• 2nd Shift - Industrial Electrician / Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Locations US-NJ-Bridgeport
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/6/2018 2:24 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Chelten House – The Business
    Chelten House Products, Inc. is a fourth-generation, family-owned, food industry manufacturer, with facilities in New Jersey and Nevada, that is an industry leader known to be the total solution for food companies requiring private label, value-added quality sauces and dressings. Chelten House is widely recognized for its all natural and organic expertise and our commitment to creating and manufacturing the finest tasting pasta sauces, salad dressings, salsas, ketchups, mustards and host of other sauces and blends. We continually use the highest standards of Quality and Safety with the sole purpose of serving our customers with products that provide a value.


    Chelten House – The People
    The Chelten House Team radiates our commitment to our customers, demonstrated in our dedication to high-quality service and to high-level team work. Every team member contributes to our success with their “can-do" attitude, positive demeanor and their untiring work ethic to get the job done and get the job done well. We have a passion to be the best and actively demonstrating a genuine consideration for the work that we do, the customers we serve and the co-workers we work with every day. Our ultimate goal is to be the best business partner for everyone we come in contact with.


    • Work with maintenance leadership (maintenance manager, shift leads, maintenance planner, technical buyer) to create asset care strategies that focus on failure prevention and equipment reliability
    • Work with equipment manufacturers and vendors to identify solutions to recurring issues and improvements to productivity
    • Lead execution of work specified during planned maintenance (preventative, corrective, predictive, improvement) window including coordination of required parts, personnel, and communication of start-up activities.
    • Failure Prevention:  Participate in problem solving activities and recommend changes to the care of  
    • assigned equipment.
    • Leader in problem solving methodologies such as FMEA, Why/Why Analysis, and RCA.
    • Component failure analysis: Evaluate equipment failures.
    • Implement and monitor preventative actions
    • Develop and implement lubrication program  
    • Understand equipment maintenance metrics and productivity goals and use reliability metrics to track progress of equipment.
    • Promote and track reliability growth. Become familiar with plant metrics and communicate them (including reliability, system performance, productivity, and others.)
    • Accountable for specified machine center performance
    • Become a key resource for ensuring maintainability and reliability on all incoming equipment by driving life cycle cost (LCC), Vendor requirements, and driving the use of standard components
    • Evaluate and review recommended maintenance procedures
    • Update and communicate component and machine installation standards
    • Identify and implement reliability technologies:
    • Vibration analysis, oil analysis, ultrasonic inspections, and infrared (using contractors where needed)
    • Implement/monitor condition based monitoring program
    • Bring technologies in house where available
    • Support the program by analyzing data and implementing preventative action
    • Educate technical community on the use of these tools
    • Gather reports, analyze, and use information from data collection systems
    • Support day to day equipment problems, identify and implement solutions
    • Promote and participate in preventive maintenance development.
    • Technical leader on Continuous Improvement teams
    • Support and Lead Continuous Improvement initiatives
    • Promote the use of maintenance metrics (Planned maintenance rate, schedule compliance, PM completion, reliability, etc.)
    • Understand and develop required maintenance skills, assessments, and training.
    • Understand technical community roles and relationships.
    • Understand maintenance culture and its strengths and opportunities.
    • Utilize CMMS system
    • Assist with the development of short-term goals and objectives.
    • Coordinate equipment improvement efforts with maintenance, engineering, and operations.
    • Identify maintenance methods as part of the Planned Maintenance process.


    • High School Education or Associates degree in Engineering or other technical field
    • Industrial Technical courses in Industrial Technology
    • 3-5 years work experience in the food manufacturing industry, industrial electrical and mechanical repairs and technical support for industrial equipment and ancillary equipment
    • Strong team player - good communication (written and verbal), with the ability to train others
    • A person with recognized technical capability, equipment and component knowledge, and practical experience and technical capabilities in the following areas:
      • Materials: metals, plastics, elastomers, composites, coatings, etc.
      • Fabrication methods: welding, machining, surface treatment, etc.
      • Engineering skills: reading prints, measuring, and specifying
      • Fastening and joining: methods and materials
      • Mechanical, electrical system knowledge
      • Lubrication principles
    • Demonstrated skills in the following areas:
      • Teaching and training ability (of reliability practices relative to this level
      • Problem solving skills (ability to identify and implement solutions)
      • Leadership
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Working effectively in a team environment, positive attitude
    • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook etc.
    • Knowledge of food safety, HACCP, GMP and other quality programs
    • Ability to work in a warm or cold environment and around product dust
    • Ability to work independently with high quality and productivity
    • Willing to work flexible hours and frequent overtime including weekends
    • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, equipment instructions, requirements and business correspondences.
    • Ability to safely lift a minimum of 50 pounds
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
    • Must be able to work in an environment exposed to milk, egg, mustard, peanuts, fish, sulfites, sesame, soy, tree nuts, and wheat allergens


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