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Hostess Brands, Inc. Electrician in Chicago, Indiana

Hostess Brands, LLC, is a large packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet goods in the United States such as Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Twinkies®, CupCakes, Voortman’s Cookies and Wafers.

The employee performs a full range of maintenance/engineering assignments using independent judgment to make decisions requiring the application of procedures and practices to specific work situations.

  • Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments.

  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.

  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

  • Repairs or replaces defective parts, using hand tools and power tools.

  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices, using hand tools.

  • Starts devices to test their performance.

  • Lubricates and cleans parts.

  • May set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.

  • Requisitions supplies, materials, tools, machine parts, and other necessary equipment.

  • May repair electrical equipment.

  • Ensures the proper use, care, and storage of tools and equipment.

  • Perform bearing analysis and installation.

  • Analyzes electrical circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings, and installs, repairs, calibrates, services or replaces electrical devices and systems, and power generation devices to prevent overload using an amp probe, recording meter and various hand, power, and specialty tools.

  • Welds various types of metal to repair or fabricate metal assemblies (e.g. racks, shelves, stands for equipment, etc.) using appropriate tools (e.g. cutting torch, arc and gas welder, high-speed disk, grinders, files, etc.).

  • Performs preventive maintenance on uninterrupted power supply systems, generators, and air compressors to maintain system operation and reliability to ensure uninterrupted power and continuous air supply to critical facilities, equipment and systems using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools (e.g. hydrometer, voltmeter, amp meter, digital keypad, etc.).

  • Analyzes electrical circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings, and installs, repairs, calibrates, services or replaces electrical devices and systems, and power generation devices to prevent overload using an amp probe, recording meter and various hand, power, and specialty tools.

  • May be required to respond to 24-hour emergency calls for assigned work area to perform emergency building or equipment repairs during off-duty hours using a vehicle, telephone, hand, power and specialty tools and necessary materials and other related duties as assigned.

  • Other duties as defined.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Requires high school diploma, or equivalent. Additional post-secondary education is preferred (ie: Technical of Vocational education) in areas of industrial engineering.

Previous work experience in industrial engineering preferred.

Prefer previous safety training.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Manufacturing Environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to sit (5%), stand (25%), walk (25%), kneel/squat (25%), and bend (20%) for 8 hours. Ability to lift approximately up to a maximum of 75 pounds, approximately 2 times per week from floor to waist. Ability to reach overhead various times per day and to ground various times per day. Climbing stairs and ladders various times per day. Ability to push/pull refrigeration compressors, 55 gallon barrels, motors, gearboxes, and panels weighing 100-450 lbs. upper body approximately various times per day and whole body various times per day.

OTHER ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS NOT LISTED ABOVE INCLUDE:

Reading, writing, seeing, hearing, communicating, adding, subtracting, understanding instructions, and complete mental capabilities. Ability tolerate temperature extremes daily. To be in unprotected heights approximately daily. Exposure and sugar dust, refrigerants, and chemicals daily.

First Shift 6:00am to 2:30pm

Second Shift 2:00pm to 10:30pm

Third Shift 10:00pm to 6:30am

MACHINES/TOOLS USED:

Please see Engineering Tool List

ID: 2020-1171

External Company Name: Hostess Brands, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.hostessbrands.com/

Street: 2035 N Narragansett Ave

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