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Maintenance Mechanic - Primary Processing - Day Shift

Company: West Liberty Foods
Location: West Liberty
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

$1,000 Sign On Bonus

OUR TEAM IS OUR BEST ASSET

About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. We are The Surprisingly Big Company, and we're right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment!

We are currently hiring for:

Job Title Maintenance Mechanic - Nights

Job Summary: The position for Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for supporting production by maintaining operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. Troubleshooting mechanical and basic electrical systems in order to maintain and repair equipment.

Successful candidates will work in our food processing production facility and enjoy competitive wages along with many benefits including paid holidays, paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, 401K, educational assistance and much more.

Job Responsibilities

  • Complete daily preventative maintenance and daily tasks.
  • Assist and become an active member of the HAZMAT team.
  • Read and understand mechanical and electrical diagrams and technical repair manuals.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical breakdowns in a timely matter.
  • Apply knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to maintenance work.
  • Operate lifts and material handling tools as needed.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment as needed.
  • Able to adapt to fast pace work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Associate Degree or equivalent in a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in mechanical field in an industrial or manufacturing setting is preferred.
  • Must practice good personal hygiene.
  • Ability to work in varying temperature conditions.
  • Basic computer skills such as L2L.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to provide own hand tools.
  • Experience in food manufacturing or process is a plus.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision.
  • Must be able to cover other days and weekends as needed.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and do work on aerial work platforms as needed.
  • Must be able to work Monday through Saturday for regular schedule, 8+ hours per day.
  • Must be able to work additional days as needed.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test, background screen and physical.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our career site.

Keywords: West Liberty Foods, Cedar Rapids , Maintenance Mechanic - Primary Processing - Day Shift, Other , West Liberty, Iowa

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