Mechanic – Feed Division – (El Centro, CA)
?Description?Are you familiar with agricultural operations and heavy equipment? Do you have general mechanics such as oil changes, brakes, and air conditioning? Can you bend and lift boxes and bags up to 65 pounds? If you said yes to all of these questions, we want to hear from YOU!?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing animal feed ingredients.? Join us and grow your career with Wilbur-Ellis ? a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth & development opportunities, and a people-first work environment.? Come grow with us!?General Purpose and Scope of Position:The Wilbur-Ellis Company Feed Division is seeking an experienced Shop Mechanic to monitor vehicle inspections and perform light to moderate truck and agricultural equipment repairs and maintenance. The prime function of the shop mechanic is to carry out preventative maintenance and repair.?Key Skills and Abilities Include:Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (strongly preferred)Knowledge and/or experience with trucks and heavy agricultural equipment (preferred)Experience with small engine pump repair a plusAbility to bend and lift boxes and bags up to 65 lbs.High school diploma or equivalent (required)Must possess a valid driver?s license2 or more years of work experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of small equipment, both diesel and gasoline type engines and hydraulic equipmentWorking knowledge of safety practices and procedures while making mechanical repairsAbility to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment with accuracy and speed, ability to create effective working relationships with employees; ability to communicate both verbally and in writing?Key Personal Attributes Include:Versatile, flexible, with a willingness to do what needs to be donePresent professional image to customers through personal appearance and overall branch cleanlinessExcellent interpersonal communications with customers and fellow employeesWillingness and desire to work overtime hours during busy seasonsAbility to work and contribute to a team approach with a positive attitude and outlookEffective multi-tasker?Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Responsible for the maintenance and repair of small engines, both gas and diesel, and including hydraulic equipmentRepairs fractional-horsepower gasoline and/or diesel engines using tools, hand tools, etc., appropriate for the repair work needed. Locates causes of trouble, dismantles engines and examines parts for defects.Performs preventative maintenance work, such as checking oil and fluid levels on all equipment, replaces or repairs parts, such as rings and bearings, to avoid unnecessary repairs and down-time in the fieldMaintains inventory records on repairs made, parts ordered, and parts inventoryService equipment as required to ensure proper working condition when leaving the shop. Replaces engines on machines as necessaryFabricate parts and equipment as required to meet shop and function needsPerform safety inspections on equipment. Starts repaired engines and listens to sounds to test performanceCleans the shop and work area as necessary to maintain a safe work environmentMake use of all standard office equipment; Computer software and programs, Fax machines, copier machines, etc. to effectively perform all aspects of position responsibilitiesFollow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in all company, Government and equipment related safety requirements and as directed in the employee handbookPerform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner?Compensation and Benefits:Competitive hourly wage (to be determined based on experience and other factors)Comprehensive employee health and retirement benefit offerings?If you are a current Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your manager prior to apply. Thank you!?Wilbur-Ellis Feed, LLC is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington and is a marketer and distributor of value-added feed ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific. Wilbur Ellis provides feed solutions to our customers and suppliers in the Livestock, Pet Food and Aquaculture Industries. Providing a complete supply chain, including logistics, warehousing and customer service, in addition to expertise in import/export and regulatory, sets Wilbur-Ellis apart from our competitors. We understand the importance of providing on-time delivery of specified products and honoring our commitments to suppliers and customers.?COMPANY CULTUREWilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.?Qualifications?ExperiencePreferred2 years: Experience in the operation, repair, and maintenance of small equipment, both diesel and gasoline type engines, and hydraulic equipment a strong plusEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesBachelors or better in Business Economics or related field.Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.?Job Code: FACIL02556Apply for this job.