LME: Limited Maintenance Electrician - Salem, Oregon

Employer: Oregon Fruit Products

Job Description:
Oregon Fruit Products is seeking a highly motivated Limited Maintenance Electrician to join the maintenance team at our Salem plant. Applicants must possess an LME or higher electrical license.

Oregon Fruit Products is a family-owned fruit processor in the Willamette Valley that offers a complete line of canned, frozen, and shelf-stable premium fruit. It was founded in 1935 by Max Gehlar and remained in the Gehlar family until 2011, when the Maletis family purchased the company. We honor that heritage, keeping the family business mindset, while reinventing ourselves for generations to come. At Oregon Fruit Products we care about our employees because we know it starts with people. We pay 90% of the healthcare benefits and have a 4% safe harbor match on the 401K. Come join our team!

Job Summary:
The LME/Electrician repairs and maintains machinery, mechanical equipment, and facilities in an orderly, timely, and cost-conscious manner. This position has an excellent understanding of production and packaging equipment operation and is skilled in automation controls, electrical trouble shooting and preventative maintenance (PMs).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Performs routine maintenance, repair and installation of all production and packaging equipment.
Responsible for maintaining equipment’s productivity to minimize downtime or malfunctions. Some tasks are required to be performed within rigid time frames to maximize productivity.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. Ensure all work areas are clean, safe and following company GMPs.
Maintains accurate and timely records of work performed on work orders. Document all work orders and PM on an electronic PM program.
Complies with all company policies and procedures and maintains a safe working environment.
Responds to maintenance, line stoppage calls and emergency repairs quickly and efficiently.

Possesses a solid electrical and mechanical aptitude.
Ability to review blueprints and understand wiring diagrams.
Working knowledge of PLC functions.
Strong understanding of production and packaging equipment.
Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment.
Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to speak, write and understand the English language efficiently.

Possesses an LME or above electrical license.
Minimum 5 years manufacturing maintenance experience (Food industry is preferred).
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38.50 per hour


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
On call
Weekend availability

Manufacturing Maintenance: 5 years (Required)

LME or Electrical license (Required)
Work Location: One location

Contact Person: Chris Sarles
Phone: 5033415700
Email: chriss@oregonfruit.com
Location: Salem, Oregon
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $38.00/hr

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Posted on May 16, 2022

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