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Title:   MECHANIC
 
3467
2nd
Full Time
Elwood
Elwood

DESCRIPTION:

 

Title: MECHANIC

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

StatusFull-Time

Job Summary
Responsible for the upkeep and repair of factory equipment.  Also responsible for the installation of new machinery

Principle Accountabilities

§         Installation and removal of equipment of all types: pumps, gearboxes, motors, conveyors, cables, chains, pipes, valves, tanks, etc.

§         Repair, upkeep, setup and operation of facility equipment.

§         Facility utility upkeep. Adhere to Red Gold policies, rules and regulations, including GMP’s and safety.

§         Responsible for monitoring, record keeping, and taking appropriate action for specified Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan and prerequisite program requirements.

§         Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.

Minimum Requirements

WorkKeys Skills:

§         To be assessed

Education and Experience

§         High School Diploma, General Educational Development Diploma (GED) or equivalent experience

§         2 years minimum industrial maintenance experience desired.

§         Pass Bennett Mechanical test.

§         Basic math skills, understanding of Geometry, blue print/diagram reading.

Work Environment

§         Able to work a flexible work schedule

§         Must be able to climb mechanical personal lifts and ladders of all types: step, extension, straight.

§         Must be able to lift 90 lbs.

§         Must have good sight and hearing.

§         Must be able to use good judgment when moving heavy objects.

§         Capable of operating a fork truck or other motorized lifting machinery.

§         Must be very safety conscious

§         Must be able to successfully use basic math, reading and writing skills.

§         Must be able to understand and follow equipment installation and repair manuals.

§         Must be capable of using properly the following:

o       Ladders of all types.

o       Lifting equipment and tools: chain falls, jacks.

o       Fork Trucks

o       Measuring Devices: rules and tapes, micrometers, torque wrenches, dial indicators etc.

o       Stationary and portable drilling equipment.

o       Welding equipment: welders, cutting torches.

o       Soldering or brazing tools.

o       Metal cutting tools, bandsaws, and cut off saws.

o       Pipe installation equipment, threaders, cutters, reamers and dies.

o       All types of Hand tools, etc.

o       Grinders of all types.

o       Lock out/ Tag out procedures.

Personal Skills

§         Teamwork

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Additional Skills/Preferences

§         Good Communication Skills

§         Accurate

§         Detail oriented

§         Able to handle pressure

§         Able to work well with others

§         Multi-task oriented

§         On the Job Training regarding:

1.      Completion of apprenticeship type training. (Previous training taken into account)

2.      Confined space training.

3.      Lock out/Tag out training.

4.      Food Safety for Maintenance/GMP training

5.      Fork truck Training

6.      Familiarization Training  (approx. 30 days)

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