Maintenance Lead

 | Department: | Production | Work Location: | Newport |  
 | Supervisor:  Maintenance Manager | Classification: Non-Exempt
 | FLSA:    Hourly | Position Status:  | FT |  

Job Overview

Maintaining brewery and distillery machinery to ensure efficient operations and responding to trouble areas / calls in a timely fashion to minimize downtime. Responsibilities will include preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions, replacing defective parts, cleaning and maintaining machinery to meet management’s standards. This job requires extensive knowledge of installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electro-mechanical controls, pneumatics, steam, electrical, machinery. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-        Provide technical support to production assembly machines and to other automated equipment
-        Independently diagnose equipment problems and determine course of action for repairs as needed.
-        Direct weekly/monthly/yearly Preventative Maintenance Plans for facility and equipment 
-        Select appropriate course of action for repairs.
-        Test and calibrate equipment to ensure it is functioning within specified standards
-        Ensure safe use of power and hand-held tools and equipment.  
-        Maintain spare parts inventory
-        Maintain all equipment in a safe manner to prevent injuries.
-        Follow SOPs
-        Ensure compliance with internal procedures, quality systems, policies, OSHA standards, and other regulations.
-        Facility maintenance as needed
-        Timely communication with Production and Maintenance Supervisors
Minimum Qualifications
-        High School Diploma, GED (or equivalent, reading, writing, reasoning and computer skills)
-        Trade school education preferred 
-        4+ years previous maintenance experience in production facility (brewery preferred)

Required skills:
·        Strong mechanical aptitude 
·        Solution driven
·        Keen attention to detail and quality
·        Ability to work efficient and accurately in nosy environments
·        Ability to work at a face pace, in high pressure situations, while maintaining professionalism
·        Ability to work unsupervised, independently, and with others
·        Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
·        Forklift Certified

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, reach with hands and arms for extended hours 

Must be able to use hands, fingers to wrist for fine digit manipulation

Must be able to maintain adequate vision (with or without corrective lenses) 

Adequate peripheral vision is necessary for safety purposes, as are depth, distance, and ability to focus.  

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds 

Work Environment

The work environment will vary for this position given the nature of the job duties.    
Work environment conditions vary often with fluctuating temperatures, noise, and moisture level. 
Work takes place around potentially hazardous machinery, and chemicals. 
Personal Protective Equipment and standard operating procedures are enforced to ensure employee safety.  


Travel not required

Other Duties                    

Additional duties may be required. Rogue reserves the right to change duties, responsibilities, and activities at any time with or without notice.

Compensation and Benefits

Position is hourly. Rogue offers competitive wages that will be determined by experience and other factors. Position is eligible for Medical, Dental and Vision Care, PTO, 401(k) with company match, and other company perks outlined in the Rogue Employee Handbook. 

Reasonable Accommodations 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and physical demands satisfactory with or without reasonable accommodations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals are not entitled to the accommodation of their choosing, and unreasonable accommodations, or accommodations that constitute an undue burden, will be denied.

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