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Maintenance Technician Now hiring for 2nd and 3rd shift

Company: Stratas Foods
Location: Garland
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is a producer of quality bulk and packaged dressings, mayonnaise and sauces. Stratas Foods was formed in October 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between ACH Food Companies (ACH) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy, IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN. We are committed to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees. We strive to make Stratas Foods a great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.

Job Description

This position supports operation by providing leadership to the packaging areas. Qualified candidates must be able to perform a variety of jobs, tasks, or duties as required; and must be able to work any shift, overtime, and weekends as required

The tasks required, but not limited to, are general housekeeping, clean up, sweeping, vacuuming, painting, lubrication (oiling, greasing, etc.), power washing, lifting and hauling items up and down stairs, dump rework, and operate a motorized fork lift and a variety of other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

  • Understand Food Process Equipment
  • Understand VFD, Panel Controller, Instrumentation troubleshooting and programming
  • Understand product ink printing, glue applications and labeling equipment
    • Understand sorting and palletizing equipment
    • Understanding conveyors, gearbox, motors, and bearing greasing routes and inspection
    • Working with line operators/supervisors to keep lines running. Performing daily walkthrough
    • Keeping lines running for better efficiency
    • Clean the maintenance shop and keep parts organized in the parts room area
    • Complete assigned PM's and Work Order in a timely manner
    • Working safely and following all SOP's on lock out of equipment
    • Able to assist others on job task or breakdowns
    • Identify needed mechanical and electrical improvements
    • Make necessary mechanical and electrical repairs when necessary
    • Identify and work to eliminate unsafe conditions and or practices
    • Completion and accuracy of down time sheets/GMP log
    • Must be a self-starter
    • Ability to work on facility equipment and all other plant and office assignments
    • Ability to be flexible and work some weekends


      Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

      Related Experience: Previously relevant experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

      Equipment/Software Skills:
      • Ability to operate and understand packaging equipment and processes
      • Basic computer skills
      • Ability to operate forklift truck, scissors lift, and sky trac
      • Basic mechanical and electrical skills
      • Ability to read schematics, wire diagrams, flow and block diagrams

        Additional Information

        Physical: Ability to lift 50 pounds, climb stairs, lift, bend, kneel, stand for long periods of time, work in confined spaces, and work with heights



        • Ability to get along well with other people
        • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools
        • Able to work in hot, humid, cold and wet conditions
        • Good written and verbal communication skills
        • Desire to advance in Maintenance Department

          Stratas Foods is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee in any manner prohibited by law, including but not limited to, on the basis of race or color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, national origin/ancestry, mental or physical disability, family status/marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, and any other legally protected status. Associated topics: automotive, customer service, diagnose, field service, maintenance, maintenance mechanic, maintenance technician, millwright, service technician, upgrade

Keywords: Stratas Foods, Garland , Maintenance Technician Now hiring for 2nd and 3rd shift, Professions , Garland, Texas

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