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Maintenance Utilities

Location: 

Swedesboro, NJ, US, 08085

08085
Job Type:  Maintenance
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Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 15 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

 

   

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the following equipment: Ammonia refrigeration system, Freon packaged refrigeration units and building heating and air conditioning equipment, high and low pressure steam boiler systems, thermal oil process boiler systems, hot water generator, thermal oxidizer, compressed air systems, electrical distribution equipment, building sprinkler systems, and any other supporting equipment as directed by management.
  • Performs duties as assigned by the Utilities Supervisor, Systems Area Lead and/or Maintenance Supervisor
  • Ensures continuous operation of all the facility utility systems and peripheral equipment to support the requirements of the production schedule and facility conditions.  This requires proper coordination of all operations and maintenance utilities equipment.
  • Coordinates both internal and external resources for maintenance of the facility.
  • Assists in the development of all environmental programs required from local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Assists in the recordkeeping and training requirements for all components of the Process Safety Management/Risk (PSM/RMP management plans to achieve compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Provides technical analysis and services to provide real-time data on the status of refrigeration and operational equipment.
  • Takes a leadership role on the emergency response team in the event of the release of hazardous chemicals.
  • Maintains boiler cooling tower chemistry to insure safe and proper boiler operation.  Works with the water treatment supplier to assure the equipment is operating correctly.
  • Assures the ammonia compressors are operating safely and efficiently to reduce energy consumption.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment to maintain good working conditions.
  • Troubleshoots electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and plumbing. 
  • Utilizes drawings, technical records, and vendor diagrams to complete Preventative Maintenance documents (PM’s) related to machine overhauls and repairs.
  • Handles maintenance emergencies as required.
  • Completes duties in accordance with quality assurance, Good Manufacturing Practices, safety, and other company programs and procedures, and in accordance with government codes and regulations.
  • Maintains clean, organized, and safe work area, including wiping and washing equipment and tools; sweeping and mopping floors; trash removal.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Works to maintain and improve on the quality, legality and safety of each product and the processes used in their manufacture. Responsible for keeping assigned work area clean and tidy at all times and reporting any potential contamination and suspicious activity to a Supervisor immediately.

 

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required. 
  • Requires state of New Jersey licenses for the operation of hazardous refrigeration and high-pressure steam systems. Requires valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of equipment setup, functions, operating procedures, and preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industrial utility systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of best practices in maintenance and safety management.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulatory requirements as related to plant and utilities systems’ operations, safety, and environmental agencies.
  • Knowledge of the best available energy management practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude, including the ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment

 

 

 

 

Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.