Maintenance Technician

    • Fort Smith, AR

At Pernod Ricard, we are creators of conviviality. It means working with great people from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about our brands, our industry, and spirit: in the words of our founder, "make a new friend every day". Conviviality is our way of life - creating a positive, safe and inclusive environment that encourages our employees to bring their unique selves to work each day.

Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, collaboration, openness and simplicity. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration and encourages ongoing professional development. We pour joy, passion, and meaning into our products, our people and the world.

Company Name: Pernod Ricard

Location: Fort Smith, AR
Candidates must be open to work Permanent 2nd Shift - Monday - Friday 3:30 PM - 2:00 AM

Pernod Ricard, Hiram Walker, is currently seeking a dynamic maintenance professional to join our Fort Smith Bottling Facility team. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for applying electrical, electronic and mechanical skills to install, maintain, and modify plant equipment services and facilities.

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means creating great company every day. It means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and collaborating with passionate people on successful premium brands in an entrepreneurial way.

Our people are at the core of our success. Everyone adds a vital ingredient to our mix, bringing a personal touch and individual qualities that make Pernod Ricard even better. We work together with a shared commitment to our values:

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit;
  • Mutual trust;
  • A strong sense of ethics; and
  • A relentless commitment to growth.

Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration and encourages ongoing professional development and growth. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues. We never settle for "good enough" but stretch ourselves and our teams towards improvement and progress in all we do.

Key Responsibilities
  • Troubleshoots and repairs Electrical, PLC, and VFD control system problems with processing, packaging, and material handling equipment and plant HVAC systems, compressed air systems, vacuum systems, fire protection systems, and physical structure.
  • Mechanically and Electrically installs processing, packaging, and material handling equipment / systems per work orders and specifications from Engineering. Supports equipment startup efforts of projects including operator training, operation instructions, equipment manuals, safety procedures, and revision of drawings to final "as built" form.
  • Designs and installs control systems and reviews engineering specifications during project development for the addition of new equipment and equipment modifications. Develops wiring diagrams, cost estimates, material lists, drawings, and engineering specifications, for equipment modifications, and installations.
  • Provides technical advice to resolve equipment problems for engineering, maintenance, and production personnel.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices to Plant Visual Factory standards in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Follows all applicable PRUSA security, safety, environmental, quality, procedural, and food safety policies.
  • Wears PPE i.e. safety vests, eye protection, ear plugs, safety harnesses, hard hats, etc. as required.

Education/Certification/Experience:
  • 2 Year Electronics or Electrical Trade Associates Degree
  • 3 Year Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Boiler License a plus
  • Wastewater Treatment Operators License a plus

Technical Functional Skills:
  • Each Technician is expected to have some of the following skills needed for the maintenance of electrical, electronic, PLC, VFD drives, and mechanical equipment and facility systems:
  • Knowledge of the disassembly and repair of gear reducers and pumps.
  • Experience in welding steel, stainless steel and other metals.
  • Experience in cutting with a torch with smooth results.
  • Experience in pipe fitting.
  • Experience in layout and fabrication of components from prints and shop sketches.
  • Experience and skill to diagnose and repair electrical problems for motor and equipment controls up to 480-volt three phase.
  • Experience in PLC programming and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in VFD Drive programming and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, and installing electrical control systems.
  • Experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, and installing electronic control systems.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila (through a joint venture with Tequila Avión); such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at http://www.pernod-ricard-usa.com/

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.

Benefits

Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

Pernod Ricard USA creates moments that make life worth living.

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