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Ammonia/HVAC Technician

Ammonia/HVAC Technician

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be required to perform all job requirements and meet all qualifications for HVAC Technician.    Perform duties under the general direction of the Facilities/Utilities Manager but works independently to perform start/stop operations and logging, installation, monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and/or design modification of HVAC, Process Cooling and Ammonia equipment.  This will include basic shop safety, plumbing, hydraulic/pneumatic, electrical, and millwright work for the Fremont Plant. This position will participate in optimizing system designs, maintenance and operational processes. Focus will be on satisfying all safety concerns and participating in short- and long-range planning for HVAC, Process Cooling and Ammonia systems.  Position makes decisions based upon sound maintenance practices and business needs. In addition, support of the NCE / TPM culture through active participation in processes to effect improvements in the areas of People, Quality, Service, Cost, and New Products & Processes are required.

Responsibilities

  • Will test and maintain cooling tower water chemistry.
  • Respirator trained.
  • Emergency Response to Technician level.
  • Performs system start-ups and operational checkouts on equipment including operational & performance qualifications and normal startups after PME’s.
  • Restore equipment to operational status after power outages.
  • Defines routine maintenance inspections and planned overhauls for equipment based on frequencies or run hours to attain world class performance.
  • Performs preventive, predictive maintenance and routine inspections.
  • Provides operational support assistance to engineers and operations.
  • Specifies, organizes and maintains adequate spare parts to support the asset base.
  • Participate in the development of project scopes, design of systems, and functional specifications.
  • Utilizes technical materials such as equipment manuals, MSDS, safety materials, system and equipment drawings, Process and Instrument Diagrams (PID's), schematics, and blueprints to troubleshoot and maintain systems.
  • Maintains plant documentation in accordance with management of change procedures and SAP AMM documentation.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by Management.

Education and Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 3+ years working with ammonia equipment
  • E.P.A. certification to reclaim and recycle refrigerant is required.  If individual does not currently hold the certification the expectation upon hiring is to obtain the certification.
  • RETA CIRO Certification is required.  If individual does not currently hold the certification the expectation upon hiring is to obtain the certification.
  • Job requires climbing stairs, ladders, changing filters on the roof and occasionally lifting > 35 lbs. 

Experience

  • Previous experience in food manufacturing preferred.
  • SAP or equivalent Computerized Maintenance Management System experience preferred
  • Proficient use of computers and computer-based technologies for monitoring and troubleshooting

Requisition ID

147808 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be required to perform all job requirements and meet all qualifications for HVAC Technician.    Perform duties under the general direction of the Facilities/Utilities Manager but works independently to perform start/stop operations and logging, installation, monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and/or design modification of HVAC, Process Cooling and Ammonia equipment.  This will include basic shop safety, plumbing, hydraulic/pneumatic, electrical, and millwright work for the Fremont Plant. This position will participate in optimizing system designs, maintenance and operational processes. Focus will be on satisfying all safety concerns and participating in short- and long-range planning for HVAC, Process Cooling and Ammonia systems.  Position makes decisions based upon sound maintenance practices and business needs. In addition, support of the NCE / TPM culture through active participation in processes to effect improvements in the areas of People, Quality, Service, Cost, and New Products & Processes are required.

Responsibilities

  • Will test and maintain cooling tower water chemistry.
  • Respirator trained.
  • Emergency Response to Technician level.
  • Performs system start-ups and operational checkouts on equipment including operational & performance qualifications and normal startups after PME’s.
  • Restore equipment to operational status after power outages.
  • Defines routine maintenance inspections and planned overhauls for equipment based on frequencies or run hours to attain world class performance.
  • Performs preventive, predictive maintenance and routine inspections.
  • Provides operational support assistance to engineers and operations.
  • Specifies, organizes and maintains adequate spare parts to support the asset base.
  • Participate in the development of project scopes, design of systems, and functional specifications.
  • Utilizes technical materials such as equipment manuals, MSDS, safety materials, system and equipment drawings, Process and Instrument Diagrams (PID's), schematics, and blueprints to troubleshoot and maintain systems.
  • Maintains plant documentation in accordance with management of change procedures and SAP AMM documentation.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by Management.

Education and Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 3+ years working with ammonia equipment
  • E.P.A. certification to reclaim and recycle refrigerant is required.  If individual does not currently hold the certification the expectation upon hiring is to obtain the certification.
  • RETA CIRO Certification is required.  If individual does not currently hold the certification the expectation upon hiring is to obtain the certification.
  • Job requires climbing stairs, ladders, changing filters on the roof and occasionally lifting > 35 lbs. 

Experience

  • Previous experience in food manufacturing preferred.
  • SAP or equivalent Computerized Maintenance Management System experience preferred
  • Proficient use of computers and computer-based technologies for monitoring and troubleshooting

Requisition ID

147808 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

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