Mechanic/Millwright - Nampa, ID

Employer: Amalgamated Sugar

Job Description:
Mechanic / Millwright 28.27/hr.
* This position qualifies for a $2,000 sign-on bonus and a $500 referral bonus.

Amalgamated Sugar is seeking to fill multiple openings for Mechanic/Millwright to work in our Nampa Factory. This is a year-round, full-time position offering an excellent benefits package** upon completion of a 60-day probationary period.

Mechanics/Millwrights are responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining all plant machinery and equipment in optimal working order in a heavy-industrial production plant environment. The qualified applicant must be well-versed in the latest diagnostic equipment.

Essential Job Functions
1. Must be able and willing to work in full compliance with approved safety policies and procedures.
2. Must be willing and able to work a rotating shift schedule when necessary. This may include some holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed.
3. Must be a team player and effectively communicate and interact with co-workers as well as internal and external stakeholders such us engineers, plant management, and external vendors.
4. Ability to lift 75 lbs., stand up to 10 hours a day, reach with hands and arms, stoop, squat, bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, and move equipment as needed. Must be comfortable in year around outdoor temperatures, in loud conditions, and working around moving mechanical equipment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Proven experience with process equipment in a manufacturing setting.
2. Working knowledge of mechanical technical skills that allows for effective reading of documents such as specifications, machine manuals, and blueprints.
3. Able to perform predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance procedures.
4. Excellent mathematical skills and strong attention to detail.
5. Proficient in troubleshooting techniques to diagnose and resolve mechanical issues.
6. Proficiency in precision measuring tooling — such as micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, dial, and needle indicators.
7. Have a general understanding of gear reducers.
8. Ability to troubleshoot and rebuild vacuum pumps and air compressors.
9. Should possess most of the necessary tools to perform most routine mechanical tasks.
10. Team player and highly self-motivated individual.


1. High School diploma or equivalent preferred
2. Minimum 5-10 years of work-related experience.
3. OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

*New hire bonus is paid in two installments. Initial $500 paid after 90 days, remaining $1500 paid after completion 6 months.
$500 referral bonus is paid to current employees after the referred employee has been hired and completed 90 days of employment.

**Benefits package includes health insurance with no out-of-pocket premiums, paid time off, 401(k), and pension.

Contact Person: Craig Ashcraft
Phone: 208-468-6891
Location: Nampa, ID
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: 28.27

Posted on April 05, 2022

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