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Reliability Technician


Fremont, NE, US, 68025


A mutually rewarding experience.

Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet.  What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

About Mars, Incorporated 

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.



The shift for this position is a night shift (midnights). Due to this, you will receive a $1.00 shift differential in addition to your regular pay rate.


Job Summary
Reliability Technicians should have the ability to troubleshoot various basic level competencies: pneumatic, hydraulic, AC/DC electrical systems, automation & instrumentation, and mechanical systems on all process and packaging equipment with minimal guidance. 

As part of a team, properly maintain and repair equipment in a fast paced, high production work environment, while prioritizing multiple mechanical/electrical and administrative tasks. Reliability Techs will ensure planned work is completed or passed on to next shift.


Key Accountabilities
•    Practice safety and support team safety awareness.
•    Assist with completion of team workload as scheduled.
•    Ensure information is entered in the CMMS to track utilization.
•    Coordinate and prioritize assigned daily workload.
•    Ensure major issues are recorded and communicated.
•    Ensure issues and temporary repairs are escalated. 
•    Support team with positive motivation and team engagement.
•    Give feedback to Area Maintenance Leads on scheduled work to ensure work is completed accurately and completely.
•    Basic welding ability for repairs.
•    Ensure storeroom processes are followed correctly to ensure inventory is accurate.

Key Lateral Responsibilities
•    Maintenance Team 
•    Operations Team
•    Quality


Key Critical Competencies
•    Ability to troubleshoot AC/DC Electrical components (up to 480VAC 3 Phase) on all assigned equipment using basic test equipment such as multi-meters and amp probes.
•    Possess a fundamental understanding of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings to solve problems in a timely manner at the component level on all assigned equipment.
•    Willingness to develop required technical skills
•    Basic problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
•    Frequent lifting/carrying (10-50 lbs.).
•    Frequent pushing/pulling (50-200 lbs.).
•    Frequent handling/gripping/bending/stooping.
•    Other duties as assigned by Area Maintenance Leads or Reliability Leader.


•    Follow all safety procedures.

Quality & Food Safety
    •    Utilizing knowledge of Q&FS systems. The associate ensures Food Safety requirements are effectively performed. 


Critical Learning Experiences

•    Clear ability to relate to people
•    Basic written and oral communication skills
•    Functional in Micro-Soft office and CMMS software
•    Basic technical/functional skills maintaining assets and machine components for an area of responsibility.


•    High School diploma or equivalent.
•    1 - 3 years of experience as maintenance mechanic in a manufacturing setting.
•    Technical certificate or diploma.
•    4+ years of experience as maintenance mechanic in manufacturing setting.


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha

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