Packaging Mechanic Specialist- Connell, WA

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Title: Packaging Mechanic Specialist
Location: Connell, WA
Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary
This position will have the responsibility of performing routine preventative maintenance and emergency work while supporting the operations of the production/packaging, diagnosing equipment problems, executing repairs, replacing, and setting up equipment, using equipment repair manuals, and assisting in the training of operators in equipment operation and basic care. The position will primarily be located in Packaging, Bulkroom, Freezer and ATL of the facility. On occasion the position could be called on to support maintenance task in the plant processing area.

This position may be required to work any shift and/or all days of the week in accordance with operational and the plant needs.
Job Description

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:
Other duties may be assigned.

Routine Maintenance Duties
· Able to perform maintenance work, repair, and adjustment of equipment; change and replace belts, pulleys, sprockets, bearings, chains, motors and general maintenance on other specialty equipment unique to packaging.
· Able to diagnose and repair problems with valves, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
· Able to read operating instructions and maintenance manuals to perform repairs.
· Able to update CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) with status and details of work order results daily.
· Able to maintain organized workspaces, tools, support 5S, centerlining, and documentation.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The following list of qualifications is not intended to be complete but should serve to guide candidates interested in considering bidding for the position.
· Ability to perform simple plumbing tasks.
· Ability to use hoists and rigging equipment safely.
· Ability to obtain certification for forklift, knuckle boom and manlift.
· Ability to diagnose/repair electrical issues.
· Knowledge of equipment typical to waste packaging, screening shakers, conveyors, gearboxes, pumps in application to hydraulics, hydraulics and pneumatics for opening, closing, and controlling equipment.
· Ability to properly use and read a VOA meter and megger.
· Ability to successfully utilize computer systems and processes that support effective work planning.
· Attention to detail and pride in workmanship.
· Ability to stay self-motivated manage workload to meet deadlines.
· History of working safely including both, those new to the company and current LW employees.
· Ability to recognize and mitigate risk to achieve safe outcomes.
· Ability to acquire and maintain tools on Mech II tools list within 7 days in the role.
· Ability to meet LW requirements to operate a company vehicle.
· Ability to differentiate AC/DC Motors and Controls
· Ability to Operate, troubleshoot and make minor/major adjustments to all packaging equipment so as to perform proper functionality.
· Ability to Electrically/Mechanically diagnose and repair all packaging equipment.
· Understanding basics of PLC controls.
· Complete Understanding/Knowledge of labeling systems (bag/case/pallet) and ability to repair them.
· Complete Understanding/Knowledge of Metal Detection systems and ability to repair.
· Complete Understanding/Knowledge of weighing systems and the ability to Tune/Calibrate as well as repair them.
· Complete Understanding/Knowledge of the functions of the Palletizers and the ability to diagnose/repair all aspects of them.
· Complete Understanding/Knowledge of the ATL functionality and the ability to repair any electronic control or mechanical part.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
Must have a complete knowledge as well as demonstrate plant safety rules including but not limited to the lockout-tagout procedure, confined space entry, chemical hazards, and the hearing conservation program. While performing task is expected to identify risk to themselves and others and modify task to mitigate these risks to insure a safe outcome. Is expected to properly use PPE as it relates to maintenance tasks and operating specialized maintenance tools and equipment. Must have good personal hygiene and be able to practice safe work habits.

Industry-Competitive Benefits
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-220341
Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

Contact Person:
Location: Connell, WA
Application Method: Online;
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on March 01, 2022

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