Refrigeration Mechanic- American Falls, ID

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Title: Refrigeration Mechanic
Location: American Falls, ID
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
About Lamb Weston
Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.

When you choose a career with us, every day is fry-day!

A Refrigeration Mechanic will perform his or her duties under the direction of the B/R Supervisor and Boiler/Clarifier Maintenance Lead. The individual will be required and reassemble all boiler equipment in his or her area.
The individual will perform the duties of a clarifier operator under the direction of the B/R Supervisor and Boiler/Clarifier Maintenance Lead

Job Description
This position will diagnose refrigeration problems, installs and sets up equipment, reads and understand prints and schematics. Advises supervisory personnel on maintenance requirements, repairs equipment, helps train less skilled maintenance mechanics. This position may be required to work any shift or all days of the week in accordance with production and maintenance schedules.

Set-up and weld mild steel in horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions with ARC welder.
Properly use all basic hand tools, power hand tools, and shop tools (not to include machine tools).
Set-up, weld, and cut with oxy-acetylene.
Perform basic plumbing runs and repairs.
Knowledgeable of basic mechanical nomenclature.
Ability to perform basic sheet metal layout and fabrication.
Have the ability and willingness to follow instructions.
Knowledgeable of proper body mechanics and safe lifting techniques.
Knowledgeable of the potential hazards and safety procedures associated with the task being done.
Ability to properly use LOTO, follow safety procedures, and maintain a constant awareness of personal and co-worker safety.
Must have the ability to work overtime as necessary, weekends, and shift work (Days, Nights & Evenings)
Must be able to work in a safe manner
May be required to work any or all days of the week or overtime in accordance with production and maintenance schedules.
Communicate verbally with supervisory personnel as authorized.
Train and direct other employees.
Be willing to work in other areas of plant assigned

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent required
Two-year or technical degree in related field or equivalent experience required
Freon universal card certification preferred (required in some locations)
RETA CARO/CIRO preferred
Must have basic mechanical skills and mechanical aptitude
Must be detail-orientated and have proven troubleshooting skills and abilities
Must be able to effectively communicate in English including reading, writing, using prints, diagrams, operating instructions, and technical manuals.
Must be able to work any shifts (day, swing, graveyard, and/or rotating) and any day of the week, including weekends. Must be able to work overtime as required by the production and maintenance schedules.

Ability to work in a safe manner and apply safety policies and procedures to work tasks.
Be able to perform tasks safely at while using various tools and while working on a variety of equipment.
Ability to maintain a neat and orderly work environment and function effectively in a team.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job with or without accommodation. While performing the duties of the job, the employee:

Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and crawl.
Must be able to lift, push and pull heavy items.
Ability to lift 50 pounds on occasion and up to 30 pounds regularly.

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-230338
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: American Falls, ID
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 25, 2022

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