Dean Foods

  • Customer Equipment Mech

    Job Locations US-SD-Sioux Falls
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Installation, Maintenance & Repair
    High School or Equivalent
    Relocation Assistance
  • DeanLineup_2016-17_R4 with OV 1024 size

    Job Description & Requirements

    • Makes light structural and cosmetic repairs to coolers and freezers.
    • May complete repairs and replacements under the direction of a Supervisor.
    • Is familiar with and monitors the operation of refrigeration units for coolers and freezers.
    • Cleans/sweeps the service facility, cleans up spills, replenishes supplies, sorts recyclables and moves them to the proper receptacle.
    • May, once certified, operate a forklift or other material handling equipment.
    • Maintain accurate and complete records, document all work performed appropriately and location.
    • Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low supply levels to supervisors.
    • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format and completed with required information.
    • Ensure all required information is documents in accordance with SOP’s.
    • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
    • Follow Good Manufacturing Processes.
    • 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.
    • 1 year experience with refrigeration equipment required. 
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
    • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel, bend, reach, crawl required for virtually the entire shift
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and to assist others when lifting is required
    • Must be computer literate and have experience with refrigeration diagnostic equipment
    • Must be able to work in a dusty, greasy environment with moderate noise, includes outdoor work but mostly indoor. Temperature ranges from 50 degrees to 85 degrees but lower when testing or making repairs within refrigerated units.
    • Must be willing to work flexible hours, weekends, and holidays
    • Be able to effectively work in a team environment
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
    • 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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