Boilerhouse & Refrigeration Operator- Richland, WA

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Title: Boilerhouse and Refrigeration Operator
Location: Richland, 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
Job Description
Perform regular assigned checks.
Keep logs up to date.
Equipment repair, and trouble shooting.
Proper start-up and shut-down of plant equipment.
Follow safety procedures for all work performed and instructing others in safe
working habits.
Actively practice and abide by all Company work, safety and personal hygiene
rules and regulations as outlined in the employee handbook.
May be required to work any shift, any and all days of the week, or overtime in
accordance with production and maintenance schedules.
Ability to perform NH3 check and repairs from starting point to end use of chilled, H20, glycol, air systems
Active member in PSM Team functions including Mechanical Integrity, Process Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, etc.
Troubleshooting of non-refrigerated infrastructure and repair of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical equipment associated with the facility i.e., wastewater system/chemicals
Documenting work through CMMS-PMs and Work Orders. (Environmental reports, etc.)
Adhere to all company policies, plant rules and regulations, and safety rules and regulations as detailed in the Employee Handbook;
Comply with WSDA, OSHA, EPA, and all other regulatory agencies;
Adhere to good manufacturing practices to prevent product contamination;
Work overtime as required; and work “off-shifts” to cover departmental vacations by other techs.
Perform other duties as required or assigned by Engineering Department/PSM. Job Qualifications

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
Two years verifiable experience in ammonia (NH3) refrigeration and compressor room operation training or equivalent
Knowledge in industrial electricity, PLCs, microprocessors and associated components is a plus
Knowledgeable in environmental safety, PSM, and PHA
Prefer experienced candidates having steam and hot water boilers, plumbing, welding, vacuum systems, compressed air, fluid hydraulics, and pneumatic backgrounds.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in mechanical refrigeration or equivalent studies.
Minimum 2 years verifiable work associated with ammonia refrigeration or equivalent.
Strong hands-on experience with PM Programs, CMMS System.
Special Knowledge, Abilities, Skills
Physically able to occasionally lift/carry 100 pounds.
Physically able to walk/stand 100% of work time.
Must be capable of climbing onto and into process and packaging equipment for inspection, troubleshooting and repair.
Desired candidate will possess a strong work ethic self-starter and require minimal supervision
Must be able to work any and all shifts as required by maintenance/production schedule.
Ability to read and understand written instructions Work Orders, PMs, OEM manuals and material safety data sheets
Ability to understand verbal instructions in English
Ability to read and write in English to safely utilize lockout/tag out and confined space entry program
Must be able to clearly communicate in English both orally and in writing.

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-230333
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: Richland, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 25, 2022

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