Maintenance Mechanic (Food Group – Moses Lake, WA)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our Moses Lake facility in Moses Lake, WA. Moses Lake offers a moderate climate along with numerous parks and recreational opportunities. SUMMARY:This position is responsible as part of a team for mechanical maintenance, repairs and operation of all equipment in all areas of their responsibility and support systems. The individual in this position will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the plant area and make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates.RESPONSIBILITIES:Ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation of moving equipment and other potential safety hazards in a production plant.Ensures necessary level of communication is maintained with the appropriate personnel.Ensures the efficient operation of all equipment on the premises by using preventative maintenance and troubleshooting techniques.Ensures all equipment overhauls, repairs, installations or modifications are completed in a timely manner and comply with industry standards and codes as related to safety and quality.GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Must become qualified within 45 working days of employment in this position.Utilizes computer and computer programs to communicate, document, and track shift information and ensures that all documents and reports are completed accurately in a timely and efficient manner.Ensures attendance and participation in training activities appropriate to the position and to incorporate acquired skills and knowledge.May assist in training other personnel.Maintains Company standards for safety, quality, food safety, sanitation and GMPs. a. Works within safety rules and regulations in actively avoiding injury to self and others. b. Ensures proper food safety sanitation and cleaning procedures of all process and packaging equipment and systems.Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and plant procedures, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.Maintains necessary level of communication with team members and other support groups and does so in a participative management style conducive with operational goals.Ensures that additional accountabilities required by management are handled in a manner necessary to meet operational standards.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma or equivalent required.Combination of experience and education will be considered.Must have a minimum of 6 months industrial factory mechanical maintenance and troubleshooting experience or equivalent education as approved by the Maintenance Supervisor and Department Manager.Must be able to work in confined areas.Must be able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. Disclaimer – The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Hourly Pay: $21.13 – 23.64Shift Hours: 6am – 6pm / 6pm – 6am Must be able to work either shift. HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID# 5881External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID# 5881Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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