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Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Dublin, TX, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 439

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Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician II

Location: Dublin

Department: Maintenance
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable, and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious, and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts, and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician II will perform a full range of duties and may provide technical assistance and guidance to lower-level staff Repairs and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment such as metal fabricating machine tools, material handling system, and automated lubrication systems.  Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment.  Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines by performing the following duties.




  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.  Assembles and tests operates machine to verify correction of malfunction.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.  Dismantles machine or equipment to examine parts for defects or to remove defective part.  Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.
  • Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.  Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.  Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Install special functional and structural parts in devices.
  • Locates damaged air and hydraulic pipes on machine, and measures, cuts, threads, and installs new pipe.  Lubricates and cleans parts.
  • Maintains and lubricates machine tools and equipment.  Measures, marks, and scribes’ dimensions and reference points on metal stock surfaces.
  • Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and determine the need for adjustment or repair.  Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
  • Realigns and adjusts components such as spindles and clutches.  Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system.  Repairs broken parts.
  • Repairs electrical equipment.  Repairs or replaces defective parts.  Replaces defective parts with new part or repairs or reproduces part from various kinds of metal stock.
  • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.  Sets up and operates metalworking tools such as lathe, drill press, or grinder, to make or repair parts.  Starts devices to test their performance.  Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, machine parts or specifications to determine type and dimensions of metal stock required.
  • Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.





Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Ability to read and interpret operation manuals, drawings, and technical procedures.



Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with a partner or equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job and using the appropriate provided safety equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold; and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, explosives, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties  to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided based on qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected]


At ofi, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.