Maintenance Mechanic - Prosser, WA

Employer: Milne Fruit Products

Job Description:
Job Description

Milne Fruit Products is seeking experienced and motivated Maintenance Mechanics in Prosser, WA to repair, maintain, and troubleshoot industrial food processing machinery. Skills in boilers, refrigeration, electrical and controls, or PLCs are great, but not required. What we are really looking for is a mechanic with mechanical aptitude, the skills to troubleshoot problems, a positive attitude, and the desire to learn our equipment and expand their current skill set. We have several openings in different disciplines.

The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate:

A strong work ethic
A team player attitude and pride in quality work
A focus on safety
Leadership potential


Performs skilled maintenance activities including dismantling, assembling, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment
Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using appropriate testing instruments (multi-tester, hydrometer, pressure gauges, etc.)
Responds to safety and security calls and enforces safety regulations and GMPs of the company, which includes the ability to smell ammonia
Supports environmental regulations and procedures to improve the wastestream and reduce or eliminate the production of toxic and hazardous waste
Maintains knowledge of technological advancement and developments in the fields of maintenance, forklift repair, electrical, refrigeration, or plumbing through continuing education programs as designated by the supervisor


High school diploma or GED required
Additional training either through school or hands-on experience
Demonstrated ability to work with hands and to work in mechanically oriented situations; able to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs or adjustments
Skilled working knowledge in the areas of plumbing, electrical, mechanical/engine, construction, or ammonia refrigeration equipment
Knowledge of the materials and tools used in these trades
Able to read and interpret engineering drawings and documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Communication and interpersonal skills to interact well with and maintain positive relationships with others
Good math, language, reading and communication skills
Willing to follow all safety regulations and use PPEs when required due to potential workplace hazards in the processing plant
Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and work at multiple heights
Valid driver’s license and driving record
Willing and able to work all three rotating shifts and required overtime/weekends

Company Description

With a reputation built on our employee’s commitment to outstanding product quality and customer service, Milne utilizes innovative technologies and rigorous quality controls to provide healthy fruit products that are 100% natural to meet the needs of a diverse consumer marketplace. Founded in 1955, Milne Fruit Products is the industry leader in creating fruit juices, concentrates, purees and custom blends for the industrial food and beverage markets.

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Short-term Disability
Paid Vacation
Sick Pay
Holiday Pay

Contact Person:
Location: Prosser, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on June 21, 2021

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