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Maintenance Controls Specialist

  • Posted: 7 Jun 2024
  • Supply Chain
  • United States
  • On-site

About the job



This position is responsible to execute maintenance activities which support the entire Bridgeton operation. Lead the maintenance of the plant and equipment to maintain top efficiency and eliminate down time.  Particular emphasis to be placed on process control systems, pneumatic instrumentation, and electronic instrumentation.  Cooperation with the maintenance planner, lead, and operations personnel for execution of work to be performed is vital. Ensure the plant is maintained in a safe, efficient manner, in accordance with plant procedures and local, state, and federal regulations. Proactive identification of issues, notifying, and rectifying them with both the Maintenance and Operations team is required. Continuous development and formal training to increase skill level is essential. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, cooperative, reliable, patient, considerate, respectful, and passionate about the work that needs to be done. They must have a consistent work history, ability to flex schedule based on business needs.   




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The following job functions are not all-inclusive.  The employee will be required to perform other job-related tasks/responsibilities requested by the maintenance or operations supervisor.  Job duties may change as required by the needs of the company.


Calibration of new and existing instruments: control valves, controllers, etc.

Monitoring and trouble-shooting of control loops, instruments, and/or entire control systems.

Replace, repair, and/or recalibrate defective components and instruments, including associated tubing and wiring work.

Attends and participates in formal training programs at the discretion of the company.

Properly uses and cares for tools and test equipment

Maintains daily maintenance and plant calibration logs

Able to be contacted in case of, and responds to emergencies as needed

Work a schedule which may include weekends, rotating shifts and/or overtime

Prepare and analyze written or computer data

Visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts

Operation of motor vehicles or equipment

Flexibility if required to work overtime as required

Assist Operations department as needed

Any other assigned tasks

Other assigned maintenance tasks/duties


Perform skilled repair and maintenance operations, using equipment such as hand and power tools, hydraulic presses and shears, welding equipment, and electronic diagnostic.


Efficiently and successfully perform work assignments based on work assigned by the planner and lead mechanic. 


Ensure Work level and performance is maintained to the highest standard. These will be reviewed by the Maintenance Supervisor/Maintenance Manager (Work is considered: Work orders, emergency repairs, Line walks to identify required repairs, assisting production, meetings, paperwork completion. Etc.)


Keep complete and accurate records on all maintenance data. Ensure all work orders, preventive maintenance, emergency calls, and parts used, are logged into the maintenance planning system to ensure everything essential is captured.


Tour and network regularly with other departments. Examine objects, systems, and facilities. Analyze information to determine needed services or repairs. Share data to maintenance planning system, lead, planner, and supervisor.


Assist in the development, implementation, and/or evaluation of maintenance policies and procedures.


Inspect and monitor work in operational areas, examine tools and equipment to detect and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures, safety rules, and cleanliness.


Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools and gauges to verify conformance to standards and repair requirements.


Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, and replacement parts.


Interpret specifications, blueprints, schematics and work orders to assist in repairs.


Coordinate with lead, planner, and supervisor in the correction/modification of work instructions that provide direction to the Maintenance department.


Other duties as assigned by the Planner/Lead/Supervisor/Manager.

About you

Education and Experience:


High School diploma or GED required; minimum of two (2) years Industrial Automation or Controls Technology with a minimum 5 years’ experience; requires ability to work in a team environment, which includes being self-motivated, accepting responsibilities, completing assigned action items, and participating in a proactive manner in all team events.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. Professionalism and respect is mandatory in all settings. One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


The position requires knowledge of the following:


CMMS and/or other Maintenance planning software; Blueprint/Schematic Reading



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)


Knowledge of CIP/SIP (clean in progress) procedures


Knowledge of safety programs and procedures


Available and willing to be contacted by phone in the event of an emergency and be able to work both fixed and flexible schedules including weekends, late shifts and overtime



About us

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Two Good, Oikos, Evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.


Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf