Maintenance Technician, 1st Shift

  • Beyond Meat
  • Columbia, MO
  • Mar 18, 2020
Operations

Job Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.

OVERVIEW

This position will be responsible for providing general mechanical and electrical maintenance and upkeep of the equipment and building. Other tasks include working with production to increase efficiencies and reduce downtime, providing preventative maintenance and assist with completing work orders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in maintaining an environment that ensures employee and food safety
  • Perform basic mechanical and electrical maintenance repairs
  • Respond to all emergency line calls quickly and cooperatively
  • Responsible for maintaining and servicing production equipment
  • Complete preventative maintenance tasks assisted by the supervisor
  • Setup and operate various power tools and equipment
  • Maintain a clean work area and practice good housekeeping on a regular basis
  • Actively participate in repairing and communicating safety hazards
  • Complete work orders and document activities 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-7 years of Industrial engineering experience required, 2 to 3 years experience in a food industry preferred
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering preferred
  • Good documentation and organizational skills and practices/project management skills
  • Disciplined with high attention to details
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Proficient PC skills including MS Office programs
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Work well in a diverse team environment with minimal supervision
  • Flexible work schedule

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge/experience in food/beverage manufacturing facility

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Requires desk (computer & phone etc.) and production floor duties

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Depending on the task, the work setting involves an office, warehouse, and production areas
** Hourly rate commensurate with experience. **

Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

Sectors

Food & Agriculture  

Size

51-200 employees  

Organization type

Company  

Will sponsor Visa

No