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Maintenance Technician

Operations | Cuba, NM | Full Time

Job Description

Maintenance Technician 

Horizon Ag Products is a rapidly growing agribusiness company focused on providing naturally based fertilizer additives that enhance plants’ uptake of nutrients.  Our humus-derived products help growers implement sustainable farming practices and improve productivity.  Since 1983, Horizon Ag Products has been committed to providing commercial agriculture with products that help reduce the use of water and inorganic fertilizers while increasing overall soil and plant health.  Our products are sold in both domestic and international markets.  For more information, please visit our website at www.horizonag.com.  

Summary: 

Horizon is seeking maintenance technicians of various experience levels to work at our Cuba NM facility. These hand’s on positions require skills in one or more of the following areas:  electrical, welding, fabrication, machine tools, facilities maintenance, conveyance systems, pumps, hoses and water transfer systems and air systems. The ideal candidate will have three years' experience and/or an industrial maintenance certificate and be willing to work 1st, 2nd and or 3rd shifts as needed. The Maintenance Technician will be accountable for the safe maintenance, repair and/or replacement of plant equipment and systems to ensure production quality and quantity objectives are met in accordance with the company’s standards. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the day-to-day preventative and predictive maintenance on all equipment and facilities. 

  • Executes daily work orders. 

  • Coordinate and work with other maintenance team members. 

  • Tracks, analyzes, improves and issues reports pertaining to key maintenance performance indicators. 

  • Coordinates outside repair contractors. 

  • Assists with the planning and implementation of plant improvements, expansions and capital projects. 

  • Coordinates activities with Plant Operations Departments. 

Qualifications & Requirements: 

  • 3 years of maintenance experience or industrial maintenance Associates degree. 

  • Strong knowledge of maintaining manufacturing equipment in one of these areas: motors, drives, air compressors, grinders, water pumps, PLC/HMI controls, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulics. 

  • Experience in bulk-powder plants is a plus. 

 

Full Time/Part Time:          Full-time 

Shifts:                                 12 Hour Shifts 4-6 days per week 

Regular/Temporary:          Regular 

Reports To:                        Cuba Plant Manager 

Location:                            Cuba, NM 

Other:                                 Local temporary housing provided to traveling team members during scheduled shifts. 


                                          ******      Horizon Ag Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer *****