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Maintenance Technician at Central Garden

Maintenance Technician

Central Garden Dallas, TX Full-Time
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We want to hire people who care about what they do. At Central Life Sciences, we are proud to supply animal healthcare products throughout the United States. Quality is a big deal and we can’t make a quality product without employees who work safely, show up every day and are committed to their work. If that’s who you are, then we want you on our team!  We are currently hiring for the following position:

Position: Maintenance Technician

Location: 12111 Ford Road, Dallas, TX 75234

Pay: $20-$30 an hour, depending on experience

Shift: Flex Sunday-Saturday with core hours Monday-Thursday, 10 hour/day, OT required, fill in second shift coverage required

Central Life Sciences, a division of Central Garden & Pet offers great benefits and a safe and clean work environment. Benefits include medical, dental, vision insurance and a 401k with match and $500 yearly profit-sharing bonus along with discounts on cell phones, movie tickets, restaurants and more! We also offer vacation, time away from work and holiday pay along with free basic life insurance and disability coverage.  Because our employees are important, we have onsite events throughout the year to show our appreciation of their hard work and dedication.

Read more to learn about this great opportunity and apply today!

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for complete preventive maintenance requirements to ensure reliability of production machinery such as motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines.  He or she must be able to utilize diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications to troubleshoot malfunctions and respond to calls for assistance from production lines and fellow maintenance technicians.

You will use our Computerized Maintenance Management System to track and perform assigned tasks and update PMs and system information along with being relied upon to locate root causes of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, listening for problems and using precision measuring and testing instruments.

Safety is a big deal at Central Life Sciences – you will safely disassemble, repair or replace defective machine components, and ensure that repairs are complete, and the machinery is functioning properly along with determining changes in dimensional requirements of equipment components by inspecting parts, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

The ideal candidate will have a High School Diploma or GED, along with completion of a technical school or apprentice program in maintenance and at least one year of experience in a manufacturing setting as a Maintenance Technician.  You must be able to lift 30 pounds occasionally and work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner while using power tools, hand tools, and other devices necessary for completion of your tasks.  If you have experience with welding, industrial wiring, soldering, machining, and rigging that's a bonus!

Your work environment will be on the production floor of a manufacturing facility and you will be required to operate on or around heavy equipment such as forklifts, scissor lift, or large moving machinery.  You will also be required to be respirator trained for Half and Full-Face respirators and be able to enter confined spaces on an infrequent basis.

Here’s the legal stuff… At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries…one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply to learn more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Dallas, TX

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