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Maintenance Technician

Bimbo Bakeries USA | Albany NY 12288 USA | Full Time | Posted: 10/15/2019

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Posted On: 05/08/2019

Maintenance Technician


Employment Type: Regular

Location: ALBANY,NY

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold ®, Brownberry ® or Oroweat ® bread? A Thomas ® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee ®, Entenmann s ® or Marinela ® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA ( œBBUSA ) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.


Provide machine repair and maintenance to a wide range of equipment across the bakery using multiple tools and techniques. Perform preventative maintenance and beginning-to-end repair projects, performance measurement, troubleshooting and fine-tuning.

Understandings and Abilities:

  • Written and verbal skills to communicate and applicable math skills.

  • Ability to pass a qualifying test and maintain mechanic status in machine repair and maintenance services.

  • Knowledge and experience in installing and maintaining mechanical equipment.

  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical techniques, methods, and procedures including:
    • Reading blueprints
    • Assemble and test-run machines and equipment
    • Operate mechanical hand tools, and drill press
    • Measure and correct shaft misalignment
    • Maintain production machinery and equipment, performing tasks such as replacing gaskets, packing and mechanical seals, bearings, etc.
    • Replace bearings using hand and power tools
    • Repair gearboxes and compressors
    • Replace and repair multiple types of air cylinders, conveyor belting and chain drives
    • Make on-the-job measurements using instruments such as calipers, micrometers, gauges, etc.
    • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic/pneumatic system malfunctions
    • Ability to interpret schematic diagrams, communicate technical information
    • Working knowledge of LOTO procedures
    • Working knowledge of PLC s, VFD s and HMI s preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose and solve mechanical problems from experience and knowledge of the equipment as well as knowledge of what resources are available for troubleshooting and where to get them.
  • Knowledge and application of safety, environmental, maintenance and quality guidelines, food safety standards, codes, and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively utilize personal and desktop computers, as applicable.
  • Ability to train and guide other employees in the assigned areas.
  • Ability to work heights and in enclosed spaces.
  • Perform specified equipment inspection, compare findings with acceptance criteria and document findings.
  • Safely assist with other maintenance craftwork when needed.

Top reasons to work for Bimbo Bakeries:

· Great starting pay rate: $23.83 to $24.58 depending on test performance

· Pay for Skills program & training opportunities

· Retention bonuses paid out at 6 months & 1 year

· Tuition reimbursement programs

· Union job & stability

Position Requirements:

· This position requires strong electro-mechanical skills and 2-3 years of industrial maintenance experience is preferred

· Bakery equipment knowledge is a plus (including ovens, proofers, coolers, dividers, conveyers, etc.)

· Solid understanding of safety protocols

· Associates degree and/or Technical School certification or training is preferred.

· Programmable Logic Control (PLC) knowledge and troubleshooting

· Strong maintenance skill sets to include welding, electrical wiring, equipment set-up and changeover, reading of blueprints and schematics, etc.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

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Location Albany, NY, 12288, United States
Categories Manufacturing/Production/Operations
Experience Years 1 yrs
Pref Degree High School

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