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Maintenance Technician, PM, Deli Plant - Lakeland

Apply Job Req. ID 9292BR Date Posted 05/29/2019 Location Lakeland, Florida
As a Maintenance Technician for the Publix Deli Plant you’ll maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and improve the performance of a wide array of equipment. Our deli plant employs more than 400 associates who produce a variety of fully prepared meats and salads according to Publix’s demanding quality standards. These foods are designed to save time for customers when they are preparing meals. Without our Maintenance Technicians fine-tuning this food manufacturing equipment, the Publix Deli Plant simply couldn't produce the volume and quality of products needed to serve our customers. Our deli kitchen is located in Lakeland, Florida.

One of the following positions is available: Maintenance Technician Class A, B, or C.

The position offered is contingent upon the qualifications and work experience of the candidate.

Primary responsibilities include the following:
  • maintaining and improving the performance and condition of equipment and facilities at the Deli Plant utilizing preventive and condition-based maintenance techniques, and state of the art tools,
  • troubleshooting and repairing electrical, mechanical, electro-mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and equipment,
  • creating requisitions to procure parts and supplies,
  • fabricating steel, stainless steel, and aluminum components and structures as required to improve the safety, sanitation, and performance of equipment and processes,
  • performing stick, TIG, sanitary TIG, and MIG welding,
  • troubleshooting PLCs, PLC networks, HMIs, instrumentation, and microprocessor -controlled devices,
  • performing minor plumbing, and building repair and maintenance,
  • operating forklifts and high lifts, and other powered lift equipment,
  • training other team members,
  • performing housekeeping duties in the work area, and
  • assisting with other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • at least 18 years old
  • basic mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • basic knowledge of hand tools and tool use
  • willingness and ability to advance
  • willingness to complete a mechanical aptitude test (on or before hire date)
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • strong problems-solving skills
  • self-motivated individual
  • ability to lift in excess of 50lbs
  • ability to work well with others and to be a team member
  • ability to demonstrate safe work habits
  • ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • ability to work well with others and to be a team member
  • flexible and willing to work various shifts
  • willing to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed
Preferred Qualifications
  • experience maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing the following:
    • electro-mechanical components and systems
    • pneumatic components and systems
    • hydraulic components and systems
    • process instrumentation
  • experience maintaining programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • experience troubleshooting programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • documented PLC and instrumentation training
  • experience maintaining 480V C3 motor starters, variable frequency drives, and distribution systems
  • experience troubleshooting 480V C3 motor starters, variable frequency drives, and distribution systems
  • degree or certification from a recognized industrial maintenance or millwright training program
  • ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and drawings
  • experience testing, operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining reverse osmosis (RO), carbon filtration, wastewater pH correction, and UV and ozone treatment systems
  • experience in cleaning and maintaining water delivery systems; including valves, pumps and piping
  • experience inspecting back flow preventers for proper operation
  • strong analytical skills
  • ability to train others
  • previous food plant experience
Frequency of Pay Weekly Hours of Work 1:00pm - 11:30pm, rotating days off Travel Frequency 0% Work Environment Temperatures could range from 35 degrees to 90+ degrees Fahrenheit for an extended period of time Year End Bonus To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.
Address 3045 New Tampa Hwy City Lakeland Region FL between Orlando and Tampa Potential Annual Base Pay 36,712 - 64,272 Benefits ▪ Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
▪ An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
▪ 401(k) retirement savings plan
▪ Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
▪ Group dental plan
▪ Group vision plan
▪ Sick pay
▪ Long-term disability insurance
▪ Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
▪ Tuition reimbursement
▪ Vacation pay
▪ Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
▪ Paycheck direct deposit
▪ Credit union
▪ Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
▪ 6 paid holidays (Associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval)
New Years Day
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
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