TWIN CITY FOODS INC - Machinist - Pasco, WA

Employer: Twin City Foods Inc.

Job Description:
Machinist-Twin City Foods, Inc.

Twin City Foods Inc. began as a small frozen vegetable processing company in Stanwood, WA in 1943. Twin City Foods has grown to become one of the nation’s largest independent processors of frozen vegetables. For over 75 years, Twin City Foods has been committed to growing, harvesting, processing, freezing, packaging, and distributing the highest quality quick frozen vegetable (IQF) products. By consistently exceeding expectations, we’ve become a leader in serving the need of customers both domestically and abroad. At every level, we deliver quality and value that is unmatched. We currently have a Machinist position available in our facility in Pasco, WA.

As a Twin City Foods (Pasco Division) Machinist your main purpose is to maintain proper production by ensuring that the production line equipment is working at full capacity. Fabricating all types of projects to help the processes run more efficiently.

Machinist should have experience with:

Basic maintenance.
Well rounded on lathe, Mill, and Instrumentation.
Welding with, Mig, Tig, Arc
Blueprint reading and drawing.
Hydraulics and Numatics.
Food Processing is a plus.

*Selected employee will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and E-Verify*

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Repair and installation of processing equipment including:
Gear drives and reducers
Motor changes
Bearing changes
Oil and greasing according to Food Safe Guidelines.
Pumps rebuilds and repairs.
Able to work extensive overtime during the season.
Ability to work alone or with a team. Self-motivated.
Moving heavy equipment.
Completing tasks on time.
General housekeeping ensures area is thoroughly cleaned upon maintenance completion.

Much effort has been made to make sure this job description is as complete as possible. It is, however, not inclusive and should not be taken as such. Other activities may be assigned, which are related or are a logical extension of this job, to ensure smooth operation of Twin City Foods, Inc.

Food Safety Duties/Responsibilities:

Wear proper food safety PPE.
Use food grade materials (lubricants) when in tunnel areas or any area outside of the maintenance shop.
Maintain good general housekeeping.
Upon task completion, account for all tools, spare parts, materials and shop supplies. Ensure that equipment and work area is clean and free of debris. Return Items to storage and dispose of consumables.
Prevent any product contamination by refraining from the use of tape, wire, string or any other temporary repair. If temporary repair must be used, correct the temporary repair as soon as possible.

Required Education/Training/Certification Qualifications:

Excellent mechanical skills and problem-solving skills with a working knowledge of conveyors, pumps and hydraulic systems. Gearbox, centrifugal pumps and motor rebuild experience preferred.
Must be safety conscious and have a good working knowledge of shop tools and equipment.
Must have good communication skills and the ability to run your own job. Must have the ability to multitask.
Must be able to spend a good part of the day on your feet. Physical requirements include walking, bending, climbing, crawling and occasionally lifting up to 50lbs
High School Diploma with continued education in industrial maintenance.
Any combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively perform the duties of the position.

Benefits of a Maintenance Mechanic:

Competitive wages DOE
Excellent benefit package:
Vision Insurance
401K and more

Twin City Foods, Inc. an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please see government poster: “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal.”

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 546-0850.

Contact Person: Nelida Sanchez
Phone: 509 546 0850
Location: Pasco, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $27.46 - $31.38 /HR DOE

Posted on February 08, 2023

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