Maintenance Mechanic


Primary Job Function:

This position is responsible for performing plant maintenance and engineering tasks, effectively meeting the plant standards for downtime, safety, performance, and quality.

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitors equipment functions and performs scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Diagnoses equipment and machinery failures or problems and take corrective action with minimal supervision
  • Performs basic electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic repairs and adjustment
  • Assist Class C mechanics as needed
  • Utilize work jobs, breakdown report, work orders, and preventative maintenance logs
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair pf silos.
  • Performs fabrication of equipment used for processing and packaging.
  • Assist in the installation of new plant equipment
  • Assist production personnel with mechanical, electrical or other operational problems on any plant equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and lubrication on production machinery and other plant equipment and facilities in accordance with the preventative maintenance program as assigned.
  • Perform and properly complete Lock Out/ Tag Out and Hot Work Tickets as needed.

Food Safety Responsibilities

  • All employees are required to immediately report and assist in the elimination or control of any food safety issues they observe to their supervisor
  • Monitors and enforces cGMPs
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices and Pre-requisite programs

Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Education and Certification Requirements:

  • Forklift certified
  • 3 to 5 years of related experience food production line equipment maintenance
  • Welding, Soldering and fabrication knowledge

Language Requirement:

  • Ability to understand written and oral direction in English and/or Spanish.

Physical Requirement:

  • Frequently lift and carry 10-50 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift and carry 51-100 lbs.
  • Ability to occasionally climb an industrial ladder
  • Regularly lift, stand, walk, and use hands to fingers