Dean Foods

  • Electrician

    Job Locations US-MA-Franklin
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing & Production
    High School or Equivalent
    Relocation Assistance
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    Be a part of a leader when it comes to dairy!  Dean Foods is a leading food and beverage company in the United States and one of the largest processors and direct store distributors of fresh fluid milk, sour cream, cottage cheese and ice cream.  With regional brands such as Dean's®, Dean's Country Fresh®, and many others, along with national brand name products such as DairyPure® and TruMoo®, we continue to not only grow our company, but also contribute to the success and future development of over 16,000 associates across the country. Each of us work hard every day to make Dean Foods the most admired and trusted provider of wholesome, great-tasting dairy products at every occasion.


    Shift: Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat: 11:00p - 7:00a

    Days off: Wed and Sun

    Job Description & Requirements

    • The Electrician is responsible for installing and repairing electrical systems, apparatus and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.
    • Diagnose, troubleshoot, test, install and repair electrical parts, equipment and systems.   
    • Safely work with Multiphase, High Voltage and Low Voltage electrical systems.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve control networks, instrumentation, PLC, HMI, VFD, servo and control problems.
    • Read and interpret work orders, safety rules, mechanical and electrical drawings, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • Working knowledge of National, State, Local building codes, OSHA and standard industry safety rules/regulations.
    • Perform prescribed Preventative Maintenance. 
    • Maintain accurate and complete records, document all work performed appropriately. 
    • Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low supply levels to Supervisor 
    • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information.
    • Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.
    • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes. 
    • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.   
    • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
    • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
    • Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.   
    • Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned. 

    Job Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • 3 years related experience required. 
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. 
    • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred. 
    • Attain and maintain required certifications.
    • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel, crawl, reach, bend, climb and occasionally sit throughout the entire shift.   
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and assist others when lifting is necessary.
    • Must be able to work in a wet/humid environment with moderate noise. 
    • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
    • Effectively work in a team environment.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and respond to urgent repairs.
    • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

    EEO Statement

    Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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