Senior Plant Mechanic

Wilcox Farms in Roy, WA, is seeking exceptional candidates for an Egg Processing Plant Mechanic.
This position is responsible for the care and maintenance of all property and production assets in a safe, sanitary and efficient condition.
The Plant Mechanic is responsible for staying up to date on new products, equipment, technology and techniques.
Key Duties:
Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements (both planned and unplanned) on production, packaging, processing equipment, and utility systems (to provide a continuous supply of heat, steam, cooling, electrical, power, gas, or air required for operations).
Be available for emergency repairs in breakdown situations.
Will need to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, electrical schematics, service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service. ??? Preform preventative maintenance (i.e. conducting computerized preventative maintenance check-ups).
Maintain line manufacturing support systems (compressed air, steam, ammonia, freon refrigeration) ??? Complete work orders in a timely manner maintaining high quality standards
. ??? Will use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties. ??? Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
Will be required to ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's
. ??? Will assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory. ??? Utilize a continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices. ??? Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
Follow all required work safe practices. This would include lockout-tag out requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately. Requirements:
Will need to work flexible hours, including overtime, weekends and holidays.
Required to effectively work in a team environment.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Will work in a fast paced environment.
High School Diploma or GED preferred; Formal Engineering/Maintenance Training desired.
2 years minimum experience in a maintenance role within a manufacturing facility, preferably food and beverage industry.
1 year minimum experience with one or more technical experiences: Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, computer controlled equipment, PLC and HVAC.
1 year minimum experience on a variety of equipment including lubricating, cleaning, material handling, motor control, relay control, process control and packaging equipment.
Professional experience with ammonia refrigeration systems preferred
. ??? Will be required to inspect equipment, recognize potential problems and independently take appropriate corrective action to prevent component failures or equipment down time.
Please note, in order to be considered for a position with Wilcox, you may not own, live with or have frequent contact with birds/chickens of any kind. This is for bio-security and disease prevention reasons.
Wilcox Farms provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wilcox Farms complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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