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Maintenance Mechanic

Department: Maintenance

Reports to: Maintenance Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Description:

We are currently looking for Maintenance Mechanics who will perform repairs while complying with productivity and safety standards.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and repair all production facility equipment in a manner that minimizes lost time and production.
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Perform upgrades with new equipment/technology
  • Perform changeovers
  • Complete associated paperwork
  • Report to work in a clean and neat uniform at scheduled starting time
  • Follow all company rules and regulations
  • Follow direction of Supervisors
  • Advanced understanding of hand and power tools
  • Basic understanding of electricity
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics a plus
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 110 pounds
  • Must be able to twist/turn, reach over shoulders and stand/walk on a continual basis
  • Must be able to work shifts as assigned such as weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime
  • Perform job duties adhering to quality specifications, food safety, legality and company policies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 months or more experience as maintenance mechanic in a food manufacturing plant.
  • Experience with manufacturing belt replacement, Ishidas, Reiser forming equipment.
  • Metal detectors, hydraulics, and various other packaging machinery.
  • 6 months or more experience as a machine operator a plus.
  • Stable work history and a good attendance record

In addition to tremendous opportunity for professional growth and career advancement, our employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental, vision, life insurance, 401K and paid vacation.

Required experience:

  • Maintenance in Food Manufacturing: 1 year

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.         

Scope of Authority

  • All employees have the right to question or refuse a work related directive that is unsafe.
  • All employees are expected to take appropriate measures regarding employee, product or equipment safety.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and taste or smell.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Potential Hazards and Environmental Factors

  1. Electrical
  2. Chemicals (cleaning)
  3. Wet or slippery surfaces
  4. Concrete floor, uneven footing
  5. Falls
  6. Stair steps/ladder

The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at Great American Snacks.

Great American Snacks is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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