LAMB WESTON: Mechanic II Boilerhouse Refrigeration - Pasco, WA

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
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



Is responsible for the routine and non-routine repair and boiler & refrigeration equipment and systems.
Operates and maintains equipment and systems in compliance with established Company and PSM standards. Equipment and systems include but are not limited to plant environmental control systems, plant water systems including water conditioning systems, compressed air systems, boiler steam and condensate systems, dryer systems, raw storage environmental control systems, HVAC systems, refrigerated rooms, freezing and cold storage systems, glycol chiller systems, boiler & refrigeration heat exchangers, natural gas systems, fire protection systems and high-pressure systems.
Prior experience with boiler & refrigeration equipment and systems is a definite advantage.
Successfully performs assigned activities that optimizes and sustains equipment operation and reliability to maximize plant production and uptime with minimal Lead or Management assistance. Prior experience with electrical troubleshooting and welding is a definite advantage.
Must be able to work the scheduled days, shifts, times and overtime required for this position.
Is a recognized SME (Subject Matter Expert) on a minimum of 1 piece of equipment.
Will have successfully passed the advancement test for 2nd Class Boiler & Refrigeration Operator.
Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned.

Maintains and promotes safe work practices at all times, assures that safe work practices are being followed in all work groups, and actively participates in safety programs.
Perform assigned duties and responsibilities in a safe and satisfactory manner.
Must understand and comply with all known posted or generally accepted instructions, procedures, rules, practices, policies or other items covered in the Employee Handbook.
Required to pass a pulmonary/fit test annually (due to the use of SCBA).
Following established procedures such as SOPs performs the safe isolation, shut down, inspection, cleaning, adjustment, repair/overhaul or startup of equipment and systems within scope of responsibility.
Performs and documents line checks, corrective maintenance and preventive maintenance including the lubrication and inspection of equipment to sustain equipment reliability. Documentation may include but is not limited to SAP, Belt Tracking form, FM form, BDE card, etc...
Records data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, and analysis of flue gases. Records tank levels, chemical and lubricant supplies. Records other readings in daily logs and sheets as assigned at the specified intervals to verify and assure optimal operating conditions.
Per training and following established procedures such as SOPs is knowledgeable enough about boiler, refrigeration and department systems to understand proper operating and troubleshooting procedures.
Is knowledgeable enough about equipment performance to perform adjustments, etc., as needed to assure optimal equipment performance and the production of quality potato products.
Maintains optimal equipment operation as directed by tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, seals, gaskets, valves, recorders, gages, and cleaning or replacing burners or other components. Troubleshoots and repairs equipment as needed to sustain reliable and optimal operations.
Per training and following established procedures such as SOPs, adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to back-up equipment or systems, or to shut down equipment.
Performs and documents troubleshooting of issues such as mechanical, electrical and pneumatic to identify defects, identify the reason for the failure, determine root cause and to take corrective action to eliminate recurring failure.
Operates and maintains steam, condensate and water conditioning systems. Performs tests, and adds chemicals and/or makes operational adjustments as indicated by the testing procedures to protect, optimize and sustain healthy steam and condensate systems.
Performs non-routine jobs assigned by Boiler & Refrigeration Maintenance Lead, Maintenance Team Leader, Team Leader Production, or Plant Management and will perform jobs with some oversight as required.
Required to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to advance from a 2nd Class Boiler & Refrigeration Operator to a 1st Class Boiler & Refrigeration Operator within the maximum allotted time of 18 months from date of hire, advancement or transfer as 2nd Class. Passing grade for all written examinations must be 75% or better.
The three-part advancement test to 1st Class consists of 1) Weld test, 2) Written test, and 3) Hands-on validation of basic troubleshooting skills.
Failure to pass the 1st Class advancement test will result in termination or reassignment outside the maintenance department.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Maintain 5S standards, (Sort, Set, Systematize, Shine and Sustain). Keep a neat, clean, orderly work area.
Follows instruction given verbally, in work orders, equipment manuals, etc. Advises Team Leader and Planner of any inaccuracies found in work orders, manuals, schematics, etc., and documents in SAP where applicable.
Is effective in the use of SAP. Is capable of utilizing SAP to locate equipment and any data in SAP on that equipment such as drawings, schematics, parts, etc., as well as if the part is a stocked item in our plant Stores, the quantity on hand and the bin location. Through the use of SAP, should also be capable of identifying any other plant that would have the item on hand.
Provides accurate detailed information to Planner(s) of inaccuracies found in equipment BOM’s or items needing added to equipment BOM’s.
Is capable of assisting Stores personnel, when needed, to identify or locate needed equipment or parts in the secured Stores areas.
Submits Notifications for deficiencies noted during the performance of tasks or through general observation that will improve and sustain reliability.
Competently examines parts to identify defects, identify root cause reason for the failure, and to take appropriate corrective action to sustain optimal, reliable and sustainable operation.
Complete assigned work in a timely manner. If held over to cover an absence, complete the assigned work of the absent team member. (For example, if covering 4 hours of an 8-hour shift, complete 4 hours of the absent team members assigned work.) Fully accounts for time worked (less breaks) utilizing the CMMS system (SAP).
Performs and properly documents the removal, installation, disassembly, assembly and repair of plant components and equipment as needed to sustain optimal, reliable and sustainable operation.
Is responsible for the troubleshooting, replacement and re-wiring of electrical components being replaced. For example, troubleshooting of a motor back to the MCC bucket and verifying that wires are properly torqued, heaters/overloads and fuses are good and if bad replacing them (with the properly rated components), or changing rotation of a motor if required.
Repair or assist in repairs in other areas of the plant as instructed by the Maintenance Lead, Maintenance Team Leader, Team Leader Production, or Plant Management.
Participates in and helps drive DMS (Daily Management System) and other miscellaneous programs as assigned.
Must be able to differentiate between stainless steel, mild steel and aluminum materials and possess the knowledge to determine the appropriate applications and correct fabrication process for each.
Is able to cut and bond materials together utilizing various processes such as but not limited to soldering, bolting, riveting, screwing, clip or caulking, to fabricate, repair or install materials and equipment to company specifications using verbal direction, prints, sketches, diagrams and blueprints.
Is effective in the use of hand tools, power tools, and testing or specialty equipment necessary to execute the duties associated with this job. (Test or specialty equipment includes but is not limited to multimeters, meggers, infrared and laser alignment tools.)
Following established procedures, such as SOP’s, assist in the coaching of new or lower-class employees in the safest and proper way to operate and maintain equipment.
Has the knowledge, experience, desire and communication skills to share learnings with fellow employees, salaried team members and outside resources to improve collaboration to improve safety, working relationships, and equipment performance. Sharing of this knowledge may be in the form of one on one or potentially a ‘classroom style’ setting.
Qualified to operate Powered Lift Trucks, Scissor Lifts, Man Lifts, Snorkel Lifts and other equipment necessary to facilitate the execution of their various job functions including but not limited to the maintenance, removal, or placement of equipment, and/or the materials, supplies and tools associated with maintenance activities.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred; one-year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of two years education and related experience and/or training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to write accurate information in English. Ability to effectively present or listen to information in one‑on‑one and small group situations with all other employees of the organization in English.

MATHMATICAL SKILLS: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and calculate proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Develop the skills necessary to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, or ability required.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

With personal protective equipment, the employee occasionally works in high, precarious places, near high heat, and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to sub-freezing temperatures. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment requires the use of appropriate hearing protection.

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-232740


Time Type: Full time

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Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $26.71/hr


Posted on July 31, 2023

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