company-provided cell phone within a reasonable amount of time. At times, be ‘on-call’ to handle over-the-phone or in-person service calls within a limited timeframe.
• Operates aerial work platforms and material handling equipment in a safe manner, and drive personal vehicle for work as needed.
• Travel to CQC facilities, training, and/or parts store.
• Perform all tasks assigned by the supervisor, while following all company, safety, and quality policies and procedures.
• Maintain regular attendance at work.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
• Two-year maintenance-related degree with 3 years related experience, or High School Diploma with 5 years of related experience/training
• Advanced knowledge of how to operate a PC
• Demonstrated advanced troubleshooting and problem solving skills
• Ability to perform math at an advanced level
• Must have good driving record and valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Technical Skills (Required):
o Pneumatic: Design, install, troubleshoot, and repair distribution and point of use systems
o Electrical: Troubleshoot motors, contactors, relays, circuit faults, lighting, solenoids, coils, switches and sensors.
o Mechanical: Design, install, troubleshoot and repair gears, cams, rollers, belts, chains, bearings, seals, levers, and power transmission equipment
o Plumbing: Design, install, troubleshoot and repair all fluid piping systems
o Carpentry: Build, install and repair wood or steel framing, walls, floors, ceilings, crates and partitions
o Process Controls: Design, install, program, troubleshoot and/or repair process control systems including Electro Mechanical systems.
o Drafting: Create, modify and reverse engineer existing AutoCAD drawings/schematics or parts
• Technical Skills (Preferred): HVAC, Metalwork, and Hydraulic.
• Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.
• Stand and walk for entire shift
• Work at heights above 10 feet and in extreme heat and cold
• Work with allergens, such as soy, milk, etc.
• Perform math at an intermediate level (multiplication, division, fractions, etc.)
• Interpersonal skills – acts in a dignified and professional manner to provide exceptional customer service at all levels within the organization
• Leadership skills – demonstrated ability to lead others in a project setting
• Good decision making and problem solving skills
• Great technical aptitude
• Good time management skills
• Great oral communication
• Accuracy
• Conceptual thinking
• Demonstrate range-of-motion, strength, and physical stamina needed to safely perform the job in fast-paced work environment.
• Remain alert to safety hazards, maintain attention to stay on task, manage time effectively, and work independently and in a team to complete assigned tasks.

BENEFITS:
• Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (low deductible and copays)
• Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance
• 401(k) Match – up to 5%
• Double Time Pay
• Bonus Potential – Year-end and Perfect Attendance
• Paid Vacation, Personal, and Volunteer Days plus 11 holidays
• Paid maternity/paternity leave
• Onsite fitness facility
• Wellness: Free fruit, insurance discounts, gym reimbursements, free wellness checks
• Scholarships – Employee, spouse, children
• Tuition reimbursement
• Free chocolate and coating!

CQC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information, please visit our website at www.cqc.com