Maintenance Mechanic (3rd Shift)

Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes

California, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024
Maintenance Mechanic (3rd Shift)

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for a variety of skilled maintenance items including but not limited to; troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance on equipment, and other related tasks in and around the facilities.

WAGE: $30 - $40 per hour. DOE.

SHIFT: 3rd Shift, Sunday night - Friday night, 10pm - 6:30am.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows all Safety, GMP, LO/TO, PPE, NFPA70e, food safety processes, and other Land O’Lakes guidelines and site specific policies including imminent danger
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replace faulty components on equipment, such as filling and packing machinery
  • Maintains, diagnoses, troubleshoots, adjusts, repairs, rebuilds and overhauls operating equipment and systems including, but not limited to, electrical, refrigeration, pneumatics, hydraulic, computers, and other mechanical items
  • Troubleshoot and remove and/or replace faulty components of machine such as motors, gearboxes, chain and sprockets, valves, and position sensing devices
  • Performs preventive maintenance tasks, and completes work orders as assigned through the CMMS
  • Repairs malfunctioning items lighting fixtures, and replace damaged or broken wires, sealing heaters and other equipment related to the processing area and the plant
  • Safely diagnoses problems and determines the repairs or adjustments on plant equipment
  • Welding experience preferred
  • Organizes, cleans and maintains workshop area, secures plant when necessary at the end of shift
  • Enters paperwork and work orders for maintenance records such as materials, parts, and time
  • May fill in for departmental absences to perform other related work as assigned.
  • Will be required to work overtime, some production/maintenance and/or project weekends
  • Communicate and work effectively with co-workers and machine operators
  • Follow verbal and written instructions and other duties, as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Read and understand maintenance and specification manuals/prints (In English).
  • One year, or more, of maintenance experience (preferably in food packaging/processing).
  • Use of computers (MS Office) and prepare work orders and records of service performed.
  • Experienced in use of hand tools, power tools and test equipment (meters, dial indicators, etc.)
  • Able to perform all duties of a maintenance mechanic, with little to no supervision.

Decision-making: No sole decision making responsibilities. Other than skill set and certifications allow.

Training Schedule: This position will be Re-trained every year

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Equipment Used: Production equipment, electrical equipment, and hand tools

Physical Demands

  • Standing - Entire shift

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. - Regularly

  • Noise typical of a production environment - Entire shift

  • Working around moving equipment - Regularly

  • Working in hot/cold temperatures - Regularly

  • Walking, stooping and kneeling -Regularly

Time Demands:

  • On occasion, business demands may require some employees to work overtime.
  • When overtime is required, employees are expected to work extra hours as required to meet business needs – this is a requirement of this position.

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Join us and be part of a Fortune 250, farmer- and member-owned cooperative that is reimagining the business of food. We have been named a Top Workplace by Indeed and LinkedIn, and to the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

We provide a broad portfolio of benefits to keep you and your family at your best. Land O'Lakes is Where Your Future Takes Root.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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