Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
The Syngenta Maintenance Technician position to support daily production needs and capital project activities at the Omaha agro-chemical manufacturing site.
Performs preventive/corrective maintenance and investigates problems with mechanical equipment including gear boxes, pumps, rotary air locks, valves, conveyor systems, heat exchangers, etc., following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications, troubleshooting malfunctions. Maintains function and reliability of production and facility systems and associated equipment by executing a preventive maintenance program; Inspects electrical and automation systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes. Remove defective parts by dismantling devices, using hoists, cranes, rigging, and hand/power tools Provides feedback on equipment condition while performing preventive maintenance activities. Carry out daily maintenance activities and assigned work orders. Document progress and results. Hands-on experience with control systems for air compressor, boilers, HVAC and packaging equipment. Performs all work in accordance with established safety, environmental, and housekeeping standards; works within site policies & procedures. Effectively use safety equipment such as respirators, protective clothing, and personal protective equipment.
Mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of industrial mechanical equipment Maintain Safe Work Behaviors Maintain Safe Work Environment Show initiative Promote Teamwork Ability to work as part of a team or independently depending on job assignment Ensure equipment is properly maintained to enable manufacture of high-quality products Maintain training knowledge and use in everyday work
Knowledge, experience & capabilities
Critical knowledge: High School diploma or equivalent. Critical experience: Minimum 3 years, 5 years preferred, electrical maintenance experience in an industrial setting or in the military required. Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities: Electrical and mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, capable of operating a forklift, continuous learning, applied learning, teamwork, managing work & time, safety awareness.
Ability to work a rotating shift as required supporting production needs. Travel Requirements – minimal. All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Physical requirements: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp, and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; to climb unusual heights on ladders; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
What We Offer:
A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs. Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others.
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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