PACIFIC COAST PRODUCERS: Industrial Mechanic - Salem, OR

Employer: Pacific Coast Producers

Job Description:
Pacific Coast Producers (PCP), growing agricultural cooperative with food production facilities across the West Coast, is seeking a talented and experienced Industrial Mechanic to join our team at our Production Facility in Salem, OR. PCP is investing in its people and advancing a culture of service, where each employee can do their best to make affordable, high-quality food for customers across North America. Our Salem facility produces maraschino cherries and other cherry products in various styles, colors, and flavors and employs between 70-100 employees.

Pay Rate: $31.26 per hour. Full time/ 40 hours per week with some weekend and overtime hours required when needed. Must be available to work swing shift (3pm to midnight).

Join our legacy of talented people working together to provide the highest level of customer service. PCP employees receive terrific benefit plans such as affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance. Retirement savings plans, including a defined-benefit pension plan is also provided to eligible employees.

The Industrial Mechanic performs the following duties:

Key responsibilities

-Monitor the condition of all industrial production equipment.
-Perform installation, troubleshooting and repairs to production equipment, machinery, and general production facilities.
-Read, interpret and implement blueprints, prints, and drawings.
-Perform fabrication for plant machinery. Cut and form parts and assemble parts to construct machinery and equipment.
-Assist electricians as needed to install, repair and replace equipment.
-Perform arc and gas welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
-Maintain heating system, ventilation, boiler and other equipment.
-Perform maintenance and repair to forklifts and semi-trucks.
-Perform general carpentry, plumbing and pipefitting.
-Maintain a clean, organized and hazard free work environment.


-Committed to safety and food safety, including use of appropriate protective equipment.
-Utilize communication skills to interact with colleagues and internal customers.
-Reliable and able to maintain excellent attendance.
-Satisfactory completion of a related educational certificate, program or degree; and/or comparable work experience, plus formal training in this area; and a fundamental mechanical aptitude, which may be assessed by a practical exam.
-Demonstrated proficiency in several of the following skills: welding, lift truck mechanics, plumbing/pipefitting, heating/air conditioning systems, boiler care and maintenance, instrument repair, machine adjustment and repair, and carpentry.
-Certified to operate a lift truck operator or able to become such.
-Able to work overtime as required

About PCP Summary

Established in 1971, Pacific Coast Producers is a cooperative owned by over 165 family farmers that grow and deliver various produce, including tomatoes, peaches, pears, grapes, cherries, and more, to production facilities in California and Oregon for processing and packaging. With over 3,000 dedicated employees, PCP strives to produce the finest quality products for customers across all channels of trade, including grocery retailers and foodservice distributors throughout the United States and Canada.

Our facility is located in Salem, OR which is a thriving city in the heart of Willamette Valley, offering a vibrant downtown, strong sense of community, and access to outdoor recreation. As the capital of Oregon, it's only a 45-minute drive from Portland, making it a great location for those seeking urban amenities and a smaller community feel.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

Pacific Coast Producers is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Contact Person: Maria Lazaro
Phone: 209-367-6230
Email: [email protected]
Location: 1520 Woodrow Stree NE • Salem, OR
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: 31.26

Posted on September 28, 2023

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