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Maintenance Technician in Grand Rapids, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Essential Functions of Role:

This is “hands on” non-production operation role.

  • Meeting USDA, HACCP, GMFP, and Company standards, and under the supervision of a Maintenance Manager and Controls Engineer, the functions of this role are to be responsible for performing preventative maintenance, emergency repairs, rebuilds and projects on all plant equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and supervising electrical control systems for machinery and equipment.
  • Working closely with Plant Engineer and Maintenance Managers to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Assist Project Coordinator in developing and implementing Cost Savings Solutions.
  • Provide electrical and programming troubleshooting support for all plant equipment and processes.
  • Assist all personnel with electrical and equipment troubleshooting as needed.
  • Perform and assist in PLC programming and maintaining files.
  • Design and develop HMI system.
  • Manage and assist with all controls documentation.
  • Help build and wire equipment panels, as necessary.
  • Manage assigned projects from start to finish.
  • Manage and assist with SOP documentation on various plant equipment and processes.
  • Assist Refrigeration Specialists as required.
  • Participation in HAZMAT.


  • PLC and HMI programming experience. (RSlogix 500, RSlogix 5000, FactoryTalk View ME & SE, PanelView & PanelView +)
  • Electrical troubleshooting with PLC and VFD experience.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Ability to solve computer system problems in a server environment.
  • VB Programming, a plus.
  • Licensed Electrician or in the process of acquiring license, a plus
  • TIG welds stainless steel to “food grade” standards, a plus.

Key Measurable Results:

  • Equipment Uptime
  • Departmental Budget
  • Safety Performance
  • Self-Improvement
  • Development of Other Departmental Employees
  • Ear plugs
  • Hard Hat
  • Hair Net
  • Protective Coat (clothing protector)
  • Forearm protection
  • Plastics gloves
  • Cotton gloves

Physical Qualifications:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to physically perform the essential functions of the role as outlined. 
  • Must be able to twist, bend, reach, and stand for 8 hours or the duration of the shift, in a wet cold environment.

VisionPRO relentlessly delivers top talent to help our clients excel. We have been trusted for 20 years to align the right talent to the right opportunity, expertly solving unique business challenges. From small businesses to the Fortune 500, our clients appreciate our consultative approach, resourcefulness, and fast response to their individual needs. Our prospective candidates and existing consultants can count on VisionPRO to passionately help them maximize their career choices, while also supporting their growth opportunities. We serve our customers from around the world, helping them with their most critical hiring decisions and project needs.


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