Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Job Number: 11358
Location(s): Carlisle, IA

Overview & Responsibilities

Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee’s responsibility to fully support this vision. Skilled Mechanics are hired as members of a manufacturing team.  They are responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance of processing and packaging equipment within the manufacturing facility.

The General Mills-Avon plant operates 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Must be willing and able to work all shifts; 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am and weekends. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime.  Skilled Mechanics must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.

The starting wage for a Skilled Mechanic position is $22.88 with periodic merit increases based on training.  General Mills also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift.  Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k, Roth 401k etc..

Main Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
  • Install, maintain, repair, and replace industrial processing and packaging machinery, work tools and equipment
  • Provide technical support and plant leadership for equipment troubleshooting and equipment modifications
  • Perform both uptime and down time preventative maintenance in adherence to the master PM schedule
  • Perform corrective maintenance work orders
  • Repair and maintain building utilities
  • Have the ability to learn and perform minor machining and welding tasks
  • Design and layout circuits, install fixtures, wiring conduits, motors, and other electrical equipment/components
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
  • Assist with training new employees as needed
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required
  • Perform additional related tasks as assigned
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years experience in industrial maintenance or equivalent education in a related field
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of PLCs, HVAC systems, pneumatic and hydraulic systems

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in industrial maintenance or related field
  • Continuing education in maintenance/technical skills
  • Computer Maintenance Management System experience
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

Overview & Responsibilities

Within General Mills, our manufacturing facilities are committed to achieving zero human and food safety incidents and it is every employee’s responsibility to fully support this vision. Skilled Mechanics are hired as members of a manufacturing team.  They are responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance of processing and packaging equipment within the manufacturing facility.

The General Mills-Avon plant operates 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Must be willing and able to work all shifts; 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am and weekends. Changes in volume and production requirements can result in changes in work schedule and additional overtime.  Skilled Mechanics must be willing to work any shift including nights and weekends.

The starting wage for a Skilled Mechanic position is $22.88 with periodic merit increases based on training.  General Mills also offers shift differential payment for those working off-shift.  Additionally we offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k, Roth 401k etc..

Main Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
  • Install, maintain, repair, and replace industrial processing and packaging machinery, work tools and equipment
  • Provide technical support and plant leadership for equipment troubleshooting and equipment modifications
  • Perform both uptime and down time preventative maintenance in adherence to the master PM schedule
  • Perform corrective maintenance work orders
  • Repair and maintain building utilities
  • Have the ability to learn and perform minor machining and welding tasks
  • Design and layout circuits, install fixtures, wiring conduits, motors, and other electrical equipment/components
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance
  • Assist with training new employees as needed
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required
  • Perform additional related tasks as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have the ongoing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years experience in industrial maintenance or equivalent education in a related field
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces
  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety standards and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of PLCs, HVAC systems, pneumatic and hydraulic systems

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in industrial maintenance or related field
  • Continuing education in maintenance/technical skills
  • Computer Maintenance Management System experience
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

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