WELCH'S - Maintenance Mechanic - Grandview, WA

Employer: Welch's

Job Description:
Maintenance Mechanic

$2500 Sign-On Bonus


We're not just about grapes. Our bold ambition is to be the leading company of convenient, good for you, fruit-based food and beverage globally. To make this happen, we need talented, agile, and innovative people who want to help us grow something special together.

Our culture is authentic, and we are building an inclusive environment where you belong and can be the best version of yourself. If you're passionate about achieving goals, trying new things and making an impact every day, we want to hear from you!

Position Overview

We are looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to join our Maintenance department with our Grandview, WA team. The candidate must be able to provide maintenance service for all plant production and processing equipment to meet established production requirements. Responsible for maintenance of seasonal equipment. The candidate must also maintain average proficiency in other skilled areas so that one may assist in projects and other maintenance work as needed.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for maintenance of production and processing equipment, refrigeration, boiler room, waste plant, building maintenance, and seasonal preparation. Ensures high quality and safety standards are met.
Demonstrates expertise with the maintenance requirement of plant processing, production and seasonal operations through a thorough and continuing evaluation of production, processing and seasonal requirements, techniques, procedures, facilities and equipment.
Maintains constant contact with production and processing operators and supervision to obtain maximum machine uptime.
Train other mechanics in the proper set-up, adjustment, and maintenance of production, processing and seasonal support equipment and supervise them to accomplish maintenance requirements.
Executes preventive maintenance programs and suggests modifications to the Plant Engineer for approval.
Recommends and initiates changes to improve equipment operating performance and performs job estimates.
Assures that maintenance operations are carried out within established housekeeping and sanitation procedures, and applicable government regulations.
Participates in all regular meetings as scheduled.
Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill And Competency Requirements

Demonstrated ability to safely work on and around complex, highly automated machinery in a non-temperature regulated environment. Strong troubleshooting, verbal and written communication skills to effectively present to other maintenance supervisors technicians, and operators.
Cross-functional demonstrated skills in Electrical, PLC, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Motors, motion control, and mechanical systems.
Experience in food manufacturing desired.
Proactive and able to work independently
Able to work all shifts in a 24x 7 operation

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
Minimum of (5) five years related, applicable experience with machine maintenance and repair preferred.
Experience in food manufacturing desired.
Applicant must pass our standard maintenance and electrical basics test.

Benefits Of Working At Welch's

Health and Welfare benefits include:
Affordable and competitive Healthcare including;
Medical, Dental, & Vision
Health & Wellness incentives
Paid vacation, sick and holidays
Pension contribution
Employee Assistance Program
Compensation range: $25.57 - $27.53 hr. based on contract brackets
Premium pay for off shifts (swing & grave)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Minorites

Contact Person: Myrna Valdez
Phone: 509-882-3112
Email: [email protected]
Location: • ,
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $25.57 - $27.53/hr based on contract bracket

Posted on February 17, 2023

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