Maintenance Mechanic - Benefits, retirement, and PTO!
Company: Basic American Foods
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician - Blackfoot, IdahoWe're also
hiring for Maintenance Mechanics at our Rexburg, Idaho facility!
Interested in that location? Apply here:
https://baf.applicantpro.com/jobs/1664364.htmlDo you have an
interest in making a difference at a privately held company that is
committed to quality, employee development, and technical
excellence?Basic American Foods, a leader in dehydrated food
production and the application of Lean in food processing, has an
opening for a Maintenance Mechanic at the Rexburg, Idaho facility.
If you have a passion for continuous improvement, have a solid
mechanical aptitude, and a drive to continuously learn, we invite
you to join our team.Job SummaryThis position is accountable for
the timely installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting,
and repair of complex plant equipment and facilities that are
instrumental in the efficient functioning of automated production
lines and a manufacturing facility operating on a 24 hour/day, 7
days/week operation.The incumbent is assigned jobs by the
supervisor or a superintendent and is expected to complete most
jobs, including those of a complex nature, with little supervision.
All assignments must be carried out under stringent safety and
sanitation standards. Quality requirements are constantly
monitored, necessitating equipment fabrication and machine
operations within specific tolerances and operational
specifications to ensure the delivery of food products on time and
at the lowest cost by conforming exactly to the customer's
requirements. Participation of employees in the implementation of
improved concepts is encouraged in all production processes.Skills
required include an intermediate level in proficiency in welding,
plumbing, electrical repair, instrumentation, running lathes and
milling machines, fabricating and repairing pneumatic and hydraulic
systems. Additionally, the incumbent must own and maintain a basic
set of hand tools.Must be willing to work day, swing, and graveyard
shift. Some weekend work is required.Principle Accountabilities
- Troubleshoot and perform repairs to equipment that has failed
in a manner that minimizes downtime.
- During process line downtime, perform corrective and
preventative equipment maintenance per assigned schedule.
- Fabricate, manufacture or assemble items as indicated on
blueprints, sketches, or schematics of complex objects and
circuitry as requested in work orders.
- Rebuild or remodel highly complex pieces of machinery such as
gearboxes, motors, etc.
- Maintain an appropriate inventory of parts on hand to
facilitate timely repair of equipment.
- Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the proper use of all
repair equipment through an on-going training schedule.
- May be assigned to perform specialized job functions eg:
auto/forklift mechanic, construction electrician, instrumentation,
refrigeration, machinist, electronic specialist etc. Although
assigned to a specialized job, the incumbent will be expected to
assist in areas outside of that specialty as the need arises.
Understand safety regulations and procedures on all
assignments.Must maintain the highest standards of ethics and
integrity while embodying the tenets of "What We Stand For" and
"The Basic Principles."Must maintain the highest standards of data
management by creating consistent, reliable data which will ensure
accuracy and in turn, maximize the use of data and confidence in
decision making.Proactively manage safety by ensuring compliance
with all Federal and State regulations and internal Company
policies. Regularly complete behavior-based safety observations.
Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.All
employees are responsible for upholding the principles of SQF
2000.All employees are responsible for immediately reporting any
food safety, food quality or plant security issues to management
for appropriate action. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:Education and/or Experience:
This position requires the incumbent to have advanced skills as an
industrial mechanic or industrial electrician. A two-year
certificate from a college or technical school is preferred.
Language Skills:Ability to read and comprehend simple to complex
instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write various
types of documents including, but not limited to, instructions,
training outlines, and reports. Ability to effectively present
information verbally in one-on-one to large group
situations.Reasoning Ability:Must be able to creatively apply
experience and common sense to a variety of situations, processes,
and people. Must be able to make technical decisions and support
the staff on technical issues. Possess the ability to manage
several projects concurrently. Be able to plan work, order parts,
and coordinate downtime to complete work orders. Be able to resolve
issues which may include conflicts between employees, equipment
malfunctions, and variations in operating conditions.Computer
Skills:Must demonstrate strong skills in Microsoft Office suite and
be able to effectively use Maintenance Management Software.
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 regularly required to talk
or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit;
use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms;
climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or
smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50
pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision and
color vision.Work EnvironmentThe 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.While performing the duties of
this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical
parts and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet
and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne
particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather
conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of
electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is
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