Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 7,300 associates worldwide.
We currently have a great opportunity as a Maintenance Mechanic. Please visit our website at www.richs.com/careers to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.
A Maintenance Mechanic Controls the efficient operation of all plant equipment by performing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and electronic repair and preventive maintenance.
Maintains, troubleshoots, diagnosis, and repairs all mechanical and electrical equipment and share knowledge of applicable mechanical concepts/ principles to other maintenance personnel
Observes all OSHA and facility safety rules and regulations including the use of personal protective equipment
Follows all established Food Safety guidelines and General Manufacturing Practices, including maintaining an orderly and clean work environment
Assures preventative maintenance program is conducted on all plant equipment and report and qualify results
Performs welding, cutting, and soldering using electric and gas equipment
Reads equipment manuals, blueprints, and other sources of information to build knowledge, and assure appropriate operation and repair of equipment
Provides emergency/ unscheduled repairs in a timely manner to minimize downtime
Communicates effectively with outside vendors and equipment manufactures
Informs the appropriate facility personnel/ supervisor of any necessary modifications or system malfunctions that would effect there area of operation
Monitors, completes, and maintains efficient and accurate paperwork as needed
Performs any other related miscellaneous duties assigned by team leader
Assists in orientation and/ or training of associates
What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
High School Diploma or GED required. Technical School graduate preferred
3 to 5 years experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment
Must be able to pay attention to detail and demonstrate independent reasoning and judgment
Must have the ability to work in and contribute to Production Improvement, Associate Involvement, and Temporary Teams as assigned
Possess basic plumbing, metalworking, and general facilities/ building maintenance welding, machining, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, drafting and blueprint reading knowledge
General mechanical skills and knowledge relate to troubleshooting and service of various equipment.
Knowledge of power and tools
Will be exposed to plant production environment, indoors and outdoors
Exposed to elements- cold/ heat/ humidity
Employee regularly required walking, twisting, climbing, stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, bending, and moving about the facility
Must be able to list 50lbs
May handle potentially hazardous equipment and materials
Works in high noise area, hearing ability to meet manufacturing facility safety requirements
Occasional testing of energized electrical equipment
Will be required to work around bakery ingredients
Vision abilities include close, distance, peripheral, and depth perception
Able to work multi shift environment
Ability to work with minimal supervision
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.