Maintenance Technician Lead

Omaha, NE
PetIQ Omaha – Maintenance /
Full Time, Non-Exempt /
PetIQ provides convenient and affordable pet health and wellness products and veterinary services to pets and their families through retail and ecommerce channels across the country.
We are advocates for pet parents, because we believe that all pet parents should be able to provide necessary care that enhances the lives of their pets.

Why join the PetIQ Team?
·         Great company culture
·         Company is in growth mode, come be a part of our exciting growth
Full time employee benefits include:
·         Medical, Dental, Vision
·         Flex Spending Account
·         Company Paid Life Insurance
·         401(k) with Company Match
·         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
·          8 Paid Holidays, 2 Personal Days and PTO
·         Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

If you have industrial experience in maintenance and would like to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, where you make a difference, apply now to join our team. We offer 3 day weekends, 3 weeks of Paid Time Off, and 8 paid holidays. We are also temperature controlled and clean manufacturing site. WORK LIFE BALANCE HAPPENS HERE!

Essential Functions/Job Duties

    • Provides oversight to the daily organization and prioritization of the maintenance work flow at the site or for a specific group within Maintenance. Provides instructions and guidance to ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety standards are adhered to. Ensures daily housekeeping and safety activity compliance. Responsible for directing daily crewing, scheduling, determining and requesting overtime to address critical tasks.
    • Directs technicians and contractors to ensure the preventative maintenance (PM) work orders are completed in a timely manner; emergency and planned work orders are effectively resolved; and chronic issues addressed.
    • Responsible for Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) compliance, training, and provides direction and leadership to employees to resolve maintenance related or other area problems. 
    • Works with engineers on capital projects or related activities, assists in developing PM’s spare part inventory, and related drawings. Assists with validation or quality concerns as required. Active in one or more teams as it relates to quality, safety, productivity, cost, or on time delivery.  Completes safety/quality audits as required.
    • Continuously looks for and helps to implement improvements to the process to improve productivity, quality and reduce costs... Supports other leaders as needed and performs other related duties specific to the department as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Must have the technical knowledge to repair and/or replace and troubleshoot machinery, instrumentation and hard-wired electrical devices in all areas of the plant
    • Mechanical aptitude to learn how to perform general maintenance on all types of equipment
    • A strong electrical background with process equipment

Education and Training

    • Associates degree in a related field is preferred
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • 1+years of experience in programming PLC.
    • 2+years of experience performing maintenance on packaging machines/production
    • 2+years of experience in leading a team of maintenance technicians
Great location, 4 day work weeks, and 3 weeks of vacation paid!!!

PetIQ is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles, such as afros, braids, locks, and twists), creed, caste, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (including ancestry), genetics, physical or mental disability (including obesity, HIV, or hepatitis C status), age, marital status, or honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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