Employment Type: Full-Time
Come check out our retention bonus of up to $1000. Swiss America Sausage Co. has an opening for a 3rd shift Maintenance Mechanic. This position maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of electrical and mechanical equipment. Successful candidates will work in our modern food process production facility located in Lathrop, CA and enjoy competitive wages with a comprehensive benefits package. Vacancies are on 3rd shift with opportunities for overtime including weekends. Pay depends on experience $19.01-$26.26/hrApplicants must be willing and capable of:* Ensures operation of electrical and mechanical machinery and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on pumps, motors, hydraulics, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications* Performs industrial maintenance functions in the installation, preventative maintenance, repair, modification and improvement of a wide variety of equipment* Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments* Determines changes in dimensional and electrical requirements of parts by inspecting and using measuring instruments* Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment including welders, lathe, and mill* Troubleshoots manufacturing equipment including grinders, stuffers, and meat pumps and packaging equipment including Multivacs, slicer, and metal detectors* Troubleshoots 480V, control, VFDs, and PLCs* Assists production in setup and tear down of equipment* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations* Ability to work independently and a team environmentSkills/Qualifications:* Associates degree in Industrial Maintenance or Electricity* 3+ years of experience in Thermo Form Machines, Electrical, Hydraulics and PLC's* Ability to work with minimum supervisionApply at www.hormelfoods.com/careersSwiss American Sausage Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.Company InformationCompany Information:Since 1930, Swiss American Sausage Co.™ has been the West Coast source for high quality dry and Italian-style sausage products.Employee Food & Safety:Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Swiss American Sausage Company team! At the Swiss American plant, Employee Safety and Food Safety are our top priorities! We believe every employee has the responsibility to maintain a safe working environment by closely following out safety policies and actively engaging in our safety culture. Also, by adhering to the highest food safety standards, our manufacturing facility is able to product quality, wholesome food to our consumers.Benefits:Our benefits package includes 401(k) plan. Additional benefits such as health, dental and vision provided by the Union.We appreciate your consideration of our company as your next employer and we look forward to hearing from you!