Overview

Refrigeration Technician Jobs in Quakertown – Pennsylvania – USA at Simmons Foods

Title: Refrigeration Technician

Company: Simmons Foods

Location: Quakertown – Pennsylvania – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Airport/Airline, Maintenance/Cleaning

Department

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Assist in equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures and the operation of the facility Refrigeration equipment where employed. Could include other process equipment assigned to the department.

ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Repairs, replaces, corrects and operates the refrigeration equipmentas needed to ensure equipment operates correctly and efficiently according to production requirements.

Consults with engineers and vendorsas needed. Accomplishes layout work for each project as needed. Will be able to troubleshoot equipment.

Meets safety requirementsin accomplishing responsibilities of this position complying with all policies or regulations set forth by Simmons PSM programs or various government agencies concerning safety, environment, vehicle, handling of food products, packaging, ingredients and any related items.

Must beable to qualify as a member of plant HAZMAT team.

Participates as a member of the Team. Participates in the ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies; coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. As a member of the Team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforce actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

Simmons Operating systems principles and objectives:Is familiar with Simmons’ established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies, LEAN); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position’s role in support of these systems – including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives:This position description is intended to guide the activities of the person in this position and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person as to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

Physical Activities:Enters and locates information on a computer. Visually verifies information, often in small print.

Must beable to manually lift up to 50 pounds.

Must beable to work in extreme temperatures, on feet for entire shift.

Must beable to work in cramped, enclosed, elevated, wet, dirty area with a noise level above 90 decibels.

Travel:NA

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):Will use appropriate footwear, hearing protection and other protective equipment as needed or required. All PPE equipment required by HAZMAT team.

Technical

Experience:

Must haveexperience or vocational training in electrical, electronic, PLC and mechanical repair, and hydraulics.

Must havecompleted and passed Ammonia Refrigeration Operator I class.

Industry

Experience:Preference for poultry essing organization maintenance and refrigeration.

Minimum Education:

Must havea good command of the English language, both written and spoken.

Preferred

Education:
High School Diploma or equiva…

 

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