Mechanic- Sunnyside, WA

Employer: Yakima Chief Hops

Job Description:
Job Title: Mechanic
Department: Cryo
Classification: Non-exempt, Hourly
Reports to: Director, Cryo (Production & Engineering)

Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair all equipment and facilities in the Cryo plant. Cryo Mechanic provides maintenance leadership and direction toward the successful upkeeping of Cryo equipment, development, and implementation PM plans for the Cryo Facility. This position leads PM plans to deliver projects that align with business strategies, follow structured guidelines, company policies, and deliver the highest value asset allocation possible. Must possess electrical, welding, mechanical and refrigeration principles to troubleshoot and install equipment, suggest process improvements, and troubleshoot process issues. Proven written skills to accurately document and complete required paperwork. Should have a positive attitude, support co-workers to obtain the above objectives, and assist others in their contributions. Initial assignment to focus on Cryo equipment PM plan, repairs, rebuilds and improvement process.

Job Duties:
1. Maintain and repair the following equipment:
2. Perform routine maintenance on plumbing.
3. Replace parts that are beyond repair.
4. Minimum Required Tool List (approximate cost is $300):
Screwdriver Set – assortment of slotted and Philips head
Combination Wrenches – standard (1/4”-13/16”) and metric (8-18mm)
Adjustable Wrenches – 4”, 6”, 10”
Wire Cutters
Slip Joint Pliers (3 sizes)
Needle Nose Pliers
3/8” Ratchet and Socket Set – standard (1/4” – 13/16”) and metric (8-18mm)
Hex Wrenches – standard (up to 3/8”) and metric (up to 10 mm)
Deadblow Hammer
Punch and Chisel
5. Ensure all safety guards are on the machines and in working order.
6. Confer with department supervision or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
7. Continuously look for ways to improve process efficiency and notify immediate supervisor of observations and recommendations.
8. Meet with department supervisor and team members to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
9. Work in conjunction with Lean Manufacturing Principles in the Pellet Plant.
10. Maintain sanitary and safe work environment and follow safety requirements.
11. May actively participate on company’s Safety Committee.
12. Ensure that company safety policies as well as federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations are observed.
13. Must have a complete understanding of company’s policies, SOPs, QPs, EPs, HACCP and cGMP that pertain to their department to ensure quality, safety, efficiency and sustainability.
14. Must adhere to all company policies.
15. Examine documents, materials, and products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy and conformance to standards and specifications.
16. Follow all SOPs in a given area.
17. Perform all other duties as assigned by Manager and/or designee.

Contact Person: Denisse Gutierrez
Location: Sunnyside, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on May 25, 2022

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