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For more than 100 years, Purina has been revolutionizing pet food production, and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, mastering new production techniques, we literally reshaped pet care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and the leader in our category. Such leadership requires constant innovation and renovation, which is so often rooted in our world-class food production standards.

Bloomfield is a small town with a rich history – and we’ve been proud to call Bloomfield home to the largest, most productive litter factory in the world since 1995.  This factory was the first to produce Lightweight® litter, which has revolutionized the category within the pet care industry – a product that weighs half the amount of conventional litter. Unique to this factory is an overhead bridge that allows full pallets of finished products to be conveyed to the distribution center just north of the factory. This innovation, in conjunction with various others, played a considerable role in Nestlé Purina earning the Malcolm Baldridge Award.  Located in south central Missouri the area calls to the outdoors person that enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, boating, etc.  The Ozark Mountains and lakes are just stone’s throw away.

We are a safety first culture! Plant Maintenance will provide regular and preventative maintenance in a safe and efficient manner to all plant equipment with a home position in the process, clumping, or conventional areas.  They will use a wide variety of different tools and equipment to maintain and repair equipment and must have strong problem solving skills.  This position requires the ability to successfully perform all functions of the task training guidelines.  Plant Maintenance will be responsible for reviewing and actively participating in the risk assessments as well as successfully achieving position qualifications through evaluations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES : 
Equipment troubleshooting and repair.

Perform required PM checks and report all problems to supervision.

Maintain quality workmanship in the department as required by supervision.

Building and grounds repair.

Utilize SAP maintenance system for work order functions.

Maintain record keeping and inventory of spare parts as required.

Perform all other duties as assigned.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
High School Diploma or GED equivalent and 2+ years of maintenance experience

OR

2 year technical degree

Skills:  Individual must have reading and math skills.  Ability to read blueprints, computer skills, and strong problem solving skills.  Ability to weld (gas and electric) and be able to fabricate effectively, some background with mechanical and electrical devices.  Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings.  Ability to interpret technical manuals and have electronic and mechanical background. 
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Job: Maintenance Technician (D)
Primary Location: Bloomfield, MO US
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Career Area: Hourly
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