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LOCATION: Victorville, CA, US
JOB CATEGORY: Supply
REQUISITION NUMBER: 193782
A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.
Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.
About Mars, Incorporated
Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
Maintenance Technician Job Description
Plant Maintenance Technicians are responsible for safely maintaining a high level of equipment reliability, to achieve efficient and consistent production flow with defined quality standards. The position requires a thorough understanding of the plants automated systems, control schemes, and equipment operations. This work entails a combination of equipment set-up, operator training, preventative maintenance, continuous improvements, modifications/installations, trouble shooting and repairs on manufacturing equipment, electrical/electronic and mechanical systems.
Adhere to all safety, GMP’s, sanitation standards and Q&FS.
Follow regular inspections and preventive maintenance schedules, and provide coverage to ensure immediate response to emergencies, diagnose faults quickly and make immediate repairs.
Communicate with oncoming shift technicians and managers, as well as maintenance system technicians any issues or ongoing problems with equipment.
Replace machine components as necessary.
Troubleshoot complex automated systems and equipment.
Install and repair power transmission equipment and components.
Troubleshoot electrical controls, motor circuits, process equipment.
Understand, repair and calibrate control systems and PID loops, able to use a computer to assess the status of electrical circuits, and relate I/O conditions to control system component status..
Install, diagnose programmable controllers and instrumentation.
Understand, troubleshoot and repair general plant utility systems.
Use all hand and power tools of the trade.
Building Effective Teams
Integrity and Trust
Follow Mars safety policies and procedures.
Must be proficient in use of industrial mechanics, electricians, instrumentation and controls, rigging/millwork tools.
Knowledge of electrical systems using 480 volts 3 phase as well as 240
About the company
Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$33 billion in annual sales in 2015,and is ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States