Company: California Natural Products
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Aseptic Filling Maintenance (AFM) Technician is responsible
for successfully executing work orders, tasks, trouble calls and
projects as directed by the AFM Team Leader in the Aseptic Filling
and Down Stream Equipment areas. The AFM Technician is also
responsible for successfully supporting and pursuing process and
training that have been designed to develop his/her growth
opportunities and as well for ensuring at all times a safe and
secure work environment that operates in compliance with SOPs, and
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Carries out a variety of electronic, electrical, mechanical,
electro-mechanical, machine conversion and precision set-up related
activities as an AFM team member. Makes clear assessment of
equipment trouble calls in terms of problem statement and takes
appropriate next steps. Ensures that all work has been tested and
is ready and proven for production when required. Understands at
all times current daily business objective, completes documentation
as required and actively participates in information transfer at
Perform machine change overs, conversions and precision machine
Participate in developing and documenting maintenance plans for
equipment as assigned. For example, determining work description,
parts and tools required to complete plans, and how often
maintenance is necessary to maintain a particular piece of
Resolve machine problems with effective troubleshooting
Accurate and thorough documentation of all work performed using
maintenance tracking system (CMMS) and/or technical reports (e.g.
log books and work orders).
Support activities as an active team member by the creation,
participation, and/or development of improvements to eliminate
waste by participating in meetings to discuss current projects and
losses and, as a team, determining what improvements are needed to
eliminate waste and what direction should be taken.
Train other CNP employees such as operators and other
technicians in (AM) Autonomous Maintenance practices as required or
assigned by Technical Director.
Research and procurement of new materials, parts and supplies to
improve equipment and resolve ongoing issues. Items such as writing
work orders, contacting vendors, working with MRO department, and
installing parts on the machine.
Willingness to take ownership and seek resolution of hard to
solve on going problems.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Leadership Responsibilities (Management & Team Leaders
Standards, licenses, registration and Certifications:
Essential Skills and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each of the essential skills and abilities satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the skills
and/or abilities required.
- Teamwork and Professionalism team spirited, exhibits
objectivity and openness to others views; gives and welcomes
feedback; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and
objectives; supports everyones efforts to succeed. Approaches
others in a tactful and professional manner; reacts well under
pressures; treats others with respect and consideration regardless
of their status or position; reacts with sensitivity toward
emotional topics and issues; behaviours support CNP core values
(per Employee Handbook).
- Oral and Written Communication speaks clearly and persuasively
in positive or negative situations; listens and obtains
clarification; responds well to questions; participates in
meetings. Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling
and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.
- Diversity and Ethics shows respect and sensitivity for cultural
differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a
harassment-free environment. Treats people with respect; keeps
commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and
ethically; upholds organizational values.
- Attendance/Dependability is consistently at work and on time as
scheduled; demonstrates good use of discretionary time; arrives at
meetings and appointments on time. Follows instructions; responds
to management direction; takes responsibility for actions; keeps
commitments; completes tasks on time.
- Interpersonal Skills open and honest, focuses on solving
conflicts, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to
others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains
open to the ideas of others. Treats people fairly; works well in
group problem solving situations; develops/champions new ideas;
asks for and offers help when needed.
Education and/or Experience:
- High school diploma with at least 5-7 years of maintenance
experience in food processing and or high speed filling, aseptic
experience a plus.
- Computerized Service Maintenance Management Software (CSMM)
knowledge in an Industrial application.
- Training in electrical, electronics, and mechanical maintenance
- Extensive working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, and
- Experience with servo-motor driven system, AC & DC electricity
- Experience in machine change over/conversion and precision
- Analog and digital circuitry.
- PLC programming and troubleshooting of programs.
- WCM experience is added value.
- Knowledge of CMMS
Keywords: California Natural Products, Tracy , AFM Tech, Other , Lathrop, California
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