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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat

Software Engineering, Operations
Devault, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
OVERVIEW
Beyond Meat is focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience. The Maintenance Team is a matrix organization within Beyond Meat that is dedicated to creating food products that are leading the gold standard in plant-based proteins. They are looking for an outstanding individual to join the team located in Devault, PA as a Facilities Maintenance Technician.
The Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) is responsible for maintaining the buildings and grounds at the manufacturing sites and performs daily checklists on critical plant equipment, such as boilers, air compressors, and other utilities. The FMT should be professional, customer-focused, and able to work in a diverse and dynamic environment, be well organized, and have project management skills.

TASKS, DUTIES, & GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform ongoing preventive maintenance and repair work on facility mechanical, electrical, and other installed systems
  • General building and grounds maintenance:
  • Entrance doors, garage door, and high-speed rollup door repair
  • Drywall, wall patching, and painting
  • Roof patching, tarp hangings, and removal, as needed
  • Basic remodeling skills, window replacement, flashing, molding, etc.
  • Concrete, epoxy, laminate, and urethane floor repairs and replacements
  • Hanging signage throughout the plant and around the property
  • Basic plumbing repairs, bathroom fixtures repair and replacement, toilet replacement and repairs, etc.
  • Basic electrical, replacing lamps and ballasts, receptacles, light switches, etc.
  • Operate Wastewater Pre-Treatment plant, as assigned
  • Maintain trash and cardboard compactors
  • Assist with HVAC repairs, motor replacements, bearings, filter replacements, and unit cleanings
  • Travel off-site to pick up building repair materials as needed
  • Daily boiler and air compressor checks and blow-downs
  • Assist with snow removal, salting, and winter-preparedness
  • Assist managing all HVAC systems and associated equipment, and monitor the building automation system
  • Review and understand equipment and methods of operations, safety, security, etc.
  • Perform facility inspections, prepare and submit reports on conditions in the building, and recommend actions
  • Maintain compliance with City, County, and State ordinance and codes
  • Support after-hours building needs and activities as required
  • Provide support with the security badge system and time clocks throughout the facilities
  • Work with Quality Assurance to support audit readiness
  • Adhere to all facility policies concerning safety, security, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely manner

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience:
  • High School diploma or GED, combination of education and at least 5 years of proven experience in facilities maintenance
  • Certification in HVAC
  • Building maintenance technology, or relevant field a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of general maintenance procedures along with a skill set that includes basic proficiencies in plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and electrical/mechanical systems
  • Other qualifications:
  • Valid First Aid and AED certification
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Knowledge of basic internet and email operations
  • Ability to perform and manage technically complex projects using independent judgment and personal initiative
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer and people skills
  • Aptitude for organizing tasks, managing time, and prioritizing projects
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with other internal departments
  • The FMT must be able to use time and resources effectively and efficiently, have excellent interpersonal skills, and organizational and project management skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Warehouse and production manufacturing environment that includes both tempered and ambient areas.
  • The work environment is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Position requires the ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods, step, balance, crouch, crawl, stoop, kneel, squat, bend, must be able to lift minimal 50 lbs. consistently, reach above shoulders, hand and/or finger dexterity, or as needed to complete tasks.
  • Must be able to occasionally climb stairs or a ladder to complete tasks.
  • Position located in a mix of production, offices, and outside which requires a tolerance for various temperatures for the work environments (-10-100+˚ F), high worker traffic, loud noises, odors, dust, and varying room temperatures.
  • This position will be required to visit the production floor, refrigerated and frozen storage, and warehouses.
  • Work flexible shifts as required.
  • Understand that overtime and occasional weekends and/or worked holidays will be required based on company needs.
Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
For all U.S. based roles: Applicants must be authorized to work for a U.S. employer. This role is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship at this time.