Maintenance Technician

Ardent Mills   Omaha, NE   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on March 6, 2023
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Manufacturing Maintenance Tech/Electrical:  2nd Shift / 3pm-11pm M-F

$10,000 first year Sign On Bonus

As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for the different aspects of maintenance at the facility, including troubleshooting automation equipment and sensors (PLCs), industrial electrical systems, motors, bearing/gears, and other systems and components. The person will be a part of a team that also does occasional fabrication and welding work. The Technician must perform in a busy environment with constantly moving machinery, and act according to written procedures, policy, and regulations.

To succeed, you must be able to:

  • Perform duties and deliver results in new situations while adhering to safety and food safety policies without compromising the team’s values. 
  • Serve others with understanding, respect, and care.
  • Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency.
  • Deal with and drive change.
  • Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.
  • Learn and apply new technology and share your knowledge with others.

Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide preventative and on-demand maintenance on all plant systems during assigned shift.
  • Work in a safe and professional manner with safety always being the top priority.
  • Comply with GMP, HACCP, and regulatory mandates.
  • Ensure all proper documentation is completed and filed appropriately.
  • Be familiar with equipment and operations within entire facility.
  • Perform housekeeping and sanitation duties as related to work areas.
  • Troubleshoot problems and correct them in a timely and most economical manner.
  • Remain on 24-hour stand-by for emergency maintenance calls as scheduled.
  • Be able to prioritize maintenance issues and correct them efficiently.

Required skills and experience:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years in maintenance roles.
  • Experience with plant automation systems (PLCs, Variable Frequency Drives, Electrical, Mechanical Systems).
  • Proficient in English both written and verbally.
  • Proficient in computer tools including email and spreadsheets.

Physical requirements and working conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to work in a dusty environment and wear respiratory protection.

Other considerations:

  • Must be willing to accept accountability and work well in a team.
  • Must be willing and able to work 12-Hour shifts, weekends, Holidays, 7-day weeks, and opposing shifts when needed.
  • Must be willing to get cross-trained in at least one other position for development within the facility and to provide any relief duties as needed.

Working at Ardent Mills: 

Whether we’re making innovative breakthroughs or nutritious food. Whether we’re making our processes more sustainable or our communities more prosperous. Whether we’re making our customers happy or making progress in our own careers. At Ardent Mills, we all get to make something special every day. Join us and you can too. Learn more about doing work you can be truly proud of with North America’s leading flour supplier.

Ardent Mills

2900 C Street
Omaha , NE