Maintenance Mechanic II
H.J. Heinz Company - Cedar Rapids, IA

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Maintenance Mechanic II
Req Number: hein-00004908
Location(s): Cedar RapidsIA

Maintenance Mechanic

The Heinz organization has openings in our Cedar Rapids, IA plant for maintenance mechanics. This role is critical to the operations of our food processing facility as it handles preventative maintenance on plant equipment. It allows for a self-starter interested in handling technical projects to truly impact the success of our facility.

Location: 4601 C Street Southwest, Cedar Rapids, IA
Hours: 12 hour shift that typically runs 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. depending on the assigned shift. The days covered may vary week to week and may cover weekend work depending on the assignment. Overtime hours available. We have job openings in day or evening, with most openings for our evening shifts.
Work environment: Plant location with food processing that includes varying temperatures as well as wet or dry environments depending on the equipment.
Support tools: Basic hand tools required, as well as knowledge of each tools' proper use. Maintenance Technicians are afforded a tool allowance to enable the use of their own tools on assignment.
Required knowledge, skills or experience:
' 2+ years of hands-on manufacturing maintenance experience in the mechanical/electrical trade
' Proven ability to troubleshoot, repair and replace mechanical components such as blowers, pumps, gear boxes, bearings, seals, belts, packing, gaskets, valves, and an understanding of each component's operational function
' Solid understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, and 3-phase electrical system
* Knowledge of PLC systems a plus
' Ability to read and follow mechanical drawings, safety rules and procedures, and operating and maintenance instruction manuals and apply subtraction and addition to problem solving
' Ability to successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test and background screen
Compensation: Hourly rate plus an attractive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and Vision, 401K, tool allowance, Stock purchase program as well as a Quarterly Incentive Program, Vacation and Holiday Pay.
Application process: In addition to our on-line tools, Heinz partners with the Iowa Workforce Development Center for our production hiring. Interested qualified candidates may apply on line via or in person at:

Iowa Workforce Development Center
800 7th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA

On line:

Quality Chef Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

High School Diploma or relevant experience
Mechanical Background
Maintain adequate PM schedules
Responsible for following all Food Safety Policies and Safety Procedures
Experience with 3-phase electrical work as well as PLC and technical expertise a plus.

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